Re: [isabelle] apply proof method to all subgoals

How about

lemma "\<forall> z . ((A (n :: nat) z) \<and> (B n z)) \<longrightarrow> C z"
   proof(induct n, intro allI conjI impI)

It seems `intro` is not attacking the second induction goal. `safe` works here, but in other cases (with particular forms for A B and C) it does more than I want it to.

On 04/10/2011 03:43 PM, Mathieu Giorgino wrote:
You could use "intro":

apply (intro conjI allI impI)

which apply all introduction rules you give to it until no more is applicable.

Mathieu Giorgino

On Sunday 10 April 2011, Alex Katovsky wrote:
This works very well in the example I gave, but it appears that
sometimes "apply safe" can do more goal splitting than I want it to.
For example, if "F" below is "x = y" where x and y are sets then "apply
safe" will use set_eqI to generate these goals

1. ⋀x xa. ⟦E; xa ∈ x⟧ ⟹ xa ∈ y
2. ⋀x xa. ⟦E; xa ∈ y⟧ ⟹ xa ∈ x

and in some instances it would be preferable to keep equality as the
goal.  Is there some way that I can limit "apply safe", for example
something like "apply (safe only: conjI allI impI)"?

On 04/10/2011 01:50 PM, Lawrence Paulson wrote:
Probably you should try

apply safe

This performs all so-called safe inferences: those that cannot lead to
information loss.

Larry Paulson

On 10 Apr 2011, at 12:48, Alex Katovsky wrote:

This is probably a very basic question, so I apologize if I'm not
reading the tutorial carefully enough. I have this lemma

lemma "(∀ x . A ⟶ B) ∧ (∀ y . C ⟶ D) ∧ (∀ x . E ⟶ F)"

and from this I want to generate the three subgoals

1. ⋀x. A ⟹ B
2. ⋀y. C ⟹ D
3. ⋀x. E ⟹ F

The only way I know how to do this at the moment is

apply(rule conjI, rule_tac [2] conjI)
apply(rule_tac [1] allI, rule_tac [2] allI, rule_tac [3] allI)
apply(rule_tac [1] impI, rule_tac [2] impI, rule_tac [3] impI)

What I would like to do is repeatedly apply "(rule conjI)|(rule
allI)|(rule impI)" to all subgoals until no further progress can be

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