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

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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 ...
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Simple glossaries one to one translation between languages

I would like to create a document with two glossaries of the following kind: German to English Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie: Probability theory Dichte: Density English to German ...
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Nomenclature with glossaries line break in name field

I'm using the glossaries package to generate a nomenclature for my document. The problem is that some of my entries have very long functions within the name field. How can I add a manual line break at ...
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Show acronyms in small caps for section headings using the glossaries package

The recommended way when using glossaries is to avoid \gls for section headings, but to use \glsentryshort, \glsentrylong or \glsentryfull. In my case I use small-caps for acronyms which work fine in ...
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Is there an option to define in-text if an acronym description should printed in footnote?

I defined different acronyms. For some of them that are not described in-text I want to print a short description in a footnote instead of the long format on first use. Is it possible with the ...
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Miktex Windows API error 32

I am trying to install the glossaries package but it keeps failing with error 32 (file in use). There is no other process using the file, unless miktex itself uses separate processes to download and ...
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Error: option clash for package glossaries

I need to use glossaries, so I took an example putted in a new file and compiled using texworks and it worked fine. Now I'm trying to include the glossary in my own file and it spits out the error in ...
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How to center glossary title without messing up chapter/sections?

My problem is that the glossary title should be normal size, bold, all caps and centered. While Chapter, section and subsection must be all left aligned. So I cannot change section style to suit ...
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How to label the index and glossary

Say you want to \pageref to an index and/or glossary, how can you label the index/glossary? The following approaches fail (for evident reasons): \label{glos} \printglossary \label{idx} \printindex ...
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How can I add a list of mathematical variables to my appendix?

I would like to include a section in my appendix which shows a list of mathematical symbols, operators, etc. with a textual explanation right next to them. Ideally they should be separated by dots ...
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Glossary useri not appearing in the glossary list

I have a custom glossary and I am defining the user1 key in the glossary entry field but it doesn't show up in the glossary list. I want the unit column (useri) to come in between name and ...
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Why acronym appears under glossary?

Here is minimum working example: % arara: pdflatex: {action: nonstopmode} % !arara: makeindex % arara: bibtex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex: {action: nonstopmode} % arara: pdflatex: ...
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Upright font in glossary of mathematical symbols using the glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package to create a glossary of mathematical symbols, but I can't get it to work with upright text in the symbols. I have tried using both \mathrm and \textup. It only seems ...
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define glossary terms as macro with parameters

My glossary is full of mathematical and technical things that have parameters, indices etc. A similar case was wonderfully solved at 1. However as the number and type of my indices varies from term ...
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improper alphabetic constant with glossaries

I've come through an issue while using the glossaries package which returns the "improper alphabetic constant" error when trying to add an entry like \newglossaryentry{CSV} { name={\emph{comma ...
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Can glossaries provide warnings when a glossary entry is used but not included in the glossary?

glossaries supports cross-referenced entries. In particular, if I use one glossary entry in another and only include the second explicitly in my document, glossaries can still figure out that it ...
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expand second column of glossaries/abbreviation list

I'm currently using the glossaries package to describe a few abbreviations/acronyms, I have defined all my acronyms with \gls{}... My glossary list however makes an enter at the middle of the page, I ...
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the glossaryentries aren't reflected when using loadglsentries

When I try to \loadglsentries from a separate glossary file which I created, they aren't reflected in the document. On the other hand when I include the \newglossaryentry in the main.tex, they are ...
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Glossary entry not updated

I am testing the use of a list of symbols using the \newglossaryentry using Texmaker (4.4.1). However, I am experiencing some problems. Using the following example I create glossary entries: ...
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creating two pages for symbols and abbreviations

I am using thesis template from my university as here. In this template there is one page specifically allocated for "LIST OF SYMBOLS AND ACRONYMS" at the \frontmatter. I want to split this page so ...
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How to set the default acronyms style to my own glossary?

I have a document with two glossaries. One for the acronyms and one for the symbols. I like the default style of the acronyms glossary and I want the same for the symbols. I have tried all the ...
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Defining glossary entries on the fly?

I am using glossaries package and Xindy to generate glossaries in Persian. Do I have to separately define the words to be included in the glossary? I tried to define a command that defines the entry ...
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glossaries: How to customize list of symbols with additional column for units?

I want to add an additional column to the list of symbols for inserting the belonging units to the preceding variables. In my case, it is necessary to use three different and independent ...
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How to use comma in description using `glossaries`?

How to use comma in name using glossaries? \newglossaryentry{smth} { name=somthing (s., smthg), description={description} }
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Customize placement of “see …” part in index using glossaries?

When I use the glossaries package to produce the index, the see part of an entry appears at the end of an entry after the page numbers. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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Distance between term and definition in glossary, not list of acronyms

I would like to know how to increase the distanc between a term and its definition in the glossary, not in the list of acronyms.
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gls' long form and the random whitespace [closed]

I am using the \gls command to manage acronym mentions in my LaTeX document. In the case of first usage of a specific acronym in text, I have been noticing that in some cases no whitespace is ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} won't work after Miktex-Update/-Reinstallation

I'm struggeling with the same error described in this post Problems on Latex Compiler Errors. Here's an MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{glossaries} \begin{document} Lipsum \end{document} ...
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! TeX capacity exceeded using glossaries

I am trying to generate a list of math symbols, based on How to create a list of symbols where symbols can be used in math mode?. When I try to use the code below it gives me an error of '! TeX ...
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Add plural to newdualentry from LaTeX/Glossary

LaTeX/Glossary suggets the following command for combining a glossary entry and an acryonym: \usepackage{xparse} \DeclareDocumentCommand{\newdualentry}{ O{} O{} m m m m } { ...