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I am using LyX to write my thesis, and I sort my notation into two sections ('Abbreviation' and 'Formula symbols and units') with nomencl.

I would like to insert some vertical space above the section 'Formula symbols and units' How can I achieve that?

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The package nomencl uses the environment \thenomenclature to open the needed environment. If your documentclass uses chapter the environment will use the definition:


Otherwise the the header will be created by


In both cases the skip above is always the same as for normal chapters or section.

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