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

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To print Glossary of Chemical symbols correctly

Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} % Load the package \makeglossaries % Generate the glossary \usepackage{mhchem} \begin{document} \newglossaryentry{co2}{name=CO2, ...
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Access specific glossary fields without triggering first usage

I would like to know if any of the fields that are manually configured during the creation of glossary entries can be accessed manually/deliberately in a macro or newcommand - possibly of the form: ...
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Ignoring once used glossaries items with full glossaries at each chapter

In previous questions the focus was on ignoring acronyms that were only used once in a document (here and here). Since glossaries version 4.14, the command \cgls was provided to deal with this (as ...
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Expand \def value from optional default argument? - Bug in \oldacronym (glossaries v4.02) - first use not respected and funny effects?

Edit: Bug only in glossaries v4.02. -> Update! \edef\args{[#4]{#1}{#2}{#3}}% \expandafter\newacronym\args% may be a way to expand unexpaned args. Is there a bug in the glossaries ...
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How to replace defglsdisplayfirst and defglsdisplay with glossaries update?

for my current thesis I want to reuse code of another one I have written before. There is the follwing code: % glossareintraege fett schreiben \renewcommand*{\glstextformat}[1]{\textbf{#1}} % ...
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Explicitly call Xindy for glossaries package to create list of symbols

Using the glossaries package I've added a user defined glossary: \newglossary[slg]{symbols}{sym}{sbl}{List of Symbols} I've manually build the list of symbols using xindy but I just cannot find the ...
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Glossary-like list of subsection headings

I have a document, that has same subsection headings on multiple pages. I would like to create something like a glossary, that prints the list of headings and references to the pages where the ...
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Do not begin a sentence with an abbreviation

I am using the glossaries package. How can I make sure that a sentence does not start with an abbreviation?
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How to install language modules for the glossaries package

I've updated to the latest version (v 4.12) of the glossaries package on a miktex installation under windows. Now I get two warnings from the glossaries package: Package glossaries Warning: No ...
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Package glossaries causing warning

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXnicCenter. In order to adjust the space between acronyms and remove alphabetical grouping I define a new glossary style mylong. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[toc, ...
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Compile list of nomenclature and list of acronyms

I'm trying to print out a list with acronyms and another list with nomenclature. The list with Nomenclature prints without problem but I can't see the list with acronyms.I'm compiling with ...
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Redefining glossaries style: grouping and capitalization issue

I'm trying to redefine the style of my glossaries list, and base it on the altlist. When executing the new style however, I notice that there is an empty line when two glossary items are grouped, even ...
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Ignoring glossaries acronyms while using glossary entries

I've been trying to ignore acronyms that are only used once, as described in this question. Unfortunately, I have two issues: The once-used abbreviation is still displayed in as the first entry ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Remove glossary title

I am using the glossaries package to put a list of terms at the end, and have created an appendix which is titled "Appendix A Glossary". The problem is that when I use: \begin{appendices} ...
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Custom glossary style, \makenoidxglossaries and \glsgroupskip

The code below creates a glossary table containing acronyms, their representation in math expressions and their description. A custom glossary style my is created using \newglossarystyle. It is a ...
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Howto achieve capitalized description in glossary table?

I use the glossaries package to generate my acronym list. Since I use the acronyms in the text I have to write the description lowercase. Thus, I have a lowercase description in the acronym list. Can ...
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\makeglossaries not deterministic

glossaries does not render items deterministically which are only referred to using see when not using \loadglsentries. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Make glossaries render see references to use name attribute instead of text

When using the see attribute for a glossary entry, glossaries seems to use the text attribute to create the see also ... text in the glossary. How can I change this to use the name attribute instead? ...
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Makeindex-style for list of acronyms (glossaries)

I'm a LaTeX newbie using this example provieded by Tom Brien to combine some of my acronyms with their glossaries-entries. I would like to change the style of the acronyms-list to make it looks like ...
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What process can generate a new write sequence

While compiling a very large document recently in xelatex and tex4ht I have observed that tex4ht doesn't handle write streams the same as xelatex. I am trying to prepare a MWE to troubleshoot my ...
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Acronyms are not printed in the text

When I use \acrshort or alike, my text does not have the acronym in it but only (). This is my test code: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{glossaries-generic.tex} ...
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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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Problems with printglossaries in Main.tex using external glossary file and external chapters tex files

I'm writing a heavy PhD thesis structured in several chapters. Each chapter has many figures, acronyms, symbols and equations. So I decided to structure in separated folders of Figures, Chapters ...
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What causes this strange interaction between glossaries and amsmath?

MWE: greatly trimmed from a large document; XeLaTeX; full TeXLive2012 completely up-to-date: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathspec} ...
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Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?

Are there any packages which depend on other 'non-standard' command line programs (i.e. not pdflatex, bibtex and friends)? When writing a document in e.g. LaTeX, this of course needs to be compiled ...
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inconsistent hyperref appearance control in tex4ht

Using the \hypersetup{} of \usepackage[tex4ht]{hyperref} (as seen in the MWE below) I am trying to format the hyperlinks of links such as glossary entries so they are less noticeable. On two ...
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Modify appearance of first acronym

I want to modify the appearance of the first display of an acronym. I have tried: \usepackage[toc,xindy]{glossaries} \newcommand*{\glossfirstformat}[1]{\textit{#1}} ...
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Intended usage of \gls for symbols and subscripts

I wonder how to use \gls or the package glossaries in general in a proper way in case of symbols and subscripts. For instance without glossaries, I'd just write F_{trac} or in case of in-text ...
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Issues with leipzig and glossaries used together

I am preparing a document containing some interlinear glossing, the glossing conventions themselves appearing as a separate list. I use the leipzig package to typeset the glosses, the expex package to ...
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Using glossaries (acronyms) with Beamer

I would like to use the glossaries package for acronyms in Beamer presentations. However, when using Beamer's overlay mechanisms, I run into trouble. An acronym (used for the first time) on a slide ...
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How to print plural acronym for the first time?

I have been making many attempts trying to fix this but still cannot work. What I want is to have an acronym called SBM with its long form being State-Based Model. And when I call \glspl{SBM} for the ...
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How can I get glossaries links to point to the right pages?

I am using the package glossaries to generate a list of acronyms and a list of symbols in a book. The links in the lists of acronyms and symbols which should point to page 1 in my document actually ...
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Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry

If I want to conditionally expand a glossary entry based on or related to another glossary term, I find the conditional \ifglsused{}{}{} statement is very helpful. To satisfy parent modifications ...
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TeXnicCenter - makeindex does not generate acronyms and glossary at ones

I am currently working on my master thesis and have to use MikTex in combination with TeXnicCenter for writing. I ran across a problem with makeindex. In my Tex-Files i use the glossaries package. ...
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Create new fields in glossaries newglossaryentry

As an alternative to the question detailed Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry I would like to add some fields to a glossary definition. Is this ...
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Unable to print glossary

I'm using a rather complex template of our university and I'd like to use and print the glossary as well. Now I've created an extra file to manage the glossary entries (tex/0_1_glossary.tex) and to ...
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\usepackage{glossaries} with 3 columns and groupheading

I would like a glossary with 3 columns and groups heading: Here is the mwe, which I took (mainly) from: \usepackage{glossaries} with 3 columns This works very well for me. I would just like to add ...
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How to patch a command from leipzig.sty

As shown in Issues with leipzig and glossaries used together, there is a problem when using the package leipzig with the glossaries package since the leipzig package relies on deprecated commands from ...
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Parse numerical value from glossaries variable

Can I parse the text returned from \gls*{...} and get latex to recognize it as a numerical variable so that I can use it in a calculation? This calculation could be done using calculator, fp, calc or ...
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glossaries: don't print single occurences

Similiar to acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence i'd like to avoid listing acronyms that i only used once with the glossaries package. The answer to this question Ignoring an ...
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Print glossary with divided sections for each group of words ordered by letter

i successfully wrote my glossary and everything works great using this code \usepackage[section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{API} { name=API, text=API, ...
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Glossaries with 3 columns gives error with missing item

I try to create a glossary with 3 columns, but continuously I get the following error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. [...etentrycounter[]{page}\glsnumberformat{1}}}] Here is my ...
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Why does hyperref complain about “token not allowed in a PDF string” in my glossary when I've set the default language?

I have a glossary defined with the glossaries package, and I use the hyperref package to control aspects of the generated PDF file. When I set the document's language with polygossia's ...
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Glossary entry with extra parameter

I want to create a list of symbols for my work, where the symbols are often provided with an index. Now I do not want to create a new entry for each symbol and index. Is it possible with another ...
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Glossary Page Links with Roman Front Matter

I am having some trouble with the glossaries page number links with documents that contain front matter. The link goes to the absolute page number, i.e. 2 of 10, when page two is actually ii. Minimum ...
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Removing Lists of Tables, etc. entries from glossaries

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \listoftables \printglossaries \newglossaryentry{example}{ name={example}, description={example} } \clearpage ...
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Glossaries and fake small caps using fontspec

I want to use faked small caps when doing a list of abbreviations using the glossaries package. I am using another font but for reproducibility purposes in this example I have used Linux Libertine O. ...
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Short form when acronym is first used in table

I am referencing a table containing an acronym entry that has not been mentioned in the text before. I would like to print the acronym short form in the table (the acronym is used multiple times in ...
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macro for glossaries counter

I want custom my glossaries, and specially I want to have something like My glossary entry, its signification (see p. 1), if this entry mentioned only once or My glossary entry, its signification ...