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

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File `datatool.sty' not found [closed]

I am making a latex document with class {article} I want to make a page for glossaries I added the below in my preamble \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage{datatool-base} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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Suppress space after acronym

I'm using the glossaries package to keep a list of acronyms. In Dutch when you compose a word with an acronym you should use a hyphen to put the two words together. For example, an ARP table becomes ...
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multiline equation inside \newglossaryentry

I want a multiline equation (preferably even centered w.r.t. the appropriate column, since single line equations I already have using [ and ] or $$ $$ aren't centered) in part of the description of ...
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Adjust space between acronym and glossary description

I'm using the glossaries package and I would like to get the acronym descriptions to line up with the nomenclature section above it. Tried using the column styles for the glossary, but none of those ...
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Acronym capitalization not working in plural mode

I am using the glossaries package to manage acronyms and it seems like the combination of "use long form", "make first letter uppercase" and "use plural form" does not work (see MWP below): At first ...
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Glossaries package: smallcaps and uppercase in index does not work

I am using the glossaries package in pdfLaTeX. I am trying to use the acronyms written in small caps in the body text and for the index, make the first letter of each entry name in the glossary ...
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Hyphenation with Acronyms

I have difficulties getting hyphenation right in long acronyms with user-defined hyphenation rules when trying to prevent line breaks between the long and the short form. \documentclass{article} ...
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Formatting of heading 'Glossary" to match chapter and index heading

Earlier I asked a question to match the heading of List of Acronyms and Symbols to that of List of table (instead of chapter heading). That was solved by Nicola via Formatting of heading List of ...
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Stars of macros in definition of another starred/unstarred macro look like disconnected in some circumstances

This question follows a previous question of mine: Prepend different stuffs to starred and unstarred \chapter commands. In some circumstances, a starred macro in definition of another ...
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newline in description of `newglossaryentry`

How is it possible to get a newline at the beginning of the description? So the description starts at second line? MWE: \documentclass[11pt,english,ngerman,numbers=noenddot, headsepline]{scrreprt} ...
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Xindy cannot be executed [duplicate]

Trying to run \makeglossaries after I've already compiled the file with pdflatex gives me the error: **Call to xindy failed*** Check 'settings.glg' for details In the file 'settings.glg' this is ...
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Makeindex warning

During \makeglossaries run I get warning: Process started: makeglossaries "settings" makeglossaries version 2.12 (2014-01-20) added glossary type 'main' (glg,gls,glo) makeindex -s ...
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Glossaries conflict with memoir

I am having an issue with glossaries producing the warning when used with the memoir class Package glossaries Warning: overriding `theglossary' environment on input line 4761. A minimum working ...
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How to compile glossaries with arara without Perl?

I don't want to install Perl. I am using arara for building. I make use of the glossaries package. Can I compile my document without the makeglossaries help script (I don't want to install Perl)? I ...
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Unwanted space after using a glossary term

I have a problem with using the glossary package. I use sharelatex. When I use a glossary term (first and others), there appears an unwanted space in the output document. This is the code I use: ...
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Implement glossary list

I am trying to make two glossary lists, one with acronyms and one with abbreviation. I have followed the guide on http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Glossary but replaced include{} with input{}. In ...
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Glossary style long but without the indentation before the notations

I want to do a nomenclature list using the glossaries package. I like the print style "long", however, I would prefer if it didn't have the large indentation to the left and it also would be great if ...
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Creating a gls from a spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet of 1925 terms that I wish to build a glossary for. Short of manually adding tags to each line and exporting to a plain text file, is there a way to convert the spreadsheet into a ...
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Extra “Contents”, “Glossary” and “Acronyms” pages, when using \usepackage[acronym]{glossary}

I'm currently playing around with the LaTeX template for my thesis, but am at a loss as to why extra pages appear between the generated "Contents", "Glossary" and "Acronyms" lists? Is this a problem ...
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cross-referencing acronyms not displayed in the text with

I use glossaries and define besides standard acronyms also some acronyms like this: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{navy}{RGB}{0,0,128} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Math accents and Greek letters in glossary name (equation description)

I have many equations, where I need to use special characters \dot \bar and Greek letters like \tau. In the equation everything works nice but when I try to write the description \mathgloss I receive ...
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How to make only specific entries in glossaries list small caps

I'm wondering how to make just specific entries in a glossary package acronym list appear in small caps. I found other threads where someone has asked how to make all entries small caps but not how to ...
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Random output at the end of gloss entries

I'm getting a weird output at the end of gloss entries. When I remove that entry, all of a sudden that output seems to just be floating randomly and I cannot find the source. The input will be: ...
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glossaries acronyms description in brackets

I use the package \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} In the text I write my acronyms usually via \gls{Acr}, \acrshort{Acr} or \acrlong{Acr} This displays my acronyms like: Acronymdescription ...
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Cross-reference hyperlinks in glossaries?

Is is possible to include a webpage or even biblatex reference in the see= option of a glossries entry? I tried the following. (Crucial are the two comments and the line below them.) % gloss.tex ...
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Glossary with no title

I have a glossary printed in two columns, but the title is printed on the first columns: If I print separatly the title I have: How I can avoid to print again 'Glossario' with the command ...
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No title in glossary [duplicate]

I print the glossary on two columns. But the title 'Glossary' is printed on the first column. So I want to print title 'Glossary' in external command and the the commad \printglossary dont have to ...
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Reducing vertical space between heading of Glossaries package [duplicate]

I am using using a custom .sty file which uses report document class. For List of Acronyms, I am using glossaries package. The space after the heading of List of Acronyms and the first acronyms is ...
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Output all entries in Gloss, no text being produced

I'm trying to use gloss to output a entries from a .bib file like a dictionary in alphabetical order. For some reason I can't get it to output anything except the title. I'm using TexWorks in windows. ...
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Makeglossaries - cannot compile glossary list [duplicate]

I am trying to get the glossaries package to work. I have created a minimal .tex file to test it. I am using TeXworks. My .tex file currently looks like this: \documentclass{amsart} ...
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Creating a simple list of symbols

Inspired by this great answer I tried to manually create a glossary-style environment for a simple list of symbols. Basically I wanted to create a command newsymbol that can be executed from anywhere ...
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Cheat Sheet for Glossaries Package

I am using the glossaries package and always end up searching through the long documentation to find frequently used commands like \acrshort. Is there a nice compact cheat sheet available? If not, I ...
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Classicthesis conflicts with glossaries

The following command in classicthesis gives an error when using glossaries \renewcommand{\descriptionlabel}[1]{\hspace*{\labelsep}\spacedlowsmallcaps{#1}} giving the following result in the ...
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Has anyone managed to use \glossaries with TeXstudio on Windows?

As a new LaTeX user, I have spent some time configuring my system and ironing the usual start-up mistakes. So far, I've been able to compile several documents with indices, graphics, etc. but now I'm ...
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Include custom text in glossary

I'd like to include a disclaimer like "This list of acronyms only specifies the most important ones" underneath the caption of the acronym page. I'm currently inserting the page using ...
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Different style for acronyms

In 1 I had the answer on how to put the translation of an acronym and used both English and Spanish version. The issue now is that I have acronyms that are only Spanish, others only English without ...
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glossaries: including all items in a Glossary on TexniCenter [duplicate]

I am using the glossaries package to typeset some glossaries, on a perl+MikTeX+TexnicCenter (Windows) setup \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Undefined Control Sequence …entrycounter[]{page}\glsnumberformat{33}}} [closed]

I recently switched from MikTex to TexLive. At first, the document I had begun with miktex build just fine. But now I'm getting the error below: File: Document.gls Type: error line 15: ...
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Trying to create a glossary but my computer can't find the necessary files

There have been similar questions, but I can't find one that solves my exact problem. I'm having trouble getting the glossary to "print" at the end of my document. Here's my LaTeX markup: ...
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debug No room for a new \write problem

I have a template with an extensive documentation. (See TemplateDocumentation.pdf). It compiled several month ago. Now with updated packages it does not compile anymore because of the famous No room ...
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Glossaries: “see” having no effect

I tried to implement the glossaries package in my document and it works pretty well. But when it comes to the "see" option, I'm currently facing some trouble: whether I include a see=entry2 or not, is ...
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Renaming “Acronyms” (glossaries package) [duplicate]

I'd like to rename the "Acronyms" section produced by the glossaries package because not all the terms I have included in it are actually acronyms but rather abbreviations. The only way to change ...
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Links to the acronym directory only for “real” acronyms in glossaries

I want links to the acronym directory only for "PC" and not for the rest. How can I do this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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makeglossaries call to xindy failed

I'm having trouble getting makeglossaries to run with xindy under MiKTeX. Take example.tex here: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} ...
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Add symbol field to \newglossaryentry in \newcommand

This is a continuation of my question question. For a given code I would like to add symbol. For example: \mathgloss{m}{mass}{kg} MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Glossaries: emphasize first occurrence of every section

I'm searching a way to emphasize the first occurrence of a glossary term in every section \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{webapp}{ name=webapp, ...
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Alignment in \gls using package glossaries in LaTeX?

I'm struggling with glossaries package for a while... I would like to change the standard alignment in the link text of \gls. I've used example code from equation variables: \documentclass{report} ...
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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problem to automatically generate a glossary by XeLaTeX

I want to generate a glossary at the end of a document automatically, but the following code did not work. In fact no glossary was created. I am using XeLaTeX to compile a tex file in Mac TexLive ...
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Errors when using glossaries package

I am compiling a .tex file with TeXmaker, but it's still generating errors. In fact, I use the glossaries package but when I add a newglossaryentry, the compilation ends with errors. This is my code ...