{glossaries} is about creating glossaries and similar lists. A popular package is `glossaries`.

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glossary problem

I have the following code that works fine: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=2.5cm,rmargin=2.5cm, tmargin=2.5cm, bmargin=2.5cm, ...
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Glossary entries mixing up

In our report, we included a multicolumn glossary. Everything up to the customization works fine, apart from some entries that mix up, for example: \newglossaryentry{PID}{ name={PID}, ...
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makeglossaries issue

I am working on my thesis and I want to make a list of acronyms. When I use \printglossary only some terms are printed and sometimes neither of them! I copy the MWE and then the error that appears ...
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Second use of `gls` prints whole acronym-definition again when using inside tikzpicture

I encountered a problem with glossaries and tikz. When using \gls inside a tikzpicture the second use of \gls prints the whole thing again, not only the acronym. Is there some kind of problem I don't ...
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\printglossaries hangs in the presence of both enumitem and beamerarticle

Finally, I could pinpoint my question: What can interfere with glossaries to prevent printing? It looks like a combined interference happens here. \printglossaries will hang, if you uncomment ...
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glossaries child numbering

I'm using enumerate in my glossaries entries. Some entries have children. The default for children is numbering with the same style as enumerate. Is there any way to change the child numbering from ...
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Errors with umlauts in glossary lable

If i use umlauts in the glossary lable, latex does throw alot of exeptions, one of them: Missing \endcsname inserted. ...lgröße}{name={},plural={},description={}} MWE: ...
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What can interfere with glossaries to prevent printing?

I have the strange experience that from the combination \glossarystyle{altlisthypergroup} \clearpage Printing acronyms \printglossary[type=acronym] only the debug message is ...
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glossaries vs acro

There are two big packages for managing acronyms/glossaries: acro and glossaries. Both seem to overlap pretty heavily: They both allow you to define acronyms, use them in the text, use different forms ...
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See-option gets removed when using nonumberlist with glossaries

as seen in the following MWE, the see-option of a newglossaryentry-acronym which refers to a normal glossary entry gets removed when printed. Removing the nonumberlist-option of the glossaries-package ...
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Setting up xindy with texniccenter

I am trying to get xindy to work with texniccenter. I know I'm supposed to build a new output profile but I'm not sure how. I want to make 2 glossaries, one for acronyms and one for symbols. My code ...
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How to make a *Simple* acronym list, with no in-document usage or separate compiling?

I would like to print a simple list of acronyms at the beginning of my dissertation, something like: Acronyms USA - United States of America NBA - National Basketball Association PIN - Personal ...
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Update glossary-tree.sty

I am using Tex Live 2015, and I am trying to produce a glossary using the glossaries package. The style that I am trying to use is alttree. In order to use this you need to define the width of the ...
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Can't compile glossary

Sorry for the newbie question, but I can't figure out where to check. I'm writing a thesis and this is my main document: \documentclass[a4paper,numbers=enddot,oneside]{report} ...
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Glossaries not printing out fully on first use any more

I'm writing in a rather large document, closing to 90 pages soon in PDF format. So far, glossaries have been working wonderfully, but now it seems to be a bit buggy after having so many entries (99 ...
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Sorting a list alphabetically by a Macro output

this is an extended question taken by Alphabetically display the items in itemize The solution posted by Werner is amazing. But what I need is to sort by a value of a macro. For example \foo{Label} ...
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Warn if text item should be a glossary entry

I'm writing a large document and I have several glossary entries and one thing that worries me is my potential to miss a glossary entry. An example would be: Glossary entries: ...
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Introduction for glossary with glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package, with both a Glossary and List of acronyms. I'd like to make some general comments in the Glossary before the entries begin. Something like: Many of the definitions ...
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Context-sensitive braces with glossaries

I use the glossaries package for handling my acronyms. On first use, I want the acronyms to be printed in the form "long (short)". However, it may well be that the text where an acronym is used for ...
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latexmk reaches maximum runs when including new glossaries entries

I have a problem with latexmk and the glossaries package. I have a large `scrbook' document organised with a main file and several chapter files. In my preamble I have a large quantity of acronyms ...
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How to add acronym list

I want to add an list of acronyms that I can reference to continously in the text. Say if I write in the glossary \newacronym{ny}{NY}{New York} NY will appear in the document when I type \gls{ny}. ...
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Glossaries are missing in pdf [closed]

I try to compile this LaTeX code (http://texwelt.de/wissen/fragen/10496/glossaries-alle-symbole-nur-verwendete-abkurzungen-anzeigen): \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Cannot compile with glossaries on Mac. No language module detected

I'm using TexMaker on Mac. I use glossaries in my document, like this \usepackage[acronym,nonumberlist,toc,numberedsection=autolabel]{glossaries} ...
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Why does the glossary needs to be in main?

Here is my example: https://www.overleaf.com/4991048ykdwjy I was wondering, why must I put the use package, the input and the makeGlossairies in my main file? Why can't I just put them in a file ...
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Trouble making a glossary

I have been trying to make a glossary using the package glossaries, I am clearly doing something wrong as I keep gettin errors when compiling the document. I have the following: Create a document ...
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Glossaries are not printed

I am trying to make a glossary list using xindy in TexStudio. I have already installed Perl but it does not work. Here is my MWE \documentclass[a4paper,openright,12pt]{book} \usepackage{vmargin} ...
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Acronyms containing acronyms expand incorrectly

I have the following MWE where the long version of an acronym contains other acronyms: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makenoidxglossaries \newacronym{hdl} {HDL} {hardware ...
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Glossaries/Polyglossia error that occurs when Farsi is the default language

In the MWE below, I get an error on \glsaddall when the default language of the document is Farsi, but not when it is English. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Single acronym not being displayed in glossary

Bit of an odd one, I have a glossary that is printing out my glossary and acronyms using the command \printglossaries. This works fine mostly for every single acronym apart from one. The Acronym in ...
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Using package hyperef prevent index entry to appear

The answer proposed in the post How can I automatically add index entries every time I reference a glossary entry? works beautifully as it is, and the 'Basic entry' example appears in both the ...
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How can I refer to user-defined keys within glossary style definitions?

Go to the Output section to skip directly to the problem. The manual for the glossaries package is (somewhat) clear about creating custom styles using the predefined keys user1, user2, user3, user4, ...
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Adjust space between acronym and glossary-mcol description

To save page space I additionaly use \usepackage{glossary-mcols} to get the acronyms printed in two columns. The same space trick from here (Nicola answers) unfortunately doesn't work after calling ...
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glossaries use of sort key

after reading the manual of the glossaries packages I was under the impression that when you use the sort key that it would be sorted alphabetically according to the text given in this sort key. ...
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Glossaries - how to deal with auxiliary files in another directory using MikTeX?

To keep my main folder clean, have redirected the auxiliary files using the -aux-directory=.\auxiliaries command in LaTeX and PdfLaTeX (1). However, when making the glossaries, TeXstudio gives the ...
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Citation inside Glossary

On the "We put \cite{} everywhere" topic, I've source citations in definitions some of my glossary entries. I use the unsrt style. As the Glossary is in the frontmatter, one can easily guess that my ...
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Different formatting for acronyms and glossary entries

I'm writing my Master Thesis, and I have both a Glossary and a List of Acronyms. I use the glossaries package. I'd like to have a different formatting appearance for the acronyms and the galossary ...
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makeglossaries error using TeXworks, perl installed [closed]

I am following a tutorial I found on http://www.latex-community.org/know-how/263-glossaries-nomenclature-lists-of-symbols-and-acronyms to try and learn how to use the glossaries package. However, ...
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How do I get my acronyms out of the main glossary?

I am writing my thesis and I must have a list of the abbreviations used. I'm using the acronym part of the glossaries package in LaTeX, and all went fine, until the number of acronyms broke, I think, ...
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Print multiple glossaries on one page

I am using the glossaries package to have three glossaries: the main(default) one, the acronym, and the symbol one. As all three are to long with each taking a new page on its own I would like to ...
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standalone package, with its subpreambles option, ignores content of a standalone input file if it contains accents in glossary entry

The following MWE works like a charm: % test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subpreambles]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{glossaries} % \begin{filecontents}{stdalone} ...
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Is option 1 (\makenoidxglossaries) of the glossaries package broken [closed]

As recently seen here there seem to be trouble when going with the internal sorting solution (no makeindex or xindy). When compiling the MWE the error is: Undefined control sequence. ...
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Glossaries and Leipzig - Displaying short description twice

I have a document that is using interlinear glossing using the leipzig package. I wish to use the glossary style: mcolsindex. However, this causes the glossary to print the short description twice in ...
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Merge multiple glossaries types in one single glossary

I would like to "merge" two glossaries in a single \printglossary or something equivalent (see MWE). Additional requirements: enable sorting by e.g. name across the glossaries Is there a way to ...
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Page order in list of acronyms with roman numbering

I have a document with three parts and different numbering: small roman numbers, arabic numbers and capital roman numbers. When printing the list of acronyms, the page order of an entry is always ...
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glossaries \glssymbol shows the latex command instead of the symbol [closed]

I am trying to use the glossaries package to create a list of symbols. I've almost succeeded, but I run into a strange error. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{report} ...
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Bi-directional glossaries with glossary-mcols

I'm doing a dictionnary of terms in arabic-english languages, using the glossary-mcols package, by the usual method of producing the glossaries. Now, the suitable way to sort the two glossaries is in ...
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newglossaryentry: howto fill key with other keys for a subglossentry

In a use-case more complex then the MWE I want to generate the symbol key of a glossary entry based on other keys (e.g. name & description). In the use-case the symbol a will be a math expression ...
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Combining multiple math-mode glossary entries

I would like to combine 2 or more math mode glossary entries to form a complete expression in math-mode. Background is a separation of nomenclature and symbols. I use expressions as in the second ...
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List of acronyms in LaTeX [duplicate]

To Ask Again: I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I ...
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List of Acronyms

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I specify all the ...