{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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What’s the most straightforward way to typeset theorems etc. when the numbering is entirely manual?

I’m using LaTeX to typeset some homework, and since we’re assigned problems scattered throughout our textbook I have to enter the problem number for each problem I typeset. I’d like these problems to ...
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Theorem without counter (any TeX)

I often use theorems on LaTeX and have defined various kinds of them. At times, however, it is best not to define a specific theorem which would otherwise be a once-in-a-long-time usage, as for ...
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How do you number theorems but not definitions?

I am using LaTeX theorem style where I have at the top: \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma} and then I use ...
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Multiple tikz path fading in multiple directions

I'd like to create a theorem decoration. Here's a quick take on one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\theoremname}{Theorem} \newcounter{theorem} ...
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How to change the font size of all theorem environments?

I have several theorem environments: \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} \newtheorem{proposition}{Proposition} etc. and I want to change them so that they all use ...
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Redefining a theorem counter

I have a document with a lot of lemmas and theorems. In the main part of the document there are sections and subsections, so I defined \newtheorem{lem}{Lemma}[subsection] to number the lemmas ...
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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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Custom list of hypotheses in table of contents format

The Context: I am writing a multi-chapter scientific report with many numbered hypotheses. I have created a custom hypothesis environment in the preamble: \newtheorem{hypothesis}{Hypothesis}[chapter] ...
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Numbering theorems in a chapter with no sections

Say I have an index such as: 1. Chapter 1.1 Section 1.2 Section 2. Chapter 3. Chapter and I number my theorems as \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] with the last theorem in 1.2 being ...
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Theorem-like definition, without using upshape each time

How can I have theorems and lemmas stated in the default italic font, but definitions and examples in upright font, without having to type the \upshape command within each definition and example? I ...
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Enumeration in theorem environment

I am puzzled with a formating question. I was asked to change that the enumeration gives me italic numbers in the theorem environment to non-italic ones. How can customize enumeration, such that it ...
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Spacing for \listtheorems in ntheorem

Q: How do I get my theorem number and name to not overlap each other in my list of theorems? This is basically the same question as "Spacing control for listtheorems". But the solutions mentioned ...
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\newtheorem other language

I've worked in my article with the next code in my preambule: \usepackage[dutch]{babel} \usepackage[amsthm,thmmarks]{ntheorem} \newtheorem{diver}{Theorem} \newtheorem{ex}{Example} ...
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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 get correct autoref for theorems

I have some own theorem environments. And my theorems are numbered like the chapter. Now I would like to use autoref with that. But it does not work like it is described here ...
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Shaded theorems (thmtools) spanning pages

When the thmtools package is used to create theorem environments with a shaded background, it does not allow separate theorems to span more than one page. This is a rather severe problem if the ...
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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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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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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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Writing “Proof of . . .” cleanly in svjour3

Perhaps I am spoiled by amsthm, but I rather like being able to freely rename the proof environment, especially when there are intervening statements. For example: Example 1: nice behavior ...
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Spacing issue in new environment from a theorem

I'm trying to create a theorem environment that I can use to repeat a theorem that has been previously stated in a book but number it the same as the 1st instance. I found some sort of solution: ...
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Want theorem and equation numbering linked under section

Similar questions have been answered but the solutions didn't seem to give what I need. I would like theorems and equations both to proceed as follows within each section. Say we've begun Section ...
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formulas in bold theorem titles in ntheorem package

I'm not quite sure if this counts as a bug or a feature but I have the following problem with the ntheorem package. The theorem title is bold face, which I like, but in math formulas setting some (or ...
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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 get cleveref to treat separate theorem-types as one?

Introduction I'm using a somewhat complex theorem-environment setup which, perhaps, is finally getting me into trouble. I use memoir, cleveref and ntheorem. There is a global thmcounter that all ...
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Automatic upright math when text is in italic

This is in a way a follow-up to this question about upright math. I would like to have upright math (essentially variable names) when I use a theorem-like environment with statement in italic. This ...
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How to refer to the number of an item in an enumerate environment inside a theorem

I have something that looks like this: \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{thm} The following are true: \begin{enumerate} \item \label{foo} Foo \item \label{bar} Bar \item \label{baz} Baz ...
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Problem regarding Errors after Theoremdefinition using thmtools

I am currently hunting for errors in my template and these two I cannot solve after reading the log and researching: First: ! Argument of \strip@prefix has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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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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\newmdtheoremenv-environment unnumbered

I would like to have a \newmdtheoremenv environment without any number, like I get it from \newtheorem*. How can I do this? This is my \newmdtheoremenv environment at the moment. ...
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amsbook theorem numbering

I want theorems to be labeled of the form Part.Chapter.Section.number so I tried \renewcommand{\thesection}{\Roman{part}.\thechapter.\arabic{section}} \newtheorem{book}{Theorem}[section] ...
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Bug in the mdframed package (workaround?)

I've discovered what appears to be a bug in the mdframed package. My goal was to use a package which allows me to create shaded theorem environments which span multiple pages (thmtools does not allow ...
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Normal font in theorem when typesetting algorithms

I'm using amsthm and clrscode to typeset algorithms. I'd like to have my algorithms numbered, so I do this: \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{algorithm}[equation]{Algorithm} \begin{algorithm} The ...
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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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Getting the number of a chapter-numbered theorem but without the chapter number

Suppose in Chapter 3 I have Theorem 3.17. I need to get the "17", NOT the "3.17" which would readily be obtained using \label then \ref. How do i do that? Edit: (Probably a more relaxing condition): ...
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Understanding differences between newtheorem and newenvironment

The difficulty that I am having is that I make a newtheorem: \newtheorem{definition}[theorem]{Definition} It however seems to act nearly the same as with newenvironment: ...
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Using thmtools: numbering with asterisk

I would like to repeat a theorem number with an added asterisk. That is, the original theorem is: Theorem 1. Lorem ipsum... And I would like the analogue theorem to be: Theorem 1*. Lorem ipsum...
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Using ntheorem's counter inside theorem statement

I'm using ntheorem package and I would like to use the theorem's counter within the theorem's statement. This is useful when you're defining a special object you wish to reference elsewhere, like: ...
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Equation Counters in and outside Theorems

I am trying to setup the counters so that the equations and theorems increment by section and there is no overlap between equation and theorem numbering. I also would like to be able to number ...
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Weird behavior of \theoremstyle

I just noticed something weird of the \theoremstyle command. Here is the code of a sample document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem}[section] ...
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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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Theorem title formatting

I want to display a theorem title, it is simple: \begin{theorem}[Name] I get Theorem 4.5 (Name). but I don't like the dot at the end. I want it to look like this: Theorem 4.5. (Name) Can you ...
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Numbered Definitions, Theorems in beamer

How to get numbered Lemmas, Definitions, Theorems and so on in beamer?
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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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placement of QED symbol on numbered equation line

This question is both on LaTeX and on mathematics writing style; I hope that's still apropriate here. I have a proof that ends with a (right) numbered equation, and I'm pondering about where to put ...
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How to change QED sign for theorem classes

I'm writing an article which contains some quite long proofs, some of which include claims with proofs of their own. I dealt with that by adding a claim environment using \newtheorem, but there's a ...
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Indent Theorem like \hangindent, but for multiple paragraphs

I would like to create a theorem style which indents the theorem exactly like a \hangindent would do, expect that the indention should continue for all paragraphs of the theorem. For example: ...
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How can I eliminate the vertical extra space before and after the proof-environment?

consider the following code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Tweaking \theoremstyle

Well I want to do is when LaTeX writes Theorem at the new line instead of the left side of the page it be a little indented. In other words I want it to start from a little bit to the right.
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Failure of \text within theorem environment

I have an equation within the statement of one of my theorems. Within this equation, I have some text to name a function. However, when this equation appears within the theorem environment, the ...