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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*?
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Unable to load nomenclatures

Following my question here, there is another one issue that stills unanswered. Once gain, the following template http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/CUEDThesisPSnPDF.tgz ...
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Problem with the nomenclature?

I am trying to use the nomencl package. I am following an excellent looking guide available here: http://www.cs.brown.edu/system/software/latex/doc/nomencl.pdf However, I can't for the life of me ...
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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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Nomenclature List shown, but not in text

I'm using package nomencl for my texnic project and it works fine so far. I use MikTex 2.9 and TeXnic 1.0. Following code produces a list of my used nomenclatures at the beginning of the document, ...
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Vertical spacing between equations and text

I'm running into an issue where if I add \nomenclature{$a$}{A}% after an equation it adds extra space. I have many equations and half of them require the \nomenclature command, however, those that ...
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List of symbols/abbreviations and macros

It's on my task list for a while now, and this post made me ask a follow up question which is, in my mind, a missing part when setting such a list. As an example, think of the standard notation of an ...
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nomencl with units, nomgroups and longtable

I use nomencl with nomgroups and nomunit. The only way I achieved to properly align it is given in the picture. It was produced using the methods of the documentation. The file.ist is standard, ...
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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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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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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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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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nomencl+hyperref: Clickable links when entry appears in text?

Is it somehow possible to create a nomenclature using the nomencl package in conjunction with the hyperref package, so that whenever a nomenclature entry appears in the main text, it is actually a ...