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

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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 ...
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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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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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Suppress \gls links on one glossary only

I want to use \gls* automatically when invoking the \gls command. This should be done for one glossary (type=tech) only and globally. Not working: \glsdisablehyper does not work at the define ...
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Using glossaries in Texlipse

Is there a way of adding a glossary using the glossaries package in Texlipse? %%% GLOSSARIES \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} ...
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glossary / acronym ; list of pages / locations : ignore the actual list of acronyms

I use the glossaries package with the acronym option. When I create the list of acronyms, I have a list of locations (per entry): pages, and/or subsections. The problem is that each (used) entry has ...
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Some glossary (acronym) entries without location (but still with links)

In my master thesis, I have a lots of acronyms. Some of them I use very frequently, while others just once or twice. Some of them I have a "main" definition, most don't have one. (Main definition is ...
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xindy cannot open the temp file

I have encountered a problem by using xindy within glossaries. After the first call of pdflatex, I gave makeglossaries mytex in command line. Unfortunately, I got the error "LOAD: A file with ...
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\printglossaries is not generating anything for me

I'm using the glossaries package with MikTeX 2.9 (using TeXnicCenter as my editor) and my document is setup as follows: \documentclass[ebook,11pt,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{color} ...
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How to make glossaries and nomenclature work together?

I am using nomencl along with glossaries. But I am getting either one of them in the output. I want to use glossaries for acronyms and nomencl for mathematical equations. How can we do that if we want ...
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How to make glossaries in output?

This is my sample script. I want to print glosssaries. I am trying to do that but nothing gets printed. I am using \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{report} \usepackage{fancyheadings} ...
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Why won't my glossaries print?

I have a look around online and at other posts however I haven't been able to find a solution to this problem. Here is the code I'm using: \documentclass[a4paper,final]{report} \usepackage{epsfig} ...
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makeglossaries hangs waiting for input on mac

I'm very new to Latex so apologies if this is a newbie question. However I have looked around online and can't find an answer. I'm trying to compile my file in TeXShop (on mac) using the following ...
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How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page?

A possible list of terms, abbreviations and variable names with brief explanations has to be placed after the table of contents. If any term is explained in the list of terms, it is supposed to be ...
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How do I make the perl script [makeglossaries] work on WinXP?

I got help yesterday on how to make \makeindex work (see link at bottom). I now realize that it would be better if I could make the perl script makeglossaries work, since I currently have to modify ...
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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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Using “ä”, “ö” and “ü” with glossaries-Package

I am trying to write my 'Matura work' for school in LaTeX. Therefore I am using MacTeX and Texshop and normally it works pretty fine. But at the moment I have some trouble with a glossary entry: ...
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Latexmk: makeglossaries, Biber and pdfLaTeX / Where to put latexmkrc?

I've got myself seriously confused with latexmk. I have been using latexmk on TeX Live 2011 and I have loved it for making my document with a ToC and references with Biber. I am trying to make it work ...
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\storeglosentry --> Undefined control sequence

I am trying to write a report for school in LaTeX. Therefore I am using MacTeX and Texshop and normally it works pretty fine. But at the moment I have some trouble with the glossary package: ...
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Page number of glossary

I want to reference the glossary from within the text (I'm using the glossaries package). However, since the glossaries are produced using \printglossaries, I can't just put a \label command where it ...
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reduce vspace after section header

I am currently using the the scrartcl document class and glossaries for acronyms: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,headsepline,notitlepage,parskip=half]{scrartcl} ...
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Glossary link's color

How can I change the color of glossary links when using glossaries along with hyperref? I just want to change glossary link colors not all links.
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Group glossaries by first letter

I am using glossaries with xindy. It groups entries by first letter and puts a vertical space between groups. How can I change the style of output to show the starting letter for each group at the ...
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Farsi alphabet order for glossary

I am using glossaries with makeidx in a Farsi document with xepersian. Currently it sorts the output using Arabic alphabet order and places words starting with گ, چ, پ and ژ at the end of list. How ...
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Exclude glossary items from being printed in the glossary [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do not display one special acronym in list of acronyms With glossaries, is there a way to exclude certain glossary items (acronyms/symbols/glossary terms) from being ...
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Hyperref links generated by Glossaries pointing to wrong page

In a long document I have two title pages and want to start the page numbering from one on the first non-title page. Thus I use \addtocounter{page}{-2} at the begin of the document. Pages before the ...
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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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TeX capacity exceeded with glossary package

My document contains many thousands of glossary items. When compiling with XeLaTeX, about 1/8 of the way through the document, it reports: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]. ...
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list of definitions in appendix

I want to have appendixes containing an overview of RFC, W3C and other standards discussed in my paper. Of course I also have them in my bibliography, but the overview should look like RFC 1234 ...
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Placing glossary entries inside \section titles

In my document, some glossary entries appear within the section titles. E.g.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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Which tool to use: an index or a glossary?

I have this situation: My book needs an alphabetical index, used for finding on which page an item appeared. My book needs a glossary, used for looking up the definition of the item. Every indexed ...
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List of symbols with glossaries — problem with using \underline

I'm having a weird problem with glossaries (TeXLive 2011, glossaries v3.01), illustrated by the following example: % compile this with % pdflatex example.tex % makeindex -s "example.ist" -t ...
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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): ...