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

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Using glossaries-extra some abbreviations are not expanded in first use while others are

I am currently writing a thesis in Overleaf and am trying to manage my abbreviations using the glossaries-extra package. There are currently 14 abbreviations used throughout the text. I am using the ...
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List of Definitions derived from \begin{definitions}

I have a bunch of definitions in my document, which I created using the following structure: \begin{definition}[Term X] \label{def:term-x} What a great term \end{definition} Now, I want to show a ...
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Capitalize the first letter for EACH word with glossaries-extra package

How to capitalize the first letter for EACH word in a glossary using the glossaries-extra package? I came across this thread but it uses the glossaries package. I also tried \glsentrytitlecase{<...
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Error : Call to xindy failed (Tex Live)

When I run makeglossaries glossaire, I get the following error: Name "Getopt::Std::STANDARD_HELP_VERSION" used only once: possible typo at c:\texlive\2022\texmf-dist\scripts\glossaries\...
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Order of texorpdfstring in headings

I'm not sure whether the order of \texorpdfstring inside headings matters or if some part of the newcommands/NewDocumentCommands are messing with my MWE: % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass{...
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How to separate acronyms from the glossary (to put each in different place)?

I got a request to put the list of acronyms at the start of my thesis, rather than at the end where the glossary is located. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? I have tried to separate the ...
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Undefined control sequence when usage of Glossaries and Siunitx

I'm getting the Error >Undefined control sequence< when I use the command \si{\ohm} when defining an entry with \newglossaryentry{}{}. Has one an idea how to fix this problem? % Used Packages \...
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Sort the list of symbols

I have a list of symbols in my thesis with the glossaries-extra package. I want to sort the list of symbols in some fashions, e.g., sorting w.r.t. the first alphabet of the respective descriptions, or ...
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glossaries: keeps old entities, not recompiling correctly

I have 2 glossaries. One for acronyms and one for symbols. These lists should only include the used entities. (no \glsaddall is used in my project) When I recompile my file on overleaf, only one ...
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glossaries package - Default name of an entry to its entry label

Is it possible to set the first argument of \newglossaryentry as the default value for the name key for all glossary entries? For example, I would like to be able to write this: \newglossaryentry{hi} {...
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I'd like to create a custom table of symbols that separates greek letters and uses dot fill

I am working on a report for a class I am taking and I am interrested in generating a list of symbols. I have experimented with the commands available in the glossary-extra package and it does most ...
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Different options for multiple glossaries

I have a document with two different glossaries (using the glossaries package), and I would like to use the option nogroupskip with one of them but not with the other. I used \usepackage[nogroupskip]{...
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Multiple-line Glossary Names: How to reproduce altlist-style in glossaries with index-style to allow them (or how to allow them in altlist-style)?

I really liked the altlist-style in glossaries, but I didn't find a way how it could handle multiple-line names, so I looked for an alternative and I came up with the index-style, which would allow ...
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Glslink only highlights first letter of following word

I use the glossary package in my file to create a glossary. When I use glslink in text, it does not insert the glossary entry at that position, instead it indeed does link to it and highlights the ...
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Glossaries package - Hierachical acronyms

How can I generate a tree of acronyms? Something like that: This is what i tried to do: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{mamals}{mamals}{mamals} \...
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How to set the same type for multiple glossary entries?

I'm using the glossaries package with two glossaries, one for general definitions and one for math notation. It seems that for every entry of the notation glossary, I have to seperately type type=...
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Expanding glossaries abbreviations/acronyms in commands

I want to implement \usepackage{glossaries-extra} for handling abbreviations and auto-expanding them. I've also created a math command that makes use of an acronym and am having some difficulty ...
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LaTeX Glossaries remove unwanted blue text

I am trying to use glossaries package and it is working fine. But there are some strange "blue" text right before each acronyms. Please have a look at the picture to have a better ...
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How to include external filenames in the TexMaker internal logger?

I am using a combination of multiple files in my latex document (glossary and biblatex). When compiling throws an error and the error is not from the main document, it doesn't give me any information ...
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How to make sure to have all used symbols in "List of symbols"?

For my thesis I wanted to include a list of symbols, to generate an easy reference for the reader. Unfortunately, this thought came quite late, and I already have written more than ~200 pages, with a ...
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\gls Doesn't seem to work in memoir as all my Glossary terms are capitalized

I want to include lowercase terms within a sentence but the \gls doesn't seem to work in memoir class. I found elsewhere that memoir doesn't have the gls command but is there an alternative if you're ...
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Glossaries - change format of entry names using index (tree) style

Does anyone know how to change the format of the entry names in a tree-like style glossary, as the indexhypergroup style? There, the default seems to be bold, serif font. I'd like to keep the bold, ...
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Swedish characters (åäö) in glossaries entries breaks because the file is not saved as utf-8

This error is driving me insane because I cannot find a fix for it. The package glossaries works fine, except when the entries have Swedish characters (åäö) in them. I have found the root cause, and ...
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Glossaries - how to change the left indent of child entry names?

I'm trying to build a hierarchical glossary with relatively long, multi-paragraph descriptions. I'd like the descriptions to start on the line following the name of both, the parent and child entries (...
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Vertical space between glossary entries

Is there a way to increase (well add, right now there seems to be hardly any) the vertical space between glossary entries without making a custom style, if so how? Had a quick run through the user ...
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Loading siunitx units in preambule for use in glossary

I'm trying to build a glossary where some terms are constants with units, and I'm hitting the problem than the units of siunitx are not defined. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries-extra} \...
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Unwanted boxes around words [duplicate]

I'm using the following packages \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[toc, acronym]{glossaries} when I use commands such as \gls{}, \acrshort{}, \ref{}... the pdf file generated by LaTeX contains ugly ...
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How to make a glossary-like section with QR codes?

I'm writing a thesis and since I have to print it, I want to use QR (with the qrcode package) for all links in the document. The way I'd like to organize this is to have a section in the appendix, ...
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How to make wider the glossaries style super

I am using the glossary style "super" as follows: \usepackage[nopostdot, style=super, nonumberlist]{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{latex} { name=latex, description={Is a markup ...
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How to achieve cross-referencing in glossary entries properly?

Usually, I define some glossary entries fields (as name, text, symbol fields) by another glossary entry like below (the compressor_motor entry is define with the compressor entry): \newglossaryentry{...
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tabularx package compatibility for question 408900 (Protocol)

In the question How can make a protocol in latex? there is an interesting solution given by Werner. The problem is that if you try to insert it in a document using one (just one) of the following ...
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What are all the \gls like "low level" macro names (as \glo@..@symbol)?

I would like to use all the "low level" macros corresponding to all \gls like commands (\gls, \Gls, \GLS, \glspl, \Glspl, \glsname, glssymbol, etc.): like \glo@myentry@name, \glo@myentry@...
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How to write and expand \gls command to a text file?

Is it possible to expand the \gls command in order to print it's "output" in a text file? Here a 'MWE.tex' file content: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries-extra} \...
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Glossaries acronym with additional information on first use

I would like to include additional information in an acronym on the first use with the glossaries package. For example, First use of \gls{HF} should look like "High Frequency (HF, 3-30 MHz)",...
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How to make xindy work with Lualatex?

I want to use glossaries with xindy. If I compile the following MWE with PDFLatex, there is no problem, I get the desired result (screenshot below). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{shellesc} \...
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beamer: Conflict Between 'allowframebreak' and 'Mini Frame Navigation'

I use the glossaries for acronyms in my beamer. The list of acronyms became too large for one page, so instead of it growing out of bounds on one page, I used \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{ACRONYMS} ...
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How to list All Fields of All Glossary Entries?

Is there a way to list all the fields of a glossary entry? If yes, is it also possible to do that for all defined entries automatically? For exemple, something like a "\printallglossaryfields&...
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How to Capitalize a Glossary Entry Define by Another Glossary Entry?

I have glossary entries fields (as name, text, symbol fields) define by another glossary entry like below (the compressor_motor entry is define with the compressor entry): \newglossaryentry{...
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Why are there no navigation points when using \printglossary in LaTeX beamer?

I want to include acronyms in my beamer. It works pretty well except that there are no navigation points under ACRONYMS unlike the others. In the MWE below, I have commented \section{ACRONYMS} to ...
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Entry count not working with \pgls (glossaries-prefix)

I want to use both glossaries-extra and glossaries-prefix. The former for entry counting and only displaying acronyms that appear 3 or more times in the text with the command \...
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How to get nice Print of Glossary Title in ToC with Beamer?

I would like to get a nice print of the Glossary title in the Table of Contents (ToC) with: No page number near after the glossary title in ToC; Same format as for a section title in ToC (same color ...
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Merge entries in leipzig/glossaries

I'm using the leipzig package (itself an interface for glossaries) to handle glossing in my examples. I was curious if there is any way to merge the entries for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person in the list of ...
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MiKTeX could not find the script engine 'perl' which is required to execute 'makeglossaries'

I'm using MiKTeX 2.09 (and TeXstudio) on windows 7. When I choose the glossary command in TeXstudio to make the glossary, I run into this error: Process started: makeglossaries.exe "HSFSS" ...
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Possibility of \newdualentry with multi-paragraph descriptions having indents?

I'm wondering whether there is a way to print multiple-paragraph \dualentries with the glossaries package, having indents? While producing indented multiple-paragraphs works perfectly fine with \...
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Latex entry glossary

I've several entries in my glossary, the problem is that there is no horizontal space between the words. These are some examples how I wrote them down. Once inserted in the general text: \gls{...
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How to Change Gls Text Format Locally?

I set custom gls text format with the following command: \renewcommand*{\glstextformat}[1]{\textcolor{red}{\textbf{#1}}} But, sometimes, I don't want this format locally for a Tikzpicture, a table or ...
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How to Capitalize Symbol in Glossary Print only using a New Entry Field?

How can I forced the Symbol to be printed in capitalized form or full uppercase in the glossary print only (with non capitalized form declared in the field symbol)? The best solution for me would be ...
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How to Capitalize Symbol in Tree Style Glossary Print Depending On Entry Level?

How can I forced the Symbol to be printed in capitalized or uppercase form in the glossary only (with non capitalized form declared in the field "symbol") depending on the item level of the ...
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Displaying numberlists in sort=none glossaries

I'm trying to create an index of notation for a project on overleaf using the glossaries package. Because most of the entries are not English letters or in abnormal fonts, and because overleaf ...
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What triggers latexmk to invoke makeglossaries?

I've started using the make-glossaries package, and am creating more than one glossary. Unfortunately, my latexmk calls seem to skip calling makeglossaries, so my build doesn't conclude. I'm using a ...
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