Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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\printglossary not working locally on Overleaf Community server

I have local installation of the Overleaf Community Version. The defined acronyms are recognized - get printed by \acrshort{} and \acrfull{}, but the glossary won't get printed even if I use the very ...
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Mathematical letter in glossaries name={\ensuremath{\mathbf{A_{L}}}-Wert:},

There is a problem with the space after the the \newglossaryentry{al-wert}. This mathematical $A_{L}$ produces the error. The second issue is that the rows of the 2 columns are not properly aligned. ...
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\xindy.pl: Cannot locate xindy modules directory at c:\texlive\2022\texmf-dist\scripts\xindy\xindy.pl line 409

I installed my latex environment on a new laptop (Windows 10, texlive 2022, lualatex, makeglossaries, xindy) and run my, previously working, project. Problem: When I run makeglossaries invoking xindy, ...
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Different header for the list of acronym and bibliography

I use fancyhdr to tune the headers and footers of my thesis. But I have problems went it arrives in the List of Acronyms and Bibliography sections. I do not know how to change it for each section. ...
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Glossary acronym using a different way to display an entry

I am currently writing my thesis, and I created a list of acronyms at the end of my manuscript with the glossary package : \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries} ... \printglossary[type=\...
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Problem sorting dual entries in main glossary loaded from separate bib files using bib2gls

I've got 3 .bib files containing entries for acronyms, abbreviations and a main glossary. I'm reading them in using bib2gls to produce 3 separate glossaries in a specific format of the long, short, ...
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Passim instead of multiple pagenumbers in glossaries

I'm using glossaries while preparing a volumnous book. The standard setup of glossariesworks well for me, with one exception. It is a glossary of foreign words and there are some glossary entries that ...
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Making repeatindex play nicely with imakeidx and glossaries

This is a follow-up question to my earlier question. My goal is to get repeatindex to work the way it was designed: to repeat the main index item at the top of every new page. The answer given to my ...
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Glossaries on the bar of \overline command

I would like to make a glossary of a text where sometimes operations are described. One of this is the "overline" operation. In the text, I would like to write: \gls{Overline}[u] such that ...
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How to make custom Index of Symbols and Abbreviatons?

I want to make a custom Index of Symbols and Abbreviations list provided to me from my thesis template. Abbreviations should not be shown in the table of contents, only Index of Symbols and ...
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\dotfill spanning over line break

I want to write a simple glossary, using something like the code below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol} \newcommand{\itemlex}[2]{% \mbox{#1} \dotfill{} \mbox{\itshape #2}% \par} \...
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Springer Nature (sn-basic): can't add acronyms

I am using Springer Nature's sn-basic document class. I followed this article to add acronym. It doesn't add the acronym but added 16-17 errors. \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \...
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Glossaries with Babel returns "No language module detected for russian"

Whenever I use the package "glossaries" in combination with the English, Russian language configuration in "babel" as specified below, I get the following error message: Package ...
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How to get list of acronyms and list of symbols alphabetically sorted while using groups?

In a document I have both a list of acronyms and a list of symbols. Everything fine (both lists automatically alphabetically sorted) until I decided I needed two different groups in the list of ...
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Very basic glossaries not working on MWE

My MWE is, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{latex} { name=latex, description={Is a markup language specially suited for scientific documents} }...
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Glossaries - Exclude page numbers from certain section

I am using the glossaries-extra package in my document. Here is an excerpt: \chapter{List of Nicknames} \label{chapter:nicknames} % PAGE 4 OF THE OUTPUT PDF % I am actually using the `acronyms` ...
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Create Glossaries within TeX Studio with Intermediate Files in a Custom Directory

Goal I am trying to create a glossary with the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \loadglsentries{foo} \begin{document} \gls{foobar} is a strange animal ...
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glossaries-extra: Roman and arabic numbers wrongly sorted

Feeding \documentclass{book}%%% for debugging only. For production, I use svmono. \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[makeindex,toc,nogroupskip,nomain]{glossaries-extra}%%% similar issue with glossaries \...
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"Also known as" or "alternative names" field for glossaries

I am trying to define a term in my glossary using bib2gls and glossaries (i.e., glossaries-extra). The term is: Unix time the number of seconds that have elapsed since the Unix epoch, excluding leap ...
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Do I need to create a separate glossary item to create a hyperlinked \gls for the plural form?

Is there a way to have a single glossary entry where I can use the \gls command to thus hyperlink the plural form of a noun? Below I've included a MWE of a glossary with two entries: a singular form ...
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Adding acronym in my document

I have to add acronym list in my document and for that I am using: \usepackage[acronym,style=long3col]{glossaries} \makeglossaries and \newacronym{LOWERCASE LABEL}{UPPERCASE LABEL}{THE FULL TERM}\par ...
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List of Symbols not updating with Overleaf

I cannot get the List of Symbols updated, although I am making new entries. I am using the glossaries-extra package. These are my predefined settings: \newglossary[slg]{symbolslist}{syi}{syg}{\...
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bib2gls symbols variation point to a unique symbol in symbolslist

I am using a bib2gls generated symbols list for my documents containing equations for 2 reasons : the symbols are referenced so anyone can check what a symbol means I can change the appearance of my ...
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glossary subterms not appearing

I'm trying to create an index using glossaries-extra in memoir class. My problem is that child entries don't appear in the index, just their page number. Here is my MWE with some other packages needed ...
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glossaries: align top acronyms in multicols

I'm printing acronyms with mcolalttree but it outputs a blank space for default in the first column.How to remove this rectangle and add space below title ? This is the code \documentclass{report} \...
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use bib2gls in individually compiled subfiles

I am trying to use the glossaries-extra package with record (using bib2gls) option for a symbols list in a long document where each chapter can be compiled individually using the subfiles package. My ...
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Need Macro Help

Problem Trying to write a macro that will check if a glossaries entry have the field short filled in or not. Some entries have it while others do not. I would expect the two macros to return "...
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Glossary will not not be displayed (however I try)

So the weirdest thing ever happened. I set up a template, it worked all fine and dandy. And then I reload the document some days later, and everything is white. For no reason I could find, my glossary ...
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Glossaries and wrong margins right

I've copied & pasted the glossary of a friend of mine for my thesis. I have to admit that I don't understand a thing of what's happening in that section. All I know is that the right margin of the ...
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Glossary Style Change

I am using the glossary-extra and bib2gls to generate a glossary and acronyms pages. I am trying to make it so that: Abbreviations: Lists the short tag in bold, then the long tag normal text with an ...
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Use an alternative name for glossary entry?

My hierarchical glossary is supposed to look like: McCarty William Henry...........34 Maclyn..................56 Darren..................12 Billy the Kid see William Henry McCarty ...
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\glsfirst and \glspl work perfectly, but not \glsplfirst?

The title of the question is pretty self-explanatory. Why can't I force the usage of the firstplural attribute with \glsplfirst{word}? It works perfectly with the singular form (\glsfirst{word})
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How to adjust column widths, center column headings for glossaries?

I am using the glossaries package to create a List of Symbols. What I want is two titled columns with the names symbol and description. However, I want the actual symbols to be centered and not left ...
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\printglossary is not wide enough to separate acronyms to their full form

I am printing a List of Abbreviations using this command: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,style=long] However, I get an undesired output, since there are some acronyms which are too long and ...
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glossaries-extra discardperiod and abbreviation long form

When using the discardperiod functionality from glossaries-extra the following period gets unduly discarded when an explicitly long form is used: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ abbreviations, ...
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Using \overrightarrow in a glossary

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{acr1}{ $\overrightarrow{ abc }$ }{ It does not work } \newacronym{acr2}{ABC}{It works!} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \...
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Resetting glossaries' abbreviations each chapter

I'm using glossaries-extra to generate a list of abbreviations, and I'd like to reset the abbreviations every chapter so that: If there is a single occurrence of the entry in the chapter, use only ...
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Do not colour glossary entries on demand

I am using the glossaries package with hyperref set up so that hyperlinks are coloured. However, I would like to change this behaviour when the acronym is used in a heading. For example, I would use \...
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The glossary package - sorting the output

I have a list of acronyms and a glossary of names in Russian, English, and Greek. Is there a parameter that allows to display the names first in Russian, then in English and lastly in Greek? I've seen ...
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How to add "Nomenclature" in "sn-article" Springer through winedt?

The problem: How to add a "Nomenclature" section for Springer journals in a 1-column format at the after abstract and before introduction? So, I googled a lot for this problem and finally ...
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Count \glsfirst as actual first usage (package glossaries)

I know that this is not the intended behavior given the user guide. Background: There are cases where I absolutely need the full form (and I want to enforce that - in case I accidentally copy a text ...
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glossaries does not work [closed]

At some point glossaries stopped compiling glossaries. I thought something was wrong in my preamble, but now I am not sure because of the following minimum working example which yields 1 blank pdf. ...
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Change Acronyms header to match list of tables/List of figures (glossaries)

I'm using Overleaf to write my thesis. I want to format my list of tables/list of figures and add them to the table of contents. Most of the following code is copy and paste from other answers on this ...
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Using glossaries-extra some abbreviations are not expanded in first use while others are

I am currently writing a thesis in Overleaf and am trying to manage my abbreviations using the glossaries-extra package. There are currently 14 abbreviations used throughout the text. I am using the ...
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List of Definitions derived from \begin{definitions}

I have a bunch of definitions in my document, which I created using the following structure: \begin{definition}[Term X] \label{def:term-x} What a great term \end{definition} Now, I want to show a ...
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Capitalize the first letter for EACH word with glossaries-extra package

How to capitalize the first letter for EACH word in a glossary using the glossaries-extra package? I came across this thread but it uses the glossaries package. I also tried \glsentrytitlecase{<...
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Error : Call to xindy failed (Tex Live)

When I run makeglossaries glossaire, I get the following error: Name "Getopt::Std::STANDARD_HELP_VERSION" used only once: possible typo at c:\texlive\2022\texmf-dist\scripts\glossaries\...
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Order of texorpdfstring in headings

I'm not sure whether the order of \texorpdfstring inside headings matters or if some part of the newcommands/NewDocumentCommands are messing with my MWE: % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass{...
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How to separate acronyms from the glossary (to put each in different place)?

I got a request to put the list of acronyms at the start of my thesis, rather than at the end where the glossary is located. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? I have tried to separate the ...
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Undefined control sequence when usage of Glossaries and Siunitx

I'm getting the Error >Undefined control sequence< when I use the command \si{\ohm} when defining an entry with \newglossaryentry{}{}. Has one an idea how to fix this problem? % Used Packages \...

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