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

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How can I utilize non-default symbols in my glossary?

I'd like to insert an uppercase \Chi into my symbols glossary, but for some reason only the lowercase version works (a MWE is below). However, though an error is thrown, the document compiles on ...
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How to generate a list of abbreviations that gets generated in the frontmatter?

How would I edit the .cls file for this project (https://github.com/bardsoftware/template-thes-pu/tree/master) to generate a list of abbreviations in the front matter, similar to how the list of ...
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glossaries-extra: using both groups and page numbers

I want to combine a typical list of acronyms and a separate grouped list of symbols. After trying several solutions with the base glossaries package, I found that the glossaries-extra offers the ...
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Compilation error: Input index file not found, and biber failed

I am trying to compile a LaTeX document using a Windows batch file that includes creating an index and glossary. However, I encounter the following error messages: Compiling test.tex... Input index ...
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How to get an italic letter with a dot as accent in the symbols list

I want to use the symbol for the volumetric flow V (with a point on top of it). But I also want to define it as a symbol to be shown in my listofsymbols at the end of my document. I have troubles ...
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Using glossaries package with a custom alphabetical order

Is it possible to define a custom alphabetical order for the Glossaries package? I want to set up a lexicon for my constructed language, which has a slightly different alphabetical order than the ...
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Align Acronym Descriptions in Acronym List

I created a glossary: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{fe}{f.e.}{for example} \newacronym{ie}{i.e.}{id est} \newacronym{diy}{DIY}{do it ...
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glossaries + \href{#link} is not working

The following code does not seem to work when the command \href{} is used. If it is commented out, it works just fine. Any idea on how to fix the issue? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{glossaries}...
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BibLaTeX changes the title of list of abbreviations [duplicate]

I am working on my PhD thesis and I use biblatex-apa for citations and references and leipzig for glossaries of abbreviations. However, when I print the glossaries, biblatex seems to automatically ...
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Using glossaries package, capitalize first letter in Glossary but not in text

This is basically a twelve-year update on this question: Howto achieve capitalized description in glossary table? Using the glossaries package, I would like the description of an entry to start with ...
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How do I define a different case of the long form of an abbreviation in glossaries?

I am using the glossaries package for glossary entries and abbreviations. In the English language that is pretty easy but other languages (e.g. German) inflect words depending on the casus. I have ...
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glossaries + glossaries-extra cause "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack size=32767]" [closed]

I have a weird error regarding the usage of the glossaries and glossaries-extra packages: I'm using a thesis template of TU Berlin, which works totally fine on Overleaf. Now, I tried to setup VSCode ...
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glossaries for an unsophisticated use case?

I'm writing a book in LaTeX for which I need to include a glossary for terms and acronyms. I don't need for it to be "active" in the sense that an ebook version would click from a use of a ...
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How to sort list of abbreviations in LaTeX

I finished writing my thesis and wanted to generate a list of abbreviations at the end of the document. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \chapter{...
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Creating a dictionary

I'm trying to make a dictionary of terms which can include images or tables. My first idea was to use the glossaries package. I should clarify that I need it's a dictionary and glossaries package ...
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Good practises for writing equation-heavy thesis in LaTeX

I'm starting to write my PhD thesis in LaTeX using the yathesis documentclass for french thesis. I will write lots of equations, with many different symbols and I like the idea of referencing them ...
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Glossaries in file with multiple sections [duplicate]

I am working on a thesis document in overleaf using a template because I am at the beginning of my Latex journey. This template works with a thesisstyle.sty file with contains the information on the ...
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How to change hyperlink target for dual glossary entries?

I'm working on my thesis and was initially using the basic glossaries package, and recently switched over to glossaries-extras for its more robust handling of multiple glossaries. I have a list of ...
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glossaries-extra remove in-text hyperlinks after first occurrence

Hi there while using glossaries-extra, I could benefit from the extra feature of having links for each first appearance of a new definition/acronym to the respective Glossary or Acronyms section. This ...
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How can I remove the left-margin of the glossaries "long" style?

How can I remove the spacing (marked red) produced by the long style by glossaries? I wasn't able to find information on customizing the style in the package documentation. \documentclass{memoir} \...
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Adjust predefined glossary style "longheaderborder" of package glossaries

I tried to define a new glossary style based on the defined style "longheaderborder". It works well except that the bottom line of the longtable is missing. What should i do in my code to ...
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Glossary - Resize columns widths / space between columns

I am in need of your help. I tried to make a glossary for acronyms. I'm compiling with LuaLaTeX and currently use the printnoidxglossaries with the glossary-longbooktabs package, as the long-booktabs ...
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Compile glossary files individually for testing

Is there a setup that allows importing glossary definitions from another file, while at the same time being able to compile this file in a standalone manner (for testing purposes)? acronyms.tex \...
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Compiling Glossaries with neovim

I am using vimtex with the following vim.init setup: let g:Tex_FormatDependency_pdf = 'dvi,ps,pdf' let g:Tex_CompileRule_dvi = '~/mnt/d/MikTeX/miktex/bin/x64/pdflatex.exe --interaction=nonstopmode $*...
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How to combine list of abbreviations and list of symbols in the glossaries package?

I've used glossaries to keep one list of abbreviations and one list of symbols. When I print them, they're printed as two separate lists with titles and pagebreaks. How can I print them together in ...
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Is there a way to make glossary entries whitout printing this entry as is in the text? [duplicate]

I am using the glossary to make a listing of symbols in my file, but I got the following problem: some times symbols appear in the text with very specific arguments, one example is the following: $$\...
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Left-align Two-column Glossary for English Words

I have used glossaries package in order to produce an English-Persian and Persian-English dictionary, with a style which I found here. But regrettably, the English words are not left-aligned as you ...
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Sort greek and latin letters in one symbol glossary

I am writing my PhD thesis and create a list of symbols with glossaries and xindy. Here, latin and greek letters are used. The problem is the correct sorting with xindy. If I use english for sorting, ...
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Acronym within acronym with glossaries

I have been using an acronym within an acronym successfully with Texlive 2022 like so \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,nonumberlist]{glossaries} \newacronym{W}{W}{word} \newacronym{S}{S}{...
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How to prevent \Gls (glossaries) from sentence-casing "3d" to "3D"?

It seems \Gls, which is sentence-cases the argument, believes that "3d" sentence-cased is "3D". If I use \gls{3d} at the start of the sentence, then the output will be wrong ("...
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Vietnamese alphabetical sorting with glossaries-extra

I've got a problem with sorting glossary entries in my paper as follows: đ is supposed to come before p, but glossaries-extra doesn't recognize that. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, ...
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How can I make the first entry in a glossary bold?

I like to make the first entry bold. However, my approach is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,nomain]{glossaries} \renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textbf{$\mathbf{#1}$}}%\mathbf ...
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Name of glossary entries containing command defined with \NewDocumentCommand

I defined the following latex command: \NewDocumentCommand{\invokeWithCSV}{m>{\SplitList{,}}m}{#1#2} It takes as input the name of a command and a list of comma separated arguments and invokes the ...
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How to Retrieve and Use Glossary Entry Value in `fp` Package for Calculations?

I intend to utilize the numerical value 590.98 stored in the glossary entry PClabel for subsequent calculations. My approach was to retrieve the value using \glsuseri{PClabel} and incorporate it into ...
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Glossaries style=long* messes up table numbering [duplicate]

I am trying to print a list of acronyms using the glossaries package (I also used glossaries-extra with abbreviations). My goal is to have the acronym on the left side (column 1) and the long form on ...
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Hyphen for compound acronyms

In German language compound words have to be connected using a hyphen. I have some English acronyms not containing a hyphen, e.g. "Machine Learning". If I combine them with another word in ...
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Compound glossaries command with proper sub- and superscripts and custom arguments

I would like to create a macro which helps in combining gls-symbols. Each compound symbol should consist of a body and (optionally) a super and subscript (which are itself gls symbols and get listed ...
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Glossaries-extra error with utf-8 encoding glossary entry

I use glossaries-extra package to write my Glossary page, and it works well with English however when I insert an entry with utf-8 encoding, it raises an error. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Centering acronyms list

I would like to center the acronyms list for a page to be left aligned in the center of the page, however, they are currently left-aligned at the left end of the page. \documentclass{article} \...
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How to display the name of symbols with glossaries-extra package?

I am trying to produce a document that has a list of acronyms and a separate list of symbols. My problem with the list of symbols is that I can't find how to add a name for the symbol itself. I ...
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Include \dotfill between name and description of glossary list

I am trying to include \dotfill between the name and description of the glossary entries of an acronym list using the glossaries package I've managed to get the output I want with: \renewcommand{\...
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Error with IEEE Access template and glossaries package

I'm experiencing an obscure issue when using the IEEE Access template (you can download it from here) combined with glossaries package to make an acronym list. Here is the error message: You can't use ...
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Unicode-math removes kerning from glossaries symbols (or hyperref links) with luatex

I am having problems with disappearing kernings when using unicode-math, glossaries and hyperref. This creates a lot of ugly spacings if not corrected somehow. I tried to correct the kerning manually, ...
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Enforcing Custom Long/Short Versions in glossaries-extra

I've set up a custom glossaries-extra configuration. I've defined custom commands named customLongVersion and customShortVersion which are being used inside the \glsentryfmt command. However, I'm ...
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tabular glossary in latex

I am looking for a command on how to create a table of abbreviations/acronyms as it was done in the picture below
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Glossaries - hyperlink in acronym rather than page number

By default the hyperlink in the list of acronyms is in the page number. Is there a way to change this such that by clicking on both the acronym and page number it takes you to its first occurrence? ...
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Trying to expand items within a newglossaryentry in a generic function without causing the Improper alphabetic constant

I've looked at both these related topics, but my situation is a little bit different. improper alphabetic constant with-glossaries improper alphabetic constant The first thing I found in the ...
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Glossary first use of symbol does not show description (long form) [duplicate]

I'm attempting to generate two distinct glossaries—one for symbols and another for acronyms. However, I'm encountering an issue where the description for symbols doesn't appear on the first use in the ...
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How to handle ad hoc composites of glossary entries with a prefix, using the glossaries package?

Imagine I have an acronym entry \newacronym{rmse}{RMSE}{root-mean-square error} and I specifically want to refer to the test set RMSE, explaining eg. the concept of cross-validation. Imagine ...
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Table of Symbols using glossaries package

Edit: I think there was a bug in overleaf as the code now prints the table. The table is missing the page number column. The first column of the table contains the name of the entries and not the \...
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