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

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glossaries: multi-column and indentation [duplicate]

I want to achieve a two column acronym list with glossaries. Using the mcolalttree version of alttree allows to define the indentation with \glssetwidest{}. Unfortunately after a line break the ...
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List terms(/keywords) together with their definition and a glossary

I want to be able to define terms/keywords and give definitions that might span multiple paragraphs. Given definitions of the following form: \begin{definition}[Blue] Blue is one of ... \end{...
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glossaries: don't print single occurences

Similiar to acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence i'd like to avoid listing acronyms that i only used once with the glossaries package. The answer to this question Ignoring an ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} with 3 columns

I need to have extra column in the glossary. My application is list of symbols with symbol description units \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{...
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Include glossary in table of contents

I am using \usepackage{glossaries}. How do you include it in \tableofcontents? The following does not do the trick: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{mwe}{MWE}...
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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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Glossaries in List of Figures overflow

Given a figure with a caption, in this caption a glossary term in used as in \gls{wysiwyg} At the document beginning, after the contents, the \listoffigures command is given. As the caption ...
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Horizontal alignment of multiple glossaries

I utilize the glossariespackage with acronym option as well as an self-defined symbols list. Unfortunately, each glossary aligns different horizontally. Is it possible to make them aligned? Otherwise, ...
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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 here*...
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Missing paragraphs in glossary

After each abbreviation there is a paragraph in my glossary except in one row. (see screenshot). There is no separation between the "W3C" and "WHATWG" abbreviation. Does anyone know what I can do? ...
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Glossary package - acronyms with numbers not accepted

I'm having some trouble with acronyms such as I2C, where there is a number inside. My code is like the following: \usepackage[acronym]{glossary} \makeglossary \newacronym{I2C}{Inter-Integrated ...
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Getting rid of Glossary text in glossary in memoir style (Bug?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \pagestyle{ruled} adds superfluous text in glossary I would like to get rid of the glossary in the first line after header. How can I do that? lualatex and makeglossaries ...
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test if a listings or glossaries style is valid

I want to test in my template if a call of \lstinputlisting[style=mystyle,... or \printglossary[style=mystyle,... is valid or will fail because of an unkown style. However I could no find out ...
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How to put kana with CJK in the name of a “polyglotic” glossary entry?

After discovered how to mix glossary and acronym system (See here), and how to put kana/kanji working with pdfLaTeX (See here), I was trying to mix the both, in order to create kind of dictonnary, ...
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glossaries: fail to expand in tabularx

When I use an acronym (glossaries or acronym package) for the first time in tabularx, then it fails to expand, and even breaks down the table structure. The problem is already mentioned here, but ...
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Change glossary entry to show (name) (see ___ , if exists) (description)

I would like to alter the glossary style to be able to show each entry as: (name) (see _, if exists) (description) (page#) How can I accomplish this? Really appreciate your help in advance. \...
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printglossary makes abbreviations ending with periods

I use the glossaries package for my glossary and some acronyms: \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[ngerman]{translator} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronym,toc,section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ... ...
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LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found

When I try to use \usepackage{glossaries} then I get the error message: "LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found". Is something else needed?
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Using tikzpictures as symbols in glossaries

In a text, I'm using a tikzpicture as a math symbol. I'd like to reference this symbol in a glossary. It seems to me that makeindex doesn't know how to draw the picture. Here's an example. \...
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Distinct formatted page numbers with glossaries and Xindy

This is somewhat related to this question, but using Xindy as a backend, not makeindex. I am attempting to create an index using glossaries, and in this index some page numbers have a special meaning....
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Glossary per chapter or section

I'm looking for a way of creating glossaries, with the help of glossaries package, per chapter or section. In a particular glossary for section should be only the terms used in this section. If term ...
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LaTeX system-wide glossary database as custom package

I'm trying to make a system-wide glossary database (with acronyms and definitions) as a package. My file is: /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex/local/myglossary.sty One needs to run: sudo ...
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strange behaviour with glossaries see key

I have been baffled by exactly how to use the see key of the glossaries package. Section 8 of the manual writes: Note that in this case, the entry with the see key will automatically be added ...
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Creating software function index

I need to create some type of index for exported functions in the software for the latex manual. The doxygen feature of exporting to LaTeX does not allow to do it by default. The required form is ...
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Glossaries package and hyphenated (dashed) acronym fail to break across lines

With respect to using the glossaries package, if I have an acronym with a long hyphenated word, it often result in sentences that runs into margins. For example: \newacronym[sort=WH]{WH}{Wh}{Wiener-...
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Problem with \usepackage{glossaries}

\documentclass{report} \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \chapter{Hello} \section{First Section} Hello World \newglossaryentry{electrolyte}{name=...
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A tool for creating a dictionary with right-to-left script

I'm trying to typeset a dictionnary, using Arabic script. I would like to create a list of words in three columns, with Arabic word in right column aligned to the right, its Polish translation aligned ...
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What causes this strange interaction between glossaries and amsmath?

MWE: greatly trimmed from a large document; XeLaTeX; full TeXLive2012 completely up-to-date: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathspec} \usepackage{...
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Why does the title of Glossary not change? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? Consider the following MWE (it actually works :P): \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,...
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Glossaries: using name of (sub)sections instead of page numbers

How can I print the section instead the pagenumber in glossar/index like \nameref it does. Would be nice to have something like: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \...
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Issue using \ensuremath in glossaries

I'm trying to get the \ensuremath function to work within glossaries for the following: \newglossaryentry{CSPB}{name={CSP\ensuremath{\parallel}B}, description={A hybrid formal language combining ...
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Dotted line between glossary description and page number

Is it possible to have the standard glossary entry, but with page numbers aligned to the right and a dotted line between the end of the description and the first page number?
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Create a register of persons with references

To Create a register of persons with biblatex seems to be much more complicate then i expected. How can i create nice a register of persons semiautomatic with \ref? Lets assume i have 20 persons ...
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Using glossaries (acronyms) with Beamer

I would like to use the glossaries package for acronyms in Beamer presentations. However, when using Beamer's overlay mechanisms, I run into trouble. An acronym (used for the first time) on a slide ...
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Howto achieve capitalized description in glossary table?

I use the glossaries package to generate my acronym list. Since I use the acronyms in the text I have to write the description lowercase. Thus, I have a lowercase description in the acronym list. Can ...
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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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Glossaries creates wrong link when using titlepage [closed]

I experienced that glossaries generates a wrong link when my document contains a titlepage... Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \...
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Glossaries without {glossaries} [closed]

It appears to be somewhat tedious work to use the glossaries package and I prefer not having an explicit dependency on Perl scripts to process my LaTeX documents. So what I would ask is, how can one ...
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Make the glossary title upper case in header

I'm using the report class with twoside parameter. I'm using fancyhdr to configure the headers/footer. I'm using the glossaries package to generate a glossary. The glossary is the only chapter in my ...
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Use full acronym name in TOC

I am trying to use \acf of the glossaries package in a \section command. In my TOC I always get displayed the id, not the content. The generated section in the document works fine. I was trying to ...
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How to highlight important pages in glossaries page number list

In some books, the keywords page not only has a list of pages the keyword was referenced, it also bold or emphasize page numbers where the keyword was defined or explained. How do I do that with ...
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How to avoid extra pages before titlepage with scrbook and glossaries? Strange problem [closed]

I am encountering a very strange problem when combining the scrbook class and glossaries package. When using the glossaries package, two extra pages will always be added before the titelpage. This is ...
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What should I build my new nomenclature package on top of?

This question led to a new package: concepts This is a major edit. In my previous attempt I overgeneralized, which obfuscated my real question. I'd like to write a new package which I want to ...
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Questions regarding conversion from acronym package to glossaries

In my thesis I use the acronym package. I have only one problem with the package, which is the lack of capability to capitalize first letter, a functionality which I read is provided by \makefirstuc ...
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Description length limit with glossaries

Some of my glossarie entries have a rather long description. After a certain number of carracters they stop being displayed by the printglossaries command. Here is an exemple producing this problem : ...
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The \alph counter representation has strange effects with the glossaries package

This is a follow-up question here How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)? A suspect BUG. The parameter \alph doesn't work fine ...
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Why Glossaries with Xindy unable to execute(cannot find the correct PATH)?

After I compiled a tex file by xelatex, I use Glosarries with Xindy to make a index, it reported: $ makeglossaries test makeglossaries version 2.04 (2012-05-19) added glossary type 'main' (glg,...
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How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)?

I am using 'glossaries' to make index after my book, I set the numberlist to section, so the number of the section will in the numberlabel. eg: INDEX Unix, a ...
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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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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 ...