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

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Description length limit with glossaries

Some of my glossarie entries have a rather long description. After a certain number of carracters they stop being displayed by the printglossaries command. Here is an exemple producing this problem : ...
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The \alph counter representation has strange effects with the glossaries package

This is a follow-up question here How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)? A suspect BUG. The parameter \alph doesn't work fine ...
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Why Glossaries with Xindy unable to execute(cannot find the correct PATH)?

After I compiled a tex file by xelatex, I use Glosarries with Xindy to make a index, it reported: $ makeglossaries test makeglossaries version 2.04 (2012-05-19) added glossary type 'main' ...
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How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)?

I am using 'glossaries' to make index after my book, I set the numberlist to section, so the number of the section will in the numberlabel. eg: INDEX Unix, a ...
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How to remove left header on all glossary pages?

I am using the glossary package for my PhD thesis. It works fine for me, but there is one little thing I want to change. On every glossary page, there is "Glossary" appear on the top left. It also ...
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How to tweak expansion of glossary entry in section/chapter title and ToC?

I'm using glossaries to generate my acronyms. Sometimes the first definition of the acronym is placed in a section or chapter title. When I generate the ToC, then obviously that will become the first ...
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Automatically count of glossary entries

I want to count all glossary entries of a document globally and automatically. Can I expand the macro \glossaryentry to do that and in such a way that I don't introduce a newly defined macro? I have ...
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Glossaries Acronyms generate overfull hbox: how do to line wrap? [closed]

I am using the glossaries package with the acronym option: \usepackage[acronym,style=long3col]{glossaries} For some reason the acronyms on first use will not line wrap, e.g., ...
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glossaries issue: wrong pagenumber for book and memoir

I am writing happily on my thesis with latex but found a problem with glossaries package returning wrong page number reference links in the glossaries index. Instead of referencing page 5, the ...
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dtx file and history

The \changes command of DTX file is used to record changes. The \PrintChanges command print the list of change, sorted by number ... except when a number is greater than 10. To see the problem, I ...
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One way links to glossaries

Is there any way to have hyperlinks to the glossaries/acronyms (using glossaries package) in only one direction? What I want is a link to the page where an acronym is used, in the list of acronyms. ...
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Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text

Is it possible to write a word in uppercase in the glossaries but in lowercase in the text? I could use \glslink instead of \gls, but is there no better solution? Here is an example to clarify what I ...
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Problem with sorting of umlaute in a glossary (pkg glossaries)

I'm currently facing a problem concerning sorting of glossaries. I'm writing my thesis in german, so I also have some umlaute like "ä","ö" and "ü" in my acronyms. For example there is an acronym ...
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Latex decides to ignore see attribute to \newglossaryentry when using enabling nonumberlist on glossaries package

The weirdest thing happened to me today: I was looking for a way to link from an abbreviation to a glossary entry and found this answer. When emulating it in my code, it did not work - pdflatex would ...
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How do I set the margin for the glossary item in my Table of Contents?

I have a table of contents and I use the glossaries package to make my glossaries. At some point in my code, I have the command \printglossary[type=glossarytype] which prints my glossary. The problem ...
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How do I create multiple glossary entries for the same definition?

When I have many glossary words that describe the same, how do I neatly put these into the glossary? Ideally, something like: \newglossaryentry{digest, hash, hash code} { name=digest, ...
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Problem with “equal” sign and glossary entry definition

I am using glossaries package and I encountered a problem in the symbol field. When I define it as $m=1$ I get the following error message: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Correct use of sub-entries with glossaries package

I am writing my thesis and I am including a glossary. I am trying to nest some definitions under a "parent" definition. For example, I first define a mass and then define categorical mass whose parent ...
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Glossary and picture?

Here my question: what would be the best in order to make a sort of glossary, with picture ? In fact, I've got make tools description, in one hand with text (nothing hard here), and, in the other ...
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How to create glossary entry with link to glossary and appearance in footnote? [closed]

I want each "first-time-used" glossary entry to appear in the footnote with its description and each "used" entry (the short term) being linked to the entry with its description in the glossary. ...
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amsbook with multiple page glossary

I'm not sure if the protocol is to edit my previous post amsart/amsbook with non-default glossary style to add this question, but it is certainly related. There seems to be another conflict between ...
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amsart/amsbook with non-default glossary style

I am using amsbook with the glossaries package. The following MWE produces a glossary in which the single entry is completely squashed up in the middle; it looks like no space at all has been ...
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Glossary as appendix

I'm using the glossaries package to manage my glossary. This works nicely, except that it forces a page break and creates a huge heading saying Glossary that conflicts with the style of my paper ...
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glossaries, fancyhdr: acronym not replaced properly

In the following example the acronym is not replaced properly in the header and look like in this screenshot: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) ...
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Using Glossary in Latexian (editor) [closed]

I am using Latexian for OS X. But I can't get the Glossary working. I followed the steps on http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Glossary, but I don't see a Glossary. Can someone help me?
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Glossaries with numberlist also counts TOC, LOF, LOT

I am using glossaries to maintain a list of acronyms. I want it to display the page number where it appears. I usually use \acs{} or \acl{} in sectioning title or in caption. However I noticed that ...
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Displaying & highlighting glossary entries that are not defined yet?

In my document I use the glossariespackage. When referencing terms, that do not exist in the glossary (yet) the term is simply not displayed. Which IMHO forces a quite complex workflow. Is there ...
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Difference between a nomenclature section and a glossary

This is not a technical question. I'm writing a thesis and I have found out about MakeIndex, which allows building a glossary and the nominal package, which helps making a nomenclature section. So, ...
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Acronyms without double dots using glossaries

I want to typeset my acronyms with abbreviating dots with, for instance, P.C.A. standing for principal component analysis and use macros for them. This question provides a trick to avoid double dots ...
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Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym/glossaries command is used in the document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically index acronyms I am using glossaries package for acronyms (\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries}). I have a separate .tex file for a list of ...
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Glossary with Makeglos no numbered in 2 columns

I would like to know how to put my glossary in two columns and without page numbers and the acronym in bold letters like this UAV : Unmanned Air Vehicle This is my code \usepackage{makeglos} ...
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How to get a description from glossary entry?

I define my entry with: \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo}, description={foo description}} I can refer to it in a text with \Gls{foo} which puts a href link to Glossary. Is is possible to get a raw ...
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How to change text generated in package acronym [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to invert long term to short term using ACRONYM list? This is a newbie question, how to change the text generated by \ac command, like: I have this: ...
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Using Texmaker with glossaries on Windows

Is there a simple way of integrating glossaries package with Texmaker on Windows? I was following a very nice tutorial to understand how glossaries package works, but got stuck when trying to make ...
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Extract key-value pairs from a string

I want to extract key value pairs from a string. I need this to define a new glossary style and want to pass some additional information through a existing parameter. \newglossarystyle{meinglossar}{% ...
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Change position of glossary title

I am a total beginner with LaTeX and I can't find a way to solve the following problem. I have a glossary which I have printed in two columns by adding the code that I have included at the end. The ...
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Can my custom dependency for latexmk be improved?

In my answer to this question on how to make latexmk use makeglossaries for generating glossaries, I propose the following custom dependency: add_cus_dep('glo', 'gls', 0, 'run_makeglossaries'); ...
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Alternative to glossaries?

UPDATE: I have been using glassaries for some time now, and kind of got used to it. It's not as bad as I at first thought. Is there a nicer alternative to glossaries package? It's a pita to use. ...
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Automating error message references

I'm writing a book which will include error messages and codes from a strange computer system. What I need to do is this: Maintain a list of error message codes: ABC0000T For each code, have a ...
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Latexmk with makeglossaries and auxdir and outdir?

How can I use glosseries with latexmk if I use outdir and auxdir parameters? I keep getting the .gls not found... Here is my latexmk build script: latexmk -outdir=out -auxdir=out -g -f -bibtex -dvi- ...
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Glossaries package: ignore \newacronym if acronym has been defined before

I have a document consisting of multiple tex files, one per chapter, I am using the glossaries package to create list of acronyms. Ideally I want to define acronyms as close to where they are used, ...
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How to suppress glsgroupskip on pagebreak? (glossaries package)

I'm using the 'glossaries' package to build a list of abbreviations. I have my own style defined based on a standard longtable style (to easily see what's the matter I pick the 'longheaderborder' ...
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How to use a glossary with xindy that is not displayed [closed]

According to several posts in the web the following error is related to not displaying the glossary: Error in line 426: ; additional letter groups (define-letter-group "glsnumbers" :prefixes ...
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Cannot get small caps acronyms to work using glossaries package

I've managed to get glossaries to set the acronyms in the body in small caps in the way I want, but in the list of acronyms they insist on coming out in lower-case. Can anyone (a) tell me what I've ...
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Setting acronyms to appear as a footnotes in margin cause Marginpar moved warning

I am using glossaries package with the acronym and footnote option. I also set footnotes to appear in the margin. With multiple acronyms in a line, multiple footnotes are placed in the margin. To ...
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glossaries, glossary-longragged: problem with redefining \glossaryentryfield

I'm encountering a weird problem when changing my list of acronyms from the long to the longragged style. This is an example for illustration: \documentclass{article} ...
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How do I prevent duplicate Glossaries section title when redefining page styles in Memoir class?

The solution provided to question How to modify Memoir class' headers/footers without redefining everything involves a) redefining the Memoir headings and b) redefining page styles. The latter ...
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Page number of glossary while using hyperref

I want to reference the glossary in the text. The solution given to this question on this website works for me. But adding \usepackage{hyperref} before \usepackage{glossaries} makes it not work ...
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Correct spacing of indices after hyperref or glossaries commands

I get different spacing in math mode when using some sort of command on a variable and an index. The text below gives what I think is correct spacing (between the variable 'M' and its index): $M_1 ...