Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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glossary not appearing latex texmaker

I installed Miktex last version again and tried creating a glossary but it doesnt work nor texwork either texmaker... but it does work in overleaf \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Automate equation variable description with glossaries-symbols

I'm trying to automate the description tables of equations with the help of the glossaries-package. I already found this question, but on the one hand it didn't work for me, and on the other it seems ...
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index (or glossary) setup for sorting according to Tibetan Language sequencing

Dear Fellow TeXnicians, I am trying to find any constellation of package-setups that would allow me to provide a long list of vocabulary entries as an index (if need be, also via glossary package) to ...
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How would I add a glossary page to an exisiting document class?

I would like to add a glossary page to an existing document class for my thesis. I have not edited .cls files before but I have made an attempt at understanding how other pages (e.g. lists of figures) ...
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Acronym abbreviation missing on first use using \glspl{}

I am trying to switch from the acronym-package to the glossaries-package and stumpled upon some problems. \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym[...
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glossaries in pgfplot not displayed

I am currently trying to use a glossary entry in the labels of a PGFPlot. E.g. ylabel={$\gls{F}_h\ in\ \glsunit{F}}. I set up glsunit according to How to use glossary entry in siunitx command?. ...
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How to remove page numbers behind acronyms? [duplicate]

I would like to remove the page numbers behind my acronyms. Is there a way to do this? I create my acronyms the following way: \makenoidxglossaries \setacronymstyle{long-short} ... \begin{...
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Glossaries bite microtype?

Looks like glossaries doesn't like letter spacing adjustments: whenever I add \textls adjustments to a name in the glossary, the entry is no longer listed under its initial letter, but shows up under ...
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Changing the style of a glossary

Using the glossaries package, I almost get the result I want, loading options \usepackage[acronym, section=section, nopostdot, nonumberlist, style=super]{glossaries} and calling \printglossary[type=...
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Unwanted list of linguistic abbreviations: leipzig and glossaries

I am working on my dissertation and use leipzig and glossaries to create the list of abbreviations from the glossed linguistic examples. The first problem that I had was that only some of the ...
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Is there a way to automate the adding of tooltips for glossary items?

As per the questions - I have a large glossary, and where I use \glssymbol{...} I would like a tool-tip to be automatically added for that symbol instance, i.e., I do not want to have to pre-define ...
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Is it possible to have two different texts for the same glossary entry?

I am creating a "symbols" glossary. I would like to be able to have a single entry that has one or more alternate texts that I can somehow switch between each time I reference the glossary item. For ...
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Memoir glossary sort by order of appearance

I am using the glossary-realted macros from the memoir class to generate a list of symbols. Ideally, this would not be sorted; that is, I would like entries to appear in the order that they are ...
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Symbol Glossarie: Showing the unit instead of the name

I am using a symbol glossaries looking like this: \newglossaryentry{Symb:V}{ name=\ensuremath{V}, description={Volume}, symbol=\si{\milli\metre\cubed}, sort=lat:V, type=Symb } ...
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Conflict between unicode-math and glossaries-extra

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[symbols]{glossaries-extra} \usepackage{unicode-math} \makeglossaries \glsxtrnewsymbol[description={tilde}]{tilde}{\ensuremath{\tilde{D}}} \glsxtrnewsymbol[...
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Glossary with three columns and groups

I want to create a glossary with 3 columns (I got this already) and I want to subdivide it into different subsections (like Roman and Greek letters). The section should be left-aligned and bold. Here ...
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How do I sort all of the glossary entries in a .tex file?

I have a .tex file with many glossary entries like this: \newglossaryentry{term} { name=term, description={this is a term. } } I would like to sort these all so that the file is easier to ...
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How to print glossary math symbol in bold?

I would like to print the first usage of a math symbol defined in my glossary in bold without defining a new glossary entry. Using the text environment \textbf{\glssymbol{T1}} has no effect, because ...
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Problem with creating a simple glossary/list of abbreviations

I need to make a List of Abbreviations and Acronyms for my thesis. I am a beginner with LateX and I have tried numerous times to insert the glossary professionally but it just does not work. This is ...
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Custom glossary style not left aligning

I have an issue with using glossaries for my abbreviations. I have defined my own glossary style, because I wish all acronym descriptions to be written with non-capital first letters in the text, but ...
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`glossaries` 'one off' lowercase full print out

I have a glossary acronym entry like this: \newacronym{mae}{MAE}{My Acronym Entry} I have three requirements: In the Acronyms list I would like it to print: My Acronym Entry For most cases, when I ...
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Handling of pluralia tantum in glossaries

I have a term that does not exist in singular form (i.e., a plurale tantum) that I would like to abbreviate like ordinary acronyms. How should such a thing be handled properly in glossaries (if at all)...
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Automatic naming in glossary

I'd like the following result in a glossary: The name of a glossary entry to be automatically the number of the exercise and simultaneously this exersise's number to appear in glossary. Below, in ...
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Combining glossaries and index?

I am working on a document where glossary entries are referred to from the index. This works, until I add conditional text, indicating whether a description was added or not. It looks like TeX falls ...
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How to keep the group heading in glossaries with the first entry in the group?

In a document with glossaries set in multicols, it often happens that the heading of a group, say A, ends up on the bottom of a column, while the first member of the group, say Albert, sits at the top ...
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Why is glossaries so eager to insert \null?

\printglossaries and friends insert the content of files created by makeglossary (or \null if that does not exist), see \@print@glossary in glossaries.sty. makeglossaries initializes the respective ...
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Indexing, making glossaries in languages with inflections

I would like to add a glossary at the end of my book which would also feature a list of the page number (indices), where the given book number can be found. This can be done by the standard ...
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Glossaries set Custom font for Table of Acronyms and Glossary

I want to print a Glossary and Abbrevation/Acronym page with the Glossaries package. But I am needed to use a custom (company internal) font for the label and description of both. Minimal Example: \...
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How to show occurences of child entries in the text as parent entries in the glossary?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[automake=immediate,symbols,nogroupskip,style=index]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{parent}{name={\ensuremath{x_i}}, description={this is an entry}} ...
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\hyperref and glossary integration with \includepdf / Microsoft Word?

I have a compilation LaTeX document which has a number of \includepdf, as well as a number of \inputted .tex files, often linking into a glossary/acronym-list with glossaries-extra. The PDFs that are ...
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How to set header, with `\leftmark` not set by `\chapter*` environment, and manual setting cleared by `\printacronyms`?

\leftmark and \rightmark aren't being set, so I manually do this: \chapter*{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,HLO]{\nouppercase{Acknowledgements}} \phantomsection \input{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,...
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Error running makeglossaries in TexStudio on Mac

I have been using TexStudio v2.12.16 on Mac OS X, using texlive 2019. I have a document I'm writing that includes a list of acronyms, using the glossaries package. When I press F9 to run ...
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In the LaTex Glossary package, how do you make a possessive acronym?

How would I make an acronym possessive? I've tried using \gls{ACR}['s] but that will just print out "Acronym (ACR)'s". main.tex is typed as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{...
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Difficulties with texstudio and texlive

I usually use an online latex compiler, like overleaf, but I need to be able to write on latex files offline too. I am on ubuntu 18.04 and am trying to use texlive along with texstudio but I am ...
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Heading styling problems with polyglossia and glossaries

I am writing a thesis, using lualatex with polyglossia and glossaries. Also I have set up sans serif headings (default with koma script or set with sectsty). My problem is, that the headings of the ...
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How to create Xindy custom language alphabet?

I am trying to create a custom alphabet (Ancient Greek) to work with Xindy and Luatex. My goal is to put a index/glossary in this custom alphabet. I tried to adapt the methods in here and here, but ...
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Listing Symbols before Table of Contents

My LaTeX looks as follows (I omit somethings): \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage{fancyhdr,etoolbox} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[LO]{\nouppercase\rightmark} ...
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Vertically alligned description of acronyms using glossaries package

After spending lots of time searching for a solution, I still haven't found anything that really suits my problem. The goal is pretty simple: I would like to generate a List of Acronyms which consist ...
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Glossary: list of acronyms with sub-categories

I am trying to print a list of acronyms using the glossaries package. Sometimes, I have nested acronyms, where an acronym includes another. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \...
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Acronym long version in margin

I'm using the glossaries package to enter acronyms, in an scrbook document. For now, I'm using \gls in the text, and \acrshort & \acrlong in tables (to manually control the form). Because I use a ...
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Partial preamble precompilation? (luaLaTeX document with glossaries (and shell-escape, if possible))

Main concern Hi, I've figured out how to use mylatexformat.ltx to precompile a preamble and then use the precompiled .fmt to compile a separate file that does not contain a preamble, but rather uses ...
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How to center entire glossary but not column contents using leipzig package

I am using the leipzig package for my thesis, and I would like to center the glossary horizontally on the page, but I would like for the contents of the columns to remain flushleft. I have tried ...
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Glossaries: Why does `see` reference not show up in acronyms?

I want to use a glossary in addition to the acronyms with package glossaries. The entries in the acronyms shall reference the glossary entry and create a link via the see key newacronym. This works in ...
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Print glossaryentry long, short and pages, no description

I have a list of glossary entries and I want a list of abbreviations with short - long - pages in which they appear. However, I can't get it working Here is my MWE: \documentclass{report} % ...
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How to count appearances of glossary entries

Let's say I have the following text: In my neighborhood, there is a house. My house is green and it is a big house. If I defined: \newglossaryentry{house}{name=house,description={\nopostdesc}} ...
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Using \hyperref and \ref inside see text of glossaries-extra

I have a working glossary for which I would like to use glossaries-extra (basically to have a link only in the first appearance of each glossary entry or acronym, such as in: glossaries: hyperlink ...
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Formatting issues with glossaries in multiple file document

I'm currently writing my thesis with TexMaker and I also use the glossaries(-extra) package for my abbreviations. In general everythin works fine, but I'm struggeling with some formatting. First of ...
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How can I print glossary entries in different categories?

My glossary is working fine, displaying all the entries in alphabetical order. However, the thing is that I would like to arrange my entries in three different categories (let's say 'Spring', 'Summer' ...
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Adding a description to an acronym

I'm using a glossary and also some acronyms, but some of the acronyms are complicated so I want to have a description for them in the glossary. Something like this: \newacronym{gwa}{GWA}{Gateway ...
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Hyperref and nested \glsxtrshort and \glsfmtlong

The glossaries-extra manual recomends the use of \glsxtrshort and friends, when cross-referencing other acronyms in the definition of an acronym. This mechanism, however, appears to break when used ...

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