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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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Problem with the Glossary+bib2gls on Overleaf

I'm writing my thesis using overleaf and I would like to add Glossary. I have added the following commands to my preamble.tex \usepackage[record]{glossaries-extra} \GlsXtrLoadResources % input file ...
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Different abbreviation options for the same acronym in glossary

I want to be able to have an acronym in glossary, which when referred to with \gls{} would appear in the main text in a standard form, unless specified otherwise. I.e. i have the following acronyms: ...
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Glossary: printindex already defined

I'm using PDFLatex to compile and i must add a glossary to my thesis. In my .cls file I have this packages \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \selectlanguage{spanish} \usepackage{gensymb} \usepackage{...
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Chaining \newacronym with \newglossaryentry

I am trying to do the following define a glossary entry with \newglossaryentry for Private Key Infrastructure [gls:pki] define a acronym with \newacroynm for PKI with long form referencing to \gls(...
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Non-breaking space between long and short form of acronyms with glossaries/glossaries-extras

I would like to enforce non-breaking spaces between the long and short form of acronyms with glossaries/glossaries-extras. I stumbled across this blog post where the author uses the following command ...
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Glossaries in section headings without shortening after TOC

here is another question from my LateX project. Currently I'm using the package glossaries to mange my acronyms. I use some acronyms in sectionheadings. Therefore the acronym is first discribed in the ...
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Creating automated equation list of symbols using glossary

I want to define a macro to add an automated symbol explanation under an equation. I have to use pre-defined glossary entries because the \glsentrycurrent does not allow to add new glossaries in the ...
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Is there a command similar to nocite(*) for gls (glossaries) and is there a glossary package similar to To­bias Oetiker's?

I use the class memoir and compile in XeLaTeX. I would like to print glossaries in a separated file and to ignore all gls. I do not write any gls in anywhere. Similar to \nocite{*}. Also similar to ...
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How does one use the \abbrlist command?

I am trying to compile a list of abbreviations for my PhD dissertation. The Latex template (Cornell) suggest I use the \abbrlist command but I can't seem to be able to generate a list with acronyms ...
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Cite first instance of an acronym

I'm using the acronyms in the glossaries package such that I can do this: \newacronym{MIRDD}{MIRDD}{Mid-Infrared Diagnostic Diagram} \gls{MIRDD} \gls{MIRDD} This stores the acronym and then prints ...
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glossary with diacritic marks

This example in English \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{tea} { name=tea, description={a drink} } \makeglossaries \begin{document} Drink \gls{tea}. \...
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Linguistic glosses with Leipzig package including morpheme boundaries

I just started using LaTeX and am using the Leipzig-package for linguistic glosses, that I also want to appear in a glossary. In the Leipzig package only the glosses themselves are defined, while ...
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glossary in long-booktabs style has no bottomrule in minipage

I want to put a longbooktabs glossary in a minipage environment, but when I do that it curiously loses the bottomrule. Is there anything I can do about that? As Nicola Talbot commented it suffices to ...
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glossaries: one entry for every symbol without derivatives

I have created a symbol-list with the glossaries package and so far everything worked great. Now, I have to write an equation which includes the derivative of one entry. The derivative is shown by a ...
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output_dir from latexmk breaks makeglossaries

I've got a problem with a custom latexMK.rc file and makeglossaries using xindy. The document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nomain,acronym,xindy]{glossaries-extra} \makeglossaries \...
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Glossaries interaction

Hello I am writing mi thesis with r markdown and in my YAML preamble I use glossaries package to create acronym list, but when I knitr fail to compale the pdf and appears amsmath' must be loaded ...
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Acronyms for same abbreviations with different meaning

I am writing a documentation that includes the two acronyms TCP as in "Tool Control Point" in a robot and TCP as in "Transmission Control Protocol" in computer networking. I already looked into the ...
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How to add “List of abbreviation--continuted” on the second page?

I have one big list of acronyms that spans two pages. In the table of contents, I get the whole list of abbreviations perfectly, except with the second page where I need to have the heading to state "...
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Seeking Example of XeLateX with Glossaries (package)

I've been unable to successfully compile a glossary in XeLaTeX. Here's the material: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,...
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glossaries: How to add a column for the page of definition/first appearance of symbols in the list of symbols?

I'm trying to produce a list of symbols for my PhD thesis including a column with the units of the symbols. Therefore, I used the latex code provided in the following link: glossaries: add additional ...
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Glossary style 'long'

I have made a symbollist with the glossary package. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Inputencoding: Umlaute richtig eingeben \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %...
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2 Different Glossaries at 2 Different Positions in Paper

I would like to have 2 different glossaries: * first is "abbreviations / acronymes" that should appear before the main text * second one is "glossary" that should appear after / as an appendix (we ...
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glossary line indent of second line is not the same than in the first one

I have a problem with the formatting of the glossary. If the text is too long for one line, it continues in the next one. But the problem is that the line indent isn't the same than in the first line. ...
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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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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}...