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

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glossaries: different appearences for long and full displayed acronyms

Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym, shortcuts]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newcommand{\abbr}[1]{\underline{#1}} ...
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Defining an abbreviated notation for referencing glossary entries

I have defined a command for adding a new symbol to the glossaries as follows: \newcommand{\NewSymb}[4]{ \newglossaryentry{#1}{ name=#2, description={\nopostdesc #3}, ...
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How to make glossary put a full name of an acronym in the beginning of each chapter

I am looking for a way I could make glossary to put a full name of acronym in the beginning of each chapter. Here is my code sample: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Glossary spanning multiple pages with different titles

I'm using the glossaries package for my thesis and need to customize the output of printglossary to meet my university's formatting requirements. When printed, the number of abbreviations is so large ...
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How does spreadtab know it is a number?

Using spreadtab with glossaries I define a glossary entry A with a field user1=12. Now, if I call this field in a spreadtab table with \glsentryuseri{A}, spreadtab does not recognize it as a number. ...
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Dotted distance between acronym and description in acronymlist from glossaries

I'm using glossaries package for my acronyms. I used the style listdotted. Unfortunately the distance between the abbreviations and the descriptions in the acronym-list is too big. How can I reduce ...
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Disabling use of long form when first using an acronym generated by glossaries

When using the acronym option of the glossaries-package, the first use of an acronym results in the display of Long Entry (Short Entry) I want to disable this globally. I know, I could just ...
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Creating glossaries with package glossaries and its script makeglossaries [closed]

I'm trying do add a list of acronyms and glossary items with the package glossaries. the \gls{...} are being replaced with the correct acronym. I'm using MikTex 2.9 (with latest updates done ...
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How to use glossaries-package without need to print out the Glossary

I know that it doesn't make much sense to create a glossary and then not want to use it. I print the glossary in my main document. But now I have a presentation with beamer slides, where I just copy ...
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Glossaries \glossarypostamble - set text single spaced

I use the package setspace to set my text single spaced. My list of tables, list of abbreviations and so on I set with the command \onehalfspacing. Furthermore I need an annotation in all lists. This ...
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glossaries: including an entry without page location

In the glossaries package, \glssee{label}{aaa,bbb,ccc,ddd} will cross-reference entries, but it doesn't include the referenced entry if it is not otherwise included in the glossary. (e.g. there will ...
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Makeindex fails when called from a script

I've written a (python) script to automate my XeLaTeX run. What it does: creates a temp dir copies necessary tex, bib and image files into it from the cwd runs xelatex on the tex file runs ...
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How to make a reverse dictionary via `glossaries` package?

From http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=12595 I want to compile an new English terms on my proffesional field collections. It's much like a dictionary but in reverse ...
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Glossary with entries without reference

Is there a command so that the glossary will also display elements without links (an equivalent of \nocite in BibTeX)?
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glossaries : accent commands in 'see' references

Using the glossaries package, referencing another entry in \newglossaryentry with the see=label key, the following problem occurs if the name=... key of the referenced label has accent commands: ...
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Customizing the first use of acronyms generated by glossaries

I manage my acronyms using the glossaries package. My minimal example is as follows: \documentclass[ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[acronym,shortcuts]{glossaries} ...
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Package and/or macro for producing a bi-lingual dictionary/glossary?

A use case is simple, say you write a computer science text book for pirates. Then, each time you mention a term, you may need to mention its English equivalent. So, instead of writing, Ye first ...
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List of mathematical notation / abbreviations

In my article, I would like to create a section "Mathematical Notation" that lists all the arcane mathematical symbols I'm using. This is similar to an index or a list of figures. An example of what ...
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How to increase vertical spacing between entries when using glossaries long style?

I am using the glossaries package with long style. However I don't want the entries to be so tight one to another. Minimal code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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How to prevent page numbers from appearing on glossaries?

I am using the glossaries package to make a glossary. However I don't want the page numbers where the entry is referenced to be shown after the description in the glossary. How can I do that? Actually ...
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How to show glossary entry name in bold when using long style?

I am using the glossaries package in order to create a glossary. If I use: \printglossary[type=main,style=list] I get entry names in bold, but the layout won't be the one I wish. If I use: ...
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How to makeglossaries with TeXworks?

I am using TeXworks to edit my LaTeX files. I currently use the pdfLatex+MakeIndex+BibTeX which calls the texify (it is the standard configuration). How to configure this option to call the ...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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How to create an equation library, to be called like bibtex?

I am newby in LateX, but I want to create an stand alone document to be used as a equation library where I can select my equations by calling them by name, and finally produce a list of equations used ...
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How to use Rubber With Makeglossaries?

Is there a way to use rubber with makeglossaries? I found a solution for the simple case. You have to add the rubber directive to the latex document, in that case myDoc.tex. % rubber: onchange ...
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Two-column longtable or tabular

I'm using longtable to store a glossary-like list of abbreviations used in my document, and as it only has two columns, but is two pages long, I was wondering if there was a way to make it wrap into ...
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List of acronyms not created

I am working on a paper and tried to include an acronym file. So what I did for that so far is: Including glossaries package in the header protion of my document: ...
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XeTeX + hyperref + glossaries + glossary-superragged = Margin mess

I am using the glossaries package in my dissertation. I am trying to apply the superragged3col to my acronym list, which requires an extra package glossary-superragged. The thing is that while using ...
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Glossaries disabling a footnote on first use [closed]

I have set to for each glossary item (not acronym) a footnote on the first use. But now I have a glossary item which only appears in the table and I don't want to show a footnote for that single item. ...
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How to combine Acronym and Glossary

I'm using glossaries at LaTeX: I have a Acronyms (eg. API) that should be explained in the Glossary. It should be linked to the Glossary at occurrence but should be written out at first occurrence. ...
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How to combine Acronym and Glossary? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to combine Acronym and Glossary I'm using glossaries in LaTeX. I have an acronym (e.g. API) that should be explained in the glossary. Every occurrence of it should ...
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Glossaries package and pagenumbering

I am using the glossaries package to maintain an Acronyms list and a Glossary. My problem is that the Acronyms list is too big. Currently it is occupying 2 pages. The first page is numbered as vi, ...
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Compile LaTeX with BibTeX and glossaries

i need a little of help here. Till now wat I now is that to compile a latex into a pdf with bibtex references i need to execute the next sequence: 1. pdflatex document.tex 2. bibtex document.tex 3. ...
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Spanish Glossary

I want to create a glossary and to name it "Glosario" (Spanish), but despite my attempts it continues to print "Glossary". MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Adding symbols to glossary entry and limit to description field?

I used an answer provided by Geoffrey Jones regarding how to create a Lexicon of sorts (unmodified code): \documentclass{article} \newcommand*{\glossaryname}{Dictionary} ...
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Using the glossaries package in other languages.

I have just started using the glossaries package, and as I'm writing my documents in icelandic I run into a certain problem. The glossaries package assumes the words are in two forms, singular or ...
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Creating a standalone glossary

As a followup to this question, I would like to ask how can I use the glossaries package just for the creation of a glossary. I do not want it to be part of a document rather a standalone document ...
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building a dictionary

sometimes when I am not sure about a term, I would like to write it somewhere with the subsequent definition to be able to re-read it from time to time and then remember it forever. I think I am going ...
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Alter the appearance of glossary entries

I am using the glossaries package and want to change the format used, so that the full stops after entry descriptions and before the page number reference aren't added automatically. This cause ...
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Capitalization with glossaries package

I have the following minimal example in which the \Gls command of the glossaries package does not seem to work. %% % listgloss.text % Minimal file to test functionality and use of glossaries package ...
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Package glossaries - single spaced \printglossaries?

I'm trying to make a single-spaced glossary using the glossaries package but it seems as though the package has a default level of spacing in between entries even in single-spaced mode for the ...
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How to make Latexmk use makeglossaries?

Is there a way to make Latexmk invoke makeglossaries (part of the glossaries package)? Specifically I want to use latexmk to compile a LaTeX document that uses the glossaries package to produce a ...