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

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Difference in behaviour of glossaries in article and beamer

I'm using glossaries-extra in a beamer-document to typeset acronyms and a glossary. As it is good practice in german texts to italize english technical terms I wanted to do so with some acronyms, too. ...
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glossary problem [on hold]

I have the following code that works fine: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=2.5cm,rmargin=2.5cm, tmargin=2.5cm, bmargin=2.5cm, ...
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Use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx

The question How to combine Acronym and Glossary shows us how to make a great glossaries and acronym lists. I would like to use a quality glossary and acronym list in Lyx. This may be too large a ...
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Glossary entries mixing up

In our report, we included a multicolumn glossary. Everything up to the customization works fine, apart from some entries that mix up, for example: \newglossaryentry{PID}{ name={PID}, ...
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glossaries: display `see` reference but not page numbers

I am trying to display the see cross references but not the page numbers in my document. I understood that it's impossible with the means provided by standard, so I tried to use ...
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makeglossaries issue [on hold]

I am working on my thesis and I want to make a list of acronyms. When I use \printglossary only some terms are printed and sometimes neither of them! I copy the MWE and then the error that appears ...
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Second use of `gls` prints whole acronym-definition again when using inside tikzpicture

I encountered a problem with glossaries and tikz. When using \gls inside a tikzpicture the second use of \gls prints the whole thing again, not only the acronym. Is there some kind of problem I don't ...
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\printglossaries hangs in the presence of both enumitem and beamerarticle

Finally, I could pinpoint my question: What can interfere with glossaries to prevent printing? It looks like a combined interference happens here. \printglossaries will hang, if you uncomment ...
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glossaries child numbering

I'm using enumerate in my glossaries entries. Some entries have children. The default for children is numbering with the same style as enumerate. Is there any way to change the child numbering from ...
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What can interfere with glossaries to prevent printing?

I have the strange experience that from the combination \glossarystyle{altlisthypergroup} \clearpage Printing acronyms \printglossary[type=acronym] only the debug message is ...
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Errors with umlauts in glossary lable

If i use umlauts in the glossary lable, latex does throw alot of exeptions, one of them: Missing \endcsname inserted. ...lgröße}{name={},plural={},description={}} MWE: ...
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glossaries vs acro

There are two big packages for managing acronyms/glossaries: acro and glossaries. Both seem to overlap pretty heavily: They both allow you to define acronyms, use them in the text, use different forms ...
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See-option gets removed when using nonumberlist with glossaries

as seen in the following MWE, the see-option of a newglossaryentry-acronym which refers to a normal glossary entry gets removed when printed. Removing the nonumberlist-option of the glossaries-package ...
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Setting up xindy with texniccenter

I am trying to get xindy to work with texniccenter. I know I'm supposed to build a new output profile but I'm not sure how. I want to make 2 glossaries, one for acronyms and one for symbols. My code ...
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How to make a *Simple* acronym list, with no in-document usage or separate compiling?

I would like to print a simple list of acronyms at the beginning of my dissertation, something like: Acronyms USA - United States of America NBA - National Basketball Association PIN - Personal ...
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Capitalizing each word in \glsentrylong

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeatletter \let\oldmakefirstuc\makefirstuc \renewcommand*{\makefirstuc}[1]{% \def\gls@add@space{}% \mfu@capitalisewords#1 ...
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Can't compile glossary

Sorry for the newbie question, but I can't figure out where to check. I'm writing a thesis and this is my main document: \documentclass[a4paper,numbers=enddot,oneside]{report} ...
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Update glossary-tree.sty

I am using Tex Live 2015, and I am trying to produce a glossary using the glossaries package. The style that I am trying to use is alttree. In order to use this you need to define the width of the ...
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Glossaries not printing out fully on first use any more

I'm writing in a rather large document, closing to 90 pages soon in PDF format. So far, glossaries have been working wonderfully, but now it seems to be a bit buggy after having so many entries (99 ...
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Glossaries and custom section headings broken

I've a document, where I use the glossaries to manage acronyms for me. Sometimes, I use a \gls{} command inside a section heading, and I have defined page headers to have the current section heading. ...
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latexmk reaches maximum runs when including new glossaries entries

I have a problem with latexmk and the glossaries package. I have a large `scrbook' document organised with a main file and several chapter files. In my preamble I have a large quantity of acronyms ...
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Sorting a list alphabetically by a Macro output

this is an extended question taken by Alphabetically display the items in itemize The solution posted by Werner is amazing. But what I need is to sort by a value of a macro. For example \foo{Label} ...
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Warn if text item should be a glossary entry

I'm writing a large document and I have several glossary entries and one thing that worries me is my potential to miss a glossary entry. An example would be: Glossary entries: ...
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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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Glossary terms appear in full in the list of figures

I am using the command gls to create a glossary at the beginning of my thesis. However if I use the command for example in the caption of a figure environment, then the only time the full text ...
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Context-sensitive braces with glossaries

I use the glossaries package for handling my acronyms. On first use, I want the acronyms to be printed in the form "long (short)". However, it may well be that the text where an acronym is used for ...
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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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Adding symbols to glossary entry and limit to description field?

I used an answer provided by Geoffrey Jones regarding how to create a Lexicon of sorts (unmodified code): \documentclass{article} \newcommand*{\glossaryname}{Dictionary} ...
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Introduction for glossary with glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package, with both a Glossary and List of acronyms. I'd like to make some general comments in the Glossary before the entries begin. Something like: Many of the definitions ...
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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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Glossaries: Print first occurence by using ACRONYM (DESC)

Is there a way to change the way how the acronyms in glossaries package are printed on the first occurence when defining them via \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact disk}. Currently I'm using the following ...
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How to add acronym list

I want to add an list of acronyms that I can reference to continously in the text. Say if I write in the glossary \newacronym{ny}{NY}{New York} NY will appear in the document when I type \gls{ny}. ...
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Glossaries are missing in pdf [closed]

I try to compile this LaTeX code (http://texwelt.de/wissen/fragen/10496/glossaries-alle-symbole-nur-verwendete-abkurzungen-anzeigen): \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Cannot compile with glossaries on Mac. No language module detected

I'm using TexMaker on Mac. I use glossaries in my document, like this \usepackage[acronym,nonumberlist,toc,numberedsection=autolabel]{glossaries} ...
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Why does the glossary needs to be in main?

Here is my example: https://www.overleaf.com/4991048ykdwjy I was wondering, why must I put the use package, the input and the makeGlossairies in my main file? Why can't I just put them in a file ...
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Trouble making a glossary

I have been trying to make a glossary using the package glossaries, I am clearly doing something wrong as I keep gettin errors when compiling the document. I have the following: Create a document ...
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Glossaries are not printed

I am trying to make a glossary list using xindy in TexStudio. I have already installed Perl but it does not work. Here is my MWE \documentclass[a4paper,openright,12pt]{book} \usepackage{vmargin} ...
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Glossaries/Polyglossia error that occurs when Farsi is the default language

In the MWE below, I get an error on \glsaddall when the default language of the document is Farsi, but not when it is English. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Title case an acronym

Sometimes in my document I wish to use an acronym. Sometimes I want the acronym to appear in title case (for example if it appears in a title).* *I need this to work in all environments, not ...
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Acronyms containing acronyms expand incorrectly

I have the following MWE where the long version of an acronym contains other acronyms: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makenoidxglossaries \newacronym{hdl} {HDL} {hardware ...
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Remove previous chapter header from Glossary

I have a setup as follows: \chapter{Conclusion} blah blah ... \glsaddall \printglossary[type=\acronymtype] \printglossary[type=main] \printbibliography Now, the documentclass I'm using always ...
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How can I refer to user-defined keys within glossary style definitions?

Go to the Output section to skip directly to the problem. The manual for the glossaries package is (somewhat) clear about creating custom styles using the predefined keys user1, user2, user3, user4, ...
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Adjust space between acronym and glossary-mcol description

To save page space I additionaly use \usepackage{glossary-mcols} to get the acronyms printed in two columns. The same space trick from here (Nicola answers) unfortunately doesn't work after calling ...
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Single acronym not being displayed in glossary

Bit of an odd one, I have a glossary that is printing out my glossary and acronyms using the command \printglossaries. This works fine mostly for every single acronym apart from one. The Acronym in ...
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glossaries use of sort key

after reading the manual of the glossaries packages I was under the impression that when you use the sort key that it would be sorted alphabetically according to the text given in this sort key. ...
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Using package hyperef prevent index entry to appear

The answer proposed in the post How can I automatically add index entries every time I reference a glossary entry? works beautifully as it is, and the 'Basic entry' example appears in both the ...
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Glossaries - how to deal with auxiliary files in another directory using MikTeX?

To keep my main folder clean, have redirected the auxiliary files using the -aux-directory=.\auxiliaries command in LaTeX and PdfLaTeX (1). However, when making the glossaries, TeXstudio gives the ...
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Different formatting for acronyms and glossary entries

I'm writing my Master Thesis, and I have both a Glossary and a List of Acronyms. I use the glossaries package. I'd like to have a different formatting appearance for the acronyms and the galossary ...
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Citation inside Glossary

On the "We put \cite{} everywhere" topic, I've source citations in definitions some of my glossary entries. I use the unsrt style. As the Glossary is in the frontmatter, one can easily guess that my ...
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How to makeglossaries with TeXworks?

I am using TeXworks to edit my LaTeX files. I currently use the pdfLatex+MakeIndex+BibTeX which calls the texify (it is the standard configuration). How to configure this option to call the ...