Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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caption interfering with glossaries first/subsequent use mechanism

This is a follow-up question on Glossaries in List of Figures overflow, where it was asked how the first usage scheme of the glossaries package can be used with a glossary term in a figure caption. I ...
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glossary not appearing latex texmaker

I installed Miktex last version again and tried creating a glossary but it doesnt work nor texwork either texmaker... but it does work in overleaf \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Adjusting glossary spaces

after creating a list of mathematical parameters, I have two questions: Some of their respective definitions are too long, and as a consequence, they will occupy two lines. As you can see from the ...
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list of symbols - separating greek letters

I am using a template which includes a list of symbols based on the glossaries package. The package is called as follows: \RequirePackage[nonumberlist,acronym,symbols,shortcuts,toc,translate=babel]{...
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Problem with creating a simple glossary/list of abbreviations

I need to make a List of Abbreviations and Acronyms for my thesis. I am a beginner with LateX and I have tried numerous times to insert the glossary professionally but it just does not work. This is ...
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Unable to print glossary in latex

I have a question regarding the appendix and printing glossary in latex. I have multiple .tex files, where the main .tex looked like: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{mnthesis} \usepackage{epsfig,epic,...
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\glsdescwidth in glossaries package: use full page width for descriptions of entries

I am using the glossaries package with the following options and settings: \usepackage[nopostdot,style=super,nonumberlist,toc]{glossaries} \setglossarysection{section} %adjust the width of the second ...
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Can someone please help me to generate the glossaries?

I already searched online for solutions. I have a glossaries.tex that is added to my main.tex file. The commands are in this order in my main.tex \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[toc]{glossaries} ...
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Avoid pagebreaks after group titles in glossary

I am using my own glossary style which is simply an updated version of the existing stlye altlistgroup. The problem is, that I can run into a pagebreak right between a group heading and the first ...
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How to make Latexmk use makeglossaries?

Is there a way to make Latexmk invoke makeglossaries (part of the glossaries package)? Specifically I want to use latexmk to compile a LaTeX document that uses the glossaries package to produce a ...
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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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Best way for creating a lexicon/dictionary

I am trying to create kind of a lexicon in LaTeX for listing popular scientists and their inventions, for example. So, I wanted to ask, which way is the best to achieve something like this in LaTeX. ...
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I can't get my abbreviations list to print using Overleaf

I'm writing my PhD thesis using LaTeX, and whatever I try I can't seem to get my abbreviations list to print. I'm using the report document class. At the moment I have in my main document preamble: \...
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Springer Nature Template + Package problem

I just started working on a journal article which is supposed to be submitted according to the sn-jnl template. I therefore downloaded the zip and started adding my content. Unfortunately I soon ...
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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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Beyond plural forms using the glossaries package

Suppose I have the following .tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newglossaryentry{snore} { name={snore}, description={to make an unpleasant ...
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pdftooltip over gls entry prevents the first use from working

I've added a tool-tip to show the acronyms long entry with the pdfcomment and glossaries package. However, with the tool-tip enabled, the first glossary appearance does not show. I though the issue ...
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Miktex with problem to compile makeglossaries

I'm using texmaker and trying to create a glossary from a glossary.tex file. but I'm getting the error: Sorry, but makeglossaries did not succeed for the following reason: MiKTeX could not find the ...
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Indexing/glossaries problem

I am compiling a document with glossaries, but it does not work because xindy is not found. I get the error: % arara: xelatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: xelatex % arara: xelatex \documentclass{...
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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 incompatible with documentclass{lni}

I have an issue with the latex glossary package, in that it is incompatible with the lni documenttype. The following code \documentclass{lni} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[]{glossaries} \...
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Glossaries: Creating a page link to the entry without printing its name

Is there a way to just add a reference to something without displaying the name of the glossary item? Such as: "Foo exists in the glossary.\gls{foo}" becoming "Foo exists in the ...
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Index of notations grouped by where they appear. How to implement?

I want to create an index of notations that looks like the following one So the entries are sorted and grouped by where they appear. However, the usual list provided by glossaries has each entry in a ...
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Trying to use glossaries with isov2

When trying to use \usepackage[section=sclause]{glossaries} I get the following error: Package xkeyval Error: value `sclause' is not allowed. See the xkeyval package documentation for explanation. ...
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Glossaries, how to uppercase every first letter and only first letter (still supporting plural form)

From this question, how do I change it to have first letter of every word in uppercase with a command and only first word's first letter in uppercase with another command (still supporting plural form)...
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Glossaries as makeindex

I'm trying to use the package glossaries to create an index of notations. But I have some requirements which I don't know how to implement using glossaries. The default way of glossaries to introduce ...
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Glossaries-extra difficulties

I'm having trouble getting my script with glossaries-extra to work properly with two different types of entries in my glossary. In my preamble, I have, \usepackage[automake,symbols,acronyms,toc,...
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Trying to capitalise result of \gls

I'm trying to capitalise the whole of an acronym. I have the acronym: \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{wt}{WT}{wild type} using \gls{wt} generates wild type (WT) as expected. However ...
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Commands in acronym text - makeglossaries errors

I have the following acronyms defined: %% ACRONYM CONFIG \usepackage[xindy,nonumberlist,nomain,acronym,nopostdot,toc=false]{glossaries} \renewcommand*{\glsclearpage}{} % remove the unwanted blank ...
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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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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How to print glossary math symbol in bold?

I would like to print the first usage of a math symbol defined in my glossary in bold without defining a new glossary entry. Using the text environment \textbf{\glssymbol{T1}} has no effect, because ...
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print multiple glossaries on one page: current solution unsatisfactory

Here is a MWE... \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ngerman,english]{babel} \usepackage[autooneside=false,automark]{scrlayer-scrpage} %glossary \usepackage[nopostdot,nonumberlist]{...
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Non-Main Glossaries Not Compiling on TexShop (Mac)

I am trying to create a latex file with multiple glossaries. After several attempts at debugging it appears that the problem is something to do with TeXShop on the mac. Specifically I have tried code ...
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Glossaries Package: No long form the first time using an acronym

Every time an acronym is used for the first time, the glossaries package (GP) includes the long form in the text. I don't want GP to do that (the abbreviations are clear/they can be looked up in the ...
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How to print all the acronyms?

In my figures I used some acronyms (i.e. embedded in the figures, not readable by LaTeX). I included all the acronyms in a file. LaTeX only printed the acronyms appeared in the text, and ignored other ...
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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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Nested optional \gls argument exceeds "semantic nest size" capacity

In a math-oriented document, I'm using glossaries to link most in-text mathematical symbols to their meaning in the glossary at the front of the document. Using different subscripts/superscripts ...
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Acronyms aren't being listed, so can I preprocess only the \input s?

So, my true problem is that overleaf doesn't generate a glossary. I suspect that the problem is that I have sub-files with \input{}. Therefore my question is: is there a way to let latex create a ...
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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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Multiples of the Same Entry with Multiple Glossaries

So I'm putting together my thesis and I'm fairly new at Latex. I'm trying to compile a glossary (labelled as List of Terms) and list of acronyms in the front, and an index in the back. But the index ...
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Short form when acronym is first used in table

I am referencing a table containing an acronym entry that has not been mentioned in the text before. I would like to print the acronym short form in the table (the acronym is used multiple times in ...
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How to get acronyms entries in uppercase letters and capitalize only the first letter of the entries from the glossary?

I found a lot of information on this forum about how to present the entries into a glossary (uppercase, lowercase, first letter capitalized); but I don't understand how to have two different styles ...
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Sorting within glossaries (list of symbols)

I have an issue regarding the sorting of a list of symbols using the glossaries package and makeindex: With the current settings, the greek numbers are sorted above the latin ones as the (e.g.) sort ...
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How to include a glossary to a project in texmaker

I'm moving from overleaf to texmaker, because I can't compile my huge project with overleaf. The problem is that when I compile my project the glossary, list of acronyms and symbols don't appear. I ...
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Prevent glossary entries from separating letter headers and items at page breaks

Page breaks right after glossary letter header. I would like the header to go to the new page. Answers to already posted question of similar title did not help me. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[...
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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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How to change the link text in the `\gls{label}` command?

I am using the glossaries package to create a glossary in my thesis. And I would like to be able to change the link text in the command \gls{<label>}. That is I'd like to be able to refer to the ...
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List of symbols and abbreviations separately

I needed to get list of symbols and abbreviations for my thesis, by following the MWE which I have got from How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package? I ...
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Removing number of the page of a list of symbols

I'm trying to make a list of symbols for my thesis using the package 'glossaries-extra'. However, the first page of the list of symbols comes with its number page in the bottom part and I want to ...

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