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

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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the main text instead of the glossary list? I'm writing a thesis that uses a lot of abbreviations, but I ...
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Redefine Glossary Entry

How can I redefine a glossary record, I am writing a custom class, and want to define some 'default' glossary terms as part of the class, however, may wish to redefine them at the document-level on a ...
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Problems with glossaries package and complex symbols

The glossaries package doesn't work with complex symbols as the example shows below. Is there a workaround available? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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How to create a list of symbols where symbols can be used in math mode?

I describe complex protocols with lots of variables in different files. The problem is that I might change the variable names later. My idea was to define variable names as Latex commands like ...
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Use glossary term in another entry

It may be useful to me to reference a glossary entry in another, as in \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside, brazil]{book} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Deactivate twoside for bibliography and glossary

since the bibliography and glossary barely fit into their columns and start using several pages, I would like to deactivate twoside for them. How can this be acomplished or is that a bad practice?
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Glossaries acronyms two languages

I'm using glossaries package to make my list of acronyms. I'm writing in Spanish but some of my acronyms are in English. I want them to be displayed like: Spanish description - English long (Short) - ...
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glossaries \leftmark and \rightmark not translated

I was trying to make an article in french with a glossary (glossaire in our weird tongue), and I noticed that, even if I did manage to set the translation right for the body, the \leftmark (or ...
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Package doc and glossaries together cause problem

If I comment out \RecordChanges below it compiles and works, otherwise I get: Package glossaries Warning: No file defined for glossary `[' on input line 13. ! Extra \endcsname. \@@do@wrglossary ...
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Problem with acronyms if order has been changed

I wanted to change the order of acronyms to "ACRONYM (DESCRIPTION)" and found a solution in the forum. The problem is that it doesn't work for "plural acronyms" (the plural 's' is missing). How can I ...
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Glossaries not displaying list

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian,english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[unicode,colorlinks=true]{hyperref} ...
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Can't create glossary with glossaries package,Perl Strawberry, error: makeglossaries:Need exactly one file argument [duplicate]

New to Stack Exchange, and using TeX for a week.. Trying to make glossaries work for a larger document, but this even fails with the first example document provided by the glossaries package.. I ...
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Using \glsaddall without listing page numbers [duplicate]

In continuation to the thread How to use \glsaddall to list all the unused entries in list of nomenclatures and list of glossaries without printing the page numbers in the lists?
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How to suppress certain defined entries from appearing in the acronym list using glossaries package?

Really impressed by the extensive potential of glossaries package by Nicola L.C. Talbot to manage different types of glossaries in a generic approach, however I tried to look for this feature in the ...
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reference a glossaries text in an acronym, sanitization and fragile commands

First post so be nice. This doesn't appear to be a duplicate but maybe I am not putting in the right keywords. I am trying to have an acronym description just be the text of a glossary item (using ...
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pdflatexmk doesn't run makeglossaries for glossaries package (TeXShop, OSX)

I'm trying to get the following document to work with a single run of pdflatexmk: (I've included my entire preamble to be sure) % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk ...
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Custom style for acronyms

In the past I have extensively used the glossaries package. Now I'm trying to use acronyms, where the letters to build up the acronym are underscored in the list of acronyms. In the text I want \gls ...
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Glossaries in Align Environment

Using glossaries commands in align environment seems to screw up the tag alignment. How can I use gls{...} commands in align environments without the tag position being altered? Consider the ...
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Conflict between glossaries and siunitx (possibly via hyperref) when defining color

I'm in the process of writing my thesis which has a large glossary. The hyperref and glossaries package allow for linking and colouring the references, which is great. Unfortunately the large number ...
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Glossaries Capitalize Every First Letter

How can I get the \Gls{...} command to capitalize the first letter of EACH word, not just the first word? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \newacronym{tla}{TLA}{three ...
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Reset package options

\LaTeX seems to remember earlier stated options. How can I reset this? ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package glossaries. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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List acronyms in nomenclature which are not used

Is it possible to have some of the acronyms, which are defined but not used in the text, in the list of nomenclatures (using glossaries package)? Or in other words, how can I add some more entries to ...
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Symbol in plural form of acronym in glossaries package

Follow-up question If the plural form acronym is used first then it is printing one s after the symbol in parenthesis and this is not desired. For example, if \glspl{a} occurs first before any use of ...
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Redefine acronym look in document

I would like to redefine the way acronym looks when I use \acrfull macro. Now it shows meaning of acronym and then abbreviation in brackets, but I would like it to show the opposite way - abbreviation ...
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How to update glossaries package on Ubuntu 12.10?

My texlive version is $ tex -version TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) kpathsea version 6.1.0 Copyright 2012 D.E. Knuth. There is NO warranty. Redistribution of this software is covered by the ...
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Suppress symbol in nomenclature after first use

I have a probably strange requirement. Normally in nomenclature using glossaries package, the symbol is the only thing printed after the first use onwards, but i need the opposite. After first use ...
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Group glossary entries

I am currently writing the glossary for my Master Thesis and I would like to nest the 3 Kepler Laws under a generic "Kepler Laws" entry, but be able to call any independently. An example of what I ...
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referring terms in the glossary [closed]

I am using LaTeX to write my thesis. To define new terms and its definition, I have used the glossary as separate chapter at the end of thesis. I use \gls command to refer the terms defined in ...
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Cyrillic in glossary/acronym entry

I want to define acronyms and terms in Bulgarian. Unfortunately, when I do so, LaTeX gives a whole lot of errors and do not compile. Anything to help? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Bug in glossaries package while using hyperref?

I compile the following code: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[ bookmarks=true, bookmarksopen=true, colorlinks=true, anchorcolor=blue, filecolor=blue, ...
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list of symbols with glossaries package: space between symbol and description

I am using the glossaries package to make a list of symbols. Is there a simple way to manipulate the space between the symbol and the description? \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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How can I make references to the glossary more explicit to the reader (of a hard copy)? [duplicate]

I have included a glossary as a separate chapter at the end of my thesis. This chapter lists new terms defined by me. To refer to the glossary in other chapters, I used the \gls command, which creates ...
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Using a footnote in the full name of an acronym

I would like to use a footnote in the full name of an acronym. Here is the minimal (not) working example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{footnote} \begin{document} ...
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Separate the list of acronyms in the glossary (glossaries)

In my thesis I would like to enter a list of acronyms and a glossary. I'm trying to do with the package glossaries. However, I meet a problem in separating the first from the second. If I use the ...
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How to put picture into glossary entry?

I'm using the Glossaries package, which is fantastic, but I'd like to put in pictures which explain the term better than words would. Is there a way for me to do this?
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Last displayed glossary entry's hanging indentation gets lost with index style

I'm using the glossaries package in a document and use the index style with it (because I need optional symbols to be displayed in the glossary). The weird thing is that the last displayed item's ...
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Glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurence of an entry in each chapter

I want something similar to this question, but the answer lacks a few things that I need: redefinitions of the plural variants of the \gls macros (\glspl, \Glspl, \GLSpl) every time a new chapter is ...
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How do I remove alphabetical grouping of acronyms in the list?

I would like an acronym list with equal vertical space between each acronym. My list is grouping acronyms that start with the same letter. How is this avoided? Here is the code for a MWE with this ...
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change latex glossary page number color

In the glossary chapter, I want to change the page number color from black to blue. How to do that ? Is there an option in the \usepackage{glossaries} entry ? \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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Defined \acronymname is not used in toc, but the standard “Acronyms”, why?

I have defined a new name for my Acronyms list, but it the default name ("Acronyms") is used in the table of contents. Do you know how I can solve this? I have created a minimum working example, but ...
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How to remove an entry location for a particular reference of the glossary term?

I'm using a custom command \addacronym which creates two glossary entries for each acronym: the main entry and a cross-reference from the abbreviation to the main entry. I also had to redefine the ...
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Redefine the style of acronyms (glossaries)

In a paper I'm writing I would like to enter a list of acronyms used, and I'm trying to do with the use of glossaries package. The problem is the style in which they appear acronyms. A compilable code ...
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Defining plural form for glossaries entries

Based on the following answer, How shall I define plural form of glossaries? Two separate acronym list using package glossaries For example, \newglossaryentry{LED} { name={LED}, ...
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Using bi-lingual entries with the glossaries package

I'm writing my PhD thesis in my mother language (Slovene). I would like to create a Glossary that would contain the slovene versions of the terms along with their english counterparts. The ...
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Issue with xindy for package glossaries

Everything was working perfectly. Suddenly I started getting the error for xindy while using the glossaries package Warning: File 'PhDThesis.acn' is empty. Have you used any entries defined in ...
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Create an overview of scattered items / requirement list

I'm writing a document where I have to define multiple requirements. These requirements are scattered all over the document, since they belong in different sections and are explained seperately. It ...
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can't get latexmk to work in TeXShop

I'm trying to add a glossary to my book. I wanted to use latexmk to execute makeglossaries for me. I'm using TeXShop on my Mac. So I went to the TeX Live Utility and activated the latexmk package. ...
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How to set hyperfirst to just one glossary?

This is a follow up question to here. How can I set my acronyms glossary to hyperfirst=false and the main glossary to hyperfirst=true? I tried to give that as an option to \printglossary but that ...
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How can I add every glossary entry to the index?

I know, there are similar questions around, but I couldn't find a solution to what I want. E.g. here, all acronyms in the document are set to the index. I think, indexing should be done manually so ...