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

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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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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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One way links to glossaries

Is there any way to have hyperlinks to the glossaries/acronyms (using glossaries package) in only one direction? What I want is a link to the page where an acronym is used, in the list of acronyms. ...
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Customising glossary group titles

I'm using the glossaries package to produce multiple glossaries in the same document and have found it convenient to define my own glossary style. When makeindex is used the glossary is sub-divided ...
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How to add the word “page” or “pages” in the Glossary

I would like to add the word "page" or "pages" in the Glossary. The following is the code. At the end of each entry for Glossary, there is a page number. But I would like it to display like: (page 1), ...
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building a dictionary

sometimes when I am not sure about a term, I would like to write it somewhere with the subsequent definition to be able to re-read it from time to time and then remember it forever. I think I am going ...
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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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Glossaries in Align Environment

Using glossaries commands in align environment seems to screw up the tag alignment. How can I use gls{...} commands in align environments without the tag position being altered? Consider the ...
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Defining plural form for glossaries entries

Based on the following answer, How shall I define plural form of glossaries? Two separate acronym list using package glossaries For example, \newglossaryentry{LED} { name={LED}, ...
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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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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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Package and/or macro for producing a bi-lingual dictionary/glossary?

A use case is simple, say you write a computer science text book for pirates. Then, each time you mention a term, you may need to mention its English equivalent. So, instead of writing, Ye first ...
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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of none acronyme type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles ...
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List of abbreviations

Is there a way to get an alphabetical list of abbreviations automatically? At the moment I have: \begin{longtable}{ll} APC & antigeen-presenterende cel \\ \end{longtable} I use longtable ...
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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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Symbol in plural form of acronym in glossaries package

Follow-up question If the plural form acronym is used first then it is printing one s after the symbol in parenthesis and this is not desired. For example, if \glspl{a} occurs first before any use of ...
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Glossaries: Make a glossary entry recognizable in printing

How do you make it visible to the reader that the printed word/term is an entry in the glossary? In my PDF on the computer, I just see it because I use the hyperref package and there's a red box ...
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Formatting of heading 'Glossary" to match chapter and index heading

Earlier I asked a question to match the heading of List of Acronyms and Symbols to that of List of table (instead of chapter heading). That was solved by Nicola via Formatting of heading List of ...
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Add symbol field to \newglossaryentry in \newcommand

This is a continuation of my question question. For a given code I would like to add symbol. For example: \mathgloss{m}{mass}{kg} MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym/glossaries command is used in the document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically index acronyms I am using glossaries package for acronyms (\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries}). I have a separate .tex file for a list of ...
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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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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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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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Glossaries: Print first occurence by using ACRONYM (DESC)

Is there a way to change the way how the acronyms in glossaries package are printed on the first occurence when defining them via \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact disk}. Currently I'm using the following ...
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Problem with “equal” sign and glossary entry definition

I am using glossaries package and I encountered a problem in the symbol field. When I define it as $m=1$ I get the following error message: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> ...
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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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How to set hyperfirst to just one glossary?

This is a follow up question to here. How can I set my acronyms glossary to hyperfirst=false and the main glossary to hyperfirst=true? I tried to give that as an option to \printglossary but that ...
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Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?

By default, the glossaries package creates a link to the glossary for each occurance of an entry (e.g. each time I use \gls{entry}). With the links visualized (e.g. using hyperref colorlinks). This ...
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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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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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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) ...
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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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Notation table in each Chapter/Part

I am currently writing a large document (book class divided into several parts) and would like to introduce suitable notation tables at the beginning of each part of the document. Up to now I have ...
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Avoiding double dots in glossaries package

I would like to incorporate the suggested solution by Herbert, that can be found HERE, within certain glossary records. Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} ...
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Suppress link in first use of glossary entry

I'm trying to disable links in the first use of glossary entries. I've seen a number of questions asked regarding the formatting of first uses, e.g. here and here, and another question dealing with ...
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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' ...
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Makeindex warning

During \makeglossaries run I get warning: Process started: makeglossaries "settings" makeglossaries version 2.12 (2014-01-20) added glossary type 'main' (glg,gls,glo) makeindex -s ...
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Two separate acronym list using package glossaries

I want to create two separate acronym list. One with 3 columns and the other with four columns. I have defined the two styles for the two types of acronym list, style1 and style2. I have my acronym ...
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Compile sequence: citing in the glossary

I'm trying to add a reference to a source in my bibtex bibliography in one of my glossary entries. However, it remains a questionmark! When I compile two times in a row, it works fine, though. My ...
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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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Make \leaders repeat a string at least a given number of times

Using the glossaries and glossary-longragged packages (In a memoir document) as well as a custom style I found by Googling: \newglossarystyle{dottedlocations}{% \glossarystyle{list}% ...
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Redefine the style of acronyms (glossaries)

In a paper I'm writing I would like to enter a list of acronyms used, and I'm trying to do with the use of glossaries package. The problem is the style in which they appear acronyms. A compilable code ...
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Using bi-lingual entries with the glossaries package

I'm writing my PhD thesis in my mother language (Slovene). I would like to create a Glossary that would contain the slovene versions of the terms along with their english counterparts. The ...
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glossaries and phantom

I am trying to align my symbols in a glossary with \phantom. However when I try to do so, I get the following error (line 10 is the line where the definition of nc:line:num ends(closing brace)): ! ...
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List of Acronyms is not displayed

\documentclass{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newacronym{svm}{SVM}{Support Vector Machine} \newacronym{wasn}{WASN}{Wireless Sensor Networks} \begin{document} \printglossaries ...
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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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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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Links to glossary items broken

I'm currently writing a large document, and I have two glossaries, one for acronyms, and one for a normal glossary. I have hyperref setup so that the glossary entries in the main text have links to ...
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Glossary terms not aligned vertically

I had a problem trying to set the width of a glossary column. The suggested solution solved the issue, but raised another problem where the terms are appearing weird, not aligned vertically in the ...
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Glossary term list width

I am using glossaries package in my document and I have some long term names. This breaks my layout. I tried to apply: \setlength{\glspagelistwidth}{0.3\linewidth} And it did not work at all. If I ...