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

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List of Acronyms: only first use in numberlist and table of content style dots

I would like to display the list of acronyms in the following way: in the number list there should be only the page with the first use of the acronym the number should be aligned on the right, with ...
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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 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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glossary does not appear

I've placed \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries just before \begin{document} as recommended in my preamble. After the main part of my paper I've placed \newpage \printglossaries \newpage ...
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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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SI unit in acronym glossary

I have a question. I want to use SI unit X in my acronym definitions. For example: \newacronym{M}{\si{\Molar}}{molar} Sadly this doesn't work. Is there a way to do use SI units in the acronym ...
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Refer to a glossary entry

I want to refer to a glossary entry from my text or form another entry in the same or from another glossary. What's the label I have to put in my hyperref options like \ref{<label>} or ...
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Compile list of nomenclature and list of acronyms

I'm trying to print out a list with acronyms and another list with nomenclature. The list with Nomenclature prints without problem but I can't see the list with acronyms.I'm compiling with ...
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Remove glossary title

I am using the glossaries package to put a list of terms at the end, and have created an appendix which is titled "Appendix A Glossary". The problem is that when I use: \begin{appendices} ...
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Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?

Are there any packages which depend on other 'non-standard' command line programs (i.e. not pdflatex, bibtex and friends)? When writing a document in e.g. LaTeX, this of course needs to be compiled ...
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Access specific glossary fields without triggering first usage

I would like to know if any of the fields that are manually configured during the creation of glossary entries can be accessed manually/deliberately in a macro or newcommand - possibly of the form: ...
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IEEEtran and glossaries

I am trying to figure out how to use IEEEtran with glossaries without running into errors during the compilation with (pdf)latex. Here is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex: {synctex: yes} % arara: ...
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Glossary does not work on different platforms

I am writing my master thesis. When I compile and run the Tex file on Ubuntu everything works fine. When I do it on OSX and Windows it return the error: Package glossaries Error: Glossary entry `...' ...
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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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How to change the appearance of the display of the first use of an acronym? How to insert “short”?

How can I change the apperance of the display of the first use of an acronym? I want to change Compact Disc (CD) to Compact Disc (short CD) I tried ...
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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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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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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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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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Problems with implementing glossary.engine in TeXShop

I followed the instruction from Creating Glossaries in TeXShop on Mac but the created engine did not appear (even not with Emacs). Here is what I did: I created glossary_run.engine with TextEdit (and ...
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How to let glossaries display “long form (abbreviation)” in the list of acronyms?

This is a pontentially dumb question, but I fail at making glossaries print the long form accompanied by the abbreviation in the list of acronyms. Let this be the document (should be self-contained): ...
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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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Glossary remains empty

I want to add a glossary to my document. On this website: Glossaries I found an example and tried it on my machine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
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Glossaries won't print

I'm currently unable to get Glossaries to work. The documents builds fine. No errors whatsoever. But it's not printing the glossary even tho it creates a hyperref at the \glo{computer} which leads to ...
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Glossaries: parenthesis around page numbers

I have a glossary. Let us say: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{Greatest Common Divisor} \newacronym{lcm}{LCM}{Least Common ...
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Problems with printglossaries in Main.tex using external glossary file and external chapters tex files

I'm writing a heavy PhD thesis structured in several chapters. Each chapter has many figures, acronyms, symbols and equations. So I decided to structure in separated folders of Figures, Chapters ...
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Create new fields in glossaries newglossaryentry

As an alternative to the question detailed Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry I would like to add some fields to a glossary definition. Is this ...
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Ignoring glossaries acronyms while using glossary entries

I've been trying to ignore acronyms that are only used once, as described in this question. Unfortunately, I have two issues: The once-used abbreviation is still displayed in as the first entry ...
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Explicitly call Xindy for glossaries package to create list of symbols

Using the glossaries package I've added a user defined glossary: \newglossary[slg]{symbols}{sym}{sbl}{List of Symbols} I've manually build the list of symbols using xindy but I just cannot find the ...
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glossaries \gls prints too wide

I am using the glossaries package to define acronyms in my thesis report. When I use \gls{} command to print an acronym in the body of the text, the printed line exceeds the margin (too wide). ...
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Glossary terms appear in full in the list of figures

I am using the command gls to create a glossary at the beginning of my thesis. However if I use the command for example in the caption of a figure environment, then the only time the full text ...
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Glossaries table of contents showing acronyms where only long forms were used

In a document where some acronyms are defined, and only long versions are used throughout the document, is it possible to have these long forms not show in the list of acronyms? MWE ...
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glossaries outputs only one entry for custom list

I want to use two glossaries, one for acronyms and one for a list of symbols. In the preamble I load the glossaries package with acronym and xindy options: ...
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Acronyms capitalized, no dot at the end together with Symbols

UPDATE 2014-11-20: Found a solution for the dot inside wikibooks. You have to use \usepackage[nopostdot]{glossaries}. I want my abbreviations to be all capitalized and without dot at the end. At ...
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Problem with \addkey as of v4.08 of glossaries

Having run TeX Live Utility today, glossaries was updated to the 30-July-2014 version (4.08). With this, a bug seems to have been introduced to the \addkey feature (run under both XeLaTeX and LuaTeX). ...
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A dynamic variable as content of a glossary entry

Based on the macro defined here, I would like to use it to create a glossary with a variable in the description. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Duplicate Contents and Glossary title

I am getting duplicates of my glossary and contents titles as shown below. How can I get rid of the first one? Most of my preamble is shown below. \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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Glossaries and mylatexformat incompatible?

I'm trying to speed up my big preamble with many packages by using mylatexformat. And I have lots of errors, the majority of which comes from the glossaries package. My MWE: ...
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glossaries error with *4col styles

I wanted to print out a nomenclature with symbols (i.e. VARIABLE - DEFINITION - SYMBOL form). Below is the MWE \documentclass[11pt,onecolumn,draft,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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\printglossary does not produce any content [duplicate]

I am having some trouble using glossaries in LateX (TeXnicCenter) and hope someone could give me some advice. I am using the package \usepackage[toc, acronym, section=section]{glossaries} to get a ...
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Using glossaries with bibtex

I hope someone can help with this. I am trying to generate a document with a glossary. I am using TexnicCenter. It appears to work when there is no bibtex file but not when there is and then not even ...
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Headings for extended characters?

How can I make a glossary headings for my extended characters? I need them to be groups such as Š and '. I do not want "default"! Here's my xelatex MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Reset package options

\LaTeX seems to remember earlier stated options. How can I reset this? ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package glossaries. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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restore headings section

I use scrpage2 and automark such that chapter and section are printed to the heading. I now have a special case, where I configure glossaries to print its title to the heading, but In an example I ...
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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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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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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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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} ...