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Glossaries - expand acronyms for first-time use within each chapter

I am not sure if this is acceptable typographic convention - but my PhD advisor would like me to expand each acronym for its first use within each chapter of my PhD thesis. The rationale is that, if ...
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Glossaries links with non-latin labels in LuaLaTeX refer to wrong place

I want to make a glossary with glossaries-extra package and use Cyrillic characters as entries labels. Everything works fine with XeLaTeX. Clickable links refer to exact glossary entry. But in ...
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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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glossaries automake not working lualatex

I have an up to date MikTex distribution. Roughly following Trouble making a glossary, I have the following code in test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{shellesc} \usepackage[acronym,nomain,...
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glossaries: acronyms: How to display only the first appearance of an acronym among the Abbreviations if only its short form is used in the text?

I would like to display the place of the first appearance of all acronyms, used in my text, but for some acronyms I prefer to use only the short form (even for the first usage). My question is similar ...
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Glossaries: introduce short name only if used more than once within section/chapter/part

I would like to obtain the following behavior: If an acronym is only used once within a section/chapter/part, at this occurrence only the long name should be used. If however the acronym is used more ...
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glossaries: hyperlink only at the first occurrence in every chapter

I am using glossaries-extra. How can the hyperlink be suppressed after the first use of an acronym or glossary entry in every chapter (or section) without changing the first use flag? I have found ...
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How to fix superscripts in glossaries with parameters

Inspired by this question I created a glossary entry with an optional parameter as a subscript. However when I try to have a superscript there as well I can't use the trick where I pass the ...
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Adding toprule and bottomrule to the glossary

I figured out how to add the toprule to this glossary, but I failed to do the same for the bottomrule. So, for this MWE, I have two questions: How can I add a bottomrule at the end of the glossary? ...
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glossaries-extra - wrong spacing around math relation

When I use a relation in math mode with the glossaries package, the output looks exactly the same as if typed directly. However, when using glossaries-extra, the spacing is incorrect. What can be the ...
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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}...
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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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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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Manage multiple glossaries in one bib file

I am currently exploring the tools given by glossaires-extra when combined with bib2gls. But I get stuck on some points. I have to work with multiple glossaries, so I declare my glossaries notation ...
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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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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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Reset of the acronym with glossaries-extra

I would like to set up a glossary using the package glossaries-extra in such a way that the acronyms would be displayed in full at the beginning of each chapters for their first appearance and then ...
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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 ...
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Conflict between polyglossia and glossaries-extra?

I’m trying to get to the bottom of an odd issue I’m having when using the glossaries-extra package, specifically its record option which is necessary in order for it to work with the bib2gls tool. ...
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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 effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis using .bib files?

Actually, this question has been already asked here: How to effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis? And there is a very good answer with 4 methods. However... Thank you very much for the ...
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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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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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Why do glossaries-extra package and bib2gls application give incorrect utf8 cyrillic characters?

I do not know the origin of this problem and how to solve it. Does anybody can help me? Many thanks! This is my working example (test.tex) of using glossaries-extra package and bib2gls with cyrillic (...
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glossaries-extra – usage of \ifglsused with acronyms loaded from external file causes error

I use \ifglsused command in my document. It works well as long as the entry it refers to is already used (e.g., when line 2. \ac{at}.\\ in MWE body is uncommented). However, if this entry has not been ...
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glossaries-extra not displaying page numbers

This is my first time with glossaries. I want a symbols list with references to the page where the symbol appears (like in the basic examples!), but for some reason I cannot make the references appear....
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How can I get the effect of indexonlyfirst for a single glossary?

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries-extra} \newglossary[nlg]{notation}{not}{ntn}{Notation} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{symb:c}{type=notation,name=$c$, ...
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Xindy sorting of terms with square brackets

I am looking to sort using glossaries-extra and xindy for my glossaries in lualatex. I have some acronyms that have a square bracket as part of the acronym. Is there a way to tell xindy to ignore ...
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glossaries package: disable hyperlink for acronym only

I'm using \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries-extra} and am aware of the switch \glsdisablehyper, however this affects my glossary entries and acronyms. How could I disable hyperlinks to my acronyms only?
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How to make a list of abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, glossary and index with the glossaries package? [duplicate]

I would like to make a list of abbreviation, list of acronyms, list of symbols, glossary and index using the glossaries package as following order: \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{...
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IEEEtran and glossaries-extra: glslink problems

I am having troubles with getting glossaries-extra running when using \glslink command. For example when trying to compile % !TeX TS-program = pdflatex % !BIB TS-program = bibtex \documentclass[...
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flush glossaries super style to left

I am using the glossaries-extra package to create a bilingual glossary. I want to use a modified version of the super style. However I can't flush the glossary entry list to the left side. How can I ...
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glossaries dual entries: prevent page from acronym list appearing in glossary number list

As a follow up to this question: when using the newdualentry command provided as an example in the glossaries package, how do I prevent the number list of the glossary entry to contain the page where ...
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Mixing abbreviations styles with glossaries-extra

I am trying to have a mix of small caps and lower case italic abbreviations/acronyms in thesis. I am using glossaries-extra and trying to create a new abbreviation category 'acronymLC', however when I ...
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Equivalent of \glsresetall in glossaries-extra

I have switched from the glossaries package to glossaries-extra to enable some link counting in my document. However, now my \glsresetall commands no longer work. What is the equivalent in glossaries-...
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Glossary Customizing Woes

I'm trying to customize a glossary style from the glossaries/glossaries-extra packages called altlisthypergroup. Below is what it looks like and I have annotated the changes I'd like to make: So I ...
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Keep sorting local to groups for symbols in glossaries-extra with bib2gls

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[record,style=alttreegroup,nomain,symbols]{glossaries-extra} \begin{filecontents}{symbols.bib} @symbol{alpha, name = {\ensuremath{\alpha}}, ...
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Expansion of siunitx glossary entrys using a csv file

I'm try to create a custom latex class based on scrbook. I make heavy use of glossaries for my math symbols, for which pdftool tips are created showing the description and units when a mouse pointer ...
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Change order of acronyms text in two languages acronyms with glossaries-extra

I'm using glossaries-extra for spanish and english acronims, and works well for my. I followed this posts: Using the glossaries package for English acronyms in German documents But I want to change ...
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Glossaries-extra alttree style: increase horizontal spacing

I successfully use glossaries-extra style alltree to automatically align my list of abbreviations and symbols depending on the widest element. Now, I'd like to increase the horizontal spacing by e.g. ...
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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry in a chapter not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the chapter instead of the glossary list? A similar topic was discussed in: Glossaries: Hyperlink to First ...
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Fixing incompatibility between amsbook and glossaries-extra

I am trying to add a glossary to a document written with the amsbook class using gls2bib and glossaries-extra. Unfortunately, there seems to be a weird interaction between glossaries-extra and the ...
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How do I make a nested glossary?

I would like to make a nested glossary. For example, there may be subsections for Latin and Greek symbols, sorting is not needed. I tried using the 'parent/nodpostdesc' combination but the result is ...
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tcolorbox with minted option + glossaries + biblatex: limitation, incompatibility or bug?

An issue occurs when one wants, on one hand, to have more than five "local" glossaries and a main glossary (glossaries packages) and, on the other hand, to use also biblatex and tcolorbox with its ...
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How to typset an "aligned" glossary (list of acronyms) with automatic widest-entry calculation (using glossaries-extra)? [duplicate]

I am currently using the package glossaries-extra with the IEEEtran class (in 2-column). I need to typeset a list of acronyms. So far, I have managed to get the basics working. However, the list of ...
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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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Uneven spacing between glossary entrances in the list [duplicate]

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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glossaries-extra.sty

I am trying to upload a manuscript to a journal system (manuscriptcentral.com) that requires me to upload separately the main.tex and all its dependencies. Their system compiles the files into a PDF. ...
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glossaries-extra package help

I want to build a list of symbols using the glossaries-extra package but I am getting error saying "Error: Could not start the command: "makeglossaries.exe although I have specified the correct path ...
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Need help with using glossaries-extra package (Texpad, MacOS)

I am trying to work on a thesis following a template from my university, and I am having trouble making a 'Nomenclature' and 'Symbols' list. I am able to successfully make a 'Glossary' and '...
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