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

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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 ...
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Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?

By default, the glossaries package creates a link to the glossary for each occurance of an entry (e.g. each time I use \gls{entry}). With the links visualized (e.g. using hyperref colorlinks). This ...
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Problems with glossaries in Texmaker?

I'm kind of new to LaTeX and I'm struggling a lot to make a glossary. I'm using Texmaker under Windows, but I'm not very good at programing. I'm using \usepackage[toc]{glossaries} because I read that ...
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caption interfering with glossaries first/subsequent use mechanism

This is a follow-up question on Glossaries in List of Figures overflow, where it was asked how the first usage scheme of the glossaries package can be used with a glossary term in a figure caption. I ...
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Glossaries with section as counter does not work in appendix [closed]

I would like to use the glossaries package with the option counter=section. This works well as long as I don't use any glossary entries in the appendix. It seems the section counter is reset by the ...
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pdflatexmk compiles \glossaries fine but neglects \glsaddall

I'm using TeXShop and the pdflatexmk script. When I link at least one entry of the glossary with \gls{label} the glossary compiles fine and all works well (working code example). However I want to use ...
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How do I sort two glossaries (list of acronyms and list of symbols) differently?

I use the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms as well as a list of symbols. \usepackage[acronym,style=long]{glossaries} For the list of symbols the standard-glossary is used. Now I ...
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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of none acronyme type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles ...
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Problem with umlauts in glossary

The following code does not produce umlauts as expected. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{a}{% ...
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glossaries vs hyperref conflict [closed]

I'm writing my thesis and I'm having some trouble with the package glossaries and some strange conflict with hyperref package. If I load hyperref before glossaries in order to have links I cannot ...
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Display long form (first-use like) entries of non-acronym-type entries

I was searching for 2 hours straight now and I must say the package documentation is extensive but not very clear - frustrating. I'm looking for a way to manually display the first use form (long ...
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Is there a limit to the number of entries makeindex or xindy can process?

I've been using the etex and glossaries packages, together with pdflatex, to build a document containing four main glossaries, each customised in a different way. So far the total number of ...
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footnote inside mbox

I know very similar questions have been asked, but I couldn't find a solution to my problem. My original problem started using the glossaries package, using an acronym inside the framed environment, ...
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Two “glossary” elements being generated on my first glossaries page [duplicate]

I'm successfully generating a glossary, but for whatever reason I'm getting a rogue "Glossary" element before my first glossary entry, but after my Glossary heading. Here's the relevant example code: ...
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Glossaries list - no separating lines

I am trying to produce a list of acronyms and definitions in which each entry is at some distance from the previous one. Distance of two lines worked out of the box and I am happy with it, but it is ...
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Showing line number in glossaries

In the glossary, I need to show the "page/line" of each occurrence of a term, e.g.: Glossary clamour 1) plainte, cri. 24/10, 40/5 2) requête. 50/24, 50/28 Would this be possible using ...
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How to use soul with glossaries to space-out acronyms?

I want to increase the spacing between capital letters of acronyms inside text. Acronyms are printed by \ac, \acs, etc. commands of the glossaries package. soul package provides a nice command \caps. ...
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Write glossary entries without abbreviation if they only appear once [duplicate]

I find the glossaries package very useful for defining acronyms and then have LaTeX worry about when to write out the full name and acronym (the first time it appears), and subsequently only the ...
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Specify Perl location for makeglossaries

I am using the glossaries package to typeset some glossaries, on a MikTeX+TexnicCenter (Windows) setup. There are administrative restrictions on the machine which means that I cannot install Perl, ...
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Glossary and list of figures have the same page number in the table of contents

In my table of contents the glossary and the list of figures have the same page number. However, these two areas are not on the same page. Can anyone help me to get the correct number of pages set? ...
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List of abbreviations

Is there a way to get an alphabetical list of abbreviations automatically? At the moment I have: \begin{longtable}{ll} APC & antigeen-presenterende cel \\ \end{longtable} I use longtable ...
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Suppress link in first use of glossary entry

I'm trying to disable links in the first use of glossary entries. I've seen a number of questions asked regarding the formatting of first uses, e.g. here and here, and another question dealing with ...