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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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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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Nomenclature package error : Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment [closed]

I am using the package nomencl to generate a list of abbreviations. However, after a recent MiKTeX 2.9 update (using TeXnicCenter) I keep getting errors for the abbreviation items LaTeX Error: ...
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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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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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How to include un-numbered sections in additional ToC?

This is a follow-up question to: Contents page in two different languages Now with a working second language table of contents I have tried including parts of the article such as the table of figures,...
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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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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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Mimicking the style of a KOMA script section heading inside a nomenclature

I have a document using the scrreprt class which contains a nomenclature. The nomenclature uses subgroups with headings. I'd like to format the headings like the section headings of the document, i.e. ...
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Customizing nomenclature '=' separator as in aiaa

This is a problem google was unable to aid me with. I am writing an aiaa journal paper and need to generate a nomenclature. All templates and examples I have come accross do this manually, using 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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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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Nomenclature with glossaries line break in name field

I'm using the glossaries package to generate a nomenclature for my document. The problem is that some of my entries have very long functions within the name field. How can I add a manual line break at ...
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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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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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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. \defsym{\Rn}{\...
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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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Sharelatex - Nomenclature [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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 make a clean and grouped nomenclature list?

The nomenclature groups are: Acronyms: two columns (abbrev. - description) Roman symbols: three columns (symbol - description - unit) Greek symbols: three columns (symbol - description - ...
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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 Nomenclature}%...
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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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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 \begin{...
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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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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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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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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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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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Creating \newcommand from existing command

So I have been using the nomencl package with the following \newcommand, to save having to type the abbreviation and then the \nomenclature command: \newcommand*{\nom}[2]{#1\nomenclature{#1}{#2}} %...
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Problems with Makeindex

I use TeXnicCenter and I want to create a nomenclature and I watched a tutorial video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss1XfsaAnfs) I did everything exactly as it is told in this tutorial video. ...
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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: \newcommand{\nomunit}[1]{\...
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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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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 example:...
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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 displacement}{...
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Increase spacing between text and symbol in Notations

I am using scrbook package to write my report. I am defining the list of notations as follows: \renewcommand{\nomname}{Notation} \renewcommand\nomgroup[1]{% \ifthenelse{\equal{#1}{R}}{% \item[\textbf{...
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Reduce line spacing in nomenclature

I am creating a nomenclature and would like to reduce line spacing. If I use the approach found online inserting the \setlength{\nomitemstep}{-parsep} command, all line skips are removed including the ...