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Cleveref to Nomenclature?

I am writing a book and use nomencl to print a list of symbols at the end. How do I cleveref to this list? In the introduction of the book, I would like to write something like "All the notation we ...
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Sort nomenclature according to description, rather than symbol, whilst using subgroups

I would like to know how to sort a nomenclature according to the description, and not the symbol, whilst still making use of subgroups (e.g. separate groups for subscripts, superscripts etc)? The ...
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Error: could not start the command in Texmaker when I run makeindex

I'm trying to create a nomenclature but I'm getting the following error when I run makeindex: Error: Could not start the command This error appears even with this basic example: ...
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nomencl with Texworks on mac

I am trying for long time to create a nomenclature list with nomencl package but in vain. i spent many hours trying to find out on internet and it seems that using this package is not that simple. I ...
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list of symbols with nomencl [closed]

How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package? i found this old question but it doent really help me. I have the problem that i have a nomencl package ...
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Add nomenclature to TeXworks

How do you add nomenclature typesetting tool to TeXworks? I use pdfLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTeX It produces .nlo file but does not put the nomenclature list in the document.
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Nomenclature not being assigned proper page number

The following is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \newenvironment{preliminary}% {\pagestyle{plain}\pagenumbering{roman}}% {\pagenumbering{arabic}} ...
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Nomenclature, acronym or glossary?

This isn't a technical or LaTeX code question, but more of a "what should I be using for X?" question. I am writing up my PhD. It is an Engineering PhD and I have mostly abbreviations (i.e. ...
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Nomenclature errors in Lyx, don't try to define the nomenclature in a heading/subheading

While trying to view my document in Lyx I kept getting an error while compiling the document: LaTex Error: Lonely\item--perhaps a missing list environment The descriptions stated: \item [{BER}] ...
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More than one nomenclature/acronyms list in the document

I would like to have more than one nomenclature/acronyms in my document: Below every equation At the beginning of the document a complete nomenclature of all symbols used. Do you know whether it ...
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LaTeX \nomenclature shows now explanation

This is my code: \usepackage{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{Abk├╝rzungsverzeichnis} \setlength{\nomlabelwidth}{.10\hsize} \renewcommand{\nomlabel}[1]{#1 \dotfill} \setlength{\nomitemsep}{-2\parsep} ...
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Complex nomenclature entries in LyX

When I try to make a particularly complex nomenclature entry - in particular, inserting curly braces, and in specific, $E_{\left(A_i|B_I\right)}$ - the result simply doesn't appear in when the ...
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Using Nomenclature and emacs

I'm learning how to \usepackage{nomencl}. So far so good. I added the nomenclature compile option to the Emacs commands by editing my .emacs file, adding: ;; nomenclature for latex (eval-after-load ...
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Nomenclature(nomencl) problem when submitting paper in Wiley

I have prepared a paper for submitting in wiley. I'm using nomencl package for nomenclature and it works fine. But when i upload my files in journal, the nomenclature won't create. How can i solve ...
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Simple list of abbreviations manually

I have written my whole document without using any packages like nomencl or acronym because it wasn't necessary in my case, that means I only have a few abbreviations which should fit on one page ...
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How to stop nomencl using the page headers of the previous section

In this example the second page of the nomenclature is entitled list of tables, inheriting it's title from the previous section. How do I change the title of the second page to nomenclature? ...
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How to force letters augmented with a mathematical symbol to be placed in an alphabetical order in the glossary?

I'm using the nomentbl package to generate a glossary of my symbols. This works great for most general cases. I'm using a class file where commands are defined to include Latin and Greek symbols as ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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ensure nomenclature definitions are aligned

I have generated a nomenclature for my document and the horizontal spacing between the symbol and the definition stays constant no matter how long the symbol is. For example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Nomenclature cutting off some entries

The nomenclature is cutting off some entries. I have more entries than one page can hold so instead of printing to another page, it is truncating the nomenclature and only printing the first few ...
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issues with generating a nomenclature with TexMaker [duplicate]

Im trying to write my thesis with TexMakerX and am using a latex template found at http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ the problem is I can't reproduce the example shown. ...
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New line in a Nomenclature label conflicts with \nomgroup

Following the solution given in New line in a Nomenclature I am using \renewcommand{\nomlabel}[1]{\smash{\parbox[t]{1.5cm}{#1}}\hfil} However, it conflicts with the \nomgroup (see below). Code ...
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Using the suggested LyX sectioned nomenclature, why do deleted nomenclature entries still appear in the output? [closed]

I'm using the suggested LyX Nomenclature with Sections. When deleting a nomenclature entry, this stays somewhere hidden in the document and it is displayed in the output. Funny thing is that if trying ...
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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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LaTeX nomenclature define on first use?

How do I define nomenclature inside the document on first use? Or even define it on every use? I use the nomencl package to define all symbols, but it just puts them in one page at the beginning. I ...
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nomenclature hyphenation

I'm using \makenomenclature and \printnomenclature.. I have searched since yesterday for solution with nomenclature, but found nothing. Do anybody have a solution? I don't want do it with glossary, ...
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Change appearance of nomenclature title but not in ToC

I am trying to change the header of the nomenclature section. I would like it to be a different font and all upper case. If I rename \nomname with \renewcommand{\nomname}{\MakeUppercase ...
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Nomencl and Algorithm2e Incompatibility [closed]

This code produces no errors and displays the nomenclature correctly. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \nomenclature{$c$}{a constant} \printnomenclature ...
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Suppress symbol in nomenclature after first use

I have a probably strange requirement. Normally in nomenclature using glossaries package, the symbol is the only thing printed after the first use onwards, but i need the opposite. After first use ...
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nomencl formatting issue. How to have the description right aligned?

I'm using Nomencl package and is working fine. What I do not know how to do is to have the description part starting from the right margin of the page and the symbol part starting from the left ...
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Makeindex rejection

I tried finding the solution on line, and could not find any suitable answer to my question. My aim is to make a nomenclature. In order to do this, I need to perform the operation makeindex ...
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Problem with keyword nomenclatureentry [duplicate]

I am trying to create a nomenclature in my LaTeX document. I run: makeindex test.nlo -o test.gls And the answer is: This is makeindex, version 2.15 [TeX Live 2009] (kpathsea + Thai support). ...
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List acronyms in nomenclature which are not used

Is it possible to have some of the acronyms, which are defined but not used in the text, in the list of nomenclatures (using glossaries package)? Or in other words, how can I add some more entries to ...
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Nomenclature header problems

I'm writing a document in book class, using the fancyhdr package. I have both an index, and a symbol list, for which I use the imakeidx and nomencl packages. I had problems with getting the right ...
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How can I exclude nomenclature from the table of contents in amsart?

I would like to exclude nomenclature from the table of contents in amsart. \documentclass[15pt]{amsart} \usepackage{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{List of Notations} \makenomenclature ...
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nomencl package doesn't allow exclamation marks in keys

I am using the nomencl package, and so far it has worked out flawlessly. However, today I decided to introduce some notation that includes an exclamation mark, and it failed. There is a minimal ...
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How to make glossaries and nomenclature work together?

I am using nomencl along with glossaries. But I am getting either one of them in the output. I want to use glossaries for acronyms and nomencl for mathematical equations. How can we do that if we want ...
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Manually sorting nomenclature elements (with grouping)

I am using nomencl package and I have grouped Nomenclature section into List of Abbreviations and List of Symbols. The order in List of Symbols is not what I wanted. how is it possible to sort the ...
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nomenclature in a specific way

I want to make my nomenclature using nomencl to look like taken from here but I have no idea how to do it. How would the nomencl.cfg file have to look like, and would I what changes would I have ...
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align list of symbols with dash

I'm trying to make a list of symbols and I have something like this P --- pressure eta --- viscosity lambda(P,T) --- thermal conductivity ... I need to align this list with dash symbol. I tried ...
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How to format the name of a nomenclature

I am using the nomencl package to make a list of abbreviations. I would like the name of the nomenclature, "Abbreviations", to be formatted and numbered in the same way as a \section{}. For ...
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How to make correct pdfbookmarks for the nomenlature?

In this example the pdfbookmark for the nomenclature is linked to the list of tables. How to make here the correct bookmark? \documentclass[listof=totoc,]{scrbook} \usepackage{makeidx} ...
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Notation table in each Chapter/Part

I am currently writing a large document (book class divided into several parts) and would like to introduce suitable notation tables at the beginning of each part of the document. Up to now I have ...
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List of abbreviation

I want to display a list of abbreviation in two columns and list each abbreviation preceded by the corresponding letter. for example : A AAR .... AG .... i use the package nomencl : below the ...
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Issue in the package “nomencl”

When I issue the command makeindex thesis22May.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o thesis22May.nls in Dos prompt, it creates thesis22May.nls file which I use during compilation of the main thesis22May.tex to ...
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No file %.nls while using nomencl

I would like to use nomencl. I have the following code: \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \nomenlature{test}{This is a test} \printnomenclature \makeindex My_file.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o ...
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Make nomenclature sort math correctly

I am sorting my nomenclature as suggested by the nomencl package documentation, but \dot{q} is being sorted before a and v, where as the desired sort is: a \dot{q} v The existence of a default ...
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Invoking makeindex for nomencl

I have spent many many hours failing to implement nomencl for my PhD thesis. The problem seems to be with invoking makeindex and creating the .nls file I keep reading that I must invoke makeindex or ...
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How to center align the nomenclature output? [closed]

I am using nomencl package to generate the List of Abbreviations which is working fine and is giving me the results. The problem is that I want the results to be centered on the page and not left ...
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How to modify the typesetting of nomencl header?

The nomencl package typesets the header of the nomenclature list as a \section* in the article document class. How can I change it to \subsection*?