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

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Problems with glossaries in Texmaker?

I'm kind of new to LaTeX and I'm struggling a lot to make a glossary. I'm using Texmaker under Windows, but I'm not very good at programing. I'm using \usepackage[toc]{glossaries} because I read that ...
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caption interfering with glossaries first/subsequent use mechanism

This is a follow-up question on Glossaries in List of Figures overflow, where it was asked how the first usage scheme of the glossaries package can be used with a glossary term in a figure caption. I ...
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Glossaries with section as counter does not work in appendix [closed]

I would like to use the glossaries package with the option counter=section. This works well as long as I don't use any glossary entries in the appendix. It seems the section counter is reset by the ...
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pdflatexmk compiles \glossaries fine but neglects \glsaddall

I'm using TeXShop and the pdflatexmk script. When I link at least one entry of the glossary with \gls{label} the glossary compiles fine and all works well (working code example). However I want to use ...
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How do I sort two glossaries (list of acronyms and list of symbols) differently?

I use the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms as well as a list of symbols. \usepackage[acronym,style=long]{glossaries} For the list of symbols the standard-glossary is used. Now I ...
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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of none acronyme type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles ...
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Problem with umlauts in glossary

The following code does not produce umlauts as expected. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{a}{% ...
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glossaries vs hyperref conflict [closed]

I'm writing my thesis and I'm having some trouble with the package glossaries and some strange conflict with hyperref package. If I load hyperref before glossaries in order to have links I cannot ...
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Display long form (first-use like) entries of non-acronym-type entries

I was searching for 2 hours straight now and I must say the package documentation is extensive but not very clear - frustrating. I'm looking for a way to manually display the first use form (long ...
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Is there a limit to the number of entries makeindex or xindy can process?

I've been using the etex and glossaries packages, together with pdflatex, to build a document containing four main glossaries, each customised in a different way. So far the total number of ...
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footnote inside mbox

I know very similar questions have been asked, but I couldn't find a solution to my problem. My original problem started using the glossaries package, using an acronym inside the framed environment, ...
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Two “glossary” elements being generated on my first glossaries page [duplicate]

I'm successfully generating a glossary, but for whatever reason I'm getting a rogue "Glossary" element before my first glossary entry, but after my Glossary heading. Here's the relevant example code: ...
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Glossaries list - no separating lines

I am trying to produce a list of acronyms and definitions in which each entry is at some distance from the previous one. Distance of two lines worked out of the box and I am happy with it, but it is ...
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Showing line number in glossaries

In the glossary, I need to show the "page/line" of each occurrence of a term, e.g.: Glossary clamour 1) plainte, cri. 24/10, 40/5 2) requête. 50/24, 50/28 Would this be possible using ...
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How to use soul with glossaries to space-out acronyms?

I want to increase the spacing between capital letters of acronyms inside text. Acronyms are printed by \ac, \acs, etc. commands of the glossaries package. soul package provides a nice command \caps. ...
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Write glossary entries without abbreviation if they only appear once [duplicate]

I find the glossaries package very useful for defining acronyms and then have LaTeX worry about when to write out the full name and acronym (the first time it appears), and subsequently only the ...
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Specify Perl location for makeglossaries

I am using the glossaries package to typeset some glossaries, on a MikTeX+TexnicCenter (Windows) setup. There are administrative restrictions on the machine which means that I cannot install Perl, ...
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Glossary and list of figures have the same page number in the table of contents

In my table of contents the glossary and the list of figures have the same page number. However, these two areas are not on the same page. Can anyone help me to get the correct number of pages set? ...
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List of abbreviations

Is there a way to get an alphabetical list of abbreviations automatically? At the moment I have: \begin{longtable}{ll} APC & antigeen-presenterende cel \\ \end{longtable} I use longtable ...
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Suppress link in first use of glossary entry

I'm trying to disable links in the first use of glossary entries. I've seen a number of questions asked regarding the formatting of first uses, e.g. here and here, and another question dealing with ...
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glossaries alternative text

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{solve}{name={solve},description={to find an answer}} \makeglossary \begin{document} You can \gls{solve} an ...
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Glossary and list of acronyms in the same page

Basically I have two lists (glossary and acronyms) that i want to merge into one section only, something like (List of terms AND acronyms)
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Customising glossary group titles

I'm using the glossaries package to produce multiple glossaries in the same document and have found it convenient to define my own glossary style. When makeindex is used the glossary is sub-divided ...
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babel: adding language shorthands to work inside glossaries

I added ngerman shorthands to my english babel as described here. But they do not work for glossaries, and probably in other macors as discussed here. I load all the acronyms as a separate file in the ...
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glossaries: multi-column and indentation [duplicate]

I want to achieve a two column acronym list with glossaries. Using the mcolalttree version of alttree allows to define the indentation with \glssetwidest{}. Unfortunately after a line break the ...
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List terms(/keywords) together with their definition and a glossary

I want to be able to define terms/keywords and give definitions that might span multiple paragraphs. Given definitions of the following form: \begin{definition}[Blue] Blue is one of ... ...
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glossaries: don't print single occurences

Similiar to acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence i'd like to avoid listing acronyms that i only used once with the glossaries package. The answer to this question Ignoring an ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} with 3 columns

I need to have extra column in the glossary. My application is list of symbols with symbol description units \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Include glossary in table of contents

I am using \usepackage{glossaries}. How do you include it in \tableofcontents? The following does not do the trick: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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How to remove the section name of \printglossary?

I added a heading for my glossary with \addcontentsline. However the \printglossary command still creates an additional section heading. How can this be removed? Screenshot: Code: % Glossary ...
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Glossaries in List of Figures overflow

Given a figure with a caption, in this caption a glossary term in used as in \gls{wysiwyg} At the document beginning, after the contents, the \listoffigures command is given. As the caption ...
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Horizontal alignment of multiple glossaries

I utilize the glossariespackage with acronym option as well as an self-defined symbols list. Unfortunately, each glossary aligns different horizontally. Is it possible to make them aligned? Otherwise, ...
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gls style latex

I'm using glossary in latex and I wonder if or how can I change the style of the word-hyperlink to an entry which created via \gls{glossary-item}? I've tried it via \newenvironment{*style changes ...
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Missing paragraphs in glossary

After each abbreviation there is a paragraph in my glossary except in one row. (see screenshot). There is no separation between the "W3C" and "WHATWG" abbreviation. Does anyone know what I can do? ...
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Glossary package - acronyms with numbers not accepted

I'm having some trouble with acronyms such as I2C, where there is a number inside. My code is like the following: \usepackage[acronym]{glossary} \makeglossary \newacronym{I2C}{Inter-Integrated ...
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Getting rid of Glossary text in glossary in memoir style (Bug?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \pagestyle{ruled} adds superfluous text in glossary I would like to get rid of the glossary in the first line after header. How can I do that? lualatex and ...
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test if a listings or glossaries style is valid

I want to test in my template if a call of \lstinputlisting[style=mystyle,... or \printglossary[style=mystyle,... is valid or will fail because of an unkown style. However I could no find out ...
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How to put kana with CJK in the name of a “polyglotic” glossary entry?

After discovered how to mix glossary and acronym system (See here), and how to put kana/kanji working with pdfLaTeX (See here), I was trying to mix the both, in order to create kind of dictonnary, ...
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glossaries: fail to expand in tabularx

When I use an acronym (glossaries or acronym package) for the first time in tabularx, then it fails to expand, and even breaks down the table structure. The problem is already mentioned here, but ...
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Change glossary entry to show (name) (see ___ , if exists) (description)

I would like to alter the glossary style to be able to show each entry as: (name) (see _, if exists) (description) (page#) How can I accomplish this? Really appreciate your help in advance. ...
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printglossary makes abbreviations ending with periods

I use the glossaries package for my glossary and some acronyms: \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[ngerman]{translator} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronym,toc,section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ... ...
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LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found

When I try to use \usepackage{glossaries} then I get the error message: "LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found". Is something else needed?
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Using tikzpictures as symbols in glossaries

In a text, I'm using a tikzpicture as a math symbol. I'd like to reference this symbol in a glossary. It seems to me that makeindex doesn't know how to draw the picture. Here's an example. ...
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Distinct formatted page numbers with glossaries and Xindy

This is somewhat related to this question, but using Xindy as a backend, not makeindex. I am attempting to create an index using glossaries, and in this index some page numbers have a special ...
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Glossary per chapter or section

I'm looking for a way of creating glossaries, with the help of glossaries package, per chapter or section. In a particular glossary for section should be only the terms used in this section. If term ...
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LaTeX system-wide glossary database as custom package

I'm trying to make a system-wide glossary database (with acronyms and definitions) as a package. My file is: /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex/local/myglossary.sty One needs to run: sudo ...
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strange behaviour with glossaries see key

I have been baffled by exactly how to use the see key of the glossaries package. Section 8 of the manual writes: Note that in this case, the entry with the see key will automatically be added ...
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Creating software function index

I need to create some type of index for exported functions in the software for the latex manual. The doxygen feature of exporting to LaTeX does not allow to do it by default. The required form is ...
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Glossaries package and hyphenated (dashed) acronym fail to break across lines

With respect to using the glossaries package, if I have an acronym with a long hyphenated word, it often result in sentences that runs into margins. For example: ...
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Problem with \usepackage{glossaries}

\documentclass{report} \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \chapter{Hello} \section{First Section} Hello World ...