How can you add vertical space between the word "Proof" and the actual start of the proof? This question shows how to start the proof on a new line, but I can't add space properly.


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You can use the optional argument for \\ (I used 3ex in my example, but change to the desired value):

\usepackage{lipsum}% just to generate text for the example

  \normalfont \topsep6\p@\@plus6\p@\relax




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