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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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Glossary: \printglossary works, but sorting and noidx provides no results or error

I am trying to add a glossary without the indexes and with sorting them by their name. I imported the package: \usepackage{glossaries} and executed \makeglossaries If I build with the basic \...
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How to fix the glossary style/ spacing between abbreviation and full form

And my glossaries look something like the attached figure. How do I create a decent spacing and alignment in my glossaries? MWE is as follows: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{datatool-base} ...
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Changing the header with glossaries

I tried \cleardoublepage \markboth{LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS}{LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS} \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{List of Abbreviations} \printnoidxglossary[type=\acronymtype,title={List of ...
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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,...
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Error ! No room for a new \write. including biblatex, notes2bib, glossaries, morewrites [closed]

I have an error when I run a pdflatex. This error is ! No room for a new \write. This is strange because I used morewrites to avoid this kind of problem. This problem occurred when I try to include ...
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Providing an alternate label for glossaries entries

I would like to provide an alternate label for some entries with glossaries without having to duplicate the key settings of the original entry. For example a command like \newlabelglossaryentry{<...
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Is Non-breaking space (~) required for \gls commands of the glossaries(extra) package(s)?

There is a really quick question. Should I use a non-breaking space ~ in front of the \gls commands (for acronyms in my document) when using the glossaries-extra package?
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Changing \parskip in List of Abbreviations (glossaries)

I am creating a document, in which I need a List of Abbreviations. I liked the style alttree, so I use it. Now, I want to change the distance between the entries in the LOA, so to say change the \...
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Help on glossaries.sty

My code are as follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[toc,nonumberlist]{glossaries} \begin{document} \newglossaryentry{algorithmic} { name=algorithmic trading, description={a type of trading ...
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Bilingual glossary

Sometimes, an article is written in a language other than English, and some essential terms are followed by their English counterparts, and at the end of the article is their a "glossary." Take "...
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Getting error for xindy glossary

When I use xindy for producing glossary in XeLatex I getting the following error: xindy.pl: input file xindy -L persian-variant1 -C utf8 -I xindy -M %.xdy -t %.glg -o %.gls %.glo | xindy -L persian-...
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Acronyms in LaTeX with lowercase and uppercase plurals and singular forms?

I am using the Glossaries package to write acronyms (i.e. abbreviations) using \gls{}, \Gls{}, acrlong{}, acrlongpl{}, acrshort{}, acrshortpl{} ... the whole family. I have 2 pages that appear in my ...
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Rename glossary symbol columns, change order of columns

I want to rename the headers in my glossary. Since this link just offers to rename the headers of all used glossaries it sadly is not useful. Is there a possibility to rename those headers just before ...
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Glossaries location preceded by “See p. ”

I would like my location number(s) to be preceded by "See p.". I thought \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{Levin}{ name = {Levin, Boris Veniaminovich},...
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How do I increase the space between the abbreviation and definition?

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of abbreviations. I would like to set the horizontal space between the abbreviation and definition to 2.5 cm. I realise this question has been asked ...
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glossaries first use style

after searching for like an hour, I still cannot find out how to do the following: \documentclass[11pt, twoside, a4paper, openright]{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makenoidxglossaries \...
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How to display the unused acronyms and just the used glossary

I am using separated lists for acronyms and for the glossary (definitions). I want to display all the acronyms even the unused (without the number list will be great. I guess we need to use ...
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Glossary: Choose the place where to put the glossary within the table of contents

I want to put my glossary at the end of my document. I succeeded to do that. But the problem is within the table of contents (TOC): It shows the glossary twice (at the beginning and at the end). It ...
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Glossaries “see” key, how to end with dot instead of comma?

I am using "see" key with some entries of my glossary. Everything works fine, except that each entry that has "see" key automatically finishes with a comma, while I would like it to finish with a dot. ...
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Alternating text for glossaries entry

I've got a glossary entry (glossaries) called "Compiler". It's possible for me to refer to that entry by using \gls{glos:Compiler}. The shown text is "Compiler". But I also want to change the word "...
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How to style first acronym and first glossary appearance

I would like to define the following styling for my acronyms and glossary in my latex project. or look here for a small example in Overleaf Currently I have tried it with the following code but the ...
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\dotfill and glossaries

I have a glossary and I like to finish each entry by "See page x". I have added a \dotfill before so that we see "DESCRIPTION.......See page x". Unfortunately the line break doesn't work as intended. ...
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glossary and abbreviation showing problem in Xepersian(shown in blank pages)

I have 2 question about making glossaries in xepersian. In the below code actually there are 2 problems. Not showing the glossary and abbreviation sections in my output.In the out put, I just get 2 ...
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How to add acronym/glossaries table in LaTeX with documentclass `scrreprt` or `report`?

I followed this thread and try to run a simple code: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} % abbreviations: \newacronym{ny}{NY}{New York} \newacronym{la}{...
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Ordered symbols list with units

I would like to create a symbols list using \makeglossaries, but, it has to be ordered and the symbols must have their respective units too. On the quest for a solution to my issue I came across two ...
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Glossaries: list of abbreviations (alphabetically ordered) and list of symbols (ordered by usage)

For my thesis, I would like to generate a list of abbreviations that is ordered alphabetically as well as list of symbols that is ordered by the first appearance of each symbol in the thesis. Having ...
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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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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-...