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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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\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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Creating an engine in TexShop for nomenclature

I am following this guide to create an engine-file for TexShop to facilitate the use of the nomenclature package. However, after invoking the engine, it does not happen anything at all - I get no ...
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Longtable nomenclature firsthead problem

After my question here: Format nomencl in table style Everything ran smooth, however, the list expanded and I was in the need to take advantage of the longtable properties: i.e. repeating the header ...
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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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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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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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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 ...