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

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glossary page numbers go out of sync if references at end of each chapter?

I have been working on a book for some time so there are obviously some out of date issues with my latex code but the publisher wants references at the end of each chapter. Makeindex continues to work ...
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Dot at the end of a glossary entry

I Have a strange problem with my glossaries. When you compile the provided example, pdflatex adda period for the first and last glossary entry but not for the second. I added the nopostdot option to ...
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Print in glossary section where term is stated [duplicate]

I want to print in the glossary the section where the entry was stated. For example: Section 1 This is a test \gls{test}. Section 2 This is a second test \gls{test}. ... Glossary test - Definition ...
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Removing dash delimiter for page ranges in glossary

I wish to change the way page numbers are displayed at the end of each glossary entry for page ranges. For example, instead of showing 16-19, I would like it to display each page in which the entry is ...
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Cross-referencing entries in glossary

I use the \gls{} command to cross-reference in my glossary, which spans multiple pages. However, instead of printing the page number of the page where I had referenced the entry, the first page of the ...
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compilation errors when using glsaddall

When I compile the example below I got the error: ! undefined control sequence <write> (indexentry :tkey (\glo@computer@index) : locref "{}{\gls@numberpage}"... MWE ...
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printglossary makes abbreviations ending with periods

I use the glossaries package for my glossary and some acronyms: \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[ngerman]{translator} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronym,toc,section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ... ...
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“makeglossaries: Invalid argument” without any arguments

I have a MikTeX installation on a Windows 7, and just downloaded and installed ActiveState Perl to be able to run the makeglossaries script. Unfortunately, something is wrong, since even trying to ...
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Glossary in Latex

using the following code I am not able to get a glossary printed out in the appendix: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.2} ...
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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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Appropriately-sized ampersands in smallcaps glossaries

I'm using the glossaries package with the smallcaps option. A few of my acronyms contain ampersands, which are of course unaffected by the smallcaps option, making them an eyesore. MWE: ...
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Font type depending on group in the Glossaries package

I have three groups of acronyms (one main called "List of Abbreviations" and two other groups with their own titles, "Time" and "Cities") in the frontmatter of my document, and I am using the ...
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Does DocStrip dislike glossaries?

I had a rather nice idea, pop any glossary terms into a DTX file. I can partition any terms by domain/topic into styles files called domain.sty/topic.sty and load whatever is relevant. So I run ...
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Making glossaires using Texmaker on windows

I've been trying for a while to make my glossaries in texmaker. I've added a user command that is latex % makeglossaries % latex % My glossary entries look like this ...
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glossaries - link first occurrence only

I couldn't comment on the already existing thread Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?, the solution there doesn't seem to work anymore, that is why i ...
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Can't get Glossaries to work (Beginner)

I'm honestly sorry for my stupid question but i just cannot get glossaries to function. I'm constantly reading that I should execute some sort of pearl script where i need a pearl processor or ...
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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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Specific formatting for some entries of a glossary

I use the memoir class. In my glossary, I need to emphasize certain terms (and descriptions), but let the others in roman. The command is \glossary{term}{description} so I tried to do ...
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How to change the sort order for letter groups

I've used makeindex and the glossaries package to create a glossary, but I'd like to change the sort order for one of the "letter groups". Basically, I have a set of entries that begin with a letter ...
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Use different titles - and styles - for lists and sub-lists of acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add one main list of abbraviations and two subsection that contain other sub-lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the ...
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How to define a symbol that can be used in both a glossary and an equation?

I created a list of symbols table as you can see : \newglossaryentry{slambda}{ name=$\lambda$, description={wavelength} } When I tried to put this symbol in the equation : \begin{equation} ...
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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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How can I put a symbol inside a glossary description

I have to make a glossary for a work assignment, and I have ran into some trouble with the description key. I have looked all over google and cannot seem to find an answer for how to put a symbol ...
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Glossaries and corner cases

In general the glossaries interface seems straightforward with it's default settings for acronyms, however, I came across some cornercases, where I would like to change the way glossaries displays a ...
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How can a \gls entry in the text be appended by the specific glossary entry page number?

How can one refer in the main text to a glossary name followed by the exact page number of the glossary entry, i.e. instead of just: See \gls{<label>} which of course works something like: ...
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Glossaries - modified page list (back-references)

I want to have a modified page list (back-references) of my glossary, list of acronyms and symbols. With \glsaddallunused at the end of the document, I add all entries to the lists. Because of that, ...
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Use `see=` key and new command `\acro` in preamble

I have the code below. For some reason I cannot use the definition of \acro to define new acronyms in the preamble. I can use it within \begin{document} \end{document}. However, also in that case I ...
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Upper case using mhchem and glossaries

I'm having the following trouble using mhchem in my glossaries. I'd like to not have to worry about whether I've used an acronym already when I start out a sentence, but I'm finding that \Gls does not ...
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debug No room for a new \write problem

I have a template with an extensive documentation. (See TemplateDocumentation.pdf). It compiled several month ago. Now with updated packages it does not compile anymore because of the famous No room ...
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Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
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Glossaries package: inline and long glossary

I've got a problem to switch back to the standard glossary style with the starred chapter after using an inline glossary. Here my MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Merge acronym and glossary lists and display acronyms both short and long

My current glossary looks like this: What I'd like to do is: Have the acronym-list print the short and the long version of the acronym, like this: FPS (Frames Per Second) Text describing ...
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Acronym first use - footnote in glossary description

I use the glossaries package and have a list of acronyms as well as a glossary. The acronyms are set to have a footnote at first use. For the glossary I use longtable format (actually I build my own ...
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Glossary entry not displayed in list

Is there any option to make a glossary entry not to appear in the glossaries list? I want it to be in the text and behave as glossary/acronym, but I don't want it to be displayed in the list index. ...
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How to typeset the page number for the first occurrence of a glossary entry in the glossary list?

Using the glossaries package, I want to emphasize the first occurrence of an entry both in the running text as well as in the glossary. I can achieve the former in the following MWE: ...
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SI unit in acronym glossary

I have a question. I want to use SI unit X in my acronym definitions. For example: \newacronym{M}{\si{\Molar}}{molar} Sadly this doesn't work. Is there a way to do use SI units in the acronym ...
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How to print glossary entry page as a superscript note

Well, I think it's all in the title. But for the sake of perfect clarity, I would like to renew both \gls and \glspl command so I can print a back ref to the defintion page in the output. Is there any ...
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Page number of glossary

I want to reference the glossary from within the text (I'm using the glossaries package). However, since the glossaries are produced using \printglossaries, I can't just put a \label command where it ...
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glossaries package - How to change the name of the glossary

I am using just one glossary in my document. I'd like to substitute its name "Glossary" with "List of Symbols". I know I can create a new glossary and name it "List of Symbols" using ...
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Display specific locations in the glossary

I use the glossary package with xindy and compile my document with lualatex. Is it possible to display specific locations in the glossary? My favoured way would be: The standard \gls{} command ...
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How to use glossaries' \defglsentryfmt to typeset the first occurrance of an entry?

I want to set the first occurrance of a glossary entry in italics. From this answer to a related question, I got the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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How to make glossary use the full textheight?

I am using the package glossaries to create a glossary in my document. My glossary is too long to fit on one page, therefore LaTeX automatically continues the table on the next page. However, the ...
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LaTeX throws error while I compile my glossary

I want to make a glossary in LaTeX. I use the "glossaries" package, which is defined in the following package: \usepackage[acronym, nomain]{glossaries} I defined the following glossary in my LaTeX ...
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New error using glossaries package / tracklang.sty

I used glossaries package many times. Resently I restart my computer and I reinstall miktex/texstudio. When I try to compile (an old) .tex file I receive this error File tracklang.sty' not found. ...
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How to typeset a newglossaryentry?

Continuing How to typeset a cross-referenced encylopedia? I would like to add extra fields to a \newglossaryentry and typeset it according to my own rules. An extra field is e.g. the type of the ...
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Ignore entries in glossary

I am using the glossaries package and have a long list of acronyms that are used frequently in the text. Now, I decided that some of the acronyms are not as useful as I thought in the beginning. So, ...
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Can I tell the glossary package to spell out abbreviations in captions?

My adviser thinks that it is very important in scientific papers that people can understand tables / figures only by looking at them and their captions, without reading much around them. So ...
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Quoting or italicizing latex `glossaries` package acronyms on first use (full term only)

Suppose in my .tex document I invoke for the first time \gls{ip}, which based on my definition results in the text: Internet Protocol (IP) Is there any way to quote (or italicize) just the long ...
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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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Refer to a glossary entry

I want to refer to a glossary entry from my text or form another entry in the same or from another glossary. What's the label I have to put in my hyperref options like \ref{<label>} or ...