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

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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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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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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 [on hold]

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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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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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 ...
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makeglossaries error using TeXworks, perl installed [closed]

I am following a tutorial I found on http://www.latex-community.org/know-how/263-glossaries-nomenclature-lists-of-symbols-and-acronyms to try and learn how to use the glossaries package. However, ...
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How do I get my acronyms out of the main glossary?

I am writing my thesis and I must have a list of the abbreviations used. I'm using the acronym part of the glossaries package in LaTeX, and all went fine, until the number of acronyms broke, I think, ...
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How to separate glossary entries from section references in hyperref

I have a document, a glossary and references. I am using the hyperref package to create hyperlinks \usepackage[colorlinks = true, linkcolor = red, urlcolor = green, citecolor ...
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Print multiple glossaries on one page

I am using the glossaries package to have three glossaries: the main(default) one, the acronym, and the symbol one. As all three are to long with each taking a new page on its own I would like to ...
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standalone package, with its subpreambles option, ignores content of a standalone input file if it contains accents in glossary entry

The following MWE works like a charm: % test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subpreambles]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{glossaries} % \begin{filecontents}{stdalone} ...
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Is option 1 (\makenoidxglossaries) of the glossaries package broken [closed]

As recently seen here there seem to be trouble when going with the internal sorting solution (no makeindex or xindy). When compiling the MWE the error is: Undefined control sequence. ...
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Glossaries and Leipzig - Displaying short description twice

I have a document that is using interlinear glossing using the leipzig package. I wish to use the glossary style: mcolsindex. However, this causes the glossary to print the short description twice in ...
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Page order in list of acronyms with roman numbering

I have a document with three parts and different numbering: small roman numbers, arabic numbers and capital roman numbers. When printing the list of acronyms, the page order of an entry is always ...
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Merge multiple glossaries types in one single glossary

I would like to "merge" two glossaries in a single \printglossary or something equivalent (see MWE). Additional requirements: enable sorting by e.g. name across the glossaries Is there a way to ...
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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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Combining multiple math-mode glossary entries

I would like to combine 2 or more math mode glossary entries to form a complete expression in math-mode. Background is a separation of nomenclature and symbols. I use expressions as in the second ...
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glossaries \glssymbol shows the latex command instead of the symbol [closed]

I am trying to use the glossaries package to create a list of symbols. I've almost succeeded, but I run into a strange error. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{report} ...
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newglossaryentry: howto fill key with other keys for a subglossentry

In a use-case more complex then the MWE I want to generate the symbol key of a glossary entry based on other keys (e.g. name & description). In the use-case the symbol a will be a math expression ...
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Bi-directional glossaries with glossary-mcols

I'm doing a dictionnary of terms in arabic-english languages, using the glossary-mcols package, by the usual method of producing the glossaries. Now, the suitable way to sort the two glossaries is in ...
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List of acronyms in LaTeX [duplicate]

To Ask Again: I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I ...
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List of Acronyms

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I specify all the ...
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Problem with inserting “page” in Glossary

I read this question to insert "Page" before the occurencing page of a Glossary Entry. I tried the proposed solution, which rely on the following code : \renewcommand{\glsnumberformat}[1]{% ...
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Adding hyperref/links on each entry of list of symbols

I want to add links after each symbol in my list of symbols and also during usage in the text. I did not include option nonumberlist when loading glossaries package, and still, the links don't appear. ...
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makeglossaries with the glossaries package using TexShop & TexLive Manager on Windows 10

I'm getting the following errors: Process started: makeglossaries.exe "Thesis" No \@istfilename found in 'Thesis.aux'. Did your LaTeX run fail? Did your LaTeX run produce any output? Did you ...