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

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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 glossary-...
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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 } { \newglossaryentry{gls-#3}...
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Printing glossaries with long styles adds to the tables counter

I am using the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms and another one with symbols at the beginning of my document. Since I want my definitions to be aligned and occupy the whole width of the ...
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Print page number of a specific glossary entry (the description) defined with \newglossaryentry

Is it possible to print the number of the page, where a specific glossary entry description (defined with \newglossaryentry) is printed (package glossaries)? MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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Convert errors into warnings with glossaries

Is it possible to convert errors into warnings and not stop compilation when using glossaries? If P2P is not defined, a message is issued and compilation stopped: Package glossaries Error: Glossary ...
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Missing glossaries entry despite using \glsaddall

Some glossary entries do not show up. But I am using \glsaddall. What am I missing here? \documentclass[10pt,ngerman]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[...
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Put colon delimiter between the item and definition in glossary

How to put colon delimiter between item and definition in glossary? Standard glossaries make glossary look like this: item long definition. But I want to put some delimiter item: long ...
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Glossary of footnotes

I'm writing a book where I put in footnotes the biographies of the scientists cited. Now I want to list these entries of footnotes in a glossary "Dictionnary of the authors cited in the book". Who has ...
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glossaries abbreviation in abbreviation - missing footnote

Out of this, I managed to have footnotes (glossaries at first use) within the description of glossary and acronyms using the glossaries package. Now, I referred in an acronym to another abbreviation. ...
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Problem with glossary text and accented letters [closed]

I'm experiencing a strange behavior with the glossaries package, I have these lines in the header of my document: \usepackage[toc]{glossaries} ... \usepackage[italian]{babel} ... \makeglossaries ...
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Dot at the end of a glossary entry [closed]

I Have a strange problem with my glossaries. When you compile the provided example, pdflatex adda period for the first and last glossary entry but not for the second. I added the nopostdot option to ...
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Print in glossary section where term is stated [duplicate]

I want to print in the glossary the section where the entry was stated. For example: Section 1 This is a test \gls{test}. Section 2 This is a second test \gls{test}. ... Glossary test - Definition ...
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Cross-referencing entries in glossary [closed]

I use the \gls{} command to cross-reference in my glossary, which spans multiple pages. However, instead of printing the page number of the page where I had referenced the entry, the first page of the ...
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Removing dash delimiter for page ranges in glossary

I wish to change the way page numbers are displayed at the end of each glossary entry for page ranges. For example, instead of showing 16-19, I would like it to display each page in which the entry is ...
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compilation errors when using glsaddall

When I compile the example below I got the error: ! undefined control sequence <write> (indexentry :tkey (\glo@computer@index) : locref "{}{\gls@numberpage}"... MWE \documentclass[a4paper,...
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“makeglossaries: Invalid argument” without any arguments

I have a MikTeX installation on a Windows 7, and just downloaded and installed ActiveState Perl to be able to run the makeglossaries script. Unfortunately, something is wrong, since even trying to ...
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Appropriately-sized ampersands in smallcaps glossaries

I'm using the glossaries package with the smallcaps option. A few of my acronyms contain ampersands, which are of course unaffected by the smallcaps option, making them an eyesore. MWE: \...
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Font type depending on group in the Glossaries package

I have three groups of acronyms (one main called "List of Abbreviations" and two other groups with their own titles, "Time" and "Cities") in the frontmatter of my document, and I am using the "acronym"...
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Glossary in Latex

using the following code I am not able to get a glossary printed out in the appendix: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.2} \usepackage[titletoc,title]{appendix}...
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glossaries - link first occurrence only

I couldn't comment on the already existing thread Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?, the solution there doesn't seem to work anymore, that is why i ...
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Specific formatting for some entries of a glossary

I use the memoir class. In my glossary, I need to emphasize certain terms (and descriptions), but let the others in roman. The command is \glossary{term}{description} so I tried to do \glossary{\emph{...
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How to define a symbol that can be used in both a glossary and an equation?

I created a list of symbols table as you can see : \newglossaryentry{slambda}{ name=$\lambda$, description={wavelength} } When I tried to put this symbol in the equation : \begin{equation} \gls{...
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How can I put a symbol inside a glossary description

I have to make a glossary for a work assignment, and I have ran into some trouble with the description key. I have looked all over google and cannot seem to find an answer for how to put a symbol ...
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Does DocStrip dislike glossaries?

I had a rather nice idea, pop any glossary terms into a DTX file. I can partition any terms by domain/topic into styles files called domain.sty/topic.sty and load whatever is relevant. So I run ...
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How can a \gls entry in the text be appended by the specific glossary entry page number?

How can one refer in the main text to a glossary name followed by the exact page number of the glossary entry, i.e. instead of just: See \gls{<label>} which of course works something like: ...
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Making glossaires using Texmaker on windows

I've been trying for a while to make my glossaries in texmaker. I've added a user command that is latex % makeglossaries % latex % My glossary entries look like this \...