Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I want to mimic the proof environment from the amsthm package.

I want something that has the same layout (margins, etc.) as the proof environment, but with the following changes:

1) Instead of beginning with Proof., I want it to begin with Proof outline.

2) I don't want a white box added at the end.

Here is introductory text.
Here is text in the proof.
Here is concluding text.
share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 8 down vote accepted

You can do this just by patching in a few optional commands to the proof environment itself.

 {\renewcommand\qedsymbol{}\proof[Proof outline]}

 This is not a proof.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.