{theorems} are environments which are commonly numbered. They are extensively used in math texts. Examples of such environments are theorems, corollaries, lemmas, propositions, remarks and definitions. Popular packages are {amsthm}, {ntheorem}, and {thmtools}. Covers discussion on proofs too.

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Theorem/Definition/Lemma problem — Numbering

I am trying to work on the numbering of the theorems/definitions/lemmas etc., and I have some problems with the numbering. I would like the theorems, propositions, corollarys, definitions, ...
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How to put a star (or other symbol) in sections that are “special” (difficult, optional, etc)?

I'm currently writing a book, and I'd like some of the sections to be clearly marked as "difficult" or "optional". Not only sections, but also exercises (I'm using the exercise package) and theorems ...
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Theorem without numbering

Is it possible to have single theorems without numbering? I would like to be able to switch them off individually with asterisk-* or have a nono-theorem environment. \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} ...
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Wrong spacing before theorem environment (amsthm)

I am using the amsthm package to have environment. I also use \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} to have 1.5 line spacing. However, when I use the the theorem environment, the spacing before is ...
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How to prevent paragraph breaks after theorem environments?

By default, the list environments (such as itemize) have the nice property that if you add a blank line after it, it starts a new paragraph, and if you don't, the paragraph continues. So The ...
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Solid black box in the proof environment

I am using \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \begin{proof} A = B \end{proof} \end{document} and an empty square box ...
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Theorem formatting

\theoremstyle{remark} \newtheorem{example}{Example} Then: \begin{example} Some text \end{example} Output is: Example 1. Some text What is the way to automatically obtain without indent: ...
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How can one cite theorems of references?

I would like to cite the item (iii) of proposition 3 of a reference. How can I do it? Which ways do you suggest? This is a question not only about LaTeX, but also about style. One option I have seen ...
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Allow theorem split in many frames in beamer

How can a theorem-like environment be (automatically) split into multiple frames if the vertical space it needs is not enough in a frame? In my document preamble I have \theoremstyle{definition} ...
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Examples enumerated in the margins

I am writing a paper about phonetics that contains lots of examples, usually organised in tables. What I would like is to have these examples enumerated in the margins. Specifically, I need an ...
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Changing style of Proof

I'm using the \begin{proof} of the amsthm package. And I want to change the style of the Proof word that is added in the beginning. By default it is italic, I want to make it bold. How can I do it?
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Theorem environment with hanging indentation

I would like to define a theorem environment with custom layout. In particular, I want the body of the theorem to be indented, like this Text body. Text body. Text body. Theorem 1 (Pythagoras). ...
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Babel (French) does not translate the theorem environment in Beamer class

I'm using the beamer class, with the following preamble: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{ae,aecompl,aeguill} \usepackage{amsthm, amsmath, ...
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Hide content to show later

My question appeared about this egreg's answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/210564/15256 I have a list of exercise-answers but I don't want to show the answers immediately but after till I'll pull ...
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ntheorem environment with indentation

Considering this post theorem environment with hanging indentation and Stefan's answer, I'd be interested in the same approach with ntheorem. I've been through the .sty file but I have hard time ...
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Theorem numbering as chapter.section.subsection.theorem number

This might be a simple question but it's weird that I couldn't find the answer anywhere on the internet. If I set as \newtheorem{-}{-}[section] then I get the numbering as Theorem ...
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QED symbol in a custom theorem environment

I have created my own theorem environment like this \newtheoremstyle{mythmstyle}{}{}{}{}{\scshape}{.}{ }{} \theoremstyle{mythmstyle} \newtheorem{mythm}{Theorem} How do I add the QED symbol (the ...
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Numbering theorems within chapters

I've recently asked a question: Chapters in TeX regarding working with chapters in tex. I have since learned that I must use documentclass report for the purposes of my document. However, now all of ...
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Using `environ` to make a list of environments?

In my document I use an amsthm environment called question, which I use to, well, pose questions to myself for later reference. However, they are spread out in the text. I know ntheorem has a ...
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How do I make all the theorem-alike environments have an ending symbol?

I have a question about making an ending symbol. It is a LaTex-default that every proof environment has an ending symbol. I want to make every theorem-alike environment such as the example ...
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Different numbering scheme per chapter [duplicate]

I would like to change the numbering scheme for my theorems per chapter. That's because I have smaller and bigger chapters. Bigger chapters need subsections for proper structuring, and so my theorems ...
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Overfull \hbox produced by ntheorem subtitles

I switched from using the standard AMS theorem package to ntheorem so I can put alternative end marks on theorem environments (I want my examples to have an end mark, but not the same one as proofs). ...
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List of short problem names?

I typeset a book with problems and solutions. I need to get a list of short problem names. I expected there will be a way similar to pitcures: \caption[Figure name for List of Figures]{Caption name} ...
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Spacing (numwidth) control for listtheorems

I am using the \listtheorems command from ntheorem to generate a list of theorems for a document. However, because I number the theorems inside sections, the theorem number is a bit on the long side, ...
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thmtools: How to prevent pagebreak between theorem and proof?

I am using thmtools to format a collection of theorems and their proofs. Is there any way to prevent a pagebreak from happening between the last line of a theorem statement and the first line of the ...
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Remove blank page between Acknowledgements and Table of Contents?

I get a blank page between “Acknowledgement” and “Table of contents”. How can I remove it? I used a template from somewhere. The preamble is as follows: \documentclass[openany,12pt]{ubthesis} ...
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Numbering theorems within the innermost sectioning environment present at that point in the document?

Here is what I am trying to achieve: Chapter 1. ... Theorem 1.1. ... Section 1.1. ... Theorem 1.1.1. ... Subsection 1.1.1. ... Theorem 1.1.1.1. Is this even possible? If so, how? ...
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How to configure theorems depending on the document class?

I would like to have \newtheorem{teo}{Teorema}[chapter] if the book class is loaded but \newtheorem{teo}{Teorema}[section] if the article class is loaded. Can I do this with some sort of ...
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Endmarks not showing up, thmmarks, ntheorem

I can't get thmmarks in ntheorem to work in Latex. I've tried searching around the web, and I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I suspect there's something simple I'm missing. Here's a sample ...
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ToC like list of definitions (using theorem environments)

For one of my documents I use these commands to setup my theorem environments with amsthm: \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} \colorlet{shadecolor}{lightgray!25} ...
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How to customise (e.g. make thicker) the end-proof symbol in Beamer?

I would like to change the symbol for the end of proofs (the square) used in Beamer. It is quite thin, not very visible in some colorthemes. How can I have a thicker border and still in the structure ...
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Margins for proof environment

The code below is (almost) the proof environment of amsthm: \newenvironment{proof}[1][\proofname]% {% \par\pushQED{\qed}\normalfont\topsep6\p@\@plus6\p@\relax% ...
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Theorem starting with a list

I want a robust way to handle theorems which starts by a list environment, with the first item being on a new line. I don't want to distinguish between theorems with lists and those without by using ...
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How to remove brackets from the optional title in amsthm?

This is a follow-up question of this question. when using \begin{theorem}[Open mapping]...\end{theorem}, I received Is it possible to change the format into "Theorem: Open Mapping."(boldface)? ...
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Only show \NAME in \listoftheorems

I am using the thmtools package, and I want to modify \listoftheorems to only print the name of the theorem. For example, my document might look something like the one shown below. When I compile this ...
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'List of theorems', translated into my language

I'm using \listoftheorems (part of the thmtools package) to show a list of all my theorems. It works really well, but it prints "List of theorems" in English; I would obviously prefer it to be in my ...
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`ntheorem` and `thmtools` seem incompatible

I am preparing the setup of the theorem environments for my thesis. I want to do this right before I have say 200 of those environments in my document, since changing them will likely break things at ...
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How to make equations, figures and theorems use the same numbering scheme

It was asked a while ago how to make equation use the same counter as a theorem for example and one solution was to make the theorem counter use the equation instead by using ...
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\newtheorem{def} throws an error

the following is a piece of the code I am working on. It says that there is an error with \newtheorem{def} but I really don't understand why. Thank you very much for your help! ...
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thmbox color bar

I would like to ask if anyone knows if it is possible to change the bar color in the thmbox package. One can change the thickness of the bar but not the color. \usepackage{thmbox} ...
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Remove chapter number from theorem number

Currently the document I'm facing has a few chapters which contain subchapters. Those sub/chapters are numbered as usual like 1.1, 1.2, 3.7, .... One specific type of those subchapters shall not ...
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Special theorem command

My aim in the last few questions was to define a very flexible command allowing the definition of theorems of various kinds. The reason for that was to have a single command basically for all kinds of ...
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How to remove line breaks before and after theorems?

By default, in the amsthm package, when you begin a theorem, LaTeX begins on a new line, and when you end the theorem, it also jumps to a new line. How can you prevent this behavior? For example, I ...
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RTL theorems with ntheorem and xetex have separator in wrong place

(This is a split-off from another RTL ntheorem issue.) When you have a theorem in RTL language text (e.g. Hebrew), using XeTeX+polyglossia(+bidi)+ntheorem, the theorem separator comes out before, ...
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Including end mark in definitions and examples (using amsthm)

I am using the amsthm package, and I have this in the preamble: \theoremstyle{definition} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition}[chapter] \newtheorem{example}[definition]{Example} \theoremstyle{plain} ...
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Custom theorem numbering

This one should be easy for the gurus… Suppose I want to define a theorem environment which has a custom numbering scheme. That is, instead of being numbered according to some counter, it is numbered ...
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Theorem with separate tikz environments for header and body

My initial question: I'm writing my lecture notes in LaTeX and used some customized theorem environments with amsthm so far. Now I wanted to redesign those theorems with help of tikzpicture. That's ...
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Fancy box around equation

I am trying to get my equations to show up like: This is my attempt thus far: \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3.2cm,right=3.2cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{geometry} ...
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Different colorcoded theorems

I'm using this code to frame my theorems: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[amsmath,thmmarks,framed]{ntheorem} ...
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How do I make a Theorem n followed by a Theorem n' ?

I am writing a paper where I have a stated a theorem, and then a short time later I state another theorem which is equivalent to the first. Is it possible to number them so that the second is a primed ...