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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 align dotfill to the right

I use the following command below to make my list of nomenclature to look like the list of contents, but I am a bit disturbed by the fact that the dots between the text belonging to a symbol in the ...
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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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Concatenate macro name \foo + bar ==> \foobar

If in a command \foo is one of my arguments, e.g. #1 how can I do a \def for \foobar, i.e., define a command with bar added to #1? Specifically I try the following \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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latexmk and nomencl

I'm trying to implement the nomencl package in my Master's thesis, but I'm experiensing serious trouble when it comes to make latexmk/makeindex create or update the nls file. I ended up creating the ...
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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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Nomenclature not aligned

I have a nomenclature section in my paper where I defined my symbols. For example: \documentclass[twocolumn,10pt]{asme2e} \addtolength{\textwidth}{-1pt} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Creating an abbreviations file [duplicate]

I'm new to the LaTeX scene as I've starting writing my thesis. I'm using a root .tex file and using \include to add in my chapters (etc). I'm also using \nomencl to add an abbreviations list. I'd like ...
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List of abbreviations

Is there a way to get an alphabetical list of abbreviations automatically? At the moment I have: \begin{longtable}{ll} APC & antigeen-presenterende cel \\ \end{longtable} I use longtable ...
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Nomencl Reference Section Number

I'm writing a PhD thesis that includes many similar symbols. Therefore, I'd like to list in the nomenclature the section number at which each symbol is initially using (and therefore defined in the ...
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Use Nomenclature package twice for list of abbreviations and nomenclature. Win 7, miktex, Texmaker 3.5.2 [duplicate]

I have a short question to ask: Is it possible to use the nomenclature environment twice in the same document? I want to use it once for Nomenclature and one for a list of abbreviations. So after I ...
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automatic nomenclature breaks with subfigure

I am using the method recommended in List of symbols/abbreviations and macros to automatically generate an entry to the nomenclature (nomencl package) when I first use a command, i.e. ...
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nomenclature page formatting

I have a list of symbols generated throught the nomencl package. It works fine. The only problem I have is: How can I redefine the margins for the page? by default it is using the margins for ...
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Change font of nomenclature (nomencl)

I am strying to change the font of my abbreviations list \printnomenclature (nomencl.sty) so I can have the abbreviations in bold (my main font lacks a bold version). I've tried several things, but I ...
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How to make nomenclature entries indent?

The nomenclature entries is left align without indent by default: \printnomenclature[2.5 cm] See e.g. I want to make these symbols indent from left margin for 1 ex or 1 em. But I have just ...
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How to change \nomrefeqpage format for nomencl

I am using nomencl to list my nomenclature. The command \nomrefeqpage will give an entry like, ... see equation (1.1.1), page 3. Because by my convention, a number with parenthesis like (1.1.1) ...
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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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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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How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package?

I have searched for the whole day online, but all the threads indicate only realizing one of the lists by using nomencl package. I want to create both list of abbreviations AND list of nomenclature ...
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nomencl manually sorting

I have a problem with manually sorting the entries for my nomenclature by the prefixes, and I cannot get it to work. Here is my code; they are supposed to be sorted by the numbers in the prefixes, ...
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\include and header

I have a separate .tex file for a list of symbols. They aren't nomenclature because I included more information than simple definitions. (I have 3 columns.) When I use \include{symbols} the header on ...
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Nomenclature definition in hidden places?

This question is related to a previous question of mine Increasing nesting level for parameters and global xparse macros? I use a modified version of \defsym as given by egreg in this answer to the ...
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MiKTeX, nomencl - Couldn't find input index file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using package nomencl I was searching for this problem on this webpage and I found several related questions, however, with no accepted answer. I hope this entry will ...
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Two column nomenclature

I want to achieve this for my nomenclature, making it two column with title on top of the columns and not part of the first one. I also want to keep my nomenclature's name changed to Appendix which I ...
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Textmate: change makeindex

To get the nomencl package working I need to run a makeindex line like: makeindex <filename>.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o <filename>.nls I'm using Textmate, which has a built-in "Run Makeindex" ...
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What should I build my new nomenclature package on top of?

This question led to a new package: concepts This is a major edit. In my previous attempt I overgeneralized, which obfuscated my real question. I'd like to write a new package which I want ...
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Fail to sort nomenclature using prefix

I'm trying to get my nomenclature to sort alphabetically, including word with accent. Basics! Well, I read all \nomencl documentation and many of your expert answers here... So I tried different ...
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Abbreviation index with nomenclature [closed]

SOLVED: I don't know why, but I throwed one abbreviation out of the document. Then I compiled and it worked. After that I copied it back again and it still worked. And since I did that I had no ...
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How to enlarge title font size of nomenclature

I use these codes (in preamble): \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cfttoctitlefont}{\LARGE\bfseries} That used for customize the font size of "Table of Content" to be LARGE (about 18pt). So that ...
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Sorting the nomenclature description

I am using nomencl package to prepare the nomenclature for my thesis. In that, the package sorts the symbols as shown in Figure. But I want the desription of the symbols in Right hand side to be ...
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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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Inserting nomenclature on a page without page number

I have followed this example and read nomencl package documentation and I can't find a solution. The problem is, that I want to insert nomenclature after TOC, where page numbers are turned off. That ...
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Grouped multi-column nomenclature

I'd like to print a multicolumn nomenclature list that consists of several groups. At the moment, using the grouping approach described in the manual and with a code snippet from ...
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Lyx: fails to insert nomenclature

I am having problems inserting nomenclature entries using Lyx. I enter the symbol and description, press OK, and the nomenclature entry is not made ( ie no box Nom: ...) [no error messages]. I haven't ...
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Why nomenclature text is not English when loading additional languages in document class?

I have troubles in getting the right language in nomenclature. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[english,italian]{article} \usepackage[english,refpage]{nomencl} \makenomenclature ...
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How to leave nomenclature list out of table of contents

In my thesis, I have a table of contents, list of figures, list of tables and a list of symbols and nomenclature generated with nomencl (in that order). The lists of figures and tables do not appear ...
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Difference between a nomenclature section and a glossary

This is not a technical question. I'm writing a thesis and I have found out about MakeIndex, which allows building a glossary and the nominal package, which helps making a nomenclature section. So, ...
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bottom right page numbering in table of content, list of figures, table and nomenclature

I wanted to have all page numbering at right bottom of each page. So I used package fancyhdr. I put this at the preamble %customize page numbering on right hand side \fancyhf{} %clear all header and ...
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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*?