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

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Change group names when using noidxglossaries

With the glossaries package, the group names can be changed using the commands \newcommand*{\Agroupname}{}, \newcommand*{\Bgroupname}{}, etc, as shown for example here. Here, I am obliged to use \...
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Doc doesn't display the list of acronyms

I've tried to define an example to display the list of acronyms. But after the compile step the doc only shows the text without a list of acronyms. \documentclass{article} % Load the package \...
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No hyperlink borders for any kind of glossaries entries but still hyperreferred

I would like to have the default behaviour of hyperref for all links excepted the ones from glossaries: for them, they should be still links but without borders I started playing with \hypersetup{...
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Single List of Abbreviations (acronym list + biblatex shorthand list)

In my paper I have two abbreviation lists: 1) Acronyms for certain expressions through glossaries package (eg. APR = Annual Percentage Rate) and 2) Abbreviations of legal documents through biblatex ...
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glossaries package: hyperlink only on first use of acronym [duplicate]

I use the glossaries package to define and use acronyms in my text. I use \newacronym{} to define my acronyms. In the text I use \gls{} to refer to these acronyms. In order to improve readibility of ...
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Title case an acronym

Sometimes in my document I wish to use an acronym. Sometimes I want the acronym to appear in title case (for example if it appears in a title).* *I need this to work in all environments, not ...
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Glossaries for each chapter. Problem in reference

From the brilliant idea developped by Ludovic C. in the answer of this question, List of symbols for each chapter I made from it a bilingual dictionary of arabic-english words, what I'll use in a ...
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MiKTeX: can't install glossaries. “mfirstuc.sty not found”

I know, this question has already been asked but none of the solutions work for me. I've put the packages mfirstuc and glossaries in my preamble but I get an error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mfirstuc....
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Errors but correct pdf | Biblatex with Biber, Glossaries and Babel [closed]

I'm tring to use Biber and Glossaries also with different languages in a document. Actually everything is working well but it outputs some errors which are more warnings because the correct PDF is ...
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Sort footnotes alphabetically or per-page glossary

I'd like to create a document where glossary entries are on each page in the footnotes and I've been able to do that (see MWE below), but I'd like the footnote glosses to be sorted alphabetically, but ...
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How to automatically handle “a” and “an” in front of acronyms with the glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to handle acronyms and came across the task to automatically decide the use of "a" or "an" in front of them. \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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Glossaries with entries numbers on the right margin…

In some work connected with the discussion Glossaries with entrycounter true only for one glossary I create a glossary which is sorted by some words and its synonyms, in two columns, using the ...
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Glossaries with entrycounter true only for one glossary

I'm doing a bilingual dictionnary english-arabic, using the glossaries package, with the option entrycounter. I define two kinds of entries, by \newglossaryentry{adic-#1} and \newglossaryentry{edic-#...
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Symbol or name referencing to the same glossary entry

in my thesis, I often use either the name of an object or its symbol. For example, I use the term cost matrix and also the symbol c_ij. When reading either one I want to be able to click on it and get ...
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How can I make the page list line break when using the acronym part of the glossaries package?

I am using glossaries to keep track of acronyms in my thesis (using commands like \acrlong, \acrshort and \acrfull). However, in the acronym list towards the end of the thesis, there are no line ...
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Turn “page number to index” on and off in glossaries

In the following MWE, despite having the option indexonlyfirst, the page numbers still goes to the acronym list after I reset all first use flags using \glsresetall, thus giving me It there a way ...
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How to redefine the “Numbers” group in glossaries

In this question:, Customising glossary group titles , it have been instructed how to redefine group names of glossaries printed from the glossaries package using the function \newcommand*{\...
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How to sort glossaries entries by alphabetical order then by order of appereance

I would like my glossaries entries to be sorted by alphabetical order, and, if some entries have identical sort keys, by the order they are called in the text. Any way to do this ? Here is the MWE, ...
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change font of glossary entry (glossaries, scrreprt)

When using glossaries to display acronyms within a scrreprt document, the acronyms in the list of acronyms will be printed in bold sans serif. I would like to have the (bold) serif font, however. How ...
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Using glossary package with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX? [closed]

I am currently struckling to use the glossary-package. I used the code stated at "introduction" at the following link: https://www.sharelatex.com/learn/Glossaries I also installed the PERL-file that ...
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TeXstudio: glossaries \gls command doesn't list label choices [closed]

I've been using glossaries for at least a year and in my case keeping the acronyms in a separate file. Some time in the last several months it ceased listing the label choices with the \gls command. I'...
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Remove previous chapter header from Glossary

I have a setup as follows: \chapter{Conclusion} blah blah ... \glsaddall \printglossary[type=\acronymtype] \printglossary[type=main] \printbibliography Now, the documentclass I'm using always ...
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Best solution for acronmys, abbrevations, glossary and index

I am writing a scientific text/book which will contain acronyms, which should have a glossary and should also have an index. The question is: which LaTeX setup is best for this? Which are the best ...
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Creating glossary entries in separate file

Is there any way around to create glossary entries in separate file? I do prefer to store glossary entries in a separate file. Thanks for any comment.
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How draw semicircle in thumb index dictionary?

How draw semicircle in thumb index dictionary ? I am using the following code Field work and draw a rectangle Box: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage[paper=a4paper, top=1.5cm, ...
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glossaries optionally delete white space between long form and abbreviation

If one has an foreign acronym (here english) coupled with a german word one uses a - between both. Now I have the problem that the first occurrence of an acronym falls together with a coupled german ...
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glossaries emphasize text when cgls command is used

I use the style provided in this answer by @NicolaTalbot to emphasise the long form of acronyms in combination with an additional protected whitespace and support for foreign acronyms (see here). ...
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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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Some of the entries of the glossary do not get printed [closed]

In my thesis, for the printing the glossary, I have put the command \printglossaries. Before that I have put \input{acronyms.tex} command since I have created a separate file to put the list of ...
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Defining special units using glossaries package - handling tera- and giga-

I'm setting up my list of acronyms using the glossaries package and ran into a challenge with a specific unit - FLOPS., i.e. floating point operations per second. In my document, I use FLOPS, GFLOPS ...
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How to fix this incompatibility between nonfloat and glossaries packages?

In the code below, when I use XeLaTeX, the caption isn't printed in the output. How can I solve the problem? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{nonfloat} \usepackage{glossaries} \begin{document} \...
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Is it possible to customize the long3col glossaries style?

With the help of existing answers on this site I managed to include a glossary for my document. In the glossaries documentation (http://texdoc.net/texmf-dist/doc/latex/glossaries/glossaries-user.pdf) ...
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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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Customized Glossary Output and \glsaddkey [closed]

I'm working on a report that requires an acronym list with some customization. My intent is to generate an acronym list with an extra column for a customized parameter associated with the acronym. In ...
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Problems with glossaries after miktex update

I recently updated my Miktex distribution. After that the makeglossaries command did not work anymore. I'm using WinEdt 9.1 to call makeglossaries. I reinstalled the whole Miktex distribution and ...
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Fatal error: Can't write file style related file [closed]

I am using a custom documentclass, which uses a couple .sty files. I get the following fatal error: Line 480 I can't write on file `Main.cb'. ...ediate\openout\cb@write=\jobname.cb\relax Line 480 ...
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Overfull \hbox warnings for the glossary option “style=long” when using KOMA-Script?

I always get an overfull \hbox warning when I compile a glossary with the glossaries package and the option style=long. Also the warning occurs only with KOMA-Script classes and not with the standard ...
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Write glossary entries without forcing capitalisation in any context

I'm trying to create a glossary entry macro where the text does not enforce any case style. \newglossaryentry seems to force the text to title-case, and using \MakeLowercase in my macro forces ...
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glossaries: glspl scrambles page header [duplicate]

i am working on my master's thesis and encountered a problem I cannot solve myself. I use the glossaries package to be able to use only one package for glossary and acronyms. But when I use acronyms ...
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Combined glossary and list of acronyms: Same backlinks for full entry and acronym, or none at all at the latter?

I want to combine a glossary and a list of acronyms. I am using the newdualentry command from the wikibook (included in MWE below) and quite like the result, except for the hyperref links back to the ...
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LyX - Hyperrefs to nomenclature entries [duplicate]

I added several nomenclature entries in my document. In the exported document the nomenclature is created where I want it, but there is no link from where the entry is defined to the corresponding ...
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strange behaviour with glossaries and setacronymstyle

I have several cross-refences of acronyms within my thesis, where I would like to include both abbreviations. The following MWE however produces strange output. Note, that the abbreviation is (PCI) ...
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Customised Glossary

I'm a beginner in LaTeX. I have a file containing a numbered paragraphs. I used a \newcounter command to define a numbering parameter. There are some vocabularies in the paragraphs and want to create ...
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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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glossaries protect whitespace between text and abbrevation

I'm using the glossaries package for a list of abbreviations. I have a problem when I use the command \gls with an abbreviation for the first time if it's near the end of a line. So e.g. the ...
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redefining existing abbreviations for leipzig.sty

For writing linguistics papers, I use leipzig.sty for making lists of abbreviations used in glosses. In its documentation, there is the section "4.3 Redefine existing abbreviations"; however, it's ...
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How to center glossary group headings

I'm using the glossaries package with listgroup style. I just need the glossary group headings (A, B .. ) centered. Thanks for your help!
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Right use of Abbreviations

I have defind a new glossary entry: \newglossaryentry{gls:USB} { name={Universal Serial Bus}, description={USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s ...
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glossaries installation issue [closed]

I am having issues with installation of glossaries using MikTex and TexnicCentre on my PC (laptop is OK!). My log files says: INFO latex - running 'initexmf --quiet --update-fndb' to refresh the ...
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Where do I save a downloaded package? [duplicate]

I have been working with LaTeX for a while, but found that my glossary package is the incorrect version since it give undefined sequences. I've downloaded the package 4.18 2015-09-09, but where do I ...