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List of symbols or abbreviations (nomenclature).

  Update (April 2014): This package has not been updated in the past few years. You may want to use the more recent and more flexible glossaries package .

  Printing a list of abbreviations or symbols is one of these things (like so many) LaTeX provides a very simple and elegant solution for. The nomencl package  implements a few basic commands to do that.

  First load the package in the preamble. The makenomenclature command is required for the generation of the nomenclature file (.nlo). Commenting it out is a convenient way to “switch it off”.

Next, add abbreviations together with their description or long form to your document. Ideally, this is done immediately after an abbreviation is mentioned for the first time.

This command has an optional argument which provides control over the order of the entries. Consider the following example:

beta_before_alpha

Linebreaks were added for presentation purposes only.

beta_after_alpha

The following command prints the abbreviation/symbol list at the corresponding position of the document.

To control the distance between the symbol or abbreviation and the explaining text use the optional distance argument.

To change the name of the list use

Similar to a glossary or bibliography, the document is typesetted once (latex). Next, the nomenclature is generated using makeindex . Finally, the document is typesetted again, adding the nomenclature to it.

The makeindex command takes the nomenclature file (.nlo), the style file (nomencl.ist) and the name of the output file (.nls) as input arguments.

  Complete code of a working example and its output

nomencl_minimal

Note, to save some typing, you can define your own nomenclature command that prints the symbol/abbreviation and generates a list entry at the same time.

Refer to the  nomencl package documentation  for more details.

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14. May 2012 at 13:48

Maybe worth adding that one should add

# for nomenclature add_cus_dep(“nlo”, “nls”, 0, “nlo2nls”); sub nlo2nls { system(“makeindex $_[0].nlo -s nomencl.ist -o $_[0].nls -t $_[0].nlg”); }

to the .latexmkrc file for this method to work hand in hand with latexmk.

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14. May 2012 at 15:11

Thanks for your comment! For those not familiar with latexmk , see here . Best, Tom.

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14. May 2012 at 17:51

Recently I also posted about adding a nomenclature to LaTeX documents, without making use of either xindy or makeindex (as many TeXers find that rather difficult). Read it here: http://www.howtotex.com/packages/create-a-simple-nomenclature-with-the-longtable-package/ At the bottom of that post some alternatives are also given, one of which the way described here.

15. May 2012 at 6:37

Hi Frits, Thanks for the link. The drawback is, you point it out in your post, you have to collect and type everything out manually. Nice site by the way! Best, Tom.

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29. October 2012 at 16:25

How can I have List of Symbols and List of Abbreviations in the thesis using nomenclature??

30. October 2012 at 3:18

Hi Sailesh,

The documentation describes how to create subgroups and I put together their example below. If you require two separate lists, I suggest using the glossaries package , which is more flexible.

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17. December 2012 at 15:48

Hi, I’m using nomenclature after \listoftables and \listoffigures, and before the beginning of the first chapter. My problem is that every of the firsts commands create a second blank page with only the header and page number, however nomenclature don’t, and there is a second blank page after nomenclature with the header of listoffigures. It seems like latex don’t know listoffigures end before nomenclature or something like that. By the way, listoffigures, of tables, etc. are not in the index (makeindex), and nomenclature does.

Please help!!

8. January 2013 at 13:18

See here for a solution to your double page break problem. It’s got to do with the documentclass option openright .

How to add the list of figures/table to the table of contents is explained here under point 6 (among other things). makeindex creates the nomenclature, not the table of contents as the name might suggest.

Let me know if your problems are still facing problems.

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16. April 2014 at 14:20

Hi Tom, I have tried looking at the pages you suggest, but I have still not been able to find a solution to my problem. I am currently writing my master thesis with document class [10pt,twoside]{book}. I have created the nomenclature as a long table, but when I include the nomenclature after the list of tables the page number for the nomenclature becomes incorrect (it says X in the table of contents instead of IX). Also on the page after the nomenclature it says “list of tables” at the top. Do you have any ideas?

Thanks, Sarah

17. April 2014 at 4:42

I suggest you try the more recent glossaries package . You can find some examples here . If you still see the same issue, please provide a minimal working example and I’ll look into it.

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10. March 2013 at 19:34

Hi, how can I print the nomenclature list in two columns??

11. March 2013 at 11:11

Hi! Try the multicol package . Alternatively, you may find some of the information in this article useful.

If nothing works, please send a minimal working example.

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15. April 2013 at 12:12

i use a simple command to \listoftables and \listoffigure and how to create list of symbols

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29. April 2013 at 8:47

Hi Tom. I have been trying to follow your examples, but I still can’t make the list of abbreviations. I copied your Time Zone-example into TeXshop, but it doesn’t seem like the \printnomenclature works. Any suggestions? Thanks anyway:-)

29. April 2013 at 9:22

Did you run makeindex to generate the index file as described above? You might also take a look at the answer given here for a more user-friendly solution.

29. April 2013 at 11:21

This might help:-) thanks a lot!

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25. March 2014 at 10:38

How (or where) do you run makeindex?

I indeed noticed this part in the documentation above: latex filename.tex makeindex filename.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o filename.nls latex filename.tex

However, it is unclear to me what I have to do with this code?

25. March 2014 at 15:36

Usually, this would be done in the terminal/command-line, unless your editor provides an interface/button for it.

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15. May 2013 at 14:50

I used the nomencl pakage as you suggested in another post. Everything is working fine, but the title appears as centered, unlike the List of Tables and List of Figures page, where the title appears on the left. One more thing is that the fontsize of the title is also small compared to the fontsize of the List of Figures page.

Here is the code:

I haven’t included any image as such in this code, but I have done so in my thesis.

15. May 2013 at 16:05

You redefine the titleformat . Just remove or comment out lines 11-13 (and possibly 15) and you’ll get the standard behavior.

Cheers, Tom.

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15. May 2013 at 19:07

HI i attempt the ‘Complete code of a working example and its output’ in my texwork and it only displays the sentence UTC is 3 hours behind ADT and 10 hours ahead of EST please advise

16. May 2013 at 2:08

Hi! The package requires running latex, makeindex, latex as described in the post. Best, Tom

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18. June 2013 at 20:14

I’ve a problem with my list of Nomenclature and Abbreviations and a fancyhdr. My list works fine, but when it runs over to a second page, the header appears only on the second page, not on the first. Very strange. Anyone have any ideas for a solution please?

My code is:

19. June 2013 at 4:02

The first page of your abbreviations and nomenclature is a “chapter start page”. By default, headers are empty on these pages. To change that, you would have to redefine the chapter command. A note: you redefine \nomname , why don’t you use it further below. I.e.:

19. June 2013 at 7:50

Thanks for the reply. Hadn’t thought of the \nomname , probably because I was working on this at silly o’clock!

My header shows up when I have a new chapter page in the main body of text and also on the TOC pages, so I don’t follow what you mean when you say a ‘Chapter start page’.

My fancy header shows up on all my LOF, LOT, TOC Can you direct me to somewhere that might explain what I need to do to sort this out

20. June 2013 at 17:09

You might want to give this a try (from nomencl documentation :

If that doesn’t work, it would help if you provided an example that can be typeset. The code on latex-community.org is somewhat more complete, but packages are missing and the document is empty.

Here are some pointers you might find useful:

http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/31586/nomenclature-as-a-chapter http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/63620/how-to-modify-the-typesetting-of-nomencl-header http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=14427

20. June 2013 at 17:19

and BOOM! Cheers Tom

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28. November 2013 at 13:06

Hi Tom, really liked the way you explained it all. i have a question that i can’t seem to find the answer for online and am running out of time and options. could you please help me? 🙂 it sounds silly, but … I’m a newbie…so here goes: how do i install packages in latex? I’ve had to manually do many functions for which a package is available like splitting a long table!

please help! 🙂

28. November 2013 at 13:52

There are essentially two ways:

  • If you only need the package for this project, it is sufficient to place the package file (.sty) in the project directory. It is only available to the project you are working on.
  • You can install packages globally. After downloading, you copy the package file into your tex distribution tree and update the index. The entire installation process is described here.

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4. January 2014 at 11:16

Hi Tom, I would like to have more than one nomenclature in my document: 1. Below every equation 2. At the begining of the document a complete nomentclature of all symbols used.

Do you know whether it is possible to do this using nomencl package ? Or in other words, how to make \nomenclature visible ?

Thank you in advance 🙂

6. January 2014 at 18:24

I suggest using the glossaries package ( documentation ), it supports multiple glossaries/list of acronyms. Take a look at the package documentation for details on how to use it.

8. January 2014 at 20:54

Thanks Tom 🙂 I took me a while…but I’ve found how to do this, using glossaries package: http://stackoverflow.com/a/4741556

10. January 2014 at 15:39

Thanks for following up and posting your solution. Best, Tom

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27. July 2014 at 16:51

Saved me so much time. Thank you very much!

27. July 2014 at 16:53

Glad to hear, thanks for the feedback! Tom

27. July 2014 at 17:17

Incidentally, I have also used \textbf that is able to set letters as boldfaced. For example,

will bold face first letters of words. Personally felt this appears better in abbreviations.

29. July 2014 at 12:11

Thanks for sharing this. Best, Tom.

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11. September 2014 at 22:36

I was wondering if it’s possible to use the package so that you can have two different symbols for the same variable. The use would be having a ‘math’ symbol and a ‘code’ symbol. Ideally, it would accept an extra argument, and an input of:

\nomenclature{$\sigma$}{stdDev}{Standard deviation}

Would output something resembling: $\sigma$ \tt{stdDev} Standard Deviation

Thanks, Tim

15. September 2014 at 9:46

What I can think of is to create a command which takes 3 arguments and call \nomenclature from there:

And you might need extra space for the label ( see documentation ):

Let me know if this helps.

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How to Write a Thesis in LaTeX (Part 1): Basic Structure

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

Author: Josh Cassidy (August 2013)

This five-part series of articles uses a combination of video and textual descriptions to teach the basics of writing a thesis using LaTeX. These tutorials were first published on the original ShareLateX blog site during August 2013; consequently, today's editor interface (Overleaf) has changed considerably due to the development of ShareLaTeX and the subsequent merger of ShareLaTeX and Overleaf. However, much of the content is still relevant and teaches you some basic LaTeX—skills and expertise that will apply across all platforms.

Your thesis could be the longest and most complicated document you'll ever write, which is why it's such a good idea to use L a T e X instead of a common word processor. L a T e X makes tasks that are difficult and awkward in word processors, far simpler.

When writing something like a thesis its worth splitting up the document into multiple .tex files. It's also wise to organise the project using folders; therefore, we'll create two new folders, one for all the images used in the project and one for all the .tex files making up the main body of the thesis.

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  • 3 The main body
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The preamble

In this example, the main.tex file is the root document and is the .tex file that will draw the whole document together. The first thing we need to choose is a document class. The article class isn't designed for writing long documents (such as a thesis) so we'll choose the report class, but we could also choose the book class.

We can also change the font size by adding square brackets into the \documentclass command and specifying the size—we'll choose 12pt. Let's also prepare the document for images by loading the graphicx package. We'll also need to tell L a T e X where to look for the images using the \graphicspath command, as we're storing them in a separate folder.

The start of our preamble now looks like this:

Now we can finish off the preamble by filling in the title, author and date information. To create the simplest title page we can add the thesis title, institution name and institution logo all into the \title command; for example:

This isn't the best way to alter the title page so we'll look at more elaborate ways of customising title pages later on in the series, but this will suffice for now.

This is what the \maketitle command now produces for us:

Title.png

The frontmatter

After the title page we need to add in an abstract, dedication, declaration and acknowledgements section. We can add each of these in on separate pages using unnumbered chapters. To do this we use the \chapter command and add an asterisk. After these sections we'll add a table of contents using the \tableofcontents command:

The main body

Now for the main body of the document. In this example we will add-in five chapters, one of which will be an introduction and another will be a conclusion. However, instead of just composing these chapters in the main .tex file, we'll create a separate .tex file for each chapter in the chapters folder. We can then fill in these chapters with text remembering to split them up into sections and subsections.

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Then to add these chapters into the document, we use the \input command in the root document. Remember to add in chapters/ before the file name so that L a T e X knows where to find it.

The endmatter

We will now add in an appendix at the end of the document. To do this we use the \appendix command to tell L a T e X that what follows are appendices. Again We'll write the appendix in a separate file and then input it.

If we now compile the document, all our chapters will be added to the document and the table of contents will be automatically generated.

Thesiscontents.png

Now we have a basic structure for a thesis set up. In the next post I will show you how to change the page layout and add headers.

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UESTC Thesis Latex Template 2023. It fully supports the latest format specification in 2023, supports independent symbol table, abbreviation table, and complete and fully customizable Academic/Professional-Master/PhD covers.

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学位信息设置(选择对应模板)

作者、导师、题目等基本信息, 设置专业学位领域(专业硕士/博士专用), 专业学位硕士/博士(请按照以下步骤操作), 学术学位硕士/博士(请按照以下步骤操作), 分类号、密级、udc号, 缩略词/符号表目录设置, (盲审提交用)不显示作者姓名, 参考文献数量超过100时的悬挂缩进问题, 数字/罗马字符加粗显示, beamer slides template.

参考main.tex中关于本模板使用的各项说明,正文写法可参考 一份其实很短的 LaTeX 入门文档

注意,请尽量使用texlive 2021或之后的版本进行编译,模板仅在这些版本的latex下进行过相关测试

以下所有内容均需设置在正文开始(\begin{document})之前

main.tex第一行进行设置,应用thesis-uestc模板,设置学位信息:

  • bachelor:本科
  • promaster:专硕
  • engdoctor:工程博士

chairman pos

由于学校20220224格式规范中明确显示该内容左对齐,本模板进行了同步,若为了美学设计,请在cls文件中搜索 \arraybackslash\fontsize{14pt}{14pt}\bfseries\selectfont}p{4.35in} ,并全局替换为 \centering\arraybackslash\fontsize{14pt}{14pt}\bfseries\selectfont}p{4.35in} 完成对该内容的居中显示。

  • 在main.tex中,对以下内容取消注释并设置:
  • 在thesis-uestc.cls中修改以下内容(修改后如下所示):
  • 1126-1127取消注释;1129行修改为12bp 1126 合作导师 & { \bfseries\zh@thecoadvisor } \\ 1127 \cline {2-2} 1128 & \fontsize {12pt}{12pt} \selectfont (姓名、职称、单位名称) 1129 \end {tabular} \\ [12bp]
  • 1215-1216行取消注释; 1215 Co-Supervisor: & \en@thecoadvisor \\ 1216 \cline {2-2}
  • 1008-1009取消注释;1011行修改为24bp 1008 合作导师 & { \bfseries\zh@thecoadvisor } \\ 1009 \cline {2-2} 1010 & \fontsize {12pt}{12pt} \selectfont (姓名、职称、单位名称) 1011 \end {tabular} \\ [24bp]
  • 1091-1092行取消注释; 1091 Co-Supervisor: & \en@thecoadvisor \\ 1092 \cline {2-2}
  • UDC编号查询: https://udcsummary.info/php/index.php?lang=chi&pr=Y
  • 分类号查询: http://pss.uestc.edu.cn:8080/chineseSearch.action

注意,模板为了便于操作,对glossary设置了automake,会导致在不使用这部分功能时发生编译错误,请在注释main.tex中的 \makeglossaries 的基础上,在cls文件中取消27行的注释,并将28行注释,如下所示:

在使用缩略词/符号表时,请在导言区填写缩略语条目并使能glossary宏包(如下所示,详细使用方法见 main.tex ):

若要添加缩略词/符号表目录,请在需要的位置进行以下设置:

如下所示,使用代码环境。其中style用于指定语言进行代码高亮;caption用于设置代码段标题;label用于生成代码段标签,以便在正文中引用。这里三项参数均为非必填项(但不填style会导致没有任何格式和高亮)。 现支持的代码语言高亮包括:c++,shell,python,json,solidity

采用以下方法进行设置(即设置为空格)

引入参考文献时设置间距为large(如下所示):

在main.tex中取消注释以下内容,用于禁止文中换行处的英语单词自动截断换行。

本模板中请使用 \pmb{1234} 对公式中数字/罗马字符加粗,效果如:$\pmb{1234}$

可能存在中文摘要无页码的问题,解决方案如下: 在cls文件的439和440行之间增加\setcounter{page}{1}\setcounter{pseudopage}{1}

如果Mac上安装了Microsoft Word,可将uestc-thesis.cls中的代码

  • 需要更多层级的目录: Issue 25
  • 英文封面专业名称不需要双行(减少下划线): Issue 42
  • 学院名称单行不够,需要多行: Issue 31
  • 删除空白页:请使用Adobe Acrobat等PDF软件直接删除页面。模板中的空白页为了打印而准备,电子版提交时请删除。
  • 注释符号表:在完成main.tex中的注释后,请修改cls文件,将第27行取消注释,并将第28行注释(避免glossaries的自动编译导致的问题)
  • Slides模板位于 ./slides 目录下,使用时直接参照slides中内容进行修改即可,编译链为xelate->bibtex->xelatex*2
  • 改模板源自overleaf,可直接在overleaf中使用

UDC

  • 2022.3.17:修正英文封面中学号和姓名顺序错误的问题(对调)
  • 2022.3.17:修正“答辩委员会主席”后下划线长度不足的问题

UDC

  • 2022.3.18:修正页眉下划线宽度为0.75磅,修正专硕英文封面学号和姓名顺序
  • 2022.3.27: 章节编号加粗(目录不加粗),目前版本完整适配20220224新标准
  • 2022.4.16: 增加主要符号表,修订缩略词表各栏宽度
  • 2022.5.30: 增加合作导师设置,修正“指导老师”为“指导教师”;默认展示PDF修订为专硕版本
  • 2022.6.30:新增了答辩slides的beamer模板
  • 2023.3.01: bug修复,更新README

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List of Abbreviations for a Thesis or Dissertation

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  • By DiscoverPhDs
  • September 14, 2020

List of Abbreviations Thesis

What are Abbreviations and Acronyms?

An abbreviation is a shortened version of a term or phrase, e.g. kg for kilogram or Dr. for doctor.

An acronym is a type of abbreviation constructed from the first letters of a term, e.g. FRP for Fibre Reinforced Polymer or STEM for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

List of Abbreviations in a Thesis or Dissertation

If your thesis or dissertation contains several symbols or abbreviations, it would be beneficial to include a list of abbreviations to assist your reader. This is a list sorted in alphabetical order that gives their definitions.

This will not only help the reader better understand your research, but it will also improve the flow of your paper, as it prevents continually having to define abbreviations in your main text.

Where Does a List of Abbreviations Go?

When including a list of abbreviations, insert them near the start of the report after your table of contents. To make it clear that your document contains an abbreviated list, also add a separate heading to your table of contents.

Note: The page number for your list of abbreviations should continue from the page number that proceeds it; there is no need to reset it for this section.

Rules for Using Abbreviations and Acronyms

The first time you use an abbreviation or acronym, it is good practice to write out the full terminology or phrase followed by the abbreviation or acronym encased in parenthesis.

After defining an abbreviation or acronym for the first time in your main text, you no longer need to use the full term; for example:

Example of Acronyms in a Thesis or Dissertation

This allows the reader to understand your report without having to rely on the list of abbreviations; it is only there to help the reader if they forget what an abbreviation stands for and needs to look it up.

Note: In academic writing, abbreviations that are not listed should always be defined in your thesis text at their first appearance.

Abbreviated Exceptions

Very common abbreviations should not be included in your list because they needlessly overload your list with terms that your readers already know, which discourages them from using it.

Some examples of common abbreviations and acronyms that should not be included in your standard abbreviation list are USA, PhD , Dr. and Ltd. etc.

Example of List of Abbreviations for a Thesis or Dissertation

An example abbreviation list is as follows:

Abbreviations Listing - Example

The above example has been extracted from here .

List of Symbols

You can add symbols and their definitions to your list of abbreviations, however, some people like to keep them separate, especially if they have many of them. While this format will come down to personal preference, most STEM students create a separate list of symbols and most non-STEM students incorporate them into their list of abbreviations.

Note: If you are writing your report to APA style, you will need to consider additional requirements when writing your list of abbreviations. You can find further information here .

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Abbreviation not appear in the thesis.

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  1. How to generate list of abbreviations in LaTeX?

    \newacro {〈acronym〉} [〈short name〉] {〈full> name〉} \acrodef {〈acronym〉} [〈short name〉] {〈full name〉} Therefore, use the acronym environment and the \acro command instead of \acrodef if you want to have a list of acronyms.

  2. Glossaries: list of abbreviations ...

    The "noidx" method is quick for order of use/definition but slow and inefficient for alphabetic sorting, so glossaries-extra provides a hybrid method where you can use makeindex / xindy for the glossaries that need alphabetical ordering and \printnoidxglossary for order of use/definition.

  3. List of abbreviations in table of contents

    I created list of abbreviations in my thesis using following after `\begin {document}. It created the List of Abbreviations correct, but it appear in table content in wrong order. I want the List of Abbreviations to come before the list of appendix tables. I am using a this template enter link description here. Would anyone help me please?

  4. Nomenclatures

    A list of abbreviations and symbols is common in many scientific documents. These types of lists can be created with LaTeX by means on the nomencl package. This article explains how to create nomenclatures, customizing the ordering and subgrouping of the symbols. Nomenclature entries work pretty much like index entries:

  5. Automatic Acronym List in LaTeX

    Abstract. A simple example of creating a list of acronyms using the acronym package, which supports auto-expansion on first mention, and shortening on subsequent mentions.

  6. LaTeX glossary and list of acronyms

    LaTeX glossary and list of acronyms 15. January 2014 by tom 39 Comments According to Wikipedia, a glossary is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. It doesn't come as a surprise that there are several LaTeX packages that assist with the generation of glossaries.

  7. List of symbols or abbreviations (nomenclature)

    Printing a list of abbreviations or symbols is one of these things (like so many) LaTeX provides a very simple and elegant solution for. The nomencl package implements a few basic commands to do that. First load the package in the preamble. The makenomenclature command is required for the generation of the nomenclature file (.nlo).

  8. Creating list of abbreviations

    I want that all the abbreviations appearing in the text should automatically generate a list at appropriate place in thesis. Can anyone help me in writing the same? I have used following syntax, but for this we have to type the entire list manually. I want the list to be generated automatically once I describe the abbreviation in text.

  9. Create list of abbreviations?

    1 Answer Sorted by: 5 You can use the glossaries package. Linked here are a few examples on how to use it. Here is a MWE on how to get something like what you want, taken and slightly modified from the example site linked, to remove page numbers and change the title of the acronyms section to Abbreviations.

  10. Glossaries

    Introduction When writing a document that contains some field-specific concepts it might be convenient to add a glossary. A glossary is a list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with definitions for those terms. This article explains how to create one.

  11. Add a glossary to your document containing terms and acronyms ...

    How to add a glossary, terms, acronyms, and abbreviations to your LaTeX document.A glossary is needed when you are using some field-specific concepts in your...

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  13. How to Write a Thesis in LaTeX (Part 1): Basic Structure

    Watch on Your thesis could be the longest and most complicated document you'll ever write, which is why it's such a good idea to use LaTeX instead of a common word processor. LaTeX makes tasks that are difficult and awkward in word processors, far simpler.

  14. 8 Abbreviations in LaTeX

    Saarthak Sangamnerkar 65 subscribers Subscribe 6.9K views 3 years ago Writing a Thesis in LaTeX The video explains how to incorporate abbreviations in your thesis ...more ...more Chat...

  15. tinoryj/UESTC-Thesis-Latex-Template

    UESTC Thesis Latex Template 2023. It fully supports the latest format specification in 2023, supports independent symbol table, abbreviation table, and complete and fully customizable Academic/Professional-Master/PhD covers. - tinoryj/UESTC-Thesis-Latex-Template

  16. List of Abbreviations

    List of Abbreviations for a Thesis or Dissertation By DiscoverPhDs September 14, 2020 What are Abbreviations and Acronyms? An abbreviation is a shortened version of a term or phrase, e.g. kg for kilogram or Dr. for doctor.

  17. Nomenclature and abbreviations

    1 Answer Sorted by: 1 I recommand acro package to create abbreviations and nomenclature. You can define both abbreviations and nomenclature using the \DeclareAcronym {} {} command by just changing the class name. For example:

  18. Glossary and acronym in "Masters/Doctoral Thesis" Template

    Hey community, iam using the Masters/Doctoral Thesis template for my phd. But i am having problems with getting a glossary and acronym list printed. my current version is: before the document the package include and some settings and "linking" to my glossary and acronym entries with the following lines: Code, edit and compile here:

  19. table of contents

    If you use both acronyms/acronym and abbreviations then (if no type is explicitly set) \newacronym will put the entry in the acronym (\acronymtype) glossary and \newabbreviation will put the entry in the abbreviations (\glsxtrabbrvtype) glossary. If you only use the abbreviations package option then \acronymtype is redefined to \glsxtrabbrvtype.

  20. abbreviation not appear in the thesis?

    I'm using Latex in writing my thesis, I have a problem in inserting the list of abbreviation. It appears in the table of contents, but not in the thesis. ... I remove the %, and the title List of abbreviation appears in the table of contents, but not appear in the page> I read this pdf file before, but I failed to solve the problem.