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how to set label width to widest element using nomencl?

Is it possible to set the \nomlabelwidth of the nomencl package to the widest element automatically? The manual only gives the option of setting it at a fixed width as an argument to the ...
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Error for nomenclature: Paragraph ended before \@@@nomenclature was complete

I am facing the same problem. I always get the the error: ! Paragraph ended before \@@@nomenclature was complete. I am using this nomenclature: \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{paralist} ...
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How to achieve nomenclature entries like: symbol, Description, Dimension and unit, etc?

The title is pretty much I want to ask. More detail, the nomenclature entries should be sorted in groups like: Nomenclature Acronyms Symbol Description % no Dimensions and Units ...
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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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List of Symbols?

I'm trying to make a list of symbols that looks a lot like the one shown here But I'm having some trouble making 2 columns that are spaced in that manner for the 2 pages I have for my list. Can ...
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How to define a symbol that can be used in both a glossary and an equation?

I created a list of symbols table as you can see : \newglossaryentry{slambda}{ name=$\lambda$, description={wavelength} } When I tried to put this symbol in the equation : \begin{equation} ...
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Generate a list of Abbreviations which occur in the text? [duplicate]

Currently I track my abbreviations manually and put them in a page like below. I'd like to be able to define the abbreviations inside the text of my paper and then have a list of them automatically ...
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changeing appearance of nomencl

I'd like to change the appearance of my nomenclature to a design that's closer to the following image, has someone some ideas how to get there? right now it looks like: My mini example was ...
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How to make the page number appear on the abbreviation list?

does anybody know how to make the first page of the abbreviation list have the page number? My abbrev. list is made of 3 pages and only the other two have the correct page numbering (roman). The first ...
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How to include notation using nomencl in document?

I've been trying to use the nomencl package to start a table of notation. I'm using the example code included in the documentation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature ...
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MacTex 2015, not showing Nomenclature

Using MacTex 2015 distribution, and two different LaTeX editors (TexShop and Latexian), it is unable to show the nomenclature. I've tried in other computers and online Latex editors and I was ...
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Print only part of the nomeclature

I was wondering if I can print only a bit of the whole nomenclature? Like after you have written an eq. and you want to explain the variables and constants. It would be nice to do so in nomenclature ...
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Decouple nomencl from chapter class, to have its own formatting

I'm using the nomencl package to keep track of my abbreviations in my \documentclass{report}, where I am using xelatex to change the font. However, since I've made changes to the way \chapter{} is ...
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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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Sections in Nomenclature using Lyx

I am finalizing my thesis using LyX and I want to make two sections in Nomenclature (One with abbreviations and another with symbols). There a tutorial in lyx wiki about sectioning Nomenclature, but ...
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Nomenclature Nomgroup font type change

My report should follow some guidelines, but I have no clue how to change them. I already read the nomencl description but could not find a clue on how to change the font of the nomgroups. I would ...
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Converting a Nomenclature Example to Use Glossaries

I am hoping to get pointers for how to convert this example to use the glossaries package: How to achieve nomenclature entries like: symbol, Description, Dimension and unit, etc? The aforementioned ...
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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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Can not print Nomenclature in Texmaker [duplicate]

I'm not able to run the following example in Texmaker: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \section*{Main equations} \begin{equation} a=\frac{N}{A} ...
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Nomenclature Sorting: Correct sorting of math while using groups

I am using LyX to write a report. The nomenclature is divided in groups. Within the "Roman Symbols" group the entries which start with math are sorted before all the non-math entries. See the image at ...
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How to solve the page numbering problems (in TOC, hyperref, scrheadings, nomenclature)?

I like to have in the headings the chapter name on the inner upper section on almost all pages but not on those which start with the new chapter, on the tableofcontens and the index. The page number ...
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How to write long nomenclature entries?

I have to write nomenclature entries which are long (up to 200 words). If I write 200 words in one nomenclature entry I didn't get a nomenclature anymore. How can I solve this problem? MWE ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Can't generate a nomenclature

I'm trying to make a document work with a nomenclature in TeXShop on Mac OSX. When running the below: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} ...
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Combine nomenclature entries without destroying layout

I am trying to generate a nomenclature for all symbols used in my thesis. Some variables having the same indices should be grouped as they belong together. However, when I try to group them, the ...
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AT sign in the nomenclature

I'm using the nomencl package. I need to make an entry that contains the at symbol but entries containing @ don't appear in the nomenclature. \usepackage{nomencl} ... ...
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Spacing prior to start of the nomenclature

I am using the nomencl package and trying to remove the spacing between the start of the page and the "Nomenclature" title. \vspace{...} does not achieve the desired effect, so I assume this must be ...
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Is it possible to get the package listofsymbols to recognize the \cdots command?

I am trying use the package listofsymbols to define a symbol to be included in a list of symbols in a book. I have problems using the command \newsym to define a symbol which involves the command ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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Automatically check whether all symbols are listed in the nomenclature

Sometimes, I write long documents with a huge amount of abbreviations and mathematical symbols. Up to now, I used to check manually if all of them were declared in the nomenclature, which is a very ...
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Having hyper-referenced items for the symbols in a nomenclature table

I am trying to replicate the following picture, with some modifications, in my thesis which shows a nomenclature in a long table format. I want to have this along with classicthesis package version ...
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Nomenclature section

I used the following code to make sections in nomenclature. This totally works. While I wanted to add the fourth section "Matrices" which is now commented out I faced with an error. I attached the ...
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How to make section in Nomenclature?

I try to make sections in Nomenclature and sort them as I desire in my paper like the one I added in the picture. I have not had any success. I am close to get mad! I searched a lot but I couldn't ...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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Why doesn't nomenclature show up in TOC using this custom class?

Background: I'm trying to use a LaTeX class found HERE to create a thesis. The class has a scheme for enabling/disabling the creation of a "List of Symbols" using LaTeX's nomenclature package. When I ...
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List of symbols and abbreviations

How can I make a list of symbols when I am using \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{memoir} with input-files? Here is my main file: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{memoir} % Include all settings ...
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Adding text between the title of nomenclature and the start of the list

It is my first time to use the nomencl package. I was wondering if there is a way to add text between the title of nomenclature and the first item on the list? Many thanks
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More doubt about how to create nomenclature using TeXnicCenter?

I saw one answer for "How to create nomenclature using TeXnicCenter?". I follow Kurts instruction but I still cannot get pdf files with nomenclature on it. So I wish to know whether I can get more ...
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makeindex and restricted \write18

I use the nomenclature package to create nomenclature sections for my papers. I haven't done a paper in a while with a nomenclature, but today it is not working. In order to use the nomenclature ...
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For a group of symbols, how to get column headings(description) in the next page?

This question is with reference to the answer provided in How to achieve nomenclature entries like: symbol, Description, Dimension and unit, etc? I am able to achieve different styling for different ...
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How to make page numbers in a nomenclature hyperref links?

I want to create a nomenclature for a very large document using the nomencl. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[refpage]{nomencl} \usepackage{hyperref} \makenomenclature \begin{document} ...
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Hyphenation in nomenclature [duplicate]

I'm using the nomecl package for explaining symbols. However, manual hyphenation rules like Kontrast/Rausch"=Verhältnis for long german words in the description are not working. See the following ...
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Nomenclature per chapter

I would like add a nomenclature at the end of each chapter of my dissertation, including the parameters of that chapter. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \makenomenclature ...
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Nomenclature sequence in Lyx

I am using the Nomenclature package in Lyx. I am sorting my entries between Greek symbols, Roman symbols and acronyms. As you can see in the screenshot the symbols are further separated: with or ...
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List of symbols after equation

Is there way to Define the symbols after the use of an equation, AND show that list right after the equation Repeat that list at the beginning of the document containing all the used symbols with ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `nomencl.sty' not found

using the following link, how can I install the missed package (nomencl.sty)? http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/nomencl
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mathscript glyphs in nomenclature list

I am trying to use a glyph defined by \mathscr{F} in a list of nomenclature. The explanation shows in the list fine, but the glyph doesn't. Anyone come across this before or have a ...
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A nomenclature which it can be displayed in a MWE but nothing occurs when the full packages are included. Is there any conflict between packages?

All works well for a MWE. However, when I would like to display a nomenclature for the whole document including all the packages. the first compilation with PDFlatex and calling makeindex were ...
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What notation is used to show that a variable is a matrix? [closed]

When a variable is a vector, it is common to put an arrow above the variable, shown bellow \vec{x} When a variable is a matrix, sometimes a capital letter is used to distinguish it from the ...
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Wrong Sorting nomenclature and predefined variables [closed]

This time I'm writing my Bachelor Thesis on Uni Stuttgart. Now I got a problem. I predefined my Variables for being able to change them easily in the whole document. For example I did it like this: ...