Questions tagged [proof-package]

This tag is meant for packages to display and typeset proofs. This can be proof environments like being defined from `amsthm` with `\newtheorem` or more algorithm-like scenarios. The package `proof` is an example.

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Where to find good templates for mathematical proofs?

Where can we find very good examples of templates for mathematical proofs using LaTeX? Specially if we would aim to send something for the Annals of Mathematics? Let's say, by hypothesis, that we ...
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How can I use the semantic and proof-at-the-end packages simultaneously?

I would like to use the semantic package to write inference rules, and I would also like to use the proof-at-the-end package to put proofs of my theorems in the appendix. However, when I use these two ...
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How can I fix this “LaTeX3 Error” from the proof-at-the-end package?

I copied proof-at-the-end.sty into my working directory and created a simple LaTeX file called mcve.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{proof-at-the-end} \begin{document} Hello, world! \end{...
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How do I line-wrap justifications in a proof?

How would I line-wrap justifications in the proof/align environment in LaTeX? E.g., I have a justification for an equation, but the justification veers off into the page and doesn't line wrap. I'd ...
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Two different `proof' environments with different headings and qed symbols

In my book, I am using two different proof environments. The original proof environment in the AMS packages has been modified to the following: \renewcommand{\qedsymbol}{$\blacksquare$} \makeatletter ...
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Labelling a section or “subproof” within a proof

Does anyone have ideas on labelling a section in a proof that can be referenced later? Just to be clear I would like to do a "subproof" in a proof environment.
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Redefining the symbol for the end of proof to \blackbox [duplicate]

In a .cls file, which is referenced by my latex code, I have the following definition for the end of proof symbol: \newcommand\qedsymbol{\hbox{\rlap{$\sqcap$}$\sqcup$}} \newcommand\qed{\relax\ifmmode\...
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Proof environment in the svmult class

I'm using the svmult class. If I write \begin{proof}[Proof of Proposition 1] what I get is "Proof(Proof of Proposition 1)" How can i get "Proof of Proposition 1" only? Thank you for the ...
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Trying to split frame without repeating Title

Below I am trying to split a frame without repeating the title and in a particular place but it doesn't seem to be happening. \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{A result about multiples} \large ...
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Missing $ inserted despite inserting $

I have a problem with \infer{$\forall x\in A. P(x)$}{$\forall x\in A.(\forall y\in A.x\xrightarrow{+}y\implies P(y))\implies P(x)$} I have looked at this answer but couldn't find it helpful
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End of proof box is not shown

When I use the proof environment, the output does not show the tombstone informs3 class. The class can be download here by selecting INFORMS Journal on Computing Style Files. I tired the ...
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having issue with the proof environment

I am using theorem, lemma,corollary, and proof environments with the following way. \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \newtheorem{corollary}{Corollary}[theorem] \newtheorem{lemma}[theorem]{Lemma} \...
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Quantification in the infer command of the proof package

I'm trying to write this inference rule using the infer command of the proof package: For that I'm using the command: $\infer{s = s'}{% R \subseteq A^{\omega} \times A^{\omega} & ...
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Bussproofs tree will not compile

I have the following proof tree, which latex says is badly specified. Here is the TeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bussproofs} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{prooftree} \...
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How to draw “flag format” lambda derivation diagrams as used in the book Type Theory and Formal Proof: An Introduction

I'd like to draw "flag format" diagrams for lambda derivation as used in the book "Type Theory and Formal Proof: An Introduction". Below is an example in Chapter 2 of the book. How can I do it? Thanks....
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How do I reference a custom counter that shows the section number?

I am trying to use the proof environment that comes with the amsthm package. And I would like the proof environment to be numbered, such as the theorem environment for the sake of adding a label, so I ...
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Adapting a document to tglat2e style and its conflicts with amsthm and caption

I am trying to adapt my document to the tglat2e-style of this journal. Please take a look at this MWE: \documentclass{tglat2e} \let\proof\relax \let\endproof\relax %This trick is due to David ...
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Empty proof as standalone

I've made an empty proof as a joke (the worst kind of visual proof). It works fine when I use the article document class, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \begin{proof} \...
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Horizontal space within proof

I am typesetting a few proofs in LaTeX that have multiple cases, and sometimes I wish to indent each case to make my proof clearer (with about the same amount of horizontal space as a \qquad). I have ...
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Scaling Box for Exercises

I've been using the following code to include numbered exercises in a book I'm writing using the amsbook class: \newcounter{exercise} \newsavebox{\mybox} \newenvironment{exercise} {\...
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Package lplfitch and “Overfull \hbox”

I get a huge lot of Overfull \hbox using Fitch diagrams, package lplfitch. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lplfitch} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \noindent\fitchprf{...
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How can I write a “definition” like this?

The theorem of the picture is written in bold, I mean: Theorem 1.2 (Pythagorean theorem). I want to write a definition with that format. Also, it would be better if it's written with small capitals. ...
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Square at the end of proof without “proof” at the beginning

I'm writing a paper and I would like to have a square at the end of each proof without having the "Proof." that comes automatically with the \begin{proof} ... \end{proof} thing because I don't want ...
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Define double environments

TLDR; How can I define a "double" environment like in theorems/proofs (with an optional proof)? I'm defining a small library that is supposed to behave more or less like theorems/proof environments (...
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Ultimate proof at the end/in appendix: different sections, with references to proof/theorem, restate, and synctex

I saw lot's of different posts/answers to put the proof at the end, but none of them fully convince me. Indeed, I'd like to have the following: a way to put the proofs in different sections: some ...
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Proof environment with long header causes many problems. How to avoid them?

Suppose we have defined a lemma environment with the amstheorem package. And suppose the proof environment is available via the ams packages. Please consider this example. \begin{lemma} \label{lem:...
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prooftrees tree nodes on different line

While trying to write a tableaux proof tree with prooftrees, I had some difficulty with putting single and branching nodes on the same line. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{prooftrees} \begin{...
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In the proof (see picture), Similarly line is not aligned. How can I align this line?

Code: \begin{proof} $ \begin{align*} T(1) &= \theta(1), \\T(0) &= \theta(1), \\T(n) &= T(n-1)+T(n-2)+\theta(1) &&n\geq2 \\T(n) &= T(n-1)+T(n-2)+c ...
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apxproof changing appendix title

I need to use the apxprrof package because i have proofs that I want to show only in the appendix and this package does exactly what I need. However, I also need to place some tables (not all) in the ...
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how do I display very large proof trees (bussproofs, ebproofs, tikz's tree library)

I am looking at different options to typeset proof trees. I have asked a more general question and run into some issues. In particular I am trying to understand how to display very large proof trees, ...
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Problem with proof environment

I've written a proof in LaTeX, and I looked up how to use the proof environment. From what I read, it should start with "Proof:" and end with \qed, but the PDF shows no changes. It simply displays the ...
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\resizebox within \begin{align}… \end{align} not working while using \intertext{

I have some very wide equations within a proof environment which I want to contain in a two-column document, I thus think of using \resizebox{1.3\columnwidth}{!}{% to archive that generate this error ...
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Aligning all the equations but not aligning texts within a 2 column-proof environment while?

I need you help me with hacks or tricks to include my MWE in a two-column page with the proof environment with its mathematical being aligned and also consist texts for explanation. The problem is ...
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Equation number within proof environment while aligning all the equations?

I know equation numbering is possible in a proof environment, as shown below in MWE1: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \...
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Using the apxproof package and \newtheoreprep, my theorems don't show up in the appendix.

Problem A theorem environment was defined with apxproof's \newtheoremrep command. The theorem however, doesn't show up in the appendix, and neither does the subsequent \proof as claimed by the ...
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\begin{proof} and \begin{problem} don't work in new section

I've encountered with the following problem. So in my document, I defined the new theorem environment problem, using the following preamble codes \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{eg}[theorem]{Example}...
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Writing a natural deduction proof in Latex

I have checked the other questions, before anyone asks, but the style of proof appears to be subtly different and I would be expected to stick to the convention that I am using. My question is how to ...
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Distinguishing parts of a proof

Suppose I have a theorem that says that three statements are equivalent. When writing out a proof of such a theorem, I like to use the following formatting: Proof: (͟1͟)͟ ͟=͟>͟ ͟(͟2͟)͟ | *proof ...
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Manually set line numbers if prooftrees.sty?

Is it possible to manually set the line number in a prooftrees tableau? Or suppress the line numbers for an individual line? I'd like to have something like 1 A_1 \vdots n A_n produced perhaps ...
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ebproof undefined control sequence \hypo

I'm trying to use the ebproof package with the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{ebproof} \begin{document} \begin{prooftree} \hypo{...
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Can't use some commands in repeated theorem name when using apxproof

For some reason I can't use some commands, such as \def in the name of a theorem when using apxproof's repeated theorems. And I can't understand why. It does not seem to be related to the fact that ...
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How to Align Equations in the Align and Proof Environment

I wrote the following proof. I used the following code and it resulted in the following output: \begin{proof} \[S_n = \frac{a(1-r^n)}{1-r}\] \begin{align*} \lim _{n\to \infty} S_n &= \lim _{n\...
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prooftrees.sty: How can I number individual expressions rather than whole lines?

Using prooftrees.sty (https://ctan.org/pkg/prooftrees), is there an option or hack to obtain a line numbering scheme different from the default one? I would like to format truth trees that match the ...
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`enumerate` v.s. `\item[label]` in proof environment

When I want to enumerate in the proof environment I usually use the command enumerate or \item[label]. The first one seems very nice as it counting automatically. However, it is also a trouble when ...
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Centering the “prooftrees.sty” trees

Is it possible to overlap the center of the node containing the first premiss of proof trees like the ones in the MWE with the vertical center of the page? Here is the MWE: \documentclass[openany,...
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Creating a specific kind of tree diagram

I'm trying to create a tree diagram for logic. I've used syntax trees before to do normal truth trees for logic. The trees I'm trying to create, however, don't look like syntax trees. They look like ...
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How to write a full CCS Derivation

I'm taking a course in modelling of concurrent systems, and the course uses CCS. I'm trying to write out full derivations for some homework problems, but I'm still relatively new to LaTeX. For a ...
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Why is prooftrees putting everything on the same line?

I'm trying to do a prooftrees tree like this: \documentclass[letterpaper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{prooftrees} \begin{document} \begin{prooftree} { to prove={ A \lor B \lor C \lor D \lor E } } ...
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Document class not recognized and an issue with the theorem and proof

What am I doing wrong? \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,latexsym,times,color} \newtheorem*{theorem*}{Theorem} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \newtheorem{lemma}[theorem]{Lemma} \...
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Is there an equivalent to the cases environment for proofs?

The cases environment is nice for displaying equations with multiple cases and short descriptions, but it is awkward for displaying proofs with multi-paragraph cases. Is there an equivalent set of ...