# [OS X TeX] ams problems

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Thu Jul 26 14:37:52 EDT 2007

Please post a minimal code snippet that gives you this problem so
that we can have a look at it and try it.

Regards,
Gary

On Jul 26, 2007, at 2:49 PM, Sue Lange wrote:

> For the second time in a week, I'm having problems with an ams
> package. I'm finding it  hard to believe there isn't some core
> problem with ams in my LaTex installation.
>
> My current problem is when the amsthm.sty package is loaded I get
> the following error on compilation:
>
> (./amsthm.sty
>
>
> ! LaTeX Error: Command \proof already defined.
>                Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual.
>
> See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
> Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
>
> The file compiles correctly as far as I can see, but it's hard to
> check every little detail. Even when I have no text in a document
> if this amsthm package loaded I'll get the error so it has nothing
> to do with incorrectly coded text. It's as if my installation does
> not want to use the amsthm package for some reason.
>
> Sue
>
>
>
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> Sue Lange
> Digital Production Manager
> IEEE Communications Society
> s.lange at comsoc.org
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