# Re: [O] latex export: can I add an optional argument to an item?

Hi Alan,

Alan Schmitt <alan.schm...@polytechnique.org> writes:

> I would like to generate the following latex export:
>
> \begin{itemize}
> \item[\Checkmark] foo
> \end{itemize}

It's not exactly pretty, but you can use a description list while
resetting it to the itemize environment, like:

#+ATTR_LATEX: :environment itemize
- \Checkmark :: foo

That produces:

\begin{itemize}
\item[{\Checkmark}] foo
\end{itemize}

At least, that works for me (I have not yet upgraded to Org 9.0;
so I don't know if this will continue to work, though I don't know of
any reason why it shouldn't).

Hope that helps!

Best,
Richard