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I am writing my thesis and need to use the nomenclature package to make a list of symbols.

Initially I get a list of symbols, making the entire procedure that specifies the help of this package.

But I need is center the name of the nomenclature as follows:

                 List of Symbols

   A  Symbol A
   B  Symbol B         

How can I achieve this alignment?

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It is always best to compose a fully compilable MWE that illustrates the problem including the \documentclass and the appropriate packages so that those trying to help don't have to recreate it. – Peter Grill Jan 5 '12 at 0:53
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The \printnomenclature macro of the nomencl package typesets the header of the nomenclature list as a \chapter* (in book, report or other document class supporting \chapter) or as a \section* (in article or other document classes). The title is given by \nomname. The easiest way to center this heading is to renew \nomname as a centered box:

\renewcommand{\nomname}{\makebox[\linewidth]{List of Symbols}}%

\makebox will center its contents by default.

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thanks for your help worked well – Andres Sarmiento C May 29 '12 at 14:43

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