[OS X TeX] theorem names
George Gratzer
gratzer at me.com
Sat Nov 13 16:18:11 EST 2010
This is the same problem. We need instructions
how to create custom theorem styles.
GG
On 2010-11-13, at 10:55 AM, André Bellaïche wrote:
>
> Le 13 nov. 2010 à 06:23, George Gratzer a écrit :
>
>> I use the book document style and load the AMS packages, in particular, amsthm. Therefore,
>> theorems with names, e.g.
>>
>> Theorem 5 (Fundamental theorem of AbelianGroups).
>>
>> is typeset with
>>
>> Theorem 5
>>
>> and the period in bold,
>>
>> (Fundamental Theorem of AbelianGroups)
>>
>> not. Of course, it is easy to make
>>
>> Fundamental Theorem of AbelianGroups
>>
>> bold, but I would need the parenthesis bold also.
>>
>> The amslatex distribution has a file called testmath.pdf in
>>
>> amslatex/doc/latex/amsmath
>>
>> On p.6 of this file there are two theorems with everything in bold. Unfortunately, there
>> is no source provided or explanation given.
>>
>> Does anybody know the trick?
>>
>> GG
>
> I have a similar problem, but different.
>
> I would like not having the point after the the closing parenthesis in
>
>> Theorem 5 (Fundamental theorem of AbelianGroups).
>
> to be typeset in bold.
>
> Typsetting this point in bold goes against the tradition in typography which says the ponctuation has to use the same font as the preceding text.
>
> ``Old manuals of style say that the punctuation after a word should be in the same font as that word.'' D. Knuth, The TeXBook, p. 14.
>
> I have looked in the definitions of amsthm.sty, but I could not a way of changing the font of this point.
>
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