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

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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 ...
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Glossaries: parenthesis around page numbers

I have a glossary. Let us say: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{Greatest Common Divisor} \newacronym{lcm}{LCM}{Least Common ...
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printglossaries doesnt output, Warning: File test.glo is empty

Im using TexStudio and MiKTex 2.9 and the test file below (test.tex), I compile the document, call makeglosseries.exe and then recompile the document however \printglossaries does not oblige. the ...
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Acronym glossary doesn't appear

I'm trying to get an acronym glossary to appear on my ShareLaTeX project, but even the demo they have doesn't work: https://www.sharelatex.com/project/554bfc42d1eab411203a5f23 ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] error with glossaries

I'm getting the following error when I simply include \gls{rsh} in my paper, and there's clearly an okay reference to rsh in my file glossaries.tex, which looks like the entry below: ...
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White pages before glossaries appendix

When I use the \printglossaries inside the environment appendices I get two extra white pages I cannot get rid of. Do you know how to remove them? Here a MWE which has such problem: ...
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Glossaries: Groups not working

I want to use the sort=def option for glossaries together with style=alttreehypergroup. However, as soon as I specify sort=def, the groups are not recognized any more. MWE: % arara: pdflatex: { ...
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How to suppress a glossary page number for an individual entry?

In my glossary I want to refer to other glossary items, but I do not want these links to appear in the indexed pages. Here is my preamble (edited so there might be something missing from it) ...
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To print Glossary of Chemical symbols correctly

Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} % Load the package \makeglossaries % Generate the glossary \usepackage{mhchem} \begin{document} \newglossaryentry{co2}{name=CO2, ...
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Ignoring once used glossaries items with full glossaries at each chapter

In previous questions the focus was on ignoring acronyms that were only used once in a document (here and here). Since glossaries version 4.14, the command \cgls was provided to deal with this (as ...
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How to replace defglsdisplayfirst and defglsdisplay with glossaries update?

for my current thesis I want to reuse code of another one I have written before. There is the follwing code: % glossareintraege fett schreiben \renewcommand*{\glstextformat}[1]{\textbf{#1}} % ...
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Do not begin a sentence with an abbreviation

I am using the glossaries package. How can I make sure that a sentence does not start with an abbreviation?
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Compile list of nomenclature and list of acronyms

I'm trying to print out a list with acronyms and another list with nomenclature. The list with Nomenclature prints without problem but I can't see the list with acronyms.I'm compiling with ...
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Redefining glossaries style: grouping and capitalization issue

I'm trying to redefine the style of my glossaries list, and base it on the altlist. When executing the new style however, I notice that there is an empty line when two glossary items are grouped, even ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Remove glossary title

I am using the glossaries package to put a list of terms at the end, and have created an appendix which is titled "Appendix A Glossary". The problem is that when I use: \begin{appendices} ...
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Custom glossary style, \makenoidxglossaries and \glsgroupskip

The code below creates a glossary table containing acronyms, their representation in math expressions and their description. A custom glossary style my is created using \newglossarystyle. It is a ...
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\makeglossaries not deterministic

glossaries does not render items deterministically which are only referred to using see when not using \loadglsentries. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Make glossaries render see references to use name attribute instead of text

When using the see attribute for a glossary entry, glossaries seems to use the text attribute to create the see also ... text in the glossary. How can I change this to use the name attribute instead? ...
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What process can generate a new write sequence

While compiling a very large document recently in xelatex and tex4ht I have observed that tex4ht doesn't handle write streams the same as xelatex. I am trying to prepare a MWE to troubleshoot my ...
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Makeindex-style for list of acronyms (glossaries)

I'm a LaTeX newbie using this example provieded by Tom Brien to combine some of my acronyms with their glossaries-entries. I would like to change the style of the acronyms-list to make it looks like ...
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Acronyms are not printed in the text

When I use \acrshort or alike, my text does not have the acronym in it but only (). This is my test code: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{glossaries-generic.tex} ...
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Problems with printglossaries in Main.tex using external glossary file and external chapters tex files

I'm writing a heavy PhD thesis structured in several chapters. Each chapter has many figures, acronyms, symbols and equations. So I decided to structure in separated folders of Figures, Chapters ...
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Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?

Are there any packages which depend on other 'non-standard' command line programs (i.e. not pdflatex, bibtex and friends)? When writing a document in e.g. LaTeX, this of course needs to be compiled ...
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inconsistent hyperref appearance control in tex4ht

Using the \hypersetup{} of \usepackage[tex4ht]{hyperref} (as seen in the MWE below) I am trying to format the hyperlinks of links such as glossary entries so they are less noticeable. On two ...
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Intended usage of \gls for symbols and subscripts

I wonder how to use \gls or the package glossaries in general in a proper way in case of symbols and subscripts. For instance without glossaries, I'd just write F_{trac} or in case of in-text ...
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Modify appearance of first acronym

I want to modify the appearance of the first display of an acronym. I have tried: \usepackage[toc,xindy]{glossaries} \newcommand*{\glossfirstformat}[1]{\textit{#1}} ...
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How to print plural acronym for the first time?

I have been making many attempts trying to fix this but still cannot work. What I want is to have an acronym called SBM with its long form being State-Based Model. And when I call \glspl{SBM} for the ...
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How can I get glossaries links to point to the right pages?

I am using the package glossaries to generate a list of acronyms and a list of symbols in a book. The links in the lists of acronyms and symbols which should point to page 1 in my document actually ...
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TeXnicCenter - makeindex does not generate acronyms and glossary at ones

I am currently working on my master thesis and have to use MiKTeX in combination with TeXnicCenter for writing. I ran across a problem with makeindex. In my Tex Files I use the glossary package. With ...
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Create new fields in glossaries newglossaryentry

As an alternative to the question detailed Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry I would like to add some fields to a glossary definition. Is this ...
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Unable to print glossary

I'm using a rather complex template of our university and I'd like to use and print the glossary as well. Now I've created an extra file to manage the glossary entries (tex/0_1_glossary.tex) and to ...