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I'm currently using the glossaries package to describe a few abbreviations/acronyms, I have defined all my acronyms with \gls{}...

My glossary list however makes an enter at the middle of the page, I don't know why. Does anyone know how I can expand the second column to describe all the text on one line?

I can't paste the whole preamble, because it contains confidential information and is 3 pages long.

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  • I don't understand your question. Which entry on which middle? Vertically in middle? Horizontally in the middle? Try style=long (I suspect you have style=long3) – user31729 Oct 2 '15 at 17:08
  • I'm currently using code \usepackage[toc, nogroupskip, nonumberlist, nopostdot, style = super]{glossaries}. My current issue is that some of the lines are divided over two rows, but I want the information to be on the same line. e.g. MPS : separated after massively.. – BenneB Oct 2 '15 at 17:29
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    Try \setlength{\glsdescwidth}{0.8\textwidth}, i.e. increasing the width of the description column. But this will not work if the description content is just too wide for this width -- it will wrap then. In this you have to use a smaller font, for example – user31729 Oct 2 '15 at 17:40
  • it looks like this sample was set on a two-column page. that is usually a function of the document class. you need to determine whether there is an available one-column option, and make it apply to this page. – barbara beeton Oct 2 '15 at 17:42
  • Thank you @ChristianHupfer . Problem effectively solved. You're a life saver!! – BenneB Oct 2 '15 at 19:48
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Short answer:

Apparently the O.P. has too wide descriptions. Using

\setlength{\glsdescwidth}{0.8\textwidth}

will increase the width of the description column used in the long and other glossaries styles.

However, if the text is still wider, it will be wrapped around.

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