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

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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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Use `see=` key and new command `\acro` in preamble

I have the code below. For some reason I cannot use the definition of \acro to define new acronyms in the preamble. I can use it within \begin{document} \end{document}. However, also in that case I ...
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Upper case using mhchem and glossaries

I'm having the following trouble using mhchem in my glossaries. I'd like to not have to worry about whether I've used an acronym already when I start out a sentence, but I'm finding that \Gls does not ...
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Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
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Glossaries package: inline and long glossary

I've got a problem to switch back to the standard glossary style with the starred chapter after using an inline glossary. Here my MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Use different titles - and styles - for lists and sub-lists of acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add one main list of abbraviations and two subsection that contain other sub-lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the ...
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Glossaries - modified page list (back-references)

I want to have a modified page list (back-references) of my glossary, list of acronyms and symbols. With \glsaddallunused at the end of the document, I add all entries to the lists. Because of that, ...
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Acronym first use - footnote in glossary description

I use the glossaries package and have a list of acronyms as well as a glossary. The acronyms are set to have a footnote at first use. For the glossary I use longtable format (actually I build my own ...
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Merge acronym and glossary lists and display acronyms both short and long

My current glossary looks like this: What I'd like to do is: Have the acronym-list print the short and the long version of the acronym, like this: FPS (Frames Per Second) Text describing ...
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SI unit in acronym glossary

I have a question. I want to use SI unit X in my acronym definitions. For example: \newacronym{M}{\si{\Molar}}{molar} Sadly this doesn't work. Is there a way to do use SI units in the acronym ...
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How to print glossary entry page as a superscript note

Well, I think it's all in the title. But for the sake of perfect clarity, I would like to renew both \gls and \glspl command so I can print a back ref to the defintion page in the output. Is there any ...
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glossaries package - How to change the name of the glossary

I am using just one glossary in my document. I'd like to substitute its name "Glossary" with "List of Symbols". I know I can create a new glossary and name it "List of Symbols" using ...
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How to typeset the page number for the first occurrence of a glossary entry in the glossary list?

Using the glossaries package, I want to emphasize the first occurrence of an entry both in the running text as well as in the glossary. I can achieve the former in the following MWE: ...
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How to change the sort order for letter groups

I've used makeindex and the glossaries package to create a glossary, but I'd like to change the sort order for one of the "letter groups". Basically, I have a set of entries that begin with a letter ...
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How to use glossaries' \defglsentryfmt to typeset the first occurrance of an entry?

I want to set the first occurrance of a glossary entry in italics. From this answer to a related question, I got the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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New error using glossaries package / tracklang.sty

I used glossaries package many times. Resently I restart my computer and I reinstall miktex/texstudio. When I try to compile (an old) .tex file I receive this error File tracklang.sty' not found. ...
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Refer to a glossary entry

I want to refer to a glossary entry from my text or form another entry in the same or from another glossary. What's the label I have to put in my hyperref options like \ref{<label>} or ...
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Generating gls from csv

I'm working off the excellent answer provided here: Creating a gls from a spreadsheet I want to store my entries for the glossaries package in a .csv file, which is (IMHO) easier to edit and ...
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How to typeset a newglossaryentry?

Continuing How to typeset a cross-referenced encylopedia? I would like to add extra fields to a \newglossaryentry and typeset it according to my own rules. An extra field is e.g. the type of the ...
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LaTeX throws error while I compile my glossary

I want to make a glossary in LaTeX. I use the "glossaries" package, which is defined in the following package: \usepackage[acronym, nomain]{glossaries} I defined the following glossary in my LaTeX ...
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Spurious comma by use of \glsaddallunused

I am compiling the following document with glossaries v4.11: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo},description={Foo}} ...
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glossary navigation bar links to the wrong glossary

I have several glossaries in my main document which I pull from separate files and print in separate sections of the document by using \printglossary[type=xxx, style=xxx]. For several of these ...
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Glossaries and corner cases

In general the glossaries interface seems straightforward with it's default settings for acronyms, however, I came across some cornercases, where I would like to change the way glossaries displays a ...
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Possible LaTeX package to maintain simultaneous text translations

Context: In the text of a document I am planning I will have numerous "strings" that are in a foreign language (foreign to me of course). My current plan is to use the glossaries package because ...
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Duplicate Glossary definitions

My glossary is duplicating each entry's definition and I've been beating my head against the wall looking for help. The only thing I've been able to find here is for titles, but not definitions. I ...
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Glossaries for multiple chapters in different files

I have a question regarding putting glossaries / acronyms in my appendix pages. I followed this post as an example and everything went fine: How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page? ...
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Glossaries header has more above space than other section headings

I'm using the glossaries package to manage the acronyms in my thesis. Everything works fine except that there is some extra space between the glossaries heading and other section headings. I ...
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MiKTeX and Xindy problems

Today's updates of MiKTeX include Xindy (at last!). This is great news, but unfortunately I can't get it to work. With the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Glossary remains empty

I want to add a glossary to my document. On this website: Glossaries I found an example and tried it on my machine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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Dictionary English-French-Arabic with glossaries package

Using the glossaries package under polyglossia, I adapt the sample file presenting the English and French dictionaries sample-lang.tex to my use for the 3 languages. The result is what I want, ...
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Formatting in glossaries is weird on same pages (but ok on others for some reason)

I'm currently having a weird glossaries-Behaviour using the super3col-style where the text goes too far to the right in my .tex document. The Text goes into the right margin (click on images for ...
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Aligning a Acronym Glossary

I have a simple Acronym glossary using the following code: % arara: pdflatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
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Specify custom plural form in glossaries does not work

Why does not the plural form work in glossaries? Sorry for bad indentation Preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Automatic \gls for all glossary entries in the Text

I currently have a long text that contains words from my glossary multiple times. I think my document loses readability if i use \gls so often. Is there a way to tell the glossarie-package that it ...
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How to make glossary use the full textheight?

I am using the package glossaries to create a glossary in my document. My glossary is too long to fit on one page, therefore LaTeX automatically continues the table on the next page. However, the ...
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Glossaries won't print

I'm currently unable to get Glossaries to work. The documents builds fine. No errors whatsoever. But it's not printing the glossary even tho it creates a hyperref at the \glo{computer} which leads to ...
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Can't get Glossaries to work (Beginner)

I'm honestly sorry for my stupid question but i just cannot get glossaries to function. I'm constantly reading that I should execute some sort of pearl script where i need a pearl processor or ...
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Glossary acronym without references

Seems silly that I have to ask for such a simple thing but this glossary library is driving me up the wall. What I want to do is to simply display all the acronyms that I have defined after my table ...
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Am I over exerting the glossaries package?

As per the MWE below, I am using the glossaries package to handle the automation of values being inserted into text. This is useful when trends and discussions/conclusions don't change but values ...
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Problems with glossaries

I'm going to use a lot of definitions in my work, so I want to create the glossary. I've found the example here . I have a file words.tex where definitions are situated: ...
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Display specific locations in the glossary

I use the glossary package with xindy and compile my document with lualatex. Is it possible to display specific locations in the glossary? My favoured way would be: The standard \gls{} command ...
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Formatting symbols in the glossaries package

So I love the glossaries package, and have it tweaked and automated about as well as I'd like it. However, I'm still having one issue: how do I format the symbol in the glossary? I'd like to have ...
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Problems with acronym shortcuts (package: glossaries) [duplicate]

I am using the glossaries package to generate a nice list of acronyms. For often used acronyms I defined some shortcuts, e.g. \newcommand{\myshortcut}{\acrshort{myacronym}}. The acronym myacronym has ...
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Converting a Nomenclature Example to Use Glossaries

I am hoping to get pointers for how to convert this example to use the glossaries package: How to achieve nomenclature entries like: symbol, Description, Dimension and unit, etc? The aforementioned ...