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

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How to put kana with CJK in the name of a “polyglotic” glossary entry?

After discovered how to mix glossary and acronym system (See here), and how to put kana/kanji working with pdfLaTeX (See here), I was trying to mix the both, in order to create kind of dictonnary, ...
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glossaries: fail to expand in tabularx

When I use an acronym (glossaries or acronym package) for the first time in tabularx, then it fails to expand, and even breaks down the table structure. The problem is already mentioned here, but ...
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Change glossary entry to show (name) (see ___ , if exists) (description)

I would like to alter the glossary style to be able to show each entry as: (name) (see _, if exists) (description) (page#) How can I accomplish this? Really appreciate your help in advance. ...
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printglossary makes abbreviations ending with periods

I use the glossaries package for my glossary and some acronyms: \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[ngerman]{translator} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronym,toc,section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ... ...
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LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found

When I try to use \usepackage{glossaries} then I get the error message: "LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found". Is something else needed?
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Using tikzpictures as symbols in glossaries

In a text, I'm using a tikzpicture as a math symbol. I'd like to reference this symbol in a glossary. It seems to me that makeindex doesn't know how to draw the picture. Here's an example. ...
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Distinct formatted page numbers with glossaries and Xindy

This is somewhat related to this question, but using Xindy as a backend, not makeindex. I am attempting to create an index using glossaries, and in this index some page numbers have a special ...
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Glossary per chapter or section

I'm looking for a way of creating glossaries, with the help of glossaries package, per chapter or section. In a particular glossary for section should be only the terms used in this section. If term ...
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LaTeX system-wide glossary database as custom package

I'm trying to make a system-wide glossary database (with acronyms and definitions) as a package. My file is: /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex/local/myglossary.sty One needs to run: sudo ...
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strange behaviour with glossaries see key

I have been baffled by exactly how to use the see key of the glossaries package. Section 8 of the manual writes: Note that in this case, the entry with the see key will automatically be added ...
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Creating software function index

I need to create some type of index for exported functions in the software for the latex manual. The doxygen feature of exporting to LaTeX does not allow to do it by default. The required form is ...
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Glossaries package and hyphenated (dashed) acronym fail to break across lines

With respect to using the glossaries package, if I have an acronym with a long hyphenated word, it often result in sentences that runs into margins. For example: ...
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Problem with \usepackage{glossaries}

\documentclass{report} \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \chapter{Hello} \section{First Section} Hello World ...
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A tool for creating a dictionary with right-to-left script

I'm trying to typeset a dictionnary, using Arabic script. I would like to create a list of words in three columns, with Arabic word in right column aligned to the right, its Polish translation aligned ...
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What causes this strange interaction between glossaries and amsmath?

MWE: greatly trimmed from a large document; XeLaTeX; full TeXLive2012 completely up-to-date: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathspec} ...
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Why does the title of Glossary not change? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? Consider the following MWE (it actually works :P): ...
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Glossaries: using name of (sub)sections instead of page numbers

How can I print the section instead the pagenumber in glossar/index like \nameref it does. Would be nice to have something like: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} ...
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Issue using \ensuremath in glossaries

I'm trying to get the \ensuremath function to work within glossaries for the following: \newglossaryentry{CSPB}{name={CSP\ensuremath{\parallel}B}, description={A hybrid formal language combining ...
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Dotted line between glossary description and page number

Is it possible to have the standard glossary entry, but with page numbers aligned to the right and a dotted line between the end of the description and the first page number?
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Create a register of persons with references

To Create a register of persons with biblatex seems to be much more complicate then i expected. How can i create nice a register of persons semiautomatic with \ref? Lets assume i have 20 persons ...
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Using glossaries (acronyms) with Beamer

I would like to use the glossaries package for acronyms in Beamer presentations. However, when using Beamer's overlay mechanisms, I run into trouble. An acronym (used for the first time) on a slide ...
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Howto achieve capitalized description in glossary table?

I use the glossaries package to generate my acronym list. Since I use the acronyms in the text I have to write the description lowercase. Thus, I have a lowercase description in the acronym list. Can ...
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How to change glossaries alttree: no bold font for second level

How can I modify the glossaries e.g. alttree style to not use bold fonts for the entries in second level. First level should remain bold. I'd like to do it like \newglossarystyle{mylist}{% ...
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Glossaries creates wrong link when using titlepage [closed]

I experienced that glossaries generates a wrong link when my document contains a titlepage... Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} ...
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Glossaries without {glossaries} [closed]

It appears to be somewhat tedious work to use the glossaries package and I prefer not having an explicit dependency on Perl scripts to process my LaTeX documents. So what I would ask is, how can one ...
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Make the glossary title upper case in header

I'm using the report class with twoside parameter. I'm using fancyhdr to configure the headers/footer. I'm using the glossaries package to generate a glossary. The glossary is the only chapter in my ...
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Use full acronym name in TOC

I am trying to use \acf of the glossaries package in a \section command. In my TOC I always get displayed the id, not the content. The generated section in the document works fine. I was trying to ...
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How to highlight important pages in glossaries page number list

In some books, the keywords page not only has a list of pages the keyword was referenced, it also bold or emphasize page numbers where the keyword was defined or explained. How do I do that with ...
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How to avoid extra pages before titlepage with scrbook and glossaries? Strange problem [closed]

I am encountering a very strange problem when combining the scrbook class and glossaries package. When using the glossaries package, two extra pages will always be added before the titelpage. This is ...
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What should I build my new nomenclature package on top of?

This question led to a new package: concepts This is a major edit. In my previous attempt I overgeneralized, which obfuscated my real question. I'd like to write a new package which I want ...
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Questions regarding conversion from acronym package to glossaries

In my thesis I use the acronym package. I have only one problem with the package, which is the lack of capability to capitalize first letter, a functionality which I read is provided by \makefirstuc ...
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Description length limit with glossaries

Some of my glossarie entries have a rather long description. After a certain number of carracters they stop being displayed by the printglossaries command. Here is an exemple producing this problem : ...
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The \alph counter representation has strange effects with the glossaries package

This is a follow-up question here How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)? A suspect BUG. The parameter \alph doesn't work fine ...
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Why Glossaries with Xindy unable to execute(cannot find the correct PATH)?

After I compiled a tex file by xelatex, I use Glosarries with Xindy to make a index, it reported: $ makeglossaries test makeglossaries version 2.04 (2012-05-19) added glossary type 'main' ...
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How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)?

I am using 'glossaries' to make index after my book, I set the numberlist to section, so the number of the section will in the numberlabel. eg: INDEX Unix, a ...
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How to remove left header on all glossary pages?

I am using the glossary package for my PhD thesis. It works fine for me, but there is one little thing I want to change. On every glossary page, there is "Glossary" appear on the top left. It also ...
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How to tweak expansion of glossary entry in section/chapter title and ToC?

I'm using glossaries to generate my acronyms. Sometimes the first definition of the acronym is placed in a section or chapter title. When I generate the ToC, then obviously that will become the first ...
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Automatically count of glossary entries

I want to count all glossary entries of a document globally and automatically. Can I expand the macro \glossaryentry to do that and in such a way that I don't introduce a newly defined macro? I have ...
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Glossaries Acronyms generate overfull hbox: how do to line wrap? [closed]

I am using the glossaries package with the acronym option: \usepackage[acronym,style=long3col]{glossaries} For some reason the acronyms on first use will not line wrap, e.g., ...
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glossaries issue: wrong pagenumber for book and memoir

I am writing happily on my thesis with latex but found a problem with glossaries package returning wrong page number reference links in the glossaries index. Instead of referencing page 5, the ...
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dtx file and history

The \changes command of DTX file is used to record changes. The \PrintChanges command print the list of change, sorted by number ... except when a number is greater than 10. To see the problem, I ...
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One way links to glossaries

Is there any way to have hyperlinks to the glossaries/acronyms (using glossaries package) in only one direction? What I want is a link to the page where an acronym is used, in the list of acronyms. ...
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Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text

Is it possible to write a word in uppercase in the glossaries but in lowercase in the text? I could use \glslink instead of \gls, but is there no better solution? Here is an example to clarify what I ...
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Problem with sorting of umlaute in a glossary (pkg glossaries)

I'm currently facing a problem concerning sorting of glossaries. I'm writing my thesis in german, so I also have some umlaute like "ä","ö" and "ü" in my acronyms. For example there is an acronym ...
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Latex decides to ignore see attribute to \newglossaryentry when using enabling nonumberlist on glossaries package

The weirdest thing happened to me today: I was looking for a way to link from an abbreviation to a glossary entry and found this answer. When emulating it in my code, it did not work - pdflatex would ...
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How do I set the margin for the glossary item in my Table of Contents?

I have a table of contents and I use the glossaries package to make my glossaries. At some point in my code, I have the command \printglossary[type=glossarytype] which prints my glossary. The problem ...
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How do I create multiple glossary entries for the same definition?

When I have many glossary words that describe the same, how do I neatly put these into the glossary? Ideally, something like: \newglossaryentry{digest, hash, hash code} { name=digest, ...
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Problem with “equal” sign and glossary entry definition

I am using glossaries package and I encountered a problem in the symbol field. When I define it as $m=1$ I get the following error message: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Correct use of sub-entries with glossaries package

I am writing my thesis and I am including a glossary. I am trying to nest some definitions under a "parent" definition. For example, I first define a mass and then define categorical mass whose parent ...
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Glossary and picture?

Here my question: what would be the best in order to make a sort of glossary, with picture ? In fact, I've got make tools description, in one hand with text (nothing hard here), and, in the other ...