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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: Alternative long forms (with or without 'the')

I'm using the glossaries package for acronyms. I have a few acronyms that, depending on context, are might be prepended by a 'the' in their long form, but the abbreviation is always used without 'the' ...
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Is it possible to show a custom text for the long part of an abbreviation?

Using the glossaries-extra package, it is possible to define the used terms and their abbreviation for convenient and consistent use within the document. But handling inflections within a sentence ...
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Center align glossary table

I have a glossary section which is styled as \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{mylong}{% \setglossarystyle{long}% \renewenvironment{theglossary}% {\begin{longtable}[...
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TeXnicCenter and glossaries

I use TeXnicCenter as an editor to run LaTeX files. But when using package \usepackage{glossaries}, it doesn't display glossary list as it is supposed. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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Ho to reduce the line space in the Glossaries (Acronym) using \printglossary

How can I remove the excessive gap between the two Acronyms in the List of Abbreviations using \printglossary as shown in the picture below? I am writing my thesis and all the Acronyms will take a ...
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Avoid showing Abbreviations in the Glossary with Only a Single Use

I am eperimenting with the glossaries-extra package and use bib2gls. Currently every abbreviation used in my document via \gls (for example \gls{gpu}) shows the full form on first use (that I like) ...
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How to use glossaries extra Auto Indexing?

From ftp://ftp.ccu.edu.tw/pub/tex/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries-extra/glossaries-extra-manual.pdf chapter 7 refers to Auto Indexing and mention indexname and dualindex. I tried to add them as ...
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Glossaries entry in heading of book class causes an error

In the following MWE, an entry from glossaries is included in a section title so it gets included in the page heading created by the book class: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} \begin{...
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How to use `glossaries` together with `ProvidesPackage`

I can use glossaries, I mean compile and generate PDF of first example from http://mirrors.cqu.edu.cn/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries/glossariesbegin.pdf: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to have different spellings of the same word in one entry in a glossary?

So my question is probably naive and I'm sorry about that. I'm a beginner in Latex and I would like to create a glossary for a text in old french. A word can have multiple different spellings, and I'd ...
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How to add a key for glossaries which mirrors \glssymbol?

At the moment i'm writing a text with lots of equations and not less variables. So 'Thank God' for the glossaries-package. To minimize the actual code i added an extra key 'derivative', which resulted ...
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Index entries sorted by text of macro instead of value

A related question was asked here seven years ago, but I couldn't manage to make that solution work in my case. I am using macros in various instances of my text to have a shorthand for often used ...
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\printglossary is not printing anything in Overleaf

I made this simple code to try to print a glossary, but it doesn't works. The strange things is that the code is just like the one on the Overleaf website: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Capitalize first letter of each word when printing list of acronyms

I use the glossaries package and when I print the acronyms using \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,title={List of Abbreviations}], part of the output I get is as shown below. I have specified acronyms ...
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Uneven spacing between glossary entrances in the list

I am trying to make a glossary list and there is something weird going on: the spacing between entrances is uneven for no obvious reason. The minimal example of the code is below: \documentclass{...
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Counter in front of the glossary name

I need to define a customized glossary list based of \setglossarystyle{list} such that in front of each entry I get a counter: symbol 1 blah-blah symbol 2 blah-blah-blah ... I ...
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Glossaries: Load only new glsentries to speedup compiliation

currently I am writing a relatively big physical report with a lot of different symbols, indices and superscripts. This results in a huge list of different combinations of symbols, indices and ...
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Errors in using “List of Symbols” for a thesis using .bib files?

I have the wish to use an effective method to create a glossary and be able to classify the different "types" of entries in different lists (abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, glossary, etc.). I ...
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make tex glossaries files accessible for all documents across system

I created some rather big glossaries files with symbols, acronyms, ... Glossary_Acronyms.tex Glossary_Glossary.tex Glossary_Symbols.tex for a programming project with multiple tex documents as their ...
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Capitalization of acronym in header

I'm using the short form of an acronym defined using the glossaries package in a section title. To properly capitalize the title, I'm using the \Acs macro. This works fine for the actual section name. ...
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Create separate list of acronyms and glossary

I'm using glossaries at LaTeX and I want one page with the list of acronyms, then my chapters and after the chapters a separate page with a glossary. Is this possible? This is my mainfile: \...
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How to create a glossary of mathematical symbols in order of definition using the non-intrusive method of annotating used in creating a regular index?

I'd like to create an index of mathematical symbols. I'm purposefully using the term "index" rather than "glossary" for the following reason. There's a difference of usage between the glossaries and ...
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Glossaries custom style overfull and underfull alignment

I am reusing my custom glossaries style (based on this example) and I found out some issues lately. I want to have a fixed spacing for both columns for a clean alignment. This is the style I use: \...
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Show abbreviations completely in some parts of the text

I am writing my thesis and am using abbreviations. I have a tex file where I list all my abbreviations: \chapter*{Abbreviations} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Abbreviations} \begin{acronym} \acro{UI}...
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Lowercase in acronym

I have set like this: % Acronym in French and in English \newacronym{ser}{SER}{Surface équivalente Radar ou \emph{Radar Cross Section} } % In the text abc \acrfull{ser} xyz % In PDF abs Surface ...
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Indexed acronyms with subentries

I am writing a doctoral thesis which prints all acronyms called with \gls{} from the glossaries package to an Index made with \makeindex. I used code from a previous question: Acronyms only shown in ...
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How to invoke makeglossaries from Texmaker

I am new to LaTeX. I am using Texmaker 5.0.3 on MacOS High Sierra. I have tried several things, they all worked (I even successfully created a list of references). But now I have troubles when I to ...
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Glossaries: introduce short name only if used more than once within section/chapter/part

I would like to obtain the following behavior: If an acronym is only used once within a section/chapter/part, at this occurrence only the long name should be used. If however the acronym is used more ...
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TexStudio \gls not giving label suggestions

I have this odd issue when using \gls in TexStudio on one machine (it works as expected on my other computer): When using \gls or \ref the program gives suggestions for what to link to. The problem ...
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Prevent glossary entries from separating letter headers and items at page breaks

Page breaks right after glossary letter header. I would like the header to go to the new page. Answers to already posted question of similar title did not help me. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[...
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How to supress with ragged2e in a glossary (longtable)?

I am trying to use the long style provided in the glossary package to use in my acronym list. However, I am also using the ragged2e package and I have my paragraphs indented too. This causes both the ...
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Italic letters in iupac module of chemmacros don't work in acronym definition using glossaries

I am trying to make an acronym list for my dissertation, and I am using the iupac module of the chemmacros package to do so. I use the single letter commands to type the italics because it is easier ...
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What if the first occurrence of a term for a glossary is plural?

I am using the package glossaries in LaTeX. In the preamble I have \newglossaryentry{error} { name = error, description = {the difference between the actual value and the predicted value} } And ...
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Reduce spacing after glossary title

I would like to reduce the spacing after the Acronyms title to match spacing of a regular section, but don't know how. I tried to reduce it manually using \renewcommand{\glossarypreamble}{\vspace*{-\...
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Glossaries fails to print - Vimtex

I'll start with a disclaimer that this might be a Vimtex-specific issue, and that I made another post here (Glossary stopped compiling after adding an entry - deleting/commenting out the entry hasn&#...
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Glossaries' acronyms' suffix in effect are not for the last loaded language

The glossaries' (v4.42) User Manual claims (page 48): Note: the suffixes used to generate the plural forms when the plural hasn’t been specified are given by \glspluralsuffix (for general entries)...
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Manually sort entries without glossaries-extra package

since none of my issues could be solved yet ( Define special sorting for Lualatex glossaries in Japanese? ) ( Bib2Gls doesn't compile CJK characters correctly ) and I won't be able to turn in my ...
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Glossaries-extra without sectioning

I'm creating a document with two glossaries (using glossaries-extra and bib2gls). I would like to print each glossary without any automatic sectioning (without creating a new chapter or section), so ...
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Glossaries-extra issue: undefined control sequence error caused by record option

there doesn't seem to be a question on this specific topic so here's my problem: I'm using glossaries-extra to create a list of symbols at the beginning of my thesis but I have a weird error popping ...
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Using glossaries package with page numbers with dash

I'm using LaTeX for my PhD thesis. Said thesis requires all chapters to get separate page numbers. So page 1-1, page 1-2, and so on. I'm also using glossaries for my acronyms list. And these two do ...
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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? [duplicate]

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[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{...
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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 ...