## LaTeX forum ⇒ General ⇒ Make a list consisting of multiple colomns

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rvdho
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### Make a list consisting of multiple colomns

Hi all,

Could you please help me. I want to create a list where each item is divided into two colomns, like in the figure I've added.
How I would want it to be
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I tried using a tabular environment, but my text shifts above the item number.

\begin{enumerate}[label*=4.\arabic*.]\setlength\labelsep{0.5cm}\setlength{\itemsep}{0pt}\setlength{\parskip}{0pt}\setlength{\parsep}{0pt}\setlength{\topsep}{0pt}	\item \begin{tabular}{p{10cm} p{2cm}}	This is the first explanation of a specific subject, which is longer than just one line & Category 1 \\\end{tabular}	\item \begin{tabular}{p{10cm} p{2cm}} Again an explaination 	 & Category 2\\\end{tabular}\end{enumerate}

I would really like to use the list because I can easily add an item and all item numbers change automatically as well as the references I make to different items.

Does anyone has an idea to solve this?

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Johannes_B
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I am not quite sure how i could start here. Can you explain in more detail what you are trying to achieve? I think it will be easier to start knowing what the thing is doing and how it should be working.
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