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

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Why do line-broken glossary entries contaminate “marginpar”s with cross-referencability?

The following MWE shows the effect of a line-broken glossary entry on an adjacent marginpar, as opposed to a non-line-breaking glossary entry. Why does line-brokenness contaminate the marginpar? \...
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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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Symbols with optional parameter in glossaries with \newglossary

I am trying to use the approach given in the solution here Glossary entry with extra parameter (which looks really neat) for an application where i am having more than one glossary; in the original i ...
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Align the glossaries' title to the center

I saw table of contents and figures titles been aligned to the center with tocloft package as follows: \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand*{\listfigurename}{\hfill\bfseries\Large LISTA DE FIGURAS} \...
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Difference in behaviour of glossaries in article and beamer

I'm using glossaries-extra in a beamer-document to typeset acronyms and a glossary. As it is good practice in german texts to italize english technical terms I wanted to do so with some acronyms, too. ...
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Single acronym not being displayed in glossary

Bit of an odd one, I have a glossary that is printing out my glossary and acronyms using the command \printglossaries. This works fine mostly for every single acronym apart from one. The Acronym in ...
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Adjust space between acronym and glossary-mcol description

To save page space I additionaly use \usepackage{glossary-mcols} to get the acronyms printed in two columns. The same space trick from here (Nicola answers) unfortunately doesn't work after calling \...
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How to separate glossary entries from section references in hyperref

I have a document, a glossary and references. I am using the hyperref package to create hyperlinks \usepackage[colorlinks = true, linkcolor = red, urlcolor = green, citecolor ...
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How draw semicircle in thumb index dictionary?

How draw semicircle in thumb index dictionary ? I am using the following code Field work and draw a rectangle Box: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage[paper=a4paper, top=1.5cm, ...
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Right use of Abbreviations

I have defind a new glossary entry: \newglossaryentry{gls:USB} { name={Universal Serial Bus}, description={USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s ...
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Show acronyms in small caps for section headings using the glossaries package

The recommended way when using glossaries is to avoid \gls for section headings, but to use \glsentryshort, \glsentrylong or \glsentryfull. In my case I use small-caps for acronyms which work fine in ...
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Use `see=` key and new command `\acro` in preamble

I have the code below. For some reason I cannot use the definition of \acro to define new acronyms in the preamble. I can use it within \begin{document} \end{document}. However, also in that case I ...
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Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
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Glossaries and corner cases

In general the glossaries interface seems straightforward with it's default settings for acronyms, however, I came across some cornercases, where I would like to change the way glossaries displays a ...
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Glossaries header has more above space than other section headings

I'm using the glossaries package to manage the acronyms in my thesis. Everything works fine except that there is some extra space between the glossaries heading and other section headings. I ...
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Formatting symbols in the glossaries package

So I love the glossaries package, and have it tweaked and automated about as well as I'd like it. However, I'm still having one issue: how do I format the symbol in the glossary? I'd like to have ...
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Glossaries: Groups not working

I want to use the sort=def option for glossaries together with style=alttreehypergroup. However, as soon as I specify sort=def, the groups are not recognized any more. MWE: % arara: pdflatex: { ...
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Glossaries and fake small caps using fontspec

I want to use faked small caps when doing a list of abbreviations using the glossaries package. I am using another font but for reproducibility purposes in this example I have used Linux Libertine O. ...
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Error “cannot locate xindy module for language persian in codepage utf8” in making glossary

I'm trying to make a glossary in my document. My glossary is not printed and it's an empty page. To compile the glossary I read that I had to make a custom user command in TexMaker: xindy -L persian-...
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\glsdesc hyperlink

How can I get rid of links for \glsdesc, while keeping them for \gls? Is it possible? (It makes no sense to link the description, since there is no extra information by going to the glossary.) % ...
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glossaries package is printing all entries under acronyms

I am trying to insert a glossary into a latex document using the glossaries package. I would like to separate out the list of acronyms from the list of definitions. My understanding is that this is ...
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Koma-script and glossaries package

This has driven me crazy for some time now and I finally found out the origin of my problem. Now I would like to solve it. In my thesis document, I add acronyms using the glossaries package. This ...
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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} \renewcommand*{\...
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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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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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Position of powers/subscripts when using symbols/symbolslist via glossaries

I'm using the glossaries package to generate a symbols table from the document I'm writing, which works fine. However, today I noticed that the symbols are than treated as a new object and if powers, ...
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Using glossaries package with Texmaker (running PDFLaTex)

Currently I am using the acronym package to generate a glossary of acronyms, but I would like to also have a glossary of mathematical symbols. Therefore, I am looking to move to the glossaries package....
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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 \hypersetup{...
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Creating glossary entries in separate file

Is there any way around to create glossary entries in separate file? I do prefer to store glossary entries in a separate file. Thanks for any comment.
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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 ...