[OS X TeX] Use of nomencl with TeXShop

Christian Burk maillists at gmx.de
Fri Jan 5 14:47:24 EST 2007

Am 04.01.2007 um 20:31 schrieb Joshua Smith:

> On Jan 4, 2007, at 2:32 AM, Christian Burk wrote:
>> I try to use the package nomencl to create a list of explanations  
>> for mathematical terms.
>> The version of nomencl.sty is v4.1.
>> [snip]
>> I have these files: the *.nlo in my project folder and the  
>> nomencl.ist in the downloaded nomecl-folder on my desktop. But  
>> where do I have to put these files that TeXShop will find it?
> If you are using the latest installation of gwTeX, version 4.2 of  
> nomencl is included with TeX Live by default.  What you need is an  
> engine within TeXShop to process your nomenclature.  Within ~/ 
> Library/TeXShop/Engines, duplicate XeTeX.engine and rename it  
> MakeNomenclature.engine (or something similar). Open the file with  
> your favorite text editor and replace the contents with
> #!/bin/sh
> bfname=$(dirname "$1")/"`basename "$1" .tex`"
> makeindex "$bfname".nlo -s nomencl.ist -o "$bfname".nls
> Save the file and restart TeXShop.  In the drop down menu next to  
> Typeset, you should see MakeNomenclature (or whatever you called  
> it).  Choose that and hit Typeset.

After a run with MakeNomenclature a *.nls file was created but  
unfortunately this is empty.

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