[texhax] Theorems

Herbert Gintis hgintis at comcast.net
Tue Mar 9 15:25:43 CET 2004

Use \setcounter{theorem}{3}

before your first usage of the theorem environment.

Herb Gintis

At 11:28 PM 3/8/2004 -0500, Robert Sherry wrote:
>     Before posting my question, I want the group to know that I did check
>the FAQ on the website: www.tex.ac.uk. However, I was not able to get the
>information I wanted. I also want to thank the group for their excellent
>responses in the past.
>     I am developing a set of notes using LaTeX. These notes include theorems
>which I typeset use the \begin{theorem} and \end{theorem} commands. I find
>these commands work very nicely. LaTeX generates theorem numbers starting at
>I would like to start the theorem numbers at 4. Is there any way to do this?
>                                 Robert Sherry
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