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

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Glossary entry not displayed in list

Is there any option to make a glossary entry not to appear in the glossaries list? I want it to be in the text and behave as glossary/acronym, but I don't want it to be displayed in the list index. ...
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Glossaries: customize number lists (page numbers) attached to each acronym

I would like to exclude the Table of Contents and Glossary itself from the page numbers that appear attached to each acronym indicating the pages where the entries have been used. If this cannot be ...
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How to add horizontal line after references (biblatex) and glossary title?

I need to have horizontal lines after each title. For table of contents this works with: \renewcommand{\cftaftertoctitle}{\vskip 3em \auftaktvz} and ...
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Long form of acronyms capitalized in section headings

I use the glossaries package and defined headers often in section titles. In general I keep the first letter of each word in the headings in capital case, but if an acronym occurs the first time, it ...
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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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glossaries: .glo or .acn file for acronym? Was this changed recently?

Please show me what I'm doing wrong if I'm making a mistake here, I think the package 'glossaries' was changed and it caused me problems. I've been working on a Master Thesis for a while now, the ...
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How to add another optional option to the “printglossary” command?

I'm using the glossaries package to introduce my terms in my book. Now I want to add another option to the printglossary command named "column" as below: ‎‎‎\printglossary[‎‎column=X]‎% which X is ...
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Resetting glossary glsdisplayfirst

I'm working on a paper that includes a summary at the start of the document, and I would like to reset the glsdisplayfirst properties somehow, so that my glossary entries and acronyms are defined both ...
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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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Weird bug (header) when using the glossaries package and KOMA's automark

I'm using \usepackage[automark]{scrpage2} in my preable together with the glossaries package. Whenever I use an acronym within a \section{...} command, I get a header like the one pictured below. ...
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Writing a book with LaTeX, general questions [closed]

Apologies if this question exceeds the scope of this forum, but I'm trying to decide whether to use LaTeX for a book. I have some experience with TeXworks and MikTeX writing academic papers and I'm ...
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Issue with acronym being only a math mode symbol in glossaries with xindy

I am using glossaries package to create a list of abbreviations. I need to use xindy because otherwise the character \"{o} breaks an acronym by being in the definition (and it sorts them better). ...
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List of symbols after equation

Is there way to Define the symbols after the use of an equation, AND show that list right after the equation Repeat that list at the beginning of the document containing all the used symbols with ...
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My glossary won't print

I'm having trouble for 2 days printing a glossary (using glossaries package). I tried on TexLive and TexMaker. I followed this documentation/tutorial to understand how to use glossaries package Here ...
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Can't get symbol list to work

I am using an finished template at my school for writing my thesis in LaTeX. I am using TeXShop. My problem is that I can't get the symbol list to appear. It is no problem to get my abbreviations to ...
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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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highlight glossaries entries on page

I want to highlight my glossaries entries with bold or italic formatting. I have used the following command but then the whole document is very colorful what I didn't want to have it like this. ...
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Ordering Glossary in ToC before another entry

I'm having difficulties getting my glossary to show up in the right place in my table of contents. It needs to come before the Acknowledgements and be in the same font type as the List of Figures etc. ...
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Generating Glossaries again without deleting the old ones

I am generating my glossaries (perl installed) with makeglossaries and they are all created and shown in my pdf when I create them the first time. Over the time my glossaries change and new ones ...
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Glossaries package a complete simple example

I want to give a list of all the math symbols I have used after the table of contents. Can some one please give a complete example using the glossaries package? I want something like this Symbol ...
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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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Embedding an index or glossary inside a longtable, with automation of hyperlinks and delimiters in arguments

I'm looking to produce a table like this one: ... by the use of makeindex, and I'd like to explore the feasibility of achieving this. The idea is as follows: In the main document when using ...
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How to use glossaries for different grammatical acronym forms?

I'm writing a paper in German and am struggling with how to make glossaries work for me. In German, there are 4 different cases, and depending on which combination a gender, case, singular/plural and ...
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Glossaries: vertical aligment of acronyms' long names

How can I vertically align entries in my acronyms' list? I use the Glossaries package to generate it. Here is MWE: % !TeX program = xelatex % !TeX encoding = utf-8 % !TeX spellcheck = ru_RU ...
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Xindy error: “A” does not name a letter group

I have a problem with calling the makeglossaries script. Here is a MWE: % !TeX program = xelatex % !TeX encoding = utf-8 % !TeX spellcheck = ru_RU \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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How to use the plural of a glossary entry?

For example, my glossary entry is: \newglossaryentry{WAV} { name=WAV, description={WAVEform audio file format} } If i write \gls{WAVs} I get an error. How can I fix this.
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LaTeX glossary reference problem

In my master thesis, I use the glossaries package to keep track of all my abbreviations and symbols. To differ between the two, I made two different glossaries. One using the standard abbreviation ...
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glossaries in French

I try to get a glossary in French. So I started with a sample (in english) from glossaries package. I run latex then makeglossaries then latex (x2), everything was fine with the sample. I run the same ...
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\datetime don't work in \index

I'm building a complex index of dates & I'm using a lot of home commands. All is ok except using \datetime commands with argument for exemple ...
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Print glossaries EXCLUDING certain types

How can I exclude the 'main' glossary from the printglossaries macro, since I want to be able to use one format for the main glossary, and a different one for the remaining. IE I would like to be ...
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Print glossaries without title

For now I print my glossaries in document using command \printglossaries from glossaries package. Unfortunately the title of glossaries messes up my document formatting in a way that blank page ...
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How to make dictionary finderlist with glossaries or index packages?

I am making a bilingual Pohnpeian-English dictionary using XeLaTeX and I am trying to find a way to generate an English finderlist. So far I have the Pohnpeian to English section coded like this ...
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Common glossary between multiple documents

I am wondering if it is possible, and, what are the best practices for keeping a common glossary file in a similar manner to using a common bibliographic database. For instance, could I put it ...
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glossaries package - How to format the positions of the columns and width of the glossary?

I am very fond of the glossaries package, since I am able to use multiple glossaries with different styles and so on. However, I have a problem with formatting it. I would like to use the predefined ...
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\BeforeBeginEnvironment not doing anything?

I'm attempting to do something similar to Two column glossary, making an extant glossary style wrap into multiple columns. I've followed the suggestion in the comment to the first answer, i.e. use ...
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glossaries formatting bleed

I've got an issue with the glossaries package. I've defined acronyms e.g. as \newacronym{pl}{{\sc pl}}{Plural} These work fine, with the small caps and all. The problem is this: if I reference ...
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bibliography not referencing glossary

My glossary contains definitions from WiKipedia, which I would like to reference as a quote with a /cite command to my bibliography. My bibliography is using hyperrefs to link to the positions within ...
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Glossary print a specific definition

How does one print a specific glossary entry, i.e. the definition, such that: \newglossaryentry{hardware} { name = {Hardware}, description = {...} } and, for example: ...
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glossaries - \setglossarystyle is an undefined control sequence [closed]

I'm having an issue where I'm fully able to create a glossary with the glossaries package, but I'm unable to change the style - the command \setglossarystyle isn't recognised. This example works: ...
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custom plural for the short form of an acronym using glossaries

I'm using glossaries and would like to use a custom short form plural (it should be the same as the short form singular). I've tried using \glsshortpluralkey, but this only affects how the short form ...
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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 ...
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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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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000] [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis, it is very long now over 300 pages. I am using glossary package a lot, and I am using two computers. When I compile my .tex file over my laptop I get the following error: ! TeX ...
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How to define a custom glossary style

How can one define his/her own glossary style. I am looking for a set of commands (for instance): \printitem{name}{description}{...} \printoffsetcharacter{character} That one can redefine and thus ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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Right align first column of glossary

I am using the package glossaries to create a glossary in my document. The style super almost works for me, as it gives me two columns: the first with the glossary entry names and the second with the ...
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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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Give \printglossaries a section number and customize the name?

When I print my glossary using \printglossaries it prints the glossary on a chapter level (at least it gives it the style of a chapter heading + it appears in the index on a chapter level). However, ...
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Is there a way to make all my \gls{} links italic

I'm using the glossaries package to define a glossary. However, I would like all \gls{} references to appear in italic. Is there any way to do this without adding \it everywhere?
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Glossaries: display only long part of acronym in section headline?

In a report that I am creating I'm sometimes using acronyms in section and chapter headlines. I'm using the glossaries package for this purpose. I don't want glossaries to print the acronym's ...