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Get that error when i use \listofnomenclature{ll} it is defined as so in the Thesis.cls file

 }
\newcommand\listnomenclature{Symbols}
\usepackage{longtable}
\newcommand\listofnomenclature[2]{
\btypeout{\listnomenclature}
\addtotoc{\listnomenclature}
\chapter*{\listnomenclature
  \@mkboth{
      \MakeUppercase\listnomenclature}    {\MakeUppercase\listnomenclature}}
\begin{longtable}[c]{#1}#2\end{longtable}\par
\cleardoublepage
}

use case:

\listofnomenclature{ll}

{

\textbf{AC} & \textbf{A}lternating \textbf{C}urrent\\
}

A minimal example can be found here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/crwqkoiqr8crldj/AACGzMkXZEOViP0pnO1zhTs1a?dl=0

i have used this in a previous project and it worked fine..

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    Please do not use external links for MWE. External links can break. Always add a MWE as code into the question. Jul 9, 2017 at 9:42
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    The error message raises if you declare less columns for a tabular (either tabular, longtable, tabularx or similar environments) than you are using or if you try to add an ampersand not using \& but the alignment token &. Jul 9, 2017 at 9:45
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    @Schweinebacke but 2 columns were declared and 2 columns were used ,as seen in the code above.. The ampersand here indicates an alignment token, not the actual ampersand symbol.
    – Drak
    Jul 9, 2017 at 10:18
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    The code snippet at the question does not show any valid usage of \listofnomenclature. The \listofnomenclature{ll} of the first sentence of your question is not complete (second argument missing). I cannot access the dropbox code currently (and won't if I could). So currently I cannot say anything more than I've done in the comments. Otherwise I would have add an answer instead of a comment. However: Here and now it is to hot, to do any more support. I'm well done. Jul 9, 2017 at 10:25
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    @Schweinebacke "i'm well done", i hope that was a pun, considering your username :P i edited the post and added a use case. I cant not add all the code in the question (for example the thesis class is in excess of 300 lines). nonetheless, thanks for your comments (y)
    – Drak
    Jul 9, 2017 at 11:15

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for some weird reason, it works by removing the spaces.

\listofnomenclature{ll}
{\textbf{AC} & \textbf{A}lternating \textbf{C}urrent\\}

interesting though, the text output is always centered, even when using \raggedright..why is it always centered?

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  • Don't use answers for questions. If you have a question ask a question (with MWE). Jul 12, 2017 at 10:40
  • its a followup question derived from the answer..MWE is that of the original post.
    – Drak
    Jul 12, 2017 at 10:52
  • Follup questions have to be ask as questions not as answers! Put a link into the new question if this question or this answer is relevant for the new question. And: There is still no MWE in the original post. There is only a link to something external, that could be or become a MWE. Jul 12, 2017 at 11:37
  • if anyone is interested, change the [c] (for center) to [l] (for left) in the following line in the Thesis.cls \begin{longtable}[c]{#1}#2\end{longtable}\par
    – Drak
    Jul 12, 2017 at 13:37

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