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When I use the package algorithm2e, I find the algorithms can be easily numbered, but the procedure cannot. How can I number the Procedures in algorithm2e, like Procedure 1, Procedure 2, ...

%% Procedure 1

\begin{procedure}

...

\end{procedure}

%% Procedure 2

\begin{procedure}

...

\end{procedure}

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    When asking questions it is better to provide a full minimal working example (MWE) both in order to demonstrate what you are trying to do and to help others help you. The MWE should like like \documentclass...\begin{document}...\end{document}, it should compile and contain close to the minimal amount of code needed to explain/demonstrate what you are asking. This saves a lot of time for everyone.
    – user30471
    Commented Oct 13, 2014 at 22:55

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The procedure environment is a special form of the algorithm environment. Passing the option procnumbered to algorithm2e numbers procedures using the same counter as algorithms:

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\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[procnumbered,ruled]{algorithm2e}
\begin{document}

\begin{procedure}
  \caption{myproc()}
  This is a procedure
\end{procedure}

\begin{algorithm}
  \caption{My algorithm}
  This is a procedure
\end{algorithm}

\end{document}
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  • Thanks. Is there a way of using two different counters for algorithms and procedures, say, Algorithm 1, Procedure 1, Algorithm 2, Procedure 2, Procedure 3, Algorithm 3, ...
    – John Smith
    Commented Oct 14, 2014 at 13:43

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