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

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How to combine list of abbreviations and list of symbols in the glossaries package?

I've used glossaries to keep one list of abbreviations and one list of symbols. When I print them, they're printed as two separate lists with titles and pagebreaks. How can I print them together in ...
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Is there a way to make glossary entries whitout printing this entry as is in the text? [duplicate]

I am using the glossary to make a listing of symbols in my file, but I got the following problem: some times symbols appear in the text with very specific arguments, one example is the following: $$\...
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Left-align Two-column Glossary for English Words

I have used glossaries package in order to produce an English-Persian and Persian-English dictionary, with a style which I found here. But regrettably, the English words are not left-aligned as you ...
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How homonyms in glossary are mentioned in latex

More than once the same name type entry in \newglossaryentry is not permitted. How do we indicate the homonyms in glossaries then Thanks in advance
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Sort greek and latin letters in one symbol glossary

I am writing my PhD thesis and create a list of symbols with glossaries and xindy. Here, latin and greek letters are used. The problem is the correct sorting with xindy. If I use english for sorting, ...
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Acronym within acronym with glossaries

I have been using an acronym within an acronym successfully with Texlive 2022 like so \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,nonumberlist]{glossaries} \newacronym{W}{W}{word} \newacronym{S}{S}{...
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How to prevent \Gls (glossaries) from sentence-casing "3d" to "3D"?

It seems \Gls, which is sentence-cases the argument, believes that "3d" sentence-cased is "3D". If I use \gls{3d} at the start of the sentence, then the output will be wrong ("...
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Vietnamese alphabetical sorting with glossaries-extra

I've got a problem with sorting glossary entries in my paper as follows: đ is supposed to come before p, but glossaries-extra doesn't recognize that. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, ...
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How can I make the first entry in a glossary bold?

I like to make the first entry bold. However, my approach is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,nomain]{glossaries} \renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textbf{$\mathbf{#1}$}}%\mathbf ...
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Name of glossary entries containing command defined with \NewDocumentCommand

I defined the following latex command: \NewDocumentCommand{\invokeWithCSV}{m>{\SplitList{,}}m}{#1#2} It takes as input the name of a command and a list of comma separated arguments and invokes the ...
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How to Retrieve and Use Glossary Entry Value in `fp` Package for Calculations?

I intend to utilize the numerical value 590.98 stored in the glossary entry PClabel for subsequent calculations. My approach was to retrieve the value using \glsuseri{PClabel} and incorporate it into ...
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Glossaries style=long* messes up table numbering [duplicate]

I am trying to print a list of acronyms using the glossaries package (I also used glossaries-extra with abbreviations). My goal is to have the acronym on the left side (column 1) and the long form on ...
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Hyphen for compound acronyms

In German language compound words have to be connected using a hyphen. I have some English acronyms not containing a hyphen, e.g. "Machine Learning". If I combine them with another word in ...
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Compound glossaries command with proper sub- and superscripts and custom arguments

I would like to create a macro which helps in combining gls-symbols. Each compound symbol should consist of a body and (optionally) a super and subscript (which are itself gls symbols and get listed ...
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Glossaries-extra error with utf-8 encoding glossary entry

I use glossaries-extra package to write my Glossary page, and it works well with English however when I insert an entry with utf-8 encoding, it raises an error. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Centering acronyms list

I would like to center the acronyms list for a page to be left aligned in the center of the page, however, they are currently left-aligned at the left end of the page. \documentclass{article} \...
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How to display the name of symbols with glossaries-extra package?

I am trying to produce a document that has a list of acronyms and a separate list of symbols. My problem with the list of symbols is that I can't find how to add a name for the symbol itself. I ...
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Include \dotfill between name and description of glossary list

I am trying to include \dotfill between the name and description of the glossary entries of an acronym list using the glossaries package I've managed to get the output I want with: \renewcommand{\...
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Error with IEEE Access template and glossaries package

I'm experiencing an obscure issue when using the IEEE Access template (you can download it from here) combined with glossaries package to make an acronym list. Here is the error message: You can't use ...
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Unicode-math removes kerning from glossaries symbols (or hyperref links) with luatex

I am having problems with disappearing kernings when using unicode-math, glossaries and hyperref. This creates a lot of ugly spacings if not corrected somehow. I tried to correct the kerning manually, ...
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Enforcing Custom Long/Short Versions in glossaries-extra

I've set up a custom glossaries-extra configuration. I've defined custom commands named customLongVersion and customShortVersion which are being used inside the \glsentryfmt command. However, I'm ...
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tabular glossary in latex

I am looking for a command on how to create a table of abbreviations/acronyms as it was done in the picture below
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Glossaries - hyperlink in acronym rather than page number

By default the hyperlink in the list of acronyms is in the page number. Is there a way to change this such that by clicking on both the acronym and page number it takes you to its first occurrence? ...
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Trying to expand items within a newglossaryentry in a generic function without causing the Improper alphabetic constant

I've looked at both these related topics, but my situation is a little bit different. improper alphabetic constant with-glossaries improper alphabetic constant The first thing I found in the ...
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Glossary first use of symbol does not show description (long form) [duplicate]

I'm attempting to generate two distinct glossaries—one for symbols and another for acronyms. However, I'm encountering an issue where the description for symbols doesn't appear on the first use in the ...
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How to handle ad hoc composites of glossary entries with a prefix, using the glossaries package?

Imagine I have an acronym entry \newacronym{rmse}{RMSE}{root-mean-square error} and I specifically want to refer to the test set RMSE, explaining eg. the concept of cross-validation. Imagine ...
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Table of Symbols using glossaries package

Edit: I think there was a bug in overleaf as the code now prints the table. The table is missing the page number column. The first column of the table contains the name of the entries and not the \...
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Tensorial glossary entries with extra field for index notation

I am using the glossaries-extra package (https://ctan.org/pkg/glossaries-extra?lang=en) provided by TeX Live 2023 for consistently typesetting tensorial quantities in mathematical equations throughout ...
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Enforcing the Use of for Acronyms in LaTeX

I am working on a document where I want to enforce the use of acronyms via the glossaries package. My intention is to ensure that each acronym is used properly with the \gls{} command so that I can ...
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How to manage the copyright notice for a composite document?

I'm creating several documents in which different sections come from different sources and thus have potentially different copyright notices. I'd like all copyright notices to appear in one place (...
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Create a new glossary

I would like to create a personalized glossary (because I would like to create two different glossaries). I first tried the Overleaf tutorial (https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/Glossaries) and it ...
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How to eliminate back-to-back parentheses caused by glossaries?

I am using the glossaries package for acronyms. When first using an acronym using \gls{}, the entry is written as long form and the short form follows in parentheses. Sometimes, these are followed by ...
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List of acronyms as an input of a separate file .tex and not in the main

I'm trying to have a list of acronyms in my paper, but since it will be really long I don't want to write all the \newglossaryentry in the main. I tried to create a separate .tex file and use \input{} ...
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How to add a sepfootnote's footnote inside entry name field with glossaries-extra and bib2gls?

I use glossaries-extra via bib2gls -g to generate a glossary. Consider the following glossary entry placed in file entriesTest.bib: @entry{test-entry, name={fake name\sepfootnote{A}}, text={}, ...
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Change appearance of acronym according to grammatical form

I am using the glossaries package with the option acronym as a list of abbreviations. To refer to the acronyms I use the commands \acrfull{}, \acrlong{} and \acrshort{}. Since I am writing in German I ...
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Typesetting \gls in subscripts and superscript in the right size

Continuing \gls in the subscript has too normal size, running a loop of latex followed by makeglossaries till stabilization on \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[hidelinks]{...
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\glossaries Package doesn't Work

I'm trying to get the \glossaries package to work but no luck. This MWE compiles but does not display a glossary. \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \...
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Error when combining glossaries and label of description item

I want to use the glossaries package and I want to be able to reference descritpion list items by their name. For the latter problem, I found a solution (Reference name of description list item in ...
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Exclude page number from list in glossaries for some references of that entry

Is there a way to specify a glossary entry to generate a reference, but not add its position to the location list in the final glossary? I am trying to do some cross-references like this: \...
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Automatic display of long and short acronyms

Before when I was using acronyms, I was handling the long and short acronym by using \acrlong{} and \acrshort{}. I'd like to know if there's a way that when you call up an acronym, it displays the ...
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Run a command at the start/end of each chapter without hooks

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms, and I'd like to reset the first key flag for all entries at the start of each chapter in my document. I've tried solutions I've found ...
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\newglossarystyle grouping entries in glossary list incorrectly

I'm trying to lay out the glossary using the glossaries package. I'm using the index style and I'm trying to add a colon after the acronym. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronyms,nomain]{...
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Decreasing left-margin horizontal spacing of child entry in glossaries-extra with alttree style

I am trying to change horizontal spacing in a glossary. More specifically, I am using glossaries-extra with bib2gls, using altree style; there are parent entries and child entries in the glossary; ...
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Print glossary description if entry was not seen

I have a glossary with short and long titles for bibliography items. My goal is the following: when an entry occurs first, I want to print to glossary description [THIS is the main question!]. If an ...
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How to automatically index the full name of acronyms from glossaries?

I want to automatically index the full qualified names from acronyms specified with glossaries package, when using the acronym in text. I tried with the acronym package and this answer: https://tex....
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How to insert footnotes automatically with glossaries package?

I have list of acronyms which are defined with \newacronym command e.g., \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{Greatest Common Divisor}. I need to insert footnote automatically just once, if the command \acrshort{gcd}...
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Latex Glossaries in separate files doesn't work

I have a problem with setting up the glossaries package in my latex project. The project is build up from different files: thesis.tex preambel.tex versuch.tex (this is a file for the glossary entries) ...
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Multiple glossaries in a memoir class

I am looking for a way of making multiple glossaries (somewhere between 5-7) in a memoir class document. In my research, I have found questions with answers in this forum such as More than one source ...
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Template for EPUB using Tex4ebook

I am creating a template to produce output in EPUB format. I have taken examples from various sources on the web. I finished with a config.cfg file that contains... \Preamble{xhtml} \...
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How to make names and descriptions clickable hyperlinks in addition to page numbers in a glossary?

By default, in a glossary only the page numbers are clickable hyperlinks. Q: How could one also make the names and descriptions of entries into clickable hyperlinks? This would be analogous to ...
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