I have defined my claim environment in the following way:

\newenvironment{claim}{\stepcounter{claimcounter}{Claim \theclaimcounter:}}{}

It looks like this:

Claim 1

How can I make it to look like this: Claim 1?

1 Answer 1


You really ought to use a theorem-like construction instead.


will by default give you want you want.

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