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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Am I over exerting the glossaries package?

As per the MWE below, I am using the glossaries package to handle the automation of values being inserted into text. This is useful when trends and discussions/conclusions don't change but values ...
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Use of longplural, shortplural in CustomAcronymFields

I'd like to have the first occurrence of my acronyms in emphasized style. So, I redefined CustomAcronymFields and use SetCustomStyle, as suggested by the FAQ. This worked til I needed a special ...
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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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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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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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How to show glossary entry name in bold when using long style?

I am using the glossaries package in order to create a glossary. If I use: \printglossary[type=main,style=list] I get entry names in bold, but the layout won't be the one I wish. If I use: ...
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Language switch for glossaries acronyms

I use the glossaries package for acronyms of different languages. The problem I face now is that when my main text is e.g. german and I have an english acronym used for the first time within the text ...
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-ing endings (participle) on acronyms using the glossaries package

I have been trying to get participle endings on acronyms using glossaries, have so far managed to get the ending right using the procedure pasted from the users guide: \documentclass[12pt, ...
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How not to expand acronym in ToC or section title

I want just the opposite to this post. Actually the idea is that in ToC, sections, chapters, etc titles the acronym is not expanded. But then the first time it is used in the text it should be ...
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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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Errors when using glossaries package

I am compiling a .tex file with TeXmaker, but it's still generating errors. In fact, I use the glossaries package but when I add a newglossaryentry, the compilation ends with errors. This is my code ...
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Package doc and glossaries together cause problem

If I comment out \RecordChanges below it compiles and works, otherwise I get: Package glossaries Warning: No file defined for glossary `[' on input line 13. ! Extra \endcsname. \@@do@wrglossary ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Converting a Nomenclature Example to Use Glossaries

I am hoping to get pointers for how to convert this example to use the glossaries package: How to achieve nomenclature entries like: symbol, Description, Dimension and unit, etc? The aforementioned ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Formated text in acronym sorted alphabetically in Index

I am using glossaries package with the acronym option \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries}. An answer provided previously (Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice) works perfectly for ...
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Why didn't \printnoidxglossaries print anything with \cite{} in document?

I have both glossaries and bibliography in my report. I used \printnoidxglossaries but it won't show up because of \cite{} in my report.. When I removed \cite{} then \printnoidxglossaries will show ...
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printglossaries, makeglossaries: (0 entries accepted, 0 rejected)

I'm trying to create a glossary for my document but am having trouble getting it to show up. The last three lines of my document are: \newpage \printglossaries \end{document} I've also got: ...
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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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Issue with xindy for package glossaries

Everything was working perfectly. Suddenly I started getting the error for xindy while using the glossaries package Warning: File 'PhDThesis.acn' is empty. Have you used any entries defined in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Dictionary English-French-Arabic with glossaries package

Using the glossaries package under polyglossia, I adapt the sample file presenting the English and French dictionaries sample-lang.tex to my use for the 3 languages. The result is what I want, ...
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Glossary entry with extra parameter

I want to create a list of symbols for my work, where the symbols are often provided with an index. Now I do not want to create a new entry for each symbol and index. Is it possible with another ...
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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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seealso package don't run with my index command

I built (with your help in this conversation) a command to have an index with historical dates & events, index in time order like a timeline. In this artisanal command, I have firstly only dates ...
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Glossaries Package: No long form the first time using an acronym

Every time an acronym is used for the first time, the glossaries package (GP) includes the long form in the text. I don't want GP to do that (the abbreviations are clear/they can be looked up in the ...