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

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Two separate acronym list using package glossaries

I want to create two separate acronym list. One with 3 columns and the other with four columns. I have defined the two styles for the two types of acronym list, style1 and style2. I have my acronym ...
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Glossaries : list only page number of the first occurrence

I need to print in the acronym list the page number of first occurrence of an acronym in the text, not the page numbers of the subsequent occurrences. How can I achieve that ? I have defined my ...
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disable lyx cache for compiling

When compiling the document for the first time after opening LyX, it requires some time. For another run, it is finished almost immediately. LyX seems to use a cache, if it thinks that there are no ...
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Setting Vim's NoSpell for command

I'm trying to switch off Vim's spell-checking for the glossaries command \gls. I really don't understand how the syntax matching works but I'm trying the following in ~/.vim/after/ftplugin/tex.vim: ...
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glossaries special sorting for one glossary

In my document I use several glossaries, one of which is for the nomenclature. I have some special wishes for the sorting of this glossary. The easist way to achieve what I want is if I could give the ...
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Glossaries package: small caps in body and normal caps in the acronym list

I want a list of acornyms to be printed in normal caps. However, I want small cpas acronyms in the body text. I use glossaries package as the follwoing example. Would you please help? ...
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Why does first use of \gls look different than \glsfirst?

I customized the layout of acronyms which works well for \gls. Surprisingly it does not work when using \glsfirst. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ acronym, ]{glossaries} ...
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List of symbols for each chapter

I am writing a thesis with several chapters, and some symbols are used in multiple chapters but their definitions are different from chapter to chapter. I would like to have one list of symbols at the ...
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Printing Glossaries in amsart using TexStudio

I am trying to make a glossary in an amsart document using TeXstudio but the glossary will not print. I've downloaded xindy, arara, and perl and have tried to use all of them, but to no avail. Any ...
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Multiple parents for entries with `glossaries`

I am using the package glossaries to produce an index. I am using sub-entriesand the field parentin my glossary entries definition. In order to ease the use of my index I would like some entries to be ...
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glossaries alignment disregarding prefix

This is a follow up question to glossaries and phantom. It was about the following alignemnt in a glossary: symbol #symbol other #other rather than symbol #symbol other #other I wanted to ...
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glossaries and REnewglossaryentry

I haven't found anywhere and I wonder is there or would it be very hard to provide a command \REnewglossaryentry[2] for the glossaries package. Name for the desired command is kinda self explanatory, ...
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Toptesi class and sequential page numbering

I'm working on a final dissertation and I've been using the toptesi class provided by our university. The problem is that I wanted to manually add the glossaries package. Now, whilst I managed to ...
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Notation table in each Chapter/Part

I am currently writing a large document (book class divided into several parts) and would like to introduce suitable notation tables at the beginning of each part of the document. Up to now I have ...
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Preventing “boldification” of glossary items

Is there a way to prevent "boldification" of the glossary entry names and symbols in the Glossary chapter? I have managed to produce newglossarystyle similar to altlist based on list that includes ...
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Alphabetically display the items in itemize

I am wondering whether it is possible to display the items alphabetically regardless of the order we type on the backend? For example I am using itemize as follows: \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Custom border for glossary and index pages

I'm preparing a technical book in Latex using KOMA script srcbook class and I would like to add a gray border ONLY to glossary and index pages. The idea is to make them easy to find when the book is ...
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\makeglossaries conflict with indexing

This is my first post to ask for help since I cannot find any solution. I use MacTex. I am using glossaries pkg to generate list of acronyms, symbols and glossary of terms. I want to include also an ...
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restore headings section

I use scrpage2 and automark such that chapter and section are printed to the heading. I now have a special case, where I configure glossaries to print its title to the heading, but In an example I ...
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Glossaries 'unknown option' Error [closed]

In the following, I create a separate glossary that I do not want to have hyperlinked (in my actual document, the glossary without links will not be displayed). The following MWE generates an error: ...
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Avoiding double dots in glossaries package

I would like to incorporate the suggested solution by Herbert, that can be found HERE, within certain glossary records. Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} ...
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Glossary backlink points to wrong page

The gloassary I am displaying keeps a backlink to the page, where the entry was used. It correctly says page 3, but the link jumpgs to the 3rd page from the beginning, instead to the 3rd page with ...
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glossaries and phantom

I am trying to align my symbols in a glossary with \phantom. However when I try to do so, I get the following error (line 10 is the line where the definition of nc:line:num ends(closing brace)): ! ...
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Glossaries: How to determine in which glossary an entry is defined?

I use the Glossaries package to create both an glossary and a list of acronyms. Now I need a way to determine whether a given term is defined in the glossary (\newglossaryentry {term} ...) or in the ...
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use glossaries package with makeglossaries and xindy or how to configure TexStudio to use arara?

Xindy is an efficient indexing tool, it is an external perl-based application that ships readily with TexLive distribution but not with MikTeX, for the latter one you need to install it manually, this ...
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use Xindy?

I am using TexStudio editor for LaTeXing, I want to use Xindy engine though for indexing, in the commands of TexStudio, I found there is a default command for texdindy as in the image below. But how ...
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How to mark up different entry types (index/glossary/acronym/notation) at the same time in datagidx package?

I came across datagidx package, which is part of the datatool bundle, the killing feature of this package is that you can use it independently, not relying on external indexing applications, e.g., ...
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Increase description width and number list width in glossary to match table of contents

I want my glossary created via glossaries (bottom) to have the same width as my table of contents (top). I would like the numbers in the glossary to have a large space away from the dots and ...
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Equal dot spacing in table of contents and glossary

I want to make the dot separations I get using \dotfill in the glossaries package to match the dot separation I get in the tocloft package. The image below shows an entry from the table of contents on ...
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couldn't get glossaries to work (SOLVED) [closed]

SOLVED The cause of the problem was the include(s) at top of my main tex file, i changed them to input and now it works. I've read the documentation of the glossary package and a lot of examples ...
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Glossaries include symbol from other glossary in name

I have a glossary entry which defines a symbol \newglossaryentry{nc:line:num}{ name=cache lines, symbol=\ensuremath{\#l}, description=number of lines in cache} and want to use its ...
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glossaries texstudio and miktex portable

I am not quite sure if this question is on the right sx site but since it is heavily tex related I figured I ask here. My setup consists of a windows machine with texstudio and miktex, both in the ...
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How can I display a list of acronyms and a separate list of symbols in the same document? [closed]

I want to display both list of acronyms and list of symbols in my thesis.. I tried all, from the solutions I found here... but it is always showing "acro.sty not found" and some other error with ...
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conditional glossary style

I use glossaries to display a global symbol list but also local one for each equation. The first userkey is used to add the physical unit. But some smybols (like efficiencies or proportions) don't ...
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Glossaries: suppress pages when using glsaddall

I would like to generate an index of notation using the glossaries-package such that certain page numbers are suppressed. It is easy to define some standard notation and include it in the index using ...
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Manually set first-use flag using glossaries

I am using glossaries to keep track of my acronyms and a few other lists. However, I am running into a situation where I want to use \acf to print the full acronym, and the description should not be ...
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Custom glossary environment improvement

This is a followup question about the code provided by Nicola Talbot in this question: Automated generation of equation key TL;DR: Defines new environment alignglos which can be used to wrap ...
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How to change the appearance of the display of the first use of an acronym? How to insert “short”?

How can I change the apperance of the display of the first use of an acronym? I want to change Compact Disc (CD) to Compact Disc (short CD) I tried ...
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Automated generation of equation key

I am looking for a way to automatically create the legend for an equation (let's say embedded in the align environment). What I'm currently using is a semi automated to fully manual way. Let me ...
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Changing the font size and position of glossaries title [duplicate]

I'm using the glossaries package to generate a list of acronyms. I've changed the title of the page to List of Abbreviations, but this is appearing at the top center of the page, and its a little too ...
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Using glossary in abbreviation causes issue: its written bold

I'm currently working on a thesis and having trouble with my glossary in connection with abbreviations. I define an abbreviation that way: \acro{conMan}[CMS]{\gls{CMS}} In my glossary list file i ...
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Glossaries, polyglossia, xindy, naiive and ï

I'm getting error: ERROR: READ: comma is illegal outside of backquote when executing: polyglossia together with \"{\i} placed in the name field of newglossaryentry Also, it seems to have something ...
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How to change the fontsize in the heading of the glossary

I set up a glossary using the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{glossaries} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossaries \newacronym{cmp}{CMP}{Common Mid ...
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Compile sequence: citing in the glossary

I'm trying to add a reference to a source in my bibtex bibliography in one of my glossary entries. However, it remains a questionmark! When I compile two times in a row, it works fine, though. My ...
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Problems with xindy and glossaries

I'm having a bit of a problem creating a glossary. I'm working with a MacBook using Mountain Lion OS 10.8.3, I've installed MacTeX 2012 and details about xindy are: xindy release: 2.4 xindy script ...
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Wrong Reference in glossary - difference shown pagenumber and reference location

As in this previous Link Problem I reproduced the error. First, this is my code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ bookmarks, bookmarksnumbered, ...
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List of Acronyms: only first use in numberlist and table of content style dots

I would like to display the list of acronyms in the following way: in the number list there should be only the page with the first use of the acronym the number should be aligned on the right, with ...
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Adding a glossary with ShareLaTeX

I'm trying to add a glossary to an article in ShareLaTeX but It seems the whole \makeglossariescommand doesn't work if you don't use the makeglossaries document_namewhen compiling (as it says here). ...
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List of Acronyms is not displayed

\documentclass{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newacronym{svm}{SVM}{Support Vector Machine} \newacronym{wasn}{WASN}{Wireless Sensor Networks} \begin{document} \printglossaries ...
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Footnote inside description

I had a very very similar problem with footnote inside mbox. My original problem started using the glossaries package, using a glossary entry inside the description environment, a minimal example is ...