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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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Adding a glossary entry whose name is a macro that uses \equal{}

I have defined some commands that use \equal{} to test if an argument is empty or not. I would like to use these commands as names in a glossary. However, the following minimum example does not work ...
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Glossaries,acronym, symbols, etc. per chapter with style super so that description part aligned vertically for clear readability

I am using the sample code provided by TEX.SX provided by Talbot and also here and here where I have commented for a solution, which is for glossary per chapter. But here the glossaries are not ...
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\printglossary is back-referencing to itself

I am using the package glossaries to manage my acronyms, glossary, list of symbols... When I display the list of entries at the end of my document, I noticed that the pages back-referenced also ...
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Glossaries-extra: how to always expand the first plural use of an acronym?

The question is regarding the first plural usage of acronyms. Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries-extra} \setabbreviationstyle{long-short} \newacronym{adc}{ADC}...
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Glossaries per chapter not produced during compile

I am trying to make glossaries per chapter for my book. This per chapter design for the glossary is tested from this answer at TEX.SX. But I am not able to print the glossary at the end of each ...
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gls option breaking hyperref howto combine options with hyperref [duplicate]

\glsadd{arts:BouguereauLeGuepier} works just fine, but if I try to mark the main entry I lose the hyperlink in the PDF. Guess I am just using the format option wrong but after about half an hour ...
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Showing pdfcomment for acronym from glossaries while using hyperref in memoir class

I'm trying to display in tooltips (using pdfcomment) the meaning of acronyms (using glossaries) in a memoir based class (similar to this question). To do that I created a newcommand named \glstip (see ...
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How to change glossary style for particular instances?

I have a glossary entry for FBI as shown in MWE. At some instance I would like to expand the acronym and emphasize the long version, but with the same glossary entry. Is it possible to change the ...
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How to automatically put a colorized underline under my glossary entries and acronyms?

I want that all my glossary entries and acronyms are underline and that the underline are colorized. I'm using this configuration so by default all hyperref links are hidden. \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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Indentation & Glossary

I am working on a book and I want to include a glossary at the end of it. I face a couple of issues: It seems that the glossary has a left margin (see the distance compared to the "Glossary" title). ...
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Adding toprule and bottomrule to the glossary

I figured out how to add the toprule to this glossary, but I failed to do the same for the bottomrule. So, for this MWE, I have two questions: How can I add a bottomrule at the end of the glossary? ...
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Delete aux files using glossaries-extra package

I am using the glossaries-extra package to build my glossary, compiling a pdf with R Markdown. I want to get rid of the aux files (*.acn; *.glo-abr; *.nlo; *.xdy) this package creates in my main work ...
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Glossaries package is not showing symbols

I am actually writing my master thesis on a latex template and I would like to make a glossary entry as "O&M". but the and symbol is not showing up. I have tried different approaches such as: \&...
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One glossary for different files

I'm trying to do a symbols list for different files. I have two files file1.tex and file2.tex, I want to have a symbols list containing the symbols of both files, but I don't know how to write it ...
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Using Xindy: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \cleardoublepage

I want to create a glossary in my article using Xindy. I run this command in the TeXstudio: xindy --language persian --codepage variant1-utf8 --input-markup xindy --module main --log-file main.fa.glg ...
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Use different names for glossary entry in glossary and in text

Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{date} { name=1 October 1999, description={He saw him} } \begin{document} He saw him on ...
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glossaries: acronyms: How to display only the first appearance of an acronym among the Abbreviations if only its short form is used in the text?

I would like to display the place of the first appearance of all acronyms, used in my text, but for some acronyms I prefer to use only the short form (even for the first usage). My question is similar ...
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Command for obtaining plural form of forced short & long use of acronyms in glossaries-extra

The glossaries-extra user guide recommends the usage of glsfmtshort and glsfmtlong within section headings and table/figure captions. The question is regarding the plural usage of these forced ...
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acr file not created when glossaries(-extra) is loaded by a preamble file located in a sub-folder

I think I may have run into a bug in the glossaries-extra (and hence, possibly glossaries) package. I like to keep my preamble grouped in a thematic manner, eg. all standard packages (such as amsmath ...
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Typeset one acronym always in long form

I use glossaries to manage acronyms in my papers. I have a somewhat obscure acronym (OA). Since obscure acronym does not read well in its short form, I would like to normally typeset it as long ...
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flow for using nomencl package [duplicate]

Someone mentioned in How to create glossary entries for custom notation with arguments? that the nomencl package can do almost what I want the glossaries package to do. Has someone used this package ...
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Include graphics in new acronym command

I want to include an image in my List of Abbreviations. So far I have: \documentclass[11pt, letterpaper, twoside, openright]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} % images \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[...
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How to create glossary entries for custom notation with arguments?

I'm using the latex glossaries package, and trying to make it do something which it doesn't seem to want to do. Maybe I'm doing it all wrong??? In my thesis I'm defining lots of math notation which ...
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why does \printglossary refuse to print anything

Can someone help me understand what's missing from this simply usages of the glossaries package? The document doesn't print any glossary at all. And the log file complains that test.acr and test.gls ...
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Use glossaries-extra + bib2gls with secondary files via \include instead of \input

Explanation I've been writing a larger document for a while and used makeidx to produce my index. However, this seemed to be not flexible enough, so I swapped to the more sophisticated glossaries-...
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Don't create an acronym if it only appears once

I'm using the package: \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} and defining them as: \newacronym{abs}{ABS}{Agent-Based System} and calling it using: \gls{abs} But is there any way to not list the ...
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Overfull \vbox in list of abbreviations

I try to create a good looking list of abbreviations. When I compile this MWE: \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headings=normal]{scrbook} \usepackage[right=30mm,left=30mm,top=15mm,bottom=20mm,...
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Index-like list of symbols sorted by description

I am interested in creating two lists of symbols: A traditional list, sorted by symbol, which gives the description of each symbol An index-like list, sorted by description, which gives the symbol ...
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Generate glossary based on acronym reference

I expect the following code to auto generate a glossary beside the acronym list. However only the acronym list is generated although it contains references to the glossary. \documentclass{report} \...
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Empty line below header

How can I prevent the empty line below the header? Multiple glossaries mix entries: duplicates in second glossary
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Glossary WITHOUT location numbers

I'm using Glossary package and its printing the glossary list with a number at the end of each item (I'm assuming its chapter number). Is there a way NOT to print this number? Thanks!!
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Glossaries - Acronyms in ignored glossary with short-long style

I've noticed that the glossaries package with an acronym in an ignored glossary does not print the long form on first use if the acronym style short-long is used. With long-short, it works as expected....
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IEEEtran and glossaries-extra: glslink problems

I am having troubles with getting glossaries-extra running when using \glslink command. For example when trying to compile % !TeX TS-program = pdflatex % !BIB TS-program = bibtex \documentclass[...
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When showing list of acronyms using glossaries package, only show those that are mentioned at least 4 times in the document

I'm writing a paper where I have a lot of acronyms. Some are mentioned all the time whereas others only a few. I read that it is possible to create a new glossary and to place all the acronyms that I ...
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Loading glossaries from separate file using TexStudio

I am trying to load many definitions from a separate file into my main file. I tried: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Glossary without a glossary

Good morning. I've been searching about this topic but I cannot find a good answer to my problem. I'm writing everything with Latex lately, last but not least a sequence of notes from my French class, ...
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Linking appendices inside glossary with glossaries package

I can easily link an acronym to a glossary term as folows: \newacronym[see={[Glossary:]{ip}}]{IP}{IP}{Inntellectual Property\glsadd{ip}} \newglossaryentry{ip}{% name={IP},% description={A ...
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Glossaries - expand acronyms for first-time use within each chapter

I am not sure if this is acceptable typographic convention - but my PhD advisor would like me to expand each acronym for its first use within each chapter of my PhD thesis. The rationale is that, if ...
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supremum with glossaries

Let's assume that you wish to reference all occurrences of a particular mathematical operator, say, supremum \sup, in a glossary. How? Well, my try would be to \let\sup\relax and then \...
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Loading tcolorbox with the minted option breaks tikzexternalize and results in compilation error with makeglossaries

I have a weird problem that has now been localised to either of the lines: \usepackage[minted]{tcolorbox} \makeglossaries{} in my preamble. I am using luatex with shell-escape enabled (for minted). ...
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Repeating a set of statements on an index page

I have a number of "design principle" statements that I'm introducing throughout the document. I'm currently using a custom theorem environment defined using amsthm for them, but I'm happy to use ...
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Line break long glossaries entry when using hyperref and latex-dvips-ps2pdf

I am using the glossaries-extra package with hyperref. The problem I find occurs when I have a long (or unfortunately placed) long form of an acronym. In the case that I do not use breaklinks=true ...
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Using both bold and non-bold symbols in glossaries symbol list

I am using glossaries for creating lists of acronyms and symbols. For the list of symbols including units, I use code from this answer by Christian Hupfer: glossaries: How to customize list of symbols ...
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\glspostdescription for longnewglossaryentry

In the following MWE I try to dotfill the space between the end of description and the page numbering by defining \renewcommand*\glspostdescription{\dotfill\kern1ex}. It seams to work with \...
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Problem having a Nomenclature with multicolumn categories and label alignments

I'm trying to make a list with nomenclature using the nomencl package. I have been looking for solutions about what I want, but I've not been lucky so far (and I'm not an expert in these matters). I ...
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Regarding list of symbols

I am typing this code in overleaf, but I am not getting the list of symbols. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage[toc,symbols]{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{mass}{% name={\ensuremath{...
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Formatting back references in glossary same as in bibliography

I use this code to format back references in bibliography: \renewcommand\backrefxxx[3]{% \hyperlink{page.#1}{$\uparrow$#1}% } which prints me these lovely back references: ↑1, ↑3 and so on. How ...
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How to efficiently combine glossaries with custom commands for symbols [duplicate]

For math symbols or operators I open create a custom command such as \newcommand{\prob}[2]{% \ifthenelse{\isempty{#2}}% {% p( #1 ) }{% p( #1 \mid #2 )% }% }% to ...
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Not getting acronyms list displayed separately in latex document while the same code works fine in overleaf (online latex platform)

This following code is giving me the output without displaying the list of acronyms. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact ...
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Linking Acronym with Glossaries

I'm using glossaries at LaTeX: I want to link glossary and acronym entries. I've already checked this solution, but it's not exactly what I want: How to combine Acronym and Glossary In that solution,...