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How can I change the order in which theorems are displayed? I want 10.1 Theorem and not Theorem 10.1 Thanks.

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marked as duplicate by cmhughes, Qrrbrbirlbel, T. Verron, lockstep, Stefan Kottwitz Jan 25 '13 at 19:16

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Welcome to TeX.sx! It's usually best to compose a minimal working example (MWE) In your case, it would have been helpful to know which theorem package you're using- amsthm, ntheorem, other? –  cmhughes Jan 25 '13 at 17:49

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There are various ways to do this, but all involve loading an additional package, as the default format of theorems in LaTeX is quite rigid.

The easiest way is to add to your preamble

\usepackage{amsthm}
\swapnumbers

Alternatively, the ntheorem package provides the change theoremstyle, so declaring

\usepackage{ntheorem}
\theoremstyle{change}

will do.

You may want to look at the thmtools package for other customizations of your theorem-like environments.

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