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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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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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Format nomencl in table style

For my thesis I wwant to format the nomencl in the same style as the rest. Simply put this means I want the nomencl to appear as follows: Symbol Quantity Unit t Time s rest ...
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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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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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Nomenclature sorting and latex code coming first

I am using LyX, which uses Nomenclature package, I guess. As you see in the screenshot 1, \hat{p} comes before everything else. How can I send it back where the other p's are? Many thanks.
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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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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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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 duplicates

Is there a way to automatically remove duplicates from the generated Nomenclature? E.g. adding multiple times: \nomenclature{HTML}{HyperText Markup Language} in your TeX file should generate only ...
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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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Nomenclatura-How to display one symbol used in two differents contexts or more

The following example builds one nomenclatura (the list of some importa symbols). The problem I met is the following one : if one symbol is used in two contexts, this symbol appears two times (see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What is the best way for a list of nomenclature?

My problem with the nomencl package is that I have to call \nomenclature manually every time I use a new symbol. For example the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xspace,ifthen} ...
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Nomenclature sorting: Sort by Number

How would I use the Nomenclature to display a list of symbols sorted by the page number rather than symbol letter. The code below was used to generate this List of Notations. However, I am trying to ...
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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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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 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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Nomenclature; running makeindex

I'm new to LaTeX and have been struggling with generating a nomenclature, for several hours... I have tried to follow this instruction: http://cs.brown.edu/about/system/managed/latex/doc/nomencl.pdf ...
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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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space behind unit in nomenclature list

I would like to have the unit closer to the symbol description in my nomenclature list. But when I use the command from the help file and add a space after the unit: ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Adding extra columns to the usnomencl nomenclature package

I use the package usnomencl to create nomenclatures e.g. \setlength{\UnitLabelWdth}{0.4\textwidth} \begin{Nomencl}[2em] \item[$\zeta$] damping ratio \item[$\theta$] \UnitLine{angular ...
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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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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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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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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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Nomenclature and line breaks

I'm trying to format the nomenclature such that there is, ideally, a curly bracket around a series of items with 1 definition. If that's not possible then at least having a line break in between ...
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Nomencl: how to remove indentation in two columns multiline entries

I'm using the nomencl package to write a two columns list of terms I frequently use in my thesis. Everything looks fine except that I don't like that whenever the explanation of a term takes more than ...
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nomencl: left alignment for description text

Does anyone know how to left align the description text of abbrevations in a nomencl list of abbrevations. For example: I would like to left align the text "Kategorien- und Variablebezeichnungen" or ...
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Problem with the package nomencl [closed]

I'm writing a report for the university, using a format that I found in the web. The problem is when I compile the .tex manuscript, the nomenclature does not appear in the output. Additionally, the ...
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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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Sharelatex - Nomenclature

Recently, Sharelatex added the possibility of using \makeindex. However, I would like to add a nomenclature, preferably in the same style as in this topic How to achieve nomenclature entries like: ...
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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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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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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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Why my printnomenclature not working?

This is my Script: In my class file i added the following entry: \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{\large \textbf{Mathematical Notation}} \makenomenclature \usepackage{datatool} ...
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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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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 ...