Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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Custom glossary style not left aligning

I have an issue with using glossaries for my abbreviations. I have defined my own glossary style, because I wish all acronym descriptions to be written with non-capital first letters in the text, but ...
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`glossaries` 'one off' lowercase full print out

I have a glossary acronym entry like this: \newacronym{mae}{MAE}{My Acronym Entry} I have three requirements: In the Acronyms list I would like it to print: My Acronym Entry For most cases, when I ...
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Handling of pluralia tantum in glossaries

I have a term that does not exist in singular form (i.e., a plurale tantum) that I would like to abbreviate like ordinary acronyms. How should such a thing be handled properly in glossaries (if at all)...
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Automatic naming in glossary

I'd like the following result in a glossary: The name of a glossary entry to be automatically the number of the exercise and simultaneously this exersise's number to appear in glossary. Below, in ...
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Combining glossaries and index?

I am working on a document where glossary entries are referred to from the index. This works, until I add conditional text, indicating whether a description was added or not. It looks like TeX falls ...
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How to keep the group heading in glossaries with the first entry in the group?

In a document with glossaries set in multicols, it often happens that the heading of a group, say A, ends up on the bottom of a column, while the first member of the group, say Albert, sits at the top ...
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Why is glossaries so eager to insert \null?

\printglossaries and friends insert the content of files created by makeglossary (or \null if that does not exist), see \@print@glossary in glossaries.sty. makeglossaries initializes the respective ...
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Indexing, making glossaries in languages with inflections

I would like to add a glossary at the end of my book which would also feature a list of the page number (indices), where the given book number can be found. This can be done by the standard ...
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Glossaries set Custom font for Table of Acronyms and Glossary

I want to print a Glossary and Abbrevation/Acronym page with the Glossaries package. But I am needed to use a custom (company internal) font for the label and description of both. Minimal Example: \...
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How to show occurences of child entries in the text as parent entries in the glossary?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[automake=immediate,symbols,nogroupskip,style=index]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{parent}{name={\ensuremath{x_i}}, description={this is an entry}} ...
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\hyperref and glossary integration with \includepdf / Microsoft Word?

I have a compilation LaTeX document which has a number of \includepdf, as well as a number of \inputted .tex files, often linking into a glossary/acronym-list with glossaries-extra. The PDFs that are ...
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How to set header, with `\leftmark` not set by `\chapter*` environment, and manual setting cleared by `\printacronyms`?

\leftmark and \rightmark aren't being set, so I manually do this: \chapter*{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,HLO]{\nouppercase{Acknowledgements}} \phantomsection \input{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,...
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Error running makeglossaries in TexStudio on Mac

I have been using TexStudio v2.12.16 on Mac OS X, using texlive 2019. I have a document I'm writing that includes a list of acronyms, using the glossaries package. When I press F9 to run ...
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In the LaTex Glossary package, how do you make a possessive acronym?

How would I make an acronym possessive? I've tried using \gls{ACR}['s] but that will just print out "Acronym (ACR)'s". main.tex is typed as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{...
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Difficulties with texstudio and texlive

I usually use an online latex compiler, like overleaf, but I need to be able to write on latex files offline too. I am on ubuntu 18.04 and am trying to use texlive along with texstudio but I am ...
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Heading styling problems with polyglossia and glossaries

I am writing a thesis, using lualatex with polyglossia and glossaries. Also I have set up sans serif headings (default with koma script or set with sectsty). My problem is, that the headings of the ...
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How to create Xindy custom language alphabet?

I am trying to create a custom alphabet (Ancient Greek) to work with Xindy and Luatex. My goal is to put a index/glossary in this custom alphabet. I tried to adapt the methods in here and here, but ...
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Listing Symbols before Table of Contents

My LaTeX looks as follows (I omit somethings): \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage{fancyhdr,etoolbox} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[LO]{\nouppercase\rightmark} ...
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Vertically alligned description of acronyms using glossaries package

After spending lots of time searching for a solution, I still haven't found anything that really suits my problem. The goal is pretty simple: I would like to generate a List of Acronyms which consist ...
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Glossary: list of acronyms with sub-categories

I am trying to print a list of acronyms using the glossaries package. Sometimes, I have nested acronyms, where an acronym includes another. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \...
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Acronym long version in margin

I'm using the glossaries package to enter acronyms, in an scrbook document. For now, I'm using \gls in the text, and \acrshort & \acrlong in tables (to manually control the form). Because I use a ...
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Partial preamble precompilation? (luaLaTeX document with glossaries (and shell-escape, if possible))

Main concern Hi, I've figured out how to use mylatexformat.ltx to precompile a preamble and then use the precompiled .fmt to compile a separate file that does not contain a preamble, but rather uses ...
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How to center entire glossary but not column contents using leipzig package

I am using the leipzig package for my thesis, and I would like to center the glossary horizontally on the page, but I would like for the contents of the columns to remain flushleft. I have tried ...
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Glossaries: Why does `see` reference not show up in acronyms?

I want to use a glossary in addition to the acronyms with package glossaries. The entries in the acronyms shall reference the glossary entry and create a link via the see key newacronym. This works in ...
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Print glossaryentry long, short and pages, no description

I have a list of glossary entries and I want a list of abbreviations with short - long - pages in which they appear. However, I can't get it working Here is my MWE: \documentclass{report} % ...
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How to count appearances of glossary entries

Let's say I have the following text: In my neighborhood, there is a house. My house is green and it is a big house. If I defined: \newglossaryentry{house}{name=house,description={\nopostdesc}} ...
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Using \hyperref and \ref inside see text of glossaries-extra

I have a working glossary for which I would like to use glossaries-extra (basically to have a link only in the first appearance of each glossary entry or acronym, such as in: glossaries: hyperlink ...
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Formatting issues with glossaries in multiple file document

I'm currently writing my thesis with TexMaker and I also use the glossaries(-extra) package for my abbreviations. In general everythin works fine, but I'm struggeling with some formatting. First of ...
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How can I print glossary entries in different categories?

My glossary is working fine, displaying all the entries in alphabetical order. However, the thing is that I would like to arrange my entries in three different categories (let's say 'Spring', 'Summer' ...
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Adding a description to an acronym

I'm using a glossary and also some acronyms, but some of the acronyms are complicated so I want to have a description for them in the glossary. Something like this: \newacronym{gwa}{GWA}{Gateway ...
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Hyperref and nested \glsxtrshort and \glsfmtlong

The glossaries-extra manual recomends the use of \glsxtrshort and friends, when cross-referencing other acronyms in the definition of an acronym. This mechanism, however, appears to break when used ...
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Glossaries list doesn't display

I have a list of glossaries as shown below included in my code but the list of glossaries isn't displayed. Please help. Here is my LaTeX code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \...
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Problems with styles of multiple glossaries

I am working in a very large document and I want to create a Glossary, List of abbreviations/acronyms and an Index using the package glossaries-extra with bib2gls. For having a more practical example, ...
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Inline descriptions and automatic sorted glossary entries

Is there any way to get \definedescription & \setupdescriptions to not only produce the inline description, but also an entry in a sorted glossary? Perhaps with before= & after= to add the ...
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Glossaries: List all symbols available independent of usage in appendix

I might have a somewhat strange question. Background is that I am writing a package for a group of colleagues. We all want to use the same nomenclature in our documentation. Thus, I wrote a small ...
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How to use math symbols in a glossary?

I have a document to which I'd like to add a list of variables with short description. Therefore I'd like to use the glossaries package. It works in case the glossary contains only normal text, but ...
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Defining an abbreviation style in glossaries that shows only long version first and short version afterwards

I want to define a new abbreviation style in glossaries-extra that fits the binomial nomenclature of species like this: First use (only the long version): Escherichia coli Second use (only the short ...
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Glossary title not showing

I'm trying to use glossaries but it is not displaying the title and only some terms. Tried to minify my document as much as possible \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \...
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Formatting the acronym output from the glossaries package

I would like to format my acronym output as following: The long forms should align. How can I change the output so that there is a spacing between the acronym and the long form? I also would like the ...
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Package glossaries Error: Glossary entry has already been defined

I'm getting this error when I use the \gls command: Package glossaries Error: Glossary entry `DCD' has already been defined. These are how I my package: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{...
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Separate list of abbreviations/acronyms for each chapter in book with `glossaries` package

I'm trying to generate a list of abbreviations/acronyms separately for each chapter in a book using the glossaries package and xindy. Any abbreviation can appear in any chapter. Using Nicola Talbot's ...
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glossaries: fail to expand in tabulary

I have a problem similar to the question glossaries: fail to expand in tabularx. I have acronyms which might apear for the first time in a tabulary environment. (I know that this is not good practice ...
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{xe|lua}latex + LTL symbols + glossaries = bad spacing around LTL symbols

Continuing hyperref + glossaries + latex = bad spacing around math relations, let us consider an example of typesetting linear-time logic formulas: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools}%%% ...
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Glossaries package customization of entries. acrshort not working

I have customized, with the help of How to combine Acronym and Glossary . However, I can't get acrshort or glsentryshort output. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Formatting glossary and bibliography's headers

In the example below, mismatch between OT1H glo and bib's headers, and OTOH the way they appear in the toc: chapter and section, respectively. I would like to change the former to section. Also, there ...
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Use Abbreviations in text without full meaning, even in First Use

I am using using the package \usepackage{glossaries} to insert abbreviations in my report, loaded from myglossaries.tex file, as below: \usepackage[nopostdot,toc,acronym,nomain,nonumberlist]{...
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glossaries - hyperlink to custom label

Is there any way of getting a glossary hyperlink to link to a custom label instead of the glossary entry? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[debug=...
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Invoking glossaries to fill author field of bib entries

It doesn't work out of the box: it's treats first and last name as last name. I guess "expand after" comes into play, but long time since I used this feature. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Can we use \glsxtrnewsymbol for a symbol containing \operatorname?

Please consider the following example from this question (Method 3): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[symbols, nogroupskip]{glossaries-extra} \...
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How can we create a list of symbols referencing the location of their definitions?

Please consider the following example from this question (Method 3): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[symbols, nogroupskip]{glossaries-extra} \...

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