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

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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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Use different titles - and styles - for acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add two lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the glossaries package, and having the titles appear in the table of ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Generating gls from csv

I'm working off the excellent answer provided here: Creating a gls from a spreadsheet I want to store my entries for the glossaries package in a .csv file, which is (IMHO) easier to edit and ...
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glossary navigation bar links to the wrong glossary

I have several glossaries in my main document which I pull from separate files and print in separate sections of the document by using \printglossary[type=xxx, style=xxx]. For several of these ...
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Spurious comma by use of \glsaddallunused

I am compiling the following document with glossaries v4.11: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo},description={Foo}} ...
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Specify custom plural form in glossaries does not work

Why does not the plural form work in glossaries? Sorry for bad indentation Preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Duplicate Glossary definitions

My glossary is duplicating each entry's definition and I've been beating my head against the wall looking for help. The only thing I've been able to find here is for titles, but not definitions. I ...
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Possible LaTeX package to maintain simultaneous text translations

Context: In the text of a document I am planning I will have numerous "strings" that are in a foreign language (foreign to me of course). My current plan is to use the glossaries package because ...
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Glossaries for multiple chapters in different files

I have a question regarding putting glossaries / acronyms in my appendix pages. I followed this post as an example and everything went fine: How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page? ...
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printglossaries, makeglossaries: (0 entries accepted, 0 rejected)

I'm trying to create a glossary for my document but am having trouble getting it to show up. The last three lines of my document are: \newpage \printglossaries \end{document} I've also got: ...
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Am I over exerting the glossaries package?

As per the MWE below, I am using the glossaries package to handle the automation of values being inserted into text. This is useful when trends and discussions/conclusions don't change but values ...
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MiKTeX and Xindy problems

Today's updates of MiKTeX include Xindy (at last!). This is great news, but unfortunately I can't get it to work. With the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Glossaries: Groups not working

I want to use the sort=def option for glossaries together with style=alttreehypergroup. However, as soon as I specify sort=def, the groups are not recognized any more. MWE: % arara: pdflatex: { ...
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Glossary remains empty

I want to add a glossary to my document. On this website: Glossaries I found an example and tried it on my machine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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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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Glossaries header has more above space than other section headings

I'm using the glossaries package to manage the acronyms in my thesis. Everything works fine except that there is some extra space between the glossaries heading and other section headings. I ...
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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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Dictionary English-French-Arabic with glossaries package

Using the glossaries package under polyglossia, I adapt the sample file presenting the English and French dictionaries sample-lang.tex to my use for the 3 languages. The result is what I want, ...
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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the main text instead of the glossary list? I'm writing a thesis that uses a lot of abbreviations, but I ...
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Formatting in glossaries is weird on same pages (but ok on others for some reason)

I'm currently having a weird glossaries-Behaviour using the super3col-style where the text goes too far to the right in my .tex document. The Text goes into the right margin (click on images for ...