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

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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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Ignoring glossaries acronyms while using glossary entries

I've been trying to ignore acronyms that are only used once, as described in this question. Unfortunately, I have two issues: The once-used abbreviation is still displayed in as the first entry ...
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Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry

If I want to conditionally expand a glossary entry based on or related to another glossary term, I find the conditional \ifglsused{}{}{} statement is very helpful. To satisfy parent modifications ...
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Glossaries and fake small caps using fontspec

I want to use faked small caps when doing a list of abbreviations using the glossaries package. I am using another font but for reproducibility purposes in this example I have used Linux Libertine O. ...
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Short form when acronym is first used in table

I am referencing a table containing an acronym entry that has not been mentioned in the text before. I would like to print the acronym short form in the table (the acronym is used multiple times in ...
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Not all symbols showing in glossaries

I use the glossaries package to create a list of symbols. My problem is that not all symbols show up in the glossary. It follows a minimal (not) working example. ...
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Explicitly call Xindy for glossaries package to create list of symbols

Using the glossaries package I've added a user defined glossary: \newglossary[slg]{symbols}{sym}{sbl}{List of Symbols} I've manually build the list of symbols using xindy but I just cannot find the ...
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Positioning of \dot

When adding a \dot above a symbol defined using glossaries, the dot is misplaced. Presumably, the italic correction is not working as expected. How can I fix this? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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glossaries \gls prints too wide

I am using the glossaries package to define acronyms in my thesis report. When I use \gls{} command to print an acronym in the body of the text, the printed line exceeds the margin (too wide). ...
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Minimum usage requirements to generate abbreviations using glossaries package

In much of what I produce in LaTeX, I find I rely heavily on the glossaries package functionalities (particularly for it's custom glossary types). In many fields, I understand convention limits the ...
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ToC style of glossary: dots between cross-refs and page ref

I use the glossaries package for acronyms and a notation list. I'd like a ToC style for my glossaries, meaning with trailing dots up to the left side of the page and the reference of the first use ...
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Glossary terms appear in full in the list of figures

I am using the command gls to create a glossary at the beginning of my thesis. However if I use the command for example in the caption of a figure environment, then the only time the full text ...
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Can I tell the glossary package to spell out abbreviations in captions?

My adviser thinks that it is very important in scientific papers that people can understand tables / figures only by looking at them and their captions, without reading much around them. So ...
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Glossary with TexMaker

I'm trying to create a glossary using TexMaker on Mac OS X. TexMaker does not provide an entry called 'makeglossary' or the like in Preferences > Quick Build > Wizard. My build settings in the Wizard ...
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IEEEtran and glossaries

I am trying to figure out how to use IEEEtran with glossaries without running into errors during the compilation with (pdf)latex. Here is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex: {synctex: yes} % arara: ...
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Glossaries table of contents showing acronyms where only long forms were used

In a document where some acronyms are defined, and only long versions are used throughout the document, is it possible to have these long forms not show in the list of acronyms? MWE ...
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glossaries: display `see` reference but not page numbers

I am trying to display the see cross references but not the page numbers in my document. I understood that it's impossible with the means provided by standard, so I tried to use ...
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How to install language modules for the glossaries package

I've updated to the latest version (v 4.12) of the glossaries package on a miktex installation under windows. Now I get two warnings from the glossaries package: Package glossaries Warning: No ...
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Sort glossary: lower case before upper case

Using glossaries, how can I sort the entries such that lower case characters appear before upper case characters? The default behavior is just the other way round: % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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TeX4HT compile sequence

I just noticed that when I compile a tex file into an html document, I actually don't have to run the equivalant sequence I am used to xelatex For all bibunits generated bu*.aux bibtex For all ...
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Expand \def value from optional default argument? - Bug in \oldacronym (glossaries v4.02) - first use not respected and funny effects?

Edit: Bug only in glossaries v4.02. -> Update! \edef\args{[#4]{#1}{#2}{#3}}% \expandafter\newacronym\args% may be a way to expand unexpaned args. Is there a bug in the glossaries ...
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Remove bold decoration from symbol

How can I remove the bold decoration from a symbol defined via glossaries? I.e., I need a command to be able to write something like $\nonbold{\gls{mysymbol}}$. The following example illustrates my ...
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Multiple glossaries with different styles

Im trying to have two glossaries in my Thesis. One for the acronyms and the other one for the equation symbols. the problem is that for the acronyms i want to have just two columns without headers and ...
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Quoting or italicizing latex `glossaries` package acronyms on first use (full term only)

Suppose in my .tex document I invoke for the first time \gls{ip}, which based on my definition results in the text: Internet Protocol (IP) Is there any way to quote (or italicize) just the long ...
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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...
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The glossaries package in my TeX distribution is outdated. How do I update this?

I am using TeXShop and am trying to use the glossaries package, but there are a number of features that the console has told me were Undefined control sequence’s. After some investigation, I realized ...
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Control glossaries fontsize

What is the most convenient way to control the fontsize of the text printed by \printglossary from glossaries ? For example, \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Bold only \gls, not \glsdesc

How can I set \gls glossaries entries as bold, but not \glsdesc definitions? % arara: pdflatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I use Greek characters in acronym description with glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms but I want to be able to use non-Latin characters in the acronym description. I am also using the textgreek package to include Greek ...
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Why does hyperref complain about “token not allowed in a PDF string” in my glossary when I've set the default language?

I have a glossary defined with the glossaries package, and I use the hyperref package to control aspects of the generated PDF file. When I set the document's language with polygossia's ...
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glossaries outputs only one entry for custom list

I want to use two glossaries, one for acronyms and one for a list of symbols. In the preamble I load the glossaries package with acronym and xindy options: ...
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Error “cannot locate xindy module for language persian in codepage utf8” in making glossary

I'm trying to make a glossary in my document. My glossary is not printed and it's an empty page. To compile the glossary I read that I had to make a custom user command in TexMaker: xindy -L ...
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\glsdesc hyperlink

How can I get rid of links for \glsdesc, while keeping them for \gls? Is it possible? (It makes no sense to link the description, since there is no extra information by going to the glossary.) % ...
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Hiding list of acronyms

I am using this trick to display the list of figures only if there is at least one figure in my document: \ifnum\value{figure}>0 \listoffigures \newpage \fi Is there a way to do this ...
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Glossary column header

I'm trying to add headers to the columns in the glossary, but I don't manage to make it work. Does anyone have any idea how to add column headers? The code below change the title of the glossary to ...
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Ignore entries in glossary

I am using the glossaries package and have a long list of acronyms that are used frequently in the text. Now, I decided that some of the acronyms are not as useful as I thought in the beginning. So, ...
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Glossary entries for multiple glossaries

I'm currently writing my thesis and would like to present section-wise glossaries. I've created multiple new glossaries which show all the acronyms i want them to. One problem remains, there are ...
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A long list of glossary-items in two columns

I have tried hard to look for a solution to my problems, but I can't manage to find it on this site or with Google. I have tried: minipage, multicol, longtable, tabu. I've read the documentation on ...
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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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Problem with using Glossaries package

I am trying to use the glossaries package for Latex. I have a TexLive 2014 installation on Windows 7. The CTAN page on glossaries page [http://www.ctan.org/pkg/glossaries][1] says that the package ...
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Issue with glossary page numbers

I am using lualatex and I have an issue where the page numbers in my glossary would sometimes appear on a seperate line, like in the picture below. How can I prevent this? UPDATE I think I have it ...
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Use of glossary for beginner

Problem : Line 11 in MKDoc.tex undefined control sequence when I pdflatex it on TS. The idx and ind files has zero bytes when I ran Makeindex on TS button In the main document MkDoc I have several ...
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Acronyms capitalized, no dot at the end together with Symbols

UPDATE 2014-11-20: Found a solution for the dot inside wikibooks. You have to use \usepackage[nopostdot]{glossaries}. I want my abbreviations to be all capitalized and without dot at the end. At ...
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Can a missing glossary entry generate Warnings instead of Errors?

The hyperref package, when it tries to link to a label that doesn't yet exist, gives a warning but continues without making the link. Is it possible to have a similar setup with the glossaries ...
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Package glossaries causing warning

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter. In order to adjust the space between acronyms and remove alphabetical grouping I define a new glossary style mylong. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[toc, ...
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Package `glossaries`: Temporarily disable `\makefirstuc` in `\glsnamefont` for specific entries with math content

I use the package glossaries and I have \renewcommand*{\glsnamefont}[1]{\makefirstuc{#1}} in my preamble as suggested in the documentation to make each entry start with an upper-case letter in the ...
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Add page reference to either one entry of a pair of synonyms in the glossary [closed]

A have a glossary that contains a lot of entries that are synomyms. In the glossary's definition I chosed one of them to be the "main" entry that also has a short definition of the term. All other ...
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macro for glossaries counter

I want custom my glossaries, and specially I want to have something like My glossary entry, its signification (see p. 1), if this entry mentioned only once or My glossary entry, its signification ...
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How can I make a list of websites in my book?

I want to make a list of websites in the last pages of my book. Something like the list bellow: List of websites: ----------------------------------------------- website01 ....................... ...
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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 ...