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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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Modifying dual entry display in glossary with bib2gls and glossaries extra, altlistgrpup glossarystyle

I am trying to find a way, how to manipulate with dual entry display in altlistgroup style glossary. I am using glossaries-extra and bib2gls. In my document, I am having list of abrreviations, main ...
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A glossary style which is not alphabetically sorted

I am using glossaries package to print glossaries. Is it possible to have glossaries in order of their occurrences and not alphabetically? MWE - \documentclass{book} \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} \...
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wrong group titles in glossaries, using xepersian and xindy

I am using TeXworks to write my Phd thesis in Persian by use of xepersian package. Trying to print 3 glossaries at the end of thesis, I have p roblem with xindy. More specifically, in Persian to ...
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How to store and use multilingual symbol and acronym definitions?

I have a large list of symbols and acronyms, which I use with the glossaries package and the makeglossaries program. I write content in more than one language (Portuguese and English, to be more ...
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How can I provide the link to the glossaries only the first occurrence of an entry in each section (or subsection)?

My question is very similar to Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?. However, none of the solutions solve my problem. I need the solution to work for ...
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Clickable definitions

I use glossaries for terms and definitions that are then printed in the back of my paper. However I would rather write them in the paper when they are introduced (for instance as a theorem) and then ...
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Glossaries: Single key to both acronym and symbol entries

I am creating a document where I'd like to have a glossary of terms, a list of acronyms and a list of symbols. Some glossary entries combine several, e.g. BSDF stands for "bidirectional distribution ...
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Glossaries: Addkey with acronyms

I'm entirely new to Latex and currently trying to add a glossary to my thesis. I added a new key to access a glossaryentry via several grammatical forms (singular, plural and further german ...
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Have different long form for acronym in text and in glossary

I am using the glossaries package with the acronym option and I would like to have something such as \newacronym{key}{ACRONYM}{in-text long-form}{glossary long-form} in my acronym file, so that in ...
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Symbols, abbreviations and acronyms in the same page

I was wondering if it is possible to gather symbols, abbreviations and acronyms in the same page. Since I am not using a full page for each one of them, I need to put them all in the same page. mwe: ...
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Problem with List of Symbols

Hello fellows and folks! I am having trouble when trying to put a redefined symbol: \newcommand{\MatrixVariable}[1]{\bm{\mathit{#1}}} in the list of symbols. Here is a screenshot of the error: This ...
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Glossary and Bibliography in the appendix chapter/section numbering

Using the appendices, tocbibind and glossaries package I was able to add the heading of the appendices to the toc and assign them a certain document structure level. How do I make these headings ...
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Use paired delimiter in glossary entry

I have some custom delimiters like: % \abs und \norm \DeclarePairedDelimiter\abs{\lvert}{\rvert} \DeclarePairedDelimiter\norm{\lVert}{\rVert} % \Re und \Im \let\Re\undefined \let\Im\undefined \...
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Force new page in glossaries-extra

I am using the glossaries-extra package in order to produce a table of symbols and I use the alttreegroup style in order to have categories in my table. I would like to know how to add a page break in ...
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How do I refer to the glossary section using ref?

I am using the glossaries package. In the document, I would like to say "Please, refer to section \ref{my-glossary}". How can I do that? Here's an example. In the file notes.tex \documentclass[12pt]...
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List of symbols is not showing up when using the glossaries package

I have noticed that this question was asked before on this website, but none of the posts I have read solves my problem. I am using texmaker and I have defined a user command with the commands below. ...
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How to make an index using glossaries?

Considering http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries-extra/glossaries-extra-manual.pdf I discovered how to make a glossary, by using e.g. \newabbreviation{EU}{EU}{European ...
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Glossaries list of symbols unit column/indexing issue

My report features Abbreviations and List of symbols in the following format: The list of symbols has been customized to have the unit column instead of the index column. When I compile everything ...
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How to get acronyms description with lowercase letters within text, but uppercase letters at the acronyms list?

Using glossaries package, I would like to define acronyms in the text using lowercase letters as follows: sample acronym (SA) degrees of freedom (DOF) While recurrences will be displayed as: SA DOF ...
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Can I make glossaries issue a warning when I use an abbreviation before explaining it?

I want to use the glossaries-extra package to manage abbreviations. I prefer explicitly choosing where I use the long or the short form of the abbreviation (using the shortcuts \al, as, af etc.). It ...
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Problem while compiling my glossary

I have a glossary declared like this \usepackage[acronym,toc,nonumberlist, nopostdot, style=super, nogroupskip]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \setlength{\glsdescwidth}{\dimexpr\linewidth-10\...
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How to run makeglossaries-lite with MiKTeX

I am currently acquainting myself with the glossaries package. Since I don't have a Perl installation yet, I wanted to try using it with makeindex first (Option 2 in the manual). The manual claims, ...
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Prevent hyperref from under

Is there any way to prevent hyperref from underlining: 1) glossary entries linked with \gls 2) footnote marks of the \footnote 3) footnote marks set with \footref from the footmisc package? MWE ...
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Customize List of Symbols

I would like to create such a list of symbols: So I have to have three columns and on top two sections for greek and for latin symbols... Is \listofsymbols even a good choice? Does anyone have an ...
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Command as glossary entry label

Very long shot, but is it possible to use a command as a glossary entry label, such as the command prints out in the text, but references to a single, general glossary entry? MWE: \documentclass{...
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Reproducing index of notation

I am trying to find a package or a way to reproduce the following index of notation to make one similar to it. The AMS template is very different and has page numbers and other questions seem to have ...
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how to print glossary from separate file

I'm having some trouble getting my glossary to print. I have followed examples here and on Overleaf.com, but somehow it still won't print. \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{book} % Default font size and ...
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Hyperref breaks glossary with super- and subscript

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,english,BCOR10mm,titlepage,fleqn]{scrbook} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pdfborder={0 0 0}]{hyperref} \usepackage[acronym, toc, nonumberlist, ...
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No glossary created as all entries in .acn rejected when trying to create .acr

I am trying to generate a glossary (or just table of acronyms as that is all I am actually planning to use) and while they are displayed correctly in the text itself, there is nothing printed. There ...
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Indentation of glossaries and index in TOC not synchronized with other unnumbered chapters

I would like to synchronize the indentation of unnumbered chapters in the TOC to the position of the number of chapters (preferred) or at least synchronize them while using KOMA-Script, glossaries and ...
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Multiple Glossaries with, on purpose, partially overlapping contents

With the prospect of a longer book project, there will be the need for multiple indices, e.g. an index of names, quotations, foreign words, abbreviations etc. In priciple, this should be realisable ...
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Glossaries Package Taking Ages to Compile

I've been trying to use the glossaries package but it's taking ages to compile in Overleaf (using LaTeX compiler). Below is a minimum working sample that I built, which still does not compile - please ...
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Commas separating page numbers in glossary

I am currently working on a glossary and have the following problem. I am using the same symbol, in the MWE "D", for different notions on different pages and would like it to be displayed one ...
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make distance between acronym and description

i have a problem with my glossaries format. Is it possible to make a distance (hspace) between the acronym or symbol and their description? now, it is something like that: Bsp. Beispiel Another ...
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Glossaries: Alternative long forms (with or without 'the')

I'm using the glossaries package for acronyms. I have a few acronyms that, depending on context, might be prepended by a 'the' in their long form, but the abbreviation is always used without 'the' (so ...
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Is it possible to show a custom text for the long part of an abbreviation?

Using the glossaries-extra package, it is possible to define the used terms and their abbreviation for convenient and consistent use within the document. But handling inflections within a sentence ...
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Center align glossary table

I have a glossary section which is styled as \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{mylong}{% \setglossarystyle{long}% \renewenvironment{theglossary}% {\begin{longtable}[...
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TeXnicCenter and glossaries

I use TeXnicCenter as an editor to run LaTeX files. But when using package \usepackage{glossaries}, it doesn't display glossary list as it is supposed. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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Ho to reduce the line space in the Glossaries (Acronym) using \printglossary

How can I remove the excessive gap between the two Acronyms in the List of Abbreviations using \printglossary as shown in the picture below? I am writing my thesis and all the Acronyms will take a ...
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Avoid showing Abbreviations in the Glossary with Only a Single Use

I am eperimenting with the glossaries-extra package and use bib2gls. Currently every abbreviation used in my document via \gls (for example \gls{gpu}) shows the full form on first use (that I like) ...
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How to use glossaries extra Auto Indexing?

From ftp://ftp.ccu.edu.tw/pub/tex/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries-extra/glossaries-extra-manual.pdf chapter 7 refers to Auto Indexing and mention indexname and dualindex. I tried to add them as ...
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Glossaries entry in heading of book class causes an error

In the following MWE, an entry from glossaries is included in a section title so it gets included in the page heading created by the book class: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} \begin{...
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How to use `glossaries` together with `ProvidesPackage`

I can use glossaries, I mean compile and generate PDF of first example from http://mirrors.cqu.edu.cn/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries/glossariesbegin.pdf: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to have different spellings of the same word in one entry in a glossary?

So my question is probably naive and I'm sorry about that. I'm a beginner in Latex and I would like to create a glossary for a text in old french. A word can have multiple different spellings, and I'd ...
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How to add a key for glossaries which mirrors \glssymbol?

At the moment i'm writing a text with lots of equations and not less variables. So 'Thank God' for the glossaries-package. To minimize the actual code i added an extra key 'derivative', which resulted ...
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Index entries sorted by text of macro instead of value

A related question was asked here seven years ago, but I couldn't manage to make that solution work in my case. I am using macros in various instances of my text to have a shorthand for often used ...
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\printglossary is not printing anything in Overleaf

I made this simple code to try to print a glossary, but it doesn't works. The strange things is that the code is just like the one on the Overleaf website: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Capitalize first letter of each word when printing list of acronyms

I use the glossaries package and when I print the acronyms using \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,title={List of Abbreviations}], part of the output I get is as shown below. I have specified acronyms ...
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Uneven spacing between glossary entrances in the list

I am trying to make a glossary list and there is something weird going on: the spacing between entrances is uneven for no obvious reason. The minimal example of the code is below: \documentclass{...
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Counter in front of the glossary name

I need to define a customized glossary list based of \setglossarystyle{list} such that in front of each entry I get a counter: symbol 1 blah-blah symbol 2 blah-blah-blah ... I ...