Hi. I'm writing a project and am using a template latex document with the idea being that i don't have to worry about the preamble etc and also so that includes important stuff automatically like university and degree name etc.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

anyway, in my preamble i have:

\newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma}

\newtheorem{theorem}[lemma]{Theorem}

\newtheorem{corollary}[lemma]{Corollary}

\theoremstyle{definition}

\newtheorem{definition}[lemma]{Definition}

\theoremstyle{remark}

\newtheorem{remark}[lemma]{Remark}

\newtheorem{example}[lemma]{Example}

and i have been using the definition environment of this and it's working fine except for the numbering. for example in section 1.1 of my document i have definition 1, definition 2 and definition 3. then i go to section 1.2 and get definition 4. this is going to be a long project so by the time i finish i'll be getting things like definition 80!

i think it would look more professional (tell me if you disagree though!) if i could get the definitions in section 1.1 to be definition 1.1.1, definition 1.1.2 and deifnition 1.1.3 and then in section 1.2 have definition 1.2.1

does anybody know how to do this?

all help appreciated

thanks

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# LaTeX Numbering Problems

Loading...

Similar Threads - LaTeX Numbering Problems | Date |
---|---|

Latex mathbb with number does not show correctly | Jan 3, 2014 |

LaTeX: Possible to supress chapter number in section number headings? | Feb 26, 2012 |

Page numbering in LaTex | Dec 11, 2011 |

Equation Number in Latex on left side | Mar 16, 2011 |

Weird page numbering problem in LaTeX | Jan 20, 2010 |

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**