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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.) % ...
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Hiding list of acronyms

I am using this trick to display the list of figures only if there is at least one figure in my document: \ifnum\value{figure}>0 \listoffigures \newpage \fi Is there a way to do this ...
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Long form of acronyms capitalized in section headings

I use the glossaries package and defined headers often in section titles. In general I keep the first letter of each word in the headings in capital case, but if an acronym occurs the first time, it ...
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Glossary column header

I'm trying to add headers to the columns in the glossary, but I don't manage to make it work. Does anyone have any idea how to add column headers? The code below change the title of the glossary to ...
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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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Glossary entries for multiple glossaries

I'm currently writing my thesis and would like to present section-wise glossaries. I've created multiple new glossaries which show all the acronyms i want them to. One problem remains, there are ...
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A long list of glossary-items in two columns

I have tried hard to look for a solution to my problems, but I can't manage to find it on this site or with Google. I have tried: minipage, multicol, longtable, tabu. I've read the documentation on ...
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Problem with using Glossaries package

I am trying to use the glossaries package for Latex. I have a TexLive 2014 installation on Windows 7. The CTAN page on glossaries page [http://www.ctan.org/pkg/glossaries][1] says that the package ...
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How to prevent page numbers from appearing on glossaries?

I am using the glossaries package to make a glossary. However I don't want the page numbers where the entry is referenced to be shown after the description in the glossary. How can I do that? Actually ...
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Glossaries: Make a glossary entry recognizable in printing

How do you make it visible to the reader that the printed word/term is an entry in the glossary? In my PDF on the computer, I just see it because I use the hyperref package and there's a red box ...
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Issue with glossary page numbers

I am using lualatex and I have an issue where the page numbers in my glossary would sometimes appear on a seperate line, like in the picture below. How can I prevent this? UPDATE I think I have it ...
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Acronyms capitalized, no dot at the end together with Symbols

UPDATE 2014-11-20: Found a solution for the dot inside wikibooks. You have to use \usepackage[nopostdot]{glossaries}. I want my abbreviations to be all capitalized and without dot at the end. At ...
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Use of glossary for beginner

Problem : Line 11 in MKDoc.tex undefined control sequence when I pdflatex it on TS. The idx and ind files has zero bytes when I ran Makeindex on TS button In the main document MkDoc I have several ...
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Can a missing glossary entry generate Warnings instead of Errors?

The hyperref package, when it tries to link to a label that doesn't yet exist, gives a warning but continues without making the link. Is it possible to have a similar setup with the glossaries ...
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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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Package `glossaries`: Temporarily disable `\makefirstuc` in `\glsnamefont` for specific entries with math content

I use the package glossaries and I have \renewcommand*{\glsnamefont}[1]{\makefirstuc{#1}} in my preamble as suggested in the documentation to make each entry start with an upper-case letter in the ...
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Why didn't \printnoidxglossaries print anything with \cite{} in document?

I have both glossaries and bibliography in my report. I used \printnoidxglossaries but it won't show up because of \cite{} in my report.. When I removed \cite{} then \printnoidxglossaries will show ...
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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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How can I make a list of websites in my book?

I want to make a list of websites in the last pages of my book. Something like the list bellow: List of websites: ----------------------------------------------- website01 ....................... ...
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Invisible Glossary caused by .cls style file

I'm writing my paper in ShareLatex. I have followed the instructions on inserting a Glossary. However, when I attach the style file I am ordered to use, the glossary no longer appears. I can not ...
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Problems with xindy and glossaries

I'm having a bit of a problem creating a glossary. I'm working with a MacBook using Mountain Lion OS 10.8.3, I've installed MacTeX 2012 and details about xindy are: xindy release: 2.4 xindy script ...
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Unable to print list of abbreviations in my document

I have a master document with several chapters as separate tex files. I am trying to print the list of abbreviations using glossaries package. I am defining it in the preamble as follow and I am doing ...
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Combine multiple scripts

I have added the makeglossaries script to the list of scripts available in miktex. It's working fine, but the problem is that it first requires pdflatex to run. Also makeIndex and bibtex should be run ...
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New glossaries group

I define a new group for the glossary list as follows: \newglossaryentry{<subscripts>}{name={\Large\textbf{\textsf{<Subscripts>}}}, description={\nopostdesc}} and add superscripts as ...
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Customising glossary group titles

I'm using the glossaries package to produce multiple glossaries in the same document and have found it convenient to define my own glossary style. When makeindex is used the glossary is sub-divided ...
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Aligning acronyms to the left and long descriptions

I am trying to generate my list of acronyms. I would like them to be all aligned to the left border of my page, with all the descriptions also aligned one below the other taking up the rest of the ...