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I have write definitions in this way (this is a MWE class unatesi is available here):

\documentclass[laurea,oneside,12pt,italian]{unatesi}
\usepackage{amsthm}
\usepackage{thmtools}

\newtheorem{defin}{Definition}

\begin{document}
    \begin{defin}[Definition's name]
        Lorem ipsum dolorem
    \end{defin}

    \listoftheorems
\end{document}

So when list is printed, it shows something like that:

1 Definition (Definition's name)............................ 1

But I want something like

1 Definition's name............................................. 1

There's a way to do this?

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Please provide a minimal working example that reveals your document class plus the packages relevant for typesetting the theorems. –  lockstep Apr 22 '12 at 15:20
    
MWE is present now. –  Mariano Apr 22 '12 at 15:46
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up vote 9 down vote accepted

You have to redefine the macro responsible for writing the relevant data in the loe file:

\newtheorem{defin}{Definition}
\makeatletter
\def\ll@defin{%
  \protect\numberline{\csname the\thmt@envname\endcsname}%
  \ifx\@empty\thmt@shortoptarg
    \thmt@thmname
  \else
    \thmt@shortoptarg
  \fi
}
\makeatother

Of course it's better to use the interface of thmtools for defining new theorem-like environments, in order to decide which ones go to the list of theorems, for instance.

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Ah, you beat me to it :) –  Ulrich Schwarz Apr 22 '12 at 16:01
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@UlrichSchwarz Yes, egreg can even beat the respective package author. ;-) –  lockstep Apr 22 '12 at 16:03
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@UlrichSchwarz Oh, sorry. :) –  egreg Apr 22 '12 at 16:06
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