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

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Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry

Thanks to the built in conditional \ifglsused{}{}{} statement I can determine the state of a term. I find the particularly helpful when I am using terms that are based off each other, and need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Converting LyX Nomenclature to Glossaries

I would like to add a nomenclature to my LyX document. Currently LyX only supports the nomencl package. However, since this package has not been updated since 2005 I would like to use the glossaries ...
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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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Not all symbols showing in glossaries

I use the glossaries package to create a list of symbols. My problem is that not all symbols show up in the glossary. It follows a minimal (not) working example. ...
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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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ToC style of glossary: dots between cross-refs and page ref

I use the glossaries package for acronyms and a notation list. I'd like a ToC style for my glossaries, meaning with trailing dots up to the left side of the page and the reference of the first use ...
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glossaries \gls prints too wide

I am using the glossaries package to define acronyms in my thesis report. When I use \gls{} command to print an acronym in the body of the text, the printed line exceeds the margin (too wide). ...
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Positioning of \dot

When adding a \dot above a symbol defined using glossaries, the dot is misplaced. Presumably, the italic correction is not working as expected. How can I fix this? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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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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Minimum usage requirements to generate abbreviations using glossaries package

In much of what I produce in LaTeX, I find I rely heavily on the glossaries package functionalities (particularly for it's custom glossary types). In many fields, I understand convention limits the ...
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Formated text in acronym sorted alphabetically in Index

I am using glossaries package with the acronym option \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries}. An answer provided previously (Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice) works perfectly for ...
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Glossaries table of contents showing acronyms where only long forms were used

In a document where some acronyms are defined, and only long versions are used throughout the document, is it possible to have these long forms not show in the list of acronyms? MWE ...
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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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Glossary with TexMaker

I'm trying to create a glossary using TexMaker on Mac OS X. TexMaker does not provide an entry called 'makeglossary' or the like in Preferences > Quick Build > Wizard. My build settings in the Wizard ...
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IEEEtran and glossaries

I am trying to figure out how to use IEEEtran with glossaries without running into errors during the compilation with (pdf)latex. Here is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex: {synctex: yes} % arara: ...
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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 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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Sort glossary: lower case before upper case

Using glossaries, how can I sort the entries such that lower case characters appear before upper case characters? The default behavior is just the other way round: % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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TeX4HT compile sequence

I just noticed that when I compile a tex file into an html document, I actually don't have to run the equivalant sequence I am used to xelatex For all bibunits generated bu*.aux bibtex For all ...
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Remove bold decoration from symbol

How can I remove the bold decoration from a symbol defined via glossaries? I.e., I need a command to be able to write something like $\nonbold{\gls{mysymbol}}$. The following example illustrates my ...
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Multiple glossaries with different styles

Im trying to have two glossaries in my Thesis. One for the acronyms and the other one for the equation symbols. the problem is that for the acronyms i want to have just two columns without headers and ...
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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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Add page reference to either one entry of a pair of synonyms in the glossary [closed]

A have a glossary that contains a lot of entries that are synomyms. In the glossary's definition I chosed one of them to be the "main" entry that also has a short definition of the term. All other ...
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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...
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Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text

Is it possible to write a word in uppercase in the glossaries but in lowercase in the text? I could use \glslink instead of \gls, but is there no better solution? Here is an example to clarify what I ...
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The glossaries package in my TeX distribution is outdated. How do I update this?

I am using TeXShop and am trying to use the glossaries package, but there are a number of features that the console has told me were Undefined control sequence’s. After some investigation, I realized ...
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Control glossaries fontsize

What is the most convenient way to control the fontsize of the text printed by \printglossary from glossaries ? For example, \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Bold only \gls, not \glsdesc

How can I set \gls glossaries entries as bold, but not \glsdesc definitions? % arara: pdflatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} ...
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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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How can I use Greek characters in acronym description with glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms but I want to be able to use non-Latin characters in the acronym description. I am also using the textgreek package to include Greek ...
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glossaries outputs only one entry for custom list

I want to use two glossaries, one for acronyms and one for a list of symbols. In the preamble I load the glossaries package with acronym and xindy options: ...
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Error “cannot locate xindy module for language persian in codepage utf8” in making glossary

I'm trying to make a glossary in my document. My glossary is not printed and it's an empty page. To compile the glossary I read that I had to make a custom user command in TexMaker: xindy -L ...
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Centering \dot in a symbol macro (\listofsymbol)

I was trying to achieve the results of get a variable listed in listofsymbol's generated list, when called with a -dot suffix. If was trying also to find a way to center dot in variables with ...
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\glsdesc hyperlink

How can I get rid of links for \glsdesc, while keeping them for \gls? Is it possible? (It makes no sense to link the description, since there is no extra information by going to the glossary.) % ...