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

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Problem using package acronym

I am using acronym package to create the list of Acronyms. I am using Acronym1.tex containing the definition of all the acronyms. However here is the list of problems I am facing. I have to sort the ...
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Links to glossary items broken

I'm currently writing a large document, and I have two glossaries, one for acronyms, and one for a normal glossary. I have hyperref setup so that the glossary entries in the main text have links to ...
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\pagestyle{ruled} adds superfluous text in glossary

I'm writing my thesis using the memoir package, using \pagestyle{ruled}, and have created glossaries for a glossary and an acronym list. The resulting pdf, contains the superfluous text "Glossary" and ...
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Package Acronym - margin problem with long abbreviations in glossary

Is there a way to increase the margin between abbreviation and explanation in the acronym glossary? I've got some long abbreviations that are bigger than the standard margin and mess up the layout. ...
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Problems with glossaries package 'see' attribute

I'm using the glossaries package to define a glossary (who would have thought of that). Yesterday I came across the feature to be able to use see={other glossary entry, another one, etc.} which I like ...
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Ignoring an acronym that is only used once

I am using the glossaries package only for its acronym capabilities, and I have one or two that are only used once in the document. For those acronyms, is there a way to only display the full text? ...
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How to use 'makeglossaries'?

I try to make a glossary with the glossaries package. I understand that I have to run makeglossaries to display the glossary. (according to this link: "Processing the file will have to include a call ...
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Disable hyperlinks in some entries for glossaries

I am using the glossaries package a lot in my thesis. There are some entries which appear very frequently throughout the whole document. I would like to disable hyperlinking for these entries but keep ...
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glossaries: \printglossaries prints too wide

I'm using the glossaries package, and when I issue \printglossaries: \printglossaries \makeglossaries the glossary is waaaaaay too wide: My package options are \usepackage[acronym,sort=def, ...
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Can't compile LaTeX document when glossaries package is used (fatal error) [closed]

I just followed the instructions for setting up TeXnicCenter to work with the glossaries package as described at latex-community.org. I am trying to create a list of acronyms, however, I will not be ...
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Glossaries package and acronyms with an &

I'm using glossaries package and have one entry that has an & in between: %\newacronym{CK}{CK}{Chidamber \& Kemerer} \newglossaryentry{CK}{type =\acronymtype, name={CK}, ...
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Glossary terms not aligned vertically

I had a problem trying to set the width of a glossary column. The suggested solution solved the issue, but raised another problem where the terms are appearing weird, not aligned vertically in the ...
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Glossaries: Make a glossary entry recognizable in printing

How do you make it visible to the reader that the printed word/term is an entry in the glossary? In my PDF on the computer, I just see it because I use the hyperref package and there's a red box ...
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Change style of printing acronyms with glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package to define my acronyms and print them out. I'm using this style: \newglossarystyle{super3colleft}{% \renewenvironment{theglossary}% {\tablehead{}\tabletail{}% ...
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How to get correct glossary links with frontmatter pages?

I'm using the glossaries and hyperref packages, and my document has 10 or so pages of frontmatter, in roman numerals. All the links in the glossary have the correct page numbers, but when you click ...
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Glossary term list width

I am using glossaries package in my document and I have some long term names. This breaks my layout. I tried to apply: \setlength{\glspagelistwidth}{0.3\linewidth} And it did not work at all. If I ...
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Make glossary defined terms bold

I have defined a lot of terms with the glossaries package and use them in my text with the \gls{} command. However, I'd like terms called with \gls{} to appear bold, so people know that it is a term ...
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Why won't my glossary print, using glossaries pkg?

I used \makeglossaries in the preamble. Defined my terms, and issued \printglossaries. I've been reading the manual but can't see what I'm missing: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Spacing after footnote superscript

I'm writing my thesis for my Computer Science degree. I have a lot of footnotes and my advisor has told me to remove the spacing generated by the superscript of the footnote. This footnotes are ...
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Glossaries: Print first occurence by using ACRONYM (DESC)

Is there a way to change the way how the acronyms in glossaries package are printed on the first occurence when defining them via \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact disk}. Currently I'm using the following ...
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Glossaries: Print acronyms with indentation

hey there, when I print the glossary of the package 'glossaries' like that: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype] % acronyms I get something without indentation: A aaaskjdh BADR alksjd blaa FO text ...
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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. ...