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

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Glossary print a specific definition

How does one print a specific glossary entry, i.e. the definition, such that: \newglossaryentry{hardware} { name = {Hardware}, description = {...} } and, for example: ...
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glossaries - \setglossarystyle is an undefined control sequence [closed]

I'm having an issue where I'm fully able to create a glossary with the glossaries package, but I'm unable to change the style - the command \setglossarystyle isn't recognised. This example works: ...
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custom plural for the short form of an acronym using glossaries

I'm using glossaries and would like to use a custom short form plural (it should be the same as the short form singular). I've tried using \glsshortpluralkey, but this only affects how the short form ...
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Glossaries Package: No long form the first time using an acronym

Every time an acronym is used for the first time, the glossaries package (GP) includes the long form in the text. I don't want GP to do that (the abbreviations are clear/they can be looked up in the ...
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Duplicate Contents and Glossary title

I am getting duplicates of my glossary and contents titles as shown below. How can I get rid of the first one? Most of my preamble is shown below. \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000] [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis, it is very long now over 300 pages. I am using glossary package a lot, and I am using two computers. When I compile my .tex file over my laptop I get the following error: ! TeX ...
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How to define a custom glossary style

How can one define his/her own glossary style. I am looking for a set of commands (for instance): \printitem{name}{description}{...} \printoffsetcharacter{character} That one can redefine and thus ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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Right align first column of glossary

I am using the package glossaries to create a glossary in my document. The style super almost works for me, as it gives me two columns: the first with the glossary entry names and the second with the ...
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Acronym wrapped at end of page causes page number and header of next page to have same hyperlink

A bit of a confusing title perhaps, so let me explain. I'm using the packages glossaries, hyperref and fancyhdr. Acronyms defined with glossaries have a hyperlink to their definition. However when the ...
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Give \printglossaries a section number and customize the name?

When I print my glossary using \printglossaries it prints the glossary on a chapter level (at least it gives it the style of a chapter heading + it appears in the index on a chapter level). However, ...
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Is there a way to make all my \gls{} links italic

I'm using the glossaries package to define a glossary. However, I would like all \gls{} references to appear in italic. Is there any way to do this without adding \it everywhere?
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Glossaries: display only long part of acronym in section headline?

In a report that I am creating I'm sometimes using acronyms in section and chapter headlines. I'm using the glossaries package for this purpose. I don't want glossaries to print the acronym's ...
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Force printing of all Acronyms, even those that have NOT been mentioned in the text [duplicate]

Several acronyms that are not used (but are defined in the Acronym file) in my text are not shown in the List of Acronyms. How can I print all acronyms even if they are not used in the text. You can ...
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Glossaries: Abbreviations not appearing from 2nd use onwards

I want two glossaries: 1) Nomenclature 2) Abbreviations In nomenclature, there are four columns and in abbreviations, there are three. Everything is working fine except the Abbreviations are not ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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Using Arara on windows in Texstudio to generate glossaries

I am trying to generate glossaries in my LaTeX document using the article class and am using TeXStudio I used the below code but nothing gets printed \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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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 ...