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Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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glossaries: \printindex with children and non-bold entries

Let's consider a (slightly modified) example from Differences between "xindy" and "makeindex": \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage[...
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acronyms in math mode

I write my thesis and I need a little help. I don't write a thesis in English. I'm using acronyms via glossary package as a template requires. \newacronym{EM}{EM}{Electromagnetic} work perfectly, but ...
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How to make a list of abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, glossary and index with the glossaries package?

I would like to make a list of abbreviation, list of acronyms, list of symbols, glossary and index using the glossaries package as following order: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{dsfont} \...
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Glossaries and Index are not Printed at the end of document

I am writing a book and trying to produce glossaries at the end of document using the package glossaries. No glossaries are printed at the end of the document, neither index is produced at the end. ...
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Define special sorting for Lualatex glossaries in Japanese?

I am currently struggling with creating a Japanese glossary in Japanese alphabetical order. I've checked and tried this: glossarieswithcjkcharacters however it seems not to work with Lualatex (which ...
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How to prevent excess whitespace after line breaks in inline equations using symbols defined in a glossary?

I have several mathematical symbols with definitions in a glossary created using the glossaries package. As an example, \newglossaryentry{real} { sort={r0}, name={\ensuremath{\mathbb{R}}}, ...
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glossaries alters main text

Some languages use inflexions and conjugations. Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{tēju} % how the word is found in ...
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Acronyms expansion with glossaries in fusional language

I might be more theoretical question, but anyway. I like to use glossaries package and the way it handles with acronyms, expanding them in the first use. It perfectly matches for English, where ...
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Manage multiple glossaries in one bib file

I am currently exploring the tools given by glossaires-extra when combined with bib2gls. But I get stuck on some points. I have to work with multiple glossaries, so I declare my glossaries notation ...
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Using glossaries with classicthesis template

I want to start writing a report with the classicthesis template, since I like the layout. The problem is it uses the acronyms package, and I would prefer to use glossaries. I have tried to insert my ...
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Glossaries entry not defined

when I delete an entry in my glossary, it says: entry not defined (line...), but there is a big gap then with no content. Here is my whole masterfile code: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, listof = ...
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pdflatex says glossary entry is undefined when it is defined

I am writing my thesis and for months it has been compiling without a problem. Now when I attempt to compile (I use pdflatex) it gives the following error. [78 <./chapters/the_reductome/images/...
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Nomenclature with glossaries and xindy forget some symbols

I would like to create a large nomenclature thanks to glossaries packages. I also would like to sort the element of the nomenclature by symbols, because I found it easier when you are looking for ...
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Glossary example not working?

I am trying to follow a latexebook tutorial but its own example does not seem to work. I have followed the guide doing a basic glossary but I must be doing something wrong that I am missing. I am ...
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Glossaries package, multiple titles across pages of glossary

In my document I have a long Notation glossary that spans over several pages. I'd like each page beyond the first to have the title "Notation (cont.)" or similar but I'm unsure how to achieve this. ...
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Glossaries links with non-latin labels in LuaLaTeX refer to wrong place

I want to make a glossary with glossaries-extra package and use Cyrillic characters as entries labels. Everything works fine with XeLaTeX. Clickable links refer to exact glossary entry. But in ...
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Every glossaries entry link to a specific page even if there's no entry used in the page

I've built my acronyms list with glossaries package. Everything work as it should expect that, on the acronyms list, every entry, besides the actual page where that entry can be found, it also shows a ...
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Customization of glossaries-extra

I use the glossaries-extra package with this preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[...
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Change the display of ( ) in a - in the glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package and when I use \gls for the first time it shows "Complete name (acronym)" How I can change the ( ) with a single - so it prints "Complete name - acronym"?
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Glossaries add figure (image) after every entry [duplicate]

My glossary looks like this: \renewcommand{\glsgroupskip}{} \renewcommand*{\arraystretch}{1.5} \renewcommand*{\glsnamefont}[1]{\bfseries #1} \renewcommand*{\entryname}{Hitza} \renewcommand*{\...
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Glossaries increase vertical spacing without affecting the rest of the document

I need to increase the vertical spacing between the glossary entries. I found this solution: How to increase vertical spacing between entries when using glossaries long style? The problem is that if ...
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Showing List of Acronyms without a result

I'm trying to create a list of acronyms with Glossary. My main .tex use a \documentclass{Dissertate} Before trying using Glossary I had a .tex where manually added the acronym. To print on my document ...
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Glossaries error: \glossariescaption already defined

I trying to use the glossaries package in my dissertation document, but when I load the package I have the following error usr/local/texlive/2017/texmf-dist/tex/latex/glossaries- portuges/glossaries-...
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Remove the chapter number in the toc for glossaries?

I am using Xindy to generate various glossaries. I am trying to remove the chapter number in front of the title of the glossaries. I coulnd not find any help in the package document. Does anyone know ...
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Aligned at the same margins acronym and listofsymbols

First of all, I know, that it would be much easier to use the glossaries package. However, maybe there is still a solution to my question. Here is a short MWE: \documentclass[ngerman]{article} \...
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Issues with glossaries

The problem is that my glossary appears in blank. The compiler doesn't tell me about errors. I have lots of packages, maybe some of them are conflicting? Below I'm showing how I'm implemeting the ...
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Reverse-ordered index with makeindex

How to create a reverse-ordered index (i.e. from Z to A) with makeindex program? I use it for a version history list, just as in this question. However, I need to use makeindex for some reasons (...
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How often do you refer to Glossary Entries

I like to make a glossary for my work. For that I have a little stylistic question: Do you link to the glossary entries every time, when a word listed in a glossary appears or just at the first time ...
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xindy could not find file “lang/english/utf8-lang.xdy” despite being available

I get a strange error upon running perl.exe \path\to\xindy.pl -L english -C utf8 -I xindy -M "main" -t "main.alg" -o "main.acr" "main.acn" or equivalently, xindy.exe -L english -C utf8 -I xindy -...
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How to build a list of words which works just by referring

I want to write my thesis in my native language (Persian). But people don't agree with each other on the translation of some technical word. I have a set of macros which correctly defines entries in ...
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How to set a user-style for abbreviations with glossaries-extra?

I used glossaries package to create a list of acronyms and made my own glossary style, like in MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nopostdot,nonumberlist,acronym]{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{...
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List of Symbols

While I am generating list of symbols successfully, there are some undesired things also happen There is a blank page in between the list of figures and list of symbols while I am not giving any ...
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Problem with the Glossary+bib2gls on Overleaf

I'm writing my thesis using overleaf and I would like to add Glossary. I have added the following commands to my preamble.tex \usepackage[record]{glossaries-extra} \GlsXtrLoadResources % input file ...
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Different abbreviation options for the same acronym in glossary

I want to be able to have an acronym in glossary, which when referred to with \gls{} would appear in the main text in a standard form, unless specified otherwise. I.e. i have the following acronyms: ...
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Non-breaking space between long and short form of acronyms with glossaries/glossaries-extras

I would like to enforce non-breaking spaces between the long and short form of acronyms with glossaries/glossaries-extras. I stumbled across this blog post where the author uses the following command ...
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Glossaries in section headings without shortening after TOC

here is another question from my LateX project. Currently I'm using the package glossaries to mange my acronyms. I use some acronyms in sectionheadings. Therefore the acronym is first discribed in the ...
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Creating automated equation list of symbols using glossary

I want to define a macro to add an automated symbol explanation under an equation. I have to use pre-defined glossary entries because the \glsentrycurrent does not allow to add new glossaries in the ...
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Is there a command similar to nocite(*) for gls (glossaries) and is there a glossary package similar to To­bias Oetiker's?

I use the class memoir and compile in XeLaTeX. I would like to print glossaries in a separated file and to ignore all gls. I do not write any gls in anywhere. Similar to \nocite{*}. Also similar to ...
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How does one use the \abbrlist command?

I am trying to compile a list of abbreviations for my PhD dissertation. The Latex template (Cornell) suggest I use the \abbrlist command but I can't seem to be able to generate a list with acronyms ...
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Cite first instance of an acronym

I'm using the acronyms in the glossaries package such that I can do this: \newacronym{MIRDD}{MIRDD}{Mid-Infrared Diagnostic Diagram} \gls{MIRDD} \gls{MIRDD} This stores the acronym and then prints ...
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glossary with diacritic marks

This example in English \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{tea} { name=tea, description={a drink} } \makeglossaries \begin{document} Drink \gls{tea}. \...
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Linguistic glosses with Leipzig package including morpheme boundaries

I just started using LaTeX and am using the Leipzig-package for linguistic glosses, that I also want to appear in a glossary. In the Leipzig package only the glosses themselves are defined, while ...
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glossary in long-booktabs style has no bottomrule in minipage

I want to put a longbooktabs glossary in a minipage environment, but when I do that it curiously loses the bottomrule. Is there anything I can do about that? As Nicola Talbot commented it suffices to ...
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glossaries: one entry for every symbol without derivatives

I have created a symbol-list with the glossaries package and so far everything worked great. Now, I have to write an equation which includes the derivative of one entry. The derivative is shown by a ...
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output_dir from latexmk breaks makeglossaries

I've got a problem with a custom latexMK.rc file and makeglossaries using xindy. The document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nomain,acronym,xindy]{glossaries-extra} \makeglossaries \...
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Acronyms for same abbreviations with different meaning

I am writing a documentation that includes the two acronyms TCP as in "Tool Control Point" in a robot and TCP as in "Transmission Control Protocol" in computer networking. I already looked into the ...
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glossaries: How to add a column for the page of definition/first appearance of symbols in the list of symbols?

I'm trying to produce a list of symbols for my PhD thesis including a column with the units of the symbols. Therefore, I used the latex code provided in the following link: glossaries: add additional ...
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Glossary style 'long'

I have made a symbollist with the glossary package. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Inputencoding: Umlaute richtig eingeben \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %...
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glossary line indent of second line is not the same than in the first one

I have a problem with the formatting of the glossary. If the text is too long for one line, it continues in the next one. But the problem is that the line indent isn't the same than in the first line. ...
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Back-reference to glossary entry links to wrong page

I am using back-references from glossary entries and they mostly work fine. However, if I have a paragraph breaking on a new page, then the back-reference links to the page where the paragraph started,...