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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
0answers
9 views

glossaries abbreviation in abbreviation - missing footnote

Out of this, I managed to have footnotes (glossaries at first use) within the description of glossary and acronyms using the glossaries package. Now, I referred in an acronym to another abbreviation. ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Problem with glossary text and accented letters [closed]

I'm experiencing a strange behavior with the glossaries package, I have these lines in the header of my document: \usepackage[toc]{glossaries} ... \usepackage[italian]{babel} ... \makeglossaries ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

glossary page numbers go out of sync if references at end of each chapter?

I have been working on a book for some time so there are obviously some out of date issues with my latex code but the publisher wants references at the end of each chapter. Makeindex continues to work ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Dot at the end of a glossary entry

I Have a strange problem with my glossaries. When you compile the provided example, pdflatex adda period for the first and last glossary entry but not for the second. I added the nopostdot option to ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Print in glossary section where term is stated [duplicate]

I want to print in the glossary the section where the entry was stated. For example: Section 1 This is a test \gls{test}. Section 2 This is a second test \gls{test}. ... Glossary test - Definition ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Cross-referencing entries in glossary

I use the \gls{} command to cross-reference in my glossary, which spans multiple pages. However, instead of printing the page number of the page where I had referenced the entry, the first page of the ...
3
votes
1answer
33 views

Removing dash delimiter for page ranges in glossary

I wish to change the way page numbers are displayed at the end of each glossary entry for page ranges. For example, instead of showing 16-19, I would like it to display each page in which the entry is ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

compilation errors when using glsaddall

When I compile the example below I got the error: ! undefined control sequence <write> (indexentry :tkey (\glo@computer@index) : locref "{}{\gls@numberpage}"... MWE ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

“makeglossaries: Invalid argument” without any arguments

I have a MikTeX installation on a Windows 7, and just downloaded and installed ActiveState Perl to be able to run the makeglossaries script. Unfortunately, something is wrong, since even trying to ...
3
votes
0answers
64 views

Appropriately-sized ampersands in smallcaps glossaries

I'm using the glossaries package with the smallcaps option. A few of my acronyms contain ampersands, which are of course unaffected by the smallcaps option, making them an eyesore. MWE: ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Font type depending on group in the Glossaries package

I have three groups of acronyms (one main called "List of Abbreviations" and two other groups with their own titles, "Time" and "Cities") in the frontmatter of my document, and I am using the ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Glossary in Latex

using the following code I am not able to get a glossary printed out in the appendix: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.2} ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

glossaries - link first occurrence only

I couldn't comment on the already existing thread Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?, the solution there doesn't seem to work anymore, that is why i ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Specific formatting for some entries of a glossary

I use the memoir class. In my glossary, I need to emphasize certain terms (and descriptions), but let the others in roman. The command is \glossary{term}{description} so I tried to do ...
5
votes
1answer
223 views

How to define a symbol that can be used in both a glossary and an equation?

I created a list of symbols table as you can see : \newglossaryentry{slambda}{ name=$\lambda$, description={wavelength} } When I tried to put this symbol in the equation : \begin{equation} ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

How can I put a symbol inside a glossary description

I have to make a glossary for a work assignment, and I have ran into some trouble with the description key. I have looked all over google and cannot seem to find an answer for how to put a symbol ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

Does DocStrip dislike glossaries?

I had a rather nice idea, pop any glossary terms into a DTX file. I can partition any terms by domain/topic into styles files called domain.sty/topic.sty and load whatever is relevant. So I run ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

How can a \gls entry in the text be appended by the specific glossary entry page number?

How can one refer in the main text to a glossary name followed by the exact page number of the glossary entry, i.e. instead of just: See \gls{<label>} which of course works something like: ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

Making glossaires using Texmaker on windows

I've been trying for a while to make my glossaries in texmaker. I've added a user command that is latex % makeglossaries % latex % My glossary entries look like this ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

Use `see=` key and new command `\acro` in preamble

I have the code below. For some reason I cannot use the definition of \acro to define new acronyms in the preamble. I can use it within \begin{document} \end{document}. However, also in that case I ...
3
votes
0answers
24 views

Upper case using mhchem and glossaries

I'm having the following trouble using mhchem in my glossaries. I'd like to not have to worry about whether I've used an acronym already when I start out a sentence, but I'm finding that \Gls does not ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Glossaries package: inline and long glossary

I've got a problem to switch back to the standard glossary style with the starred chapter after using an inline glossary. Here my MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
3
votes
0answers
81 views

Use different titles - and styles - for lists and sub-lists of acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add one main list of abbraviations and two subsection that contain other sub-lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Glossaries - modified page list (back-references)

I want to have a modified page list (back-references) of my glossary, list of acronyms and symbols. With \glsaddallunused at the end of the document, I add all entries to the lists. Because of that, ...
4
votes
1answer
88 views

Acronym first use - footnote in glossary description

I use the glossaries package and have a list of acronyms as well as a glossary. The acronyms are set to have a footnote at first use. For the glossary I use longtable format (actually I build my own ...
4
votes
1answer
36 views

Merge acronym and glossary lists and display acronyms both short and long

My current glossary looks like this: What I'd like to do is: Have the acronym-list print the short and the long version of the acronym, like this: FPS (Frames Per Second) Text describing ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

SI unit in acronym glossary

I have a question. I want to use SI unit X in my acronym definitions. For example: \newacronym{M}{\si{\Molar}}{molar} Sadly this doesn't work. Is there a way to do use SI units in the acronym ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

How to print glossary entry page as a superscript note

Well, I think it's all in the title. But for the sake of perfect clarity, I would like to renew both \gls and \glspl command so I can print a back ref to the defintion page in the output. Is there any ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

glossaries package - How to change the name of the glossary

I am using just one glossary in my document. I'd like to substitute its name "Glossary" with "List of Symbols". I know I can create a new glossary and name it "List of Symbols" using ...
4
votes
2answers
37 views

How to typeset the page number for the first occurrence of a glossary entry in the glossary list?

Using the glossaries package, I want to emphasize the first occurrence of an entry both in the running text as well as in the glossary. I can achieve the former in the following MWE: ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

How to change the sort order for letter groups

I've used makeindex and the glossaries package to create a glossary, but I'd like to change the sort order for one of the "letter groups". Basically, I have a set of entries that begin with a letter ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to use glossaries' \defglsentryfmt to typeset the first occurrance of an entry?

I want to set the first occurrance of a glossary entry in italics. From this answer to a related question, I got the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
2
votes
0answers
444 views

New error using glossaries package / tracklang.sty

I used glossaries package many times. Resently I restart my computer and I reinstall miktex/texstudio. When I try to compile (an old) .tex file I receive this error File tracklang.sty' not found. ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Refer to a glossary entry

I want to refer to a glossary entry from my text or form another entry in the same or from another glossary. What's the label I have to put in my hyperref options like \ref{<label>} or ...
4
votes
1answer
41 views

Generating gls from csv

I'm working off the excellent answer provided here: Creating a gls from a spreadsheet I want to store my entries for the glossaries package in a .csv file, which is (IMHO) easier to edit and ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How to typeset a newglossaryentry?

Continuing How to typeset a cross-referenced encylopedia? I would like to add extra fields to a \newglossaryentry and typeset it according to my own rules. An extra field is e.g. the type of the ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

LaTeX throws error while I compile my glossary

I want to make a glossary in LaTeX. I use the "glossaries" package, which is defined in the following package: \usepackage[acronym, nomain]{glossaries} I defined the following glossary in my LaTeX ...
7
votes
1answer
96 views

Spurious comma by use of \glsaddallunused

I am compiling the following document with glossaries v4.11: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo},description={Foo}} ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

glossary navigation bar links to the wrong glossary

I have several glossaries in my main document which I pull from separate files and print in separate sections of the document by using \printglossary[type=xxx, style=xxx]. For several of these ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Glossaries and corner cases

In general the glossaries interface seems straightforward with it's default settings for acronyms, however, I came across some cornercases, where I would like to change the way glossaries displays a ...
3
votes
1answer
173 views

Possible LaTeX package to maintain simultaneous text translations

Context: In the text of a document I am planning I will have numerous "strings" that are in a foreign language (foreign to me of course). My current plan is to use the glossaries package because ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Duplicate Glossary definitions

My glossary is duplicating each entry's definition and I've been beating my head against the wall looking for help. The only thing I've been able to find here is for titles, but not definitions. I ...
3
votes
0answers
37 views

Glossaries for multiple chapters in different files

I have a question regarding putting glossaries / acronyms in my appendix pages. I followed this post as an example and everything went fine: How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page? ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Glossaries header has more above space than other section headings

I'm using the glossaries package to manage the acronyms in my thesis. Everything works fine except that there is some extra space between the glossaries heading and other section headings. I ...
7
votes
1answer
663 views

MiKTeX and Xindy problems

Today's updates of MiKTeX include Xindy (at last!). This is great news, but unfortunately I can't get it to work. With the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Glossary remains empty

I want to add a glossary to my document. On this website: Glossaries I found an example and tried it on my machine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
2
votes
0answers
58 views

Dictionary English-French-Arabic with glossaries package

Using the glossaries package under polyglossia, I adapt the sample file presenting the English and French dictionaries sample-lang.tex to my use for the 3 languages. The result is what I want, ...
2
votes
1answer
37 views

Formatting in glossaries is weird on same pages (but ok on others for some reason)

I'm currently having a weird glossaries-Behaviour using the super3col-style where the text goes too far to the right in my .tex document. The Text goes into the right margin (click on images for ...
3
votes
1answer
33 views

Aligning a Acronym Glossary

I have a simple Acronym glossary using the following code: % arara: pdflatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...