{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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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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\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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Numbering theorems in the appendix by adding the appendix letter in front/after the theorem number

Can someone please tell me how to make definitions, theorems etc. in the appendix look like Definition A1 or Definition 1A (an "A" should be somewhere), if the appendix is "numbered" with A (meaning ...
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How can I change the spacing before theorems with amsthm?

I have a spacing problem. Whenever I include a theorem environment, \begin{theorem}\end{theorem}, the theorem appears very close to the previous line. The spacing is much less than the normal spacing ...
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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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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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Having regular text within a lemma

I want the following lemma: Given k\"ahler metric $g_{\al \overline{\be}}$ with associated Ricci curvature $ \text{Ric} =R_{\al \overline{\be}}$ the Ricci form defined by \begin{equation*} \p ...
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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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Command \* already defined … see p.192 of the manual

My code had: \newtheorem*{theI}{Thesis I} And it gives me the error: Command \* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. 1.16 \newtheorem*{theI}{ ...
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Parts numbering in Proofs

I am using proof environment from amsthm to type proofs. Some proofs are long, so it would be nice to split them into numbered parts. I have defined new theorem environment called proofpart for that ...
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Theorem environment numbered according to subsection

I was wondering if there was a way to modify the theorem environment so that it interacted with sections/subsections as follows: \section{} \subsection{} \begin{ex} Whatever \end{ex} ...
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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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Equation numbering restart for every theorem

How to make the equation numbering restart after every proof? One alternative is to use \numberwithin{equation}{theorem} but it shows the chapter and theorem number, like (5.5.1). I want the ...
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How to put Theorem Numbers in Boxes?

I'm using amsthm and amsbook. I was wondering how to put theorem numbers in rectangular boxes, both when they first appear as well as when citing them. Here is a picture of what it looks like now: ...
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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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subsection vs Theorem

This a typographical/style question. Inside a subsection (after just one paragraph) I have some theorems (amsmath environment). The word Theorem looks stronger (bold, starting with a capital letter) ...
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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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Plain enumeration of theorems definitions etc

In my TeX document Theorems, Definitions, Lemmas are enumerated in the following way: Definition 1.1 Lemma 1.1 Theorem 1.1 Definition 1.2 Lemma 1.2 Theorem 1.2 But I would like to have ...
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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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Vertical space around theorems

I'm working in a document that has double-spacing (yuck!), and I want to establish some standards in order to make the thing look "presentable". Currently, the only environment that has an automatic ...
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How can I use more than one color in shadethm package?

I know that we can change the default color given in shadethm package using, for example, \definecolor{shadethmcolor}{HTML}{F7F8E0}. But if I want to use different colors for different environments in ...
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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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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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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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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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Numbering a theorem with a letter but not changing numbering of other theorems

I am wondering how to label a theorem in LaTeX using a letter but not changing the numbering of the other theorems. For example, I want Theorem 1.3 to be Theorem A and Theorem 1.4 to remain as Theorem ...
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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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How to enumerate theorems using letters with amsthm without losing the section numbering?

It seems \renewcommand{\theexample}{\Alph{example}} makes the section numbering disappear. Is there a way to avoid this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \theoremstyle{definition} ...
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controlling theorem numbers using llncs style

Is there a way to control the numbering of different types of theorems, when using the llncs style? With the envcountsame parameter, all theorems/definitions/claims use the same counter and get ...
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Using amsthm but still getting “Environment theorem undefined”

I'm trying to write up all my university theorems and I cant get the theorem environment to work. Here is a mini example of what I'm trying to do. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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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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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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Typesetting a slight variation to a theorem by adding a * after the numbering of the theorem

Suppose I have a theorem with numbers and everything like this: Theorem 1.2.3: Blah Blah Blah... Sometimes you want to do a slight variation to the same theorem, or write it with a different ...
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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 ...
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Theorem and lemma sharing counter with mdframed and cleveref

Problem Essentially I've got the same problem described in Cleveref with counters with same name: I've got theorems, lemmata and corollaries all sharing the same counter, and when referencing them ...
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Subnumber equations within theorem environments but keep them intact otherwise

I want to number my equations in a manner similar to this. However, what I want is that when the equation is not within a theorem environment, there should be normal numbering 1,2,3,4. However, each ...
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Footnote marker placement in heading of theorem/definition/etc.

I have a definition, and a footnote which refers to the whole definition.  So I’d ideally like an output looking something like: Definition 1.53.   A footnote is a small aside, usually ...
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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 equations in separate pdf [closed]

I am communication with my coauthors via email. This time, I am the author, so I send them the PDF file of the document, and they send me corrections. Then I'd like to implement these corrections. ...