{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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Lemmas and sub sections

I want to write a LaTeX code to show, Lemma 1 : x+y=z Lemma 1.1: z-r+t=3 Lemma 1.2: q=r How do I do that?
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Line break in theorem header

I am using ntheorem to define my own environments like this \theoremindent=0cm \theoremheaderfont{\kern-0cm\normalfont\bfseries} \theorembodyfont{\upshape} \theoremstyle{break} ...
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Can we remove the ( ) bracket from Theorem 1.2.1 ( [7])

Can we remove the ( ) bracket from the environment like Theorem 1.2.1 ( [7]).
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Using amsthm to number examples - how do I account for altered examples (i.e. 1', 1'', etc.)

I have sought long and hard for a solution to this and experimented with a combination of http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/43351 and http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/443, but could not get it to work. I ...
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How to number equations within theorem-like environments

I want to enumerate equations within theorem-like environments. Example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \newtheorem{theo}{Theorem}[section] % \begin{document} ...
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Horizontal spacing issue in \listoftheorems using amsthm + thmtools

I am using the command \listoftheorems with packages amsthm and thmtools. The problem is that the theorem's head and its optional title overlap. How can I make this space bigger to avoid overlapping? ...
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Sectioning paragraphs, such as for different cases inside a proof

I'd like to have offset paragraphs inside a proof, say to delineate one case from another. I've been using \newtheoremstyle{component}{}{}{}{}{\itshape}{.}{.5em}{\thmnote{#3}#1} ...
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How can I define a new environment which limits the scope of \newtheorem commands?

I am attempting to make an environment out of the command given in one of the answers to this question: Customizing theorem name. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Proof environment: problem with \popQED and \pushQED{\qed}

I was trying to replace . with : in the proof environment and after trying a lot of answered questions here, I got [I'm using amsmath] \makeatletter \renewenvironment{proof}[1][\proofname]{\par ...
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Reindexing Theorem Numbers

The amsthm package comes with an several theorem-like environments. Is there a way to adjust the indexing on a sequence of theorems to skip a number? That is, I would like to have it do something like ...
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Theorem name not making it to the aux

I posted a question. egreg answered. I applied his solution to my presentation. It worked. Then I tried it in my thesis, where I use references, and I realized the theorem names weren't making it to ...
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Case numbering within proof [duplicate]

I am currently using this in the preamble: \theoremstyle{plain}% default \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem}[section] \newtheorem{lem}[thm]{Lemma} \newtheorem{prop}[thm]{Proposition} ...
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How to wrap text around theorem box?

I'm using the thmtools to create theorem boxes. \usepackage{thmtools} \usepackage[unq]{unique} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{float} ...
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Preventing the “end square” of proof environment to be alone on a newpage after an enumeration

I have something like (with the packages amsthm and document class book): \begin{proof} blabla \begin{itemize} \item blabla \item blabla \end{itemize} \end{proof} The problem is, that ...
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Line break in list in indented theorem

I'm trying to make an indented theorem environment as in A theoremstyle with complete indentation using amsthm. Here's a minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Lemma numbering by first instance of referencing

My document is long with proofs broken into several lemmas and many of them are in the appendix. However, it seems odd when I am using Lemma 25 (which should ideally be Lemma 1) to prove Lemma 2. It ...
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Referencing Definition by Name and Optional Argument

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{hyperref} \newtheorem*{definition}{Definition} \begin{document} \section{Section Definitions} ...
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How to change the font style in theorem environment?

I have a constant defined by \newcommand{\Lip}{\textrm{Lip}} or \def\Lip{\text{Lip}} I use this constant in equations. But in the theorem environment, it appears in italic style. Does anyone ...
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A theorem and its proof in different places

I have a couple of theorems, proofs of which are quite boring and longish. I would like to place theorem formulations in a usual place and stack up the proofs at the end of the chapter. How to do ...
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Theorem style similar to equation

I was trying to treat theorems and lemmas as in the book Visual complex analysis which in my opinion has a very nice format for informal reading. I would like to have equations and propositions ...
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Annoying space before the first item in an enumeration which starts a theorem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \newtheorem{Theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{Theorem} On the other hand, this one has only one claim. \end{Theorem} \begin{Theorem} ...
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Italic in theorem environment

Consider the following theorem: \begin{theorem} If $x=0$, then $xy$ is equal to 0. \end{theorem} The first "0" will be typeset in upright typeface and the second one in italic. Including amsthm ...
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Space generated by theorem labels (XeTeX)

With the thmtools package, combining \begin{foo}[name=bar,label=x] with the line \newtheorem{foo}{Foo} in the preamble typesets to Foo xxx (bar), where xxx is a number. After the (bar) there is an ...
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Hyperref and theoremref conflict?

I initially thought that this problem was with Unicode characters, but reducing the file led to the MWE below which has none, so it seems that theoremref and hyperref don't like each other. Consider: ...
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amsthm: Theorems, Lemmas numbered backwards

What I want \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{thm} A \end{thm} \begin{thm} B \end{thm} \begin{thm} C \end{thm} Ends up generating Theorem 1 A. Theorem 2 B. Theorem 3 C. What I want instead: ...
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Overruns in newtheorem in latex

I'm defining a newtheorem as follows: \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} the problem is when the definition name is long, it results in overruns. I've tried \\ to split the name in two lines, ...
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amsthm environment and colorbox

I'd like to customize the amsthm command a little bit but I cannot find the relevant lines in the (undocumented?) .sty. How can I put a colorbox on the name of the environment ...
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Footnote doesn't appear when put into a “definition” environment

When I try to put a footnote into a definition environment (or theorem, etc.) it fails, whereas it works well in plain text... How can I fix it? (N.B. I use thmbox, I don't know if this have an ...
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Beamer newtheorem translation

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \uselanguage{Spanish} \languagepath{Spanish} ...
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No Counter Theorem1 is defined

I got an exception in the following latex code: "No Counter Theorem1 is defined", what is the problem? \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \newtheorem{definition}[theorem1]{Definition} ...
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Beamer newenvironment for theorems

I'm trying to define a new environment for theorems and I'm using this code: % Theorem box \pgfdeclarelayer{background} \pgfsetlayers{background,main} \tikzstyle{thmbox} = [inner sep=1em] ...
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Creating list of for \newtheoremstyle

I want to create an list of theorems much like the list of figures, but couldn't find a packacke or tutorial to solve my problem. I tried this http://texblog.org/2008/07/13/define-your-own-list-of/ ...
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Improper alignment of qed-like symbol when using equation to end

I use this code to define a symbol that I put at end of (maths) examples in my file. \newcommand\xqed[1]{% \leavevmode\unskip\penalty9999 \hbox{}\nobreak\hfill \quad\hbox{#1}} ...
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thmbox splits theorems in two pages and the option “nocut” produces many empty spaces in pages.

this is a follow up to the problem described here. I have the same problem and the proposed solution does not completely solve the problem. I mean, it does solve the problem but also creates another ...
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Indent text after line 1

How can I accomplish something like this: Basically, I want my text to be "indented" after the first line. It would be great if somebody knew an answer. Ideally I would like to do this, because I ...
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Customize environment “proof”

I need to create (or customize) an environment "proof" that has the option to explain after the word 'proof' the name of the theorem (or environment) along with its automatic numbering of the theorem ...
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Non-italicized text in a \newfixedcaption

This is a very specific follow-up question to this answer given to this question. I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text in a thm environment ...
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ntheorem and theoremname

I'm using ntheorem (mostly for thmmarks), and I'd like to change the font used for the theorem name. Specifically, I'd like \begin{theorem}[Name of theorem] to generate "Theorem 1 (Name of ...
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mdframed: how to change the separator between the label and the title of a non-numbered thereom?

The problem There seems to be a bug in mdframed package. With the theoremseparator key, one should be able to change the text between the "label" and the title of a theorem ("Theorem" being the label ...
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ntheorem Box over multiple pages with continued hint?

When my ntheorem Box spans multiple pages, I want it to have a hint on each page, that it is a continuation. How can this be done? Below is some sample code, spanning a box over two pages, which is ...
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Indentation for proofs

I'm using amsbook document class and amsthm package. I want the proofs to stand out from the rest of the text by slightly indenting them, i.e. leaving some margins from left and right. How do I do ...
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Space before proof

I am trying to make LaTeX put no additional space between theorem and proof. Here is my code: \newtheorem*{pr3}{Theorem} \begin{pr3} foo \end{pr3} ...
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How do I determine the name of the counter associated with a theorem-like environment

(A question related to this one and leading up to this one.) Suppose I'm using ntheorem. I would like to have a command which determines the name (not the value) of the counter associated with a ...
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Newtheoremstyle: start counting at 0

I defined a \newtheoremstyle and I want it to start counting at 0 instead of 1. How do I do that?
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amsthm: how to reduce the vertical spacing between theorem and proof?

I'm using the amsthm package to layout theorems and their proofs. How can I reduce the vertical spacing between the last line of the theorem statement and the first line of the proof? BTW, I tried ...
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References to lists in theorem-like environments/writing # symbol to files

A little warning in advance: This will be quite lenghty. I spent quite some time over the last few days trying to solve the following problem: I'm typesetting mathematical lecture notes and have used ...
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Extra brackets appearing in styled theorem in beamer

Here is my code: \documentclass[slidescentered]{beamer} \usepackage{amsthm,thmtools,xparse} \makeatletter \newif\if@namespace\@namespacefalse \newcommand{\contrel}[2]{ \if@namespace Continua da ...
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Subtheorems with alphabetic number

I would like to create a list of tasks using LaTeX. Therefore I created a theorem called task. For some tasks I would like to create additional subtheorems using alphabetic numbering. Currently my ...
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Editing Format of List of Theorems in thmtools

I'm trying to change the formatting of the \listoftheorems command from the thmtools package. It currently prints "Theorem (Name of Theorem).... Page Number", and I would like it to print "Name of ...
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Definitions, theorems, … with description inside a box and the title above the box

I am searching for a definition (or similar) environment with the following features: Numbering Listing Definition title with number above the description Definition text inside a box with black ...