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

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why does glossaries fail on the SECOND `\mathbf`?

For some odd reason glossaries fails to print the glossaries list when there's more than one bold notation... here is the MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronyms,section]{...
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Simplify the use of ampersand & in glossaries description

I use the ampersand in the body of my these when I need to say "and"… often, you can imagine! After open my document, I use: makeampletter \def\makeampletter{\catcode`\&11\relax} If I need to ...
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Glossaries with more hierarchical categories

I use a lot of classic glossaries in my work: main, acronyms, abbreviations… I also use more complex glossaries for linguistic studies, with hierarchical categories. I know how to build glossaries ...
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Symbols with optional parameter in glossaries with \newglossary

I am trying to use the approach given in the solution here Glossary entry with extra parameter (which looks really neat) for an application where i am having more than one glossary; in the original i ...
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Align the glossaries' title to the center

I saw table of contents and figures titles been aligned to the center with tocloft package as follows: \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand*{\listfigurename}{\hfill\bfseries\Large LISTA DE FIGURAS} \...
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How often refer a list of symbols

I know how to make a list of symbols with the help of glossaries, but I am facing a style problem that I'd like the community help me solve. I writing my thesis in mathematics, so I have many ...
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First use with custom key in glossaries' acronym

I am aware of the firstplural option when defining an acronym, so that the first use would expand properly the acronym even if \glspl is used. Suppose now that I have added a new key in order to ...
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glossaries with tikzDevice

I am using tikzDevice to run my R-scripts within latex. This is my code -- \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \usepackage{tikz} \makeglossaries \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{...
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Glossaries in a scrbook with three columns

I want to print a normal glossary with three columns: The name, the description and the page list. It works fine if the documentclass is a book. It doesn't matter if I'm using external programs like ...
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“\printglossaries” prints nothing [duplicate]

I make a glossaries with the following snippet of code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[toc,nonumberlist]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{NGI}{NGI}{Next-Generation Internet} \newcommand{...
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pageref in glossary entry points to wrong page

In the following MWE I have a \pageref in a glossary entry. It points to page 1 instead of to page 4: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{...
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Using glossaries package with Texmaker (running PDFLaTex)

Currently I am using the acronym package to generate a glossary of acronyms, but I would like to also have a glossary of mathematical symbols. Therefore, I am looking to move to the glossaries package....
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How to change the font for acronym descriptions using glossaries

I am using glossaries and want to change the appearance of my acronym descriptions to a font without serifs. I managed to change the acronym name but can't seem to find a switch to change the ...
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Strange sorting of Greek letters using glossaries with xindy

When TeXing the attached MWE using xindy for sorting, the Greek entries are sorted between the Latin letters "R" and "S" while they are sorted after the Latin Letters when not using xindy. How can ...
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Suppressing page numbers for some entries in glossaries

I am using the glossaries package. I want to suppress the page number for some items in my glossaries. I know printglossary's nonumberlist option suppresses page numbers for all items. Is there a ...
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Glossaries description with easylist

I'm trying to use easylist in the description of my glossaries entries. However, the list easylist isn't formatting. Does anyone know how to get this to work? I've tried using the \Activate and \...
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Force hyphenation of glossary term in-text

In English, you sometimes want to add hyphens when the order of words can make the meaning ambiguous. Example: Confusing: Springfield has little town charm. Better: Springfield has little-town ...
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Difference in behaviour of glossaries in article and beamer

I'm using glossaries-extra in a beamer-document to typeset acronyms and a glossary. As it is good practice in german texts to italize english technical terms I wanted to do so with some acronyms, too. ...
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glossary problem [closed]

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, bindingoffset=0cm]{...
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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}, description={...
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makeglossaries issue [closed]

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 [closed]

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: \documentclass[pdftex]{...
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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 printed,...
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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} \usepackage[T1]{...
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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: \usepackage[acronym]{...
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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} \iflanguage{czech}{\renewcommand*{\acronymname}{...
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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} \usepackage[xindy]{...
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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 \...