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

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White pages before glossaries appendix

When I use the \printglossaries inside the environment appendices I get two extra white pages I cannot get rid of. Do you know how to remove them? Here a MWE which has such problem: ...
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Glossaries: Groups not working

I want to use the sort=def option for glossaries together with style=alttreehypergroup. However, as soon as I specify sort=def, the groups are not recognized any more. MWE: % arara: pdflatex: { ...
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How to suppress a glossary page number for an individual entry?

In my glossary I want to refer to other glossary items, but I do not want these links to appear in the indexed pages. Here is my preamble (edited so there might be something missing from it) ...
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To print Glossary of Chemical symbols correctly

Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} % Load the package \makeglossaries % Generate the glossary \usepackage{mhchem} \begin{document} \newglossaryentry{co2}{name=CO2, ...
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Ignoring once used glossaries items with full glossaries at each chapter

In previous questions the focus was on ignoring acronyms that were only used once in a document (here and here). Since glossaries version 4.14, the command \cgls was provided to deal with this (as ...
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How to replace defglsdisplayfirst and defglsdisplay with glossaries update?

for my current thesis I want to reuse code of another one I have written before. There is the follwing code: % glossareintraege fett schreiben \renewcommand*{\glstextformat}[1]{\textbf{#1}} % ...
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Do not begin a sentence with an abbreviation

I am using the glossaries package. How can I make sure that a sentence does not start with an abbreviation?
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Compile list of nomenclature and list of acronyms

I'm trying to print out a list with acronyms and another list with nomenclature. The list with Nomenclature prints without problem but I can't see the list with acronyms.I'm compiling with ...
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Redefining glossaries style: grouping and capitalization issue

I'm trying to redefine the style of my glossaries list, and base it on the altlist. When executing the new style however, I notice that there is an empty line when two glossary items are grouped, even ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Remove glossary title

I am using the glossaries package to put a list of terms at the end, and have created an appendix which is titled "Appendix A Glossary". The problem is that when I use: \begin{appendices} ...
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Custom glossary style, \makenoidxglossaries and \glsgroupskip

The code below creates a glossary table containing acronyms, their representation in math expressions and their description. A custom glossary style my is created using \newglossarystyle. It is a ...
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\makeglossaries not deterministic

glossaries does not render items deterministically which are only referred to using see when not using \loadglsentries. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Make glossaries render see references to use name attribute instead of text

When using the see attribute for a glossary entry, glossaries seems to use the text attribute to create the see also ... text in the glossary. How can I change this to use the name attribute instead? ...
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What process can generate a new write sequence

While compiling a very large document recently in xelatex and tex4ht I have observed that tex4ht doesn't handle write streams the same as xelatex. I am trying to prepare a MWE to troubleshoot my ...
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Makeindex-style for list of acronyms (glossaries)

I'm a LaTeX newbie using this example provieded by Tom Brien to combine some of my acronyms with their glossaries-entries. I would like to change the style of the acronyms-list to make it looks like ...
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Acronyms are not printed in the text

When I use \acrshort or alike, my text does not have the acronym in it but only (). This is my test code: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{glossaries-generic.tex} ...
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Problems with printglossaries in Main.tex using external glossary file and external chapters tex files

I'm writing a heavy PhD thesis structured in several chapters. Each chapter has many figures, acronyms, symbols and equations. So I decided to structure in separated folders of Figures, Chapters ...
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Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?

Are there any packages which depend on other 'non-standard' command line programs (i.e. not pdflatex, bibtex and friends)? When writing a document in e.g. LaTeX, this of course needs to be compiled ...
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inconsistent hyperref appearance control in tex4ht

Using the \hypersetup{} of \usepackage[tex4ht]{hyperref} (as seen in the MWE below) I am trying to format the hyperlinks of links such as glossary entries so they are less noticeable. On two ...
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Intended usage of \gls for symbols and subscripts

I wonder how to use \gls or the package glossaries in general in a proper way in case of symbols and subscripts. For instance without glossaries, I'd just write F_{trac} or in case of in-text ...
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Modify appearance of first acronym

I want to modify the appearance of the first display of an acronym. I have tried: \usepackage[toc,xindy]{glossaries} \newcommand*{\glossfirstformat}[1]{\textit{#1}} ...
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How to print plural acronym for the first time?

I have been making many attempts trying to fix this but still cannot work. What I want is to have an acronym called SBM with its long form being State-Based Model. And when I call \glspl{SBM} for the ...
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How can I get glossaries links to point to the right pages?

I am using the package glossaries to generate a list of acronyms and a list of symbols in a book. The links in the lists of acronyms and symbols which should point to page 1 in my document actually ...
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TeXnicCenter - makeindex does not generate acronyms and glossary at ones

I am currently working on my master thesis and have to use MikTex in combination with TeXnicCenter for writing. I ran across a problem with makeindex. In my Tex-Files i use the glossaries package. ...
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Create new fields in glossaries newglossaryentry

As an alternative to the question detailed Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry I would like to add some fields to a glossary definition. Is this ...
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Unable to print glossary

I'm using a rather complex template of our university and I'd like to use and print the glossary as well. Now I've created an extra file to manage the glossary entries (tex/0_1_glossary.tex) and to ...
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How to patch a command from leipzig.sty

As shown in Issues with leipzig and glossaries used together, there is a problem when using the package leipzig with the glossaries package since the leipzig package relies on deprecated commands from ...
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Print glossary with divided sections for each group of words ordered by letter

i successfully wrote my glossary and everything works great using this code \usepackage[section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{API} { name=API, text=API, ...
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Glossaries with 3 columns gives error with missing item

I try to create a glossary with 3 columns, but continuously I get the following error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. [...etentrycounter[]{page}\glsnumberformat{1}}}] Here is my ...
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Glossary Page Links with Roman Front Matter

I am having some trouble with the glossaries page number links with documents that contain front matter. The link goes to the absolute page number, i.e. 2 of 10, when page two is actually ii. Minimum ...
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Parse numerical value from glossaries variable

Can I parse the text returned from \gls*{...} and get latex to recognize it as a numerical variable so that I can use it in a calculation? This calculation could be done using calculator, fp, calc or ...
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Removing Lists of Tables, etc. entries from glossaries

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \listoftables \printglossaries \newglossaryentry{example}{ name={example}, description={example} } \clearpage ...
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Access specific glossary fields without triggering first usage

I would like to know if any of the fields that are manually configured during the creation of glossary entries can be accessed manually/deliberately in a macro or newcommand - possibly of the form: ...
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Glossary entry with extra parameter

I want to create a list of symbols for my work, where the symbols are often provided with an index. Now I do not want to create a new entry for each symbol and index. Is it possible with another ...
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Ignoring glossaries acronyms while using glossary entries

I've been trying to ignore acronyms that are only used once, as described in this question. Unfortunately, I have two issues: The once-used abbreviation is still displayed in as the first entry ...
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Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry

If I want to conditionally expand a glossary entry based on or related to another glossary term, I find the conditional \ifglsused{}{}{} statement is very helpful. To satisfy parent modifications ...
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Glossaries and fake small caps using fontspec

I want to use faked small caps when doing a list of abbreviations using the glossaries package. I am using another font but for reproducibility purposes in this example I have used Linux Libertine O. ...
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Short form when acronym is first used in table

I am referencing a table containing an acronym entry that has not been mentioned in the text before. I would like to print the acronym short form in the table (the acronym is used multiple times in ...
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Not all symbols showing in glossaries

I use the glossaries package to create a list of symbols. My problem is that not all symbols show up in the glossary. It follows a minimal (not) working example. ...
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Explicitly call Xindy for glossaries package to create list of symbols

Using the glossaries package I've added a user defined glossary: \newglossary[slg]{symbols}{sym}{sbl}{List of Symbols} I've manually build the list of symbols using xindy but I just cannot find the ...
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Positioning of \dot

When adding a \dot above a symbol defined using glossaries, the dot is misplaced. Presumably, the italic correction is not working as expected. How can I fix this? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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glossaries \gls prints too wide

I am using the glossaries package to define acronyms in my thesis report. When I use \gls{} command to print an acronym in the body of the text, the printed line exceeds the margin (too wide). ...
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Minimum usage requirements to generate abbreviations using glossaries package

In much of what I produce in LaTeX, I find I rely heavily on the glossaries package functionalities (particularly for it's custom glossary types). In many fields, I understand convention limits the ...
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ToC style of glossary: dots between cross-refs and page ref

I use the glossaries package for acronyms and a notation list. I'd like a ToC style for my glossaries, meaning with trailing dots up to the left side of the page and the reference of the first use ...
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Glossary terms appear in full in the list of figures

I am using the command gls to create a glossary at the beginning of my thesis. However if I use the command for example in the caption of a figure environment, then the only time the full text ...
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Can I tell the glossary package to spell out abbreviations in captions?

My adviser thinks that it is very important in scientific papers that people can understand tables / figures only by looking at them and their captions, without reading much around them. So ...
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Glossary with TexMaker

I'm trying to create a glossary using TexMaker on Mac OS X. TexMaker does not provide an entry called 'makeglossary' or the like in Preferences > Quick Build > Wizard. My build settings in the Wizard ...
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IEEEtran and glossaries

I am trying to figure out how to use IEEEtran with glossaries without running into errors during the compilation with (pdf)latex. Here is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex: {synctex: yes} % arara: ...
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Glossaries table of contents showing acronyms where only long forms were used

In a document where some acronyms are defined, and only long versions are used throughout the document, is it possible to have these long forms not show in the list of acronyms? MWE ...