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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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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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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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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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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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Adding nomenclature to the preliminaries, page hyperlink wrong

I am customising a thesis template to include my glossary. By default this was going in the end, but I want to have it in the front, in the preliminaries section before chapter 1, where a different ...
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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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problems with code in package nomencl

Good Afternoon How can I run this code ? latex <filename>.tex makeindex <filename>.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o <filename>.nls latex <filename>.tex thanks
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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 does not appear [duplicate]

I can't create a list of abbreviations. I have been using nomencl package. I put \makenomenclature and \nomenclature{symbol}{name of symbol} \printnomenclature But nomenclature doesn't appear. ...
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Can't get nomenclature to work

I'm trying to use the nomencl package in my thesis, but I'm have some difficulties in getting it to work. I've downloaded a copy of the nomencl guide written by Bernd Schandl, and am currently trying ...
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Separate nomenclatures for different chapters

How can I have different nomenclatures for different chapters? I use Chapterbib for the reference. However I could not find any thing for nomenclature. %----------------- ...
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Lyx error when creating nomenclature: “No file (%.nls.”

I have a new installation of Lyx 2.0.7. I'm trying to create a minimal nomenclature listing. I've added a single "Nomenclature Entry..." and a single "List / TOC -> Nomenclature". When I try to ...
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Change the nomenclature from Chapter to Section

How can I change Nomenclature from a chapter to section in a report I am using \section*{Nomenclature} \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{Nomenclature} \renewcommand{\nomname}{} \printnomenclature ...
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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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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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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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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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nomencl with Texworks on mac

I am trying for long time to create a nomenclature list with nomencl package but in vain. i spent many hours trying to find out on internet and it seems that using this package is not that simple. I ...
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list of symbols with nomencl

How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package? i found this old question but it doent really help me. I have the problem that i have a nomencl package ...
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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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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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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 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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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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LaTeX \nomenclature shows now explanation

This is my code: \usepackage{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{Abkürzungsverzeichnis} \setlength{\nomlabelwidth}{.10\hsize} \renewcommand{\nomlabel}[1]{#1 \dotfill} \setlength{\nomitemsep}{-2\parsep} ...
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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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Using Nomenclature and emacs

I'm learning how to \usepackage{nomencl}. So far so good. I added the nomenclature compile option to the Emacs commands by editing my .emacs file, adding: ;; nomenclature for latex (eval-after-load ...
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Nomenclature(nomencl) problem when submitting paper in Wiley

I have prepared a paper for submitting in wiley. I'm using nomencl package for nomenclature and it works fine. But when i upload my files in journal, the nomenclature won't create. How can i solve ...
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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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How to stop nomencl using the page headers of the previous section

In this example the second page of the nomenclature is entitled list of tables, inheriting it's title from the previous section. How do I change the title of the second page to nomenclature? ...
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How to force letters augmented with a mathematical symbol to be placed in an alphabetical order in the glossary?

I'm using the nomentbl package to generate a glossary of my symbols. This works great for most general cases. I'm using a class file where commands are defined to include Latin and Greek symbols as ...
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Problem with nomenclature

I am trying to get a list of abbreviations into my paper using the \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature package. However, I won't create a list in my document when I type \printnomenclature ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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memoir class glossary: \changeglossnumformat not working

I've modified memoir's glossary format in order for things to look the way I want. I'm pretty happy, except for one thing: I'd like for the page numbers to be clickable links. When the reader clicks, ...
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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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Nomenclature cutting off some entries

The nomenclature is cutting off some entries. I have more entries than one page can hold so instead of printing to another page, it is truncating the nomenclature and only printing the first few ...
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issues with generating a nomenclature with TexMaker [duplicate]

Im trying to write my thesis with TexMakerX and am using a latex template found at http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ the problem is I can't reproduce the example shown. ...
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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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Using the suggested LyX sectioned nomenclature, why do deleted nomenclature entries still appear in the output? [closed]

I'm using the suggested LyX Nomenclature with Sections. When deleting a nomenclature entry, this stays somewhere hidden in the document and it is displayed in the output. Funny thing is that if trying ...
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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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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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nomenclature hyphenation

I'm using \makenomenclature and \printnomenclature.. I have searched since yesterday for solution with nomenclature, but found nothing. Do anybody have a solution? I don't want do it with glossary, ...
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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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Having hyper-referenced items for the symbols in a nomenclature table

I am trying to replicate the following picture, with some modifications, in my thesis which shows a nomenclature in a long table format. I want to have this along with classicthesis package version ...
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Nomencl and Algorithm2e Incompatibility [closed]

This code produces no errors and displays the nomenclature correctly. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \nomenclature{$c$}{a constant} \printnomenclature ...
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Suppress symbol in nomenclature after first use

I have a probably strange requirement. Normally in nomenclature using glossaries package, the symbol is the only thing printed after the first use onwards, but i need the opposite. After first use ...
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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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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 ...