The code below is (almost) the proof environment of amsthm:


I know how to control the left indentation with a \hangindent but I would like to know how to control the rightmargin in a simple way?

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and add \end{list} instead of \endtrivlist to the end of your declaration

  • interesting but there is still a slight spurious horizontal space that I cannot remove?
    – pluton
    Nov 17, 2011 at 19:39
  • I am not sure what do you mean. Can you give a MWE?
    – Boris
    Nov 17, 2011 at 19:41
  • something went wrong but I cannot reproduce it now. Your code works well. Thanks!
    – pluton
    Nov 17, 2011 at 20:14

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