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

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Why does \setacronymstyle{long-short-desc} overwrite \renewcommand*{\glsentryfmt}?

I am currently writing a paper with an extended glossary. Therefore, I use the glossaries package. I want the first appearance of a glossary entry being indicated by a symbol preceding the name of the ...
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Glossary-like list of subsection headings

I have a document, that has same subsection headings on multiple pages. I would like to create something like a glossary, that prints the list of headings and references to the pages where the ...
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Acronym wrapped at end of page causes page number and header of next page to have same hyperlink

A bit of a confusing title perhaps, so let me explain. I'm using the packages glossaries, hyperref and fancyhdr. Acronyms defined with glossaries have a hyperlink to their definition. However when the ...
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Glossaries: Abbreviations not appearing from 2nd use onwards

I want two glossaries: 1) Nomenclature 2) Abbreviations In nomenclature, there are four columns and in abbreviations, there are three. Everything is working fine except the Abbreviations are not ...
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Using Arara on windows in Texstudio to generate glossaries

I am trying to generate glossaries in my LaTeX document using the article class and am using TeXStudio I used the below code but nothing gets printed \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Links to the acronym directory only for “real” acronyms in glossaries

I want links to the acronym directory only for "PC" and not for the rest. How can I do this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How Can I get bold math symbols into a glossary?

I'd like to add a mathematical Expression to my glossary: \newglossaryentry{Fst}{ name = {$F_{st}$-value}, description = {Inbreeding coefficient,...}, sort = {fst} } ...
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Indicate an “added entry to the index” in the main text

I'm writing a text with many index entries: Variable $\Kappa$\index{Kappa@$\Kappa$} is used to ... I'd like to see a hint in the main text, that an entry was added to the index. I tried using ...
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Conflict between glossaries and siunitx (possibly via hyperref) when defining color

I'm in the process of writing my thesis which has a large glossary. The hyperref and glossaries package allow for linking and colouring the references, which is great. Unfortunately the large number ...
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List acronyms in nomenclature which are not used

Is it possible to have some of the acronyms, which are defined but not used in the text, in the list of nomenclatures (using glossaries package)? Or in other words, how can I add some more entries to ...
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change latex glossary page number color

In the glossary chapter, I want to change the page number color from black to blue. How to do that ? Is there an option in the \usepackage{glossaries} entry ? \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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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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No hyperlink borders for any kind of glossaries entries but still hyperreferred

I would like to have the default behaviour of hyperref for all links excepted the ones from glossaries: for them, they should be still links but without borders I started playing with ...
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How to insert different picture in glsgroupheading glossary

How to insert picture in glsgroupheading glossary so that each parent is talking a different. \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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Is there an option to define in-text if an acronym description should printed in footnote?

I defined different acronyms. For some of them that are not described in-text I want to print a short description in a footnote instead of the long format on first use. Is it possible with the ...
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Miktex Windows API error 32

I am trying to install the glossaries package but it keeps failing with error 32 (file in use). There is no other process using the file, unless miktex itself uses separate processes to download and ...
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Why acronym appears under glossary?

Here is minimum working example: % arara: pdflatex: {action: nonstopmode} % !arara: makeindex % arara: bibtex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex: {action: nonstopmode} % arara: pdflatex: ...
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Customize placement of “see …” part in index using glossaries?

When I use the glossaries package to produce the index, the see part of an entry appears at the end of an entry after the page numbers. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Custom glossary style, \makenoidxglossaries and \glsgroupskip

The code below creates a glossary table containing acronyms, their representation in math expressions and their description. A custom glossary style my is created using \newglossarystyle. It is a ...
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TeXnicCenter - makeindex does not generate acronyms and glossary at ones

I am currently working on my master thesis and have to use MiKTeX in combination with TeXnicCenter for writing. I ran across a problem with makeindex. In my Tex Files I use the glossary package. With ...
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Removing Lists of Tables, etc. entries from glossaries

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \listoftables \printglossaries \newglossaryentry{example}{ name={example}, description={example} } \clearpage ...
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Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry

If I want to conditionally expand a glossary entry based on or related to another glossary term, I find the conditional \ifglsused{}{}{} statement is very helpful. To satisfy parent modifications ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} with 3 columns and groupheading

I would like a glossary with 3 columns and groups heading: Here is the mwe, which I took (mainly) from: \usepackage{glossaries} with 3 columns This works very well for me. I would just like to add ...
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Glossaries: make \newglossaryentry behave as \newacronym

I'm hoping this is a simple question, but I've been searching for the best part of the day for a solution to no avail. I basically want to make the \newglossaryentry command behave like the ...
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Appendix list of symbols

I am trying to make a list of variable definitions in the appendix and I tried making glossaries and using acronyms packages but I don't know what to do. I do not need to reference the symbols in the ...
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Changing glossary pagestyle using memoir

I use the memoir class to typeset my documents. This class also allows the easy addition of a glossary to those documents. However, the default pagestyle for the glossary is plain. I want to change ...
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Moving Glossaries inside an enumerated list

I am trying to include a glossary inside an enumerated list in latex. Normally glossaries seem to be included only as chapters or sections. I need to move it inside an enumerated list. The following ...
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My glossary won't print

I'm having trouble for 2 days printing a glossary (using glossaries package). I tried on TexLive and TexMaker. I followed this documentation/tutorial to understand how to use glossaries package Here ...
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highlight glossaries entries on page

I want to highlight my glossaries entries with bold or italic formatting. I have used the following command but then the whole document is very colorful what I didn't want to have it like this. ...
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bibliography not referencing glossary

My glossary contains definitions from WiKipedia, which I would like to reference as a quote with a /cite command to my bibliography. My bibliography is using hyperrefs to link to the positions within ...
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Glossary print a specific definition

How does one print a specific glossary entry, i.e. the definition, such that: \newglossaryentry{hardware} { name = {Hardware}, description = {...} } and, for example: ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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Trying to create a glossary but my computer can't find the necessary files

There have been similar questions, but I can't find one that solves my exact problem. I'm having trouble getting the glossary to "print" at the end of my document. Here's my LaTeX markup: ...
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Simplify LaTeX document to satisfy editing office

I have a LaTeX manuscript prepared using a publisher class file (agutex) where I've used four packages (booktabs, glossaries, siunitx, graphicx). I use glossaries in particular for acronyms. After ...
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Deactivate twoside for bibliography and glossary

since the bibliography and glossary barely fit into their columns and start using several pages, I would like to deactivate twoside for them. How can this be acomplished or is that a bad practice?
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Can't create glossary with glossaries package,Perl Strawberry, error: makeglossaries:Need exactly one file argument [duplicate]

New to Stack Exchange, and using TeX for a week.. Trying to make glossaries work for a larger document, but this even fails with the first example document provided by the glossaries package.. I ...
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Defined \acronymname is not used in toc, but the standard “Acronyms”, why?

I have defined a new name for my Acronyms list, but it the default name ("Acronyms") is used in the table of contents. Do you know how I can solve this? I have created a minimum working example, but ...
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Printing Glossaries in amsart using TexStudio

I am trying to make a glossary in an amsart document using TeXstudio but the glossary will not print. I've downloaded xindy, arara, and perl and have tried to use all of them, but to no avail. Any ...
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How to change glossaries alttree: no bold font for second level

How can I modify the glossaries e.g. alttree style to not use bold fonts for the entries in second level. First level should remain bold. I'd like to do it like \newglossarystyle{mylist}{% ...
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Print glossary entry in acronym and long form

Is there a way to have a word listed in the glossary in its acronym AND long form? LED light-emitting diode light-emitting diode A semiconductor light source. I tried with two entries, but it ...
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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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Warn if text item should be a glossary entry

I'm writing a large document and I have several glossary entries and one thing that worries me is my potential to miss a glossary entry. An example would be: Glossary entries: ...
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Acronyms containing acronyms expand incorrectly

I have the following MWE where the long version of an acronym contains other acronyms: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makenoidxglossaries \newacronym{hdl} {HDL} {hardware ...
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standalone package, with its subpreambles option, ignores content of a standalone input file if it contains accents in glossary entry

The following MWE works like a charm: % test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subpreambles]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{glossaries} % \begin{filecontents}{stdalone} ...
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Is option 1 (\makenoidxglossaries) of the glossaries package broken [closed]

As recently seen here there seem to be trouble when going with the internal sorting solution (no makeindex or xindy). When compiling the MWE the error is: Undefined control sequence. ...