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

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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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Using glossaries and not showing `pagenumbers` for some references

I'd like to be able to control which \gls-entries shows up with pagenumbers in the glossary. I've read the manual and found that the glsignore format does this partially, but only seem to make the ...
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How to add mathematical symbol with \hat and multiple clips in glossary?

I want to add a Symbol in the glossary with this command: \newglossaryentry{hU1}}{name={$\hat{u}_{1}$}, description={amplitude}, type=symbolslist, sort=amplitude} The Error I get then: Argument of \...
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Is it possible to have a generic newcommands for symbols generated by glossaries-extra?

I am defining symbols in my document with glossaries-extra package such as: \glsxtrnewsymbol[description={Lagrangian}]{lag}{\ensuremath{\mathit{L}}} However I will be referring to this in my ...
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Glossary 'List style', how reduce the space between definitions, and formatting matters

everybody. I'm new to the site, so I greet everyone. Sorry for my English: I'm not mother language so, I really I appeal to your patience. My problem consists in difficulties to format my glossaries ...
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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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Glossaries in multilingual document

For the shown MWE, the file won't run \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[nil,bidi=basic-r,layout=counters.lists.tabular]{babel} \babelprovide[import=ar,mapdigits,main]{arabic} \...
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Creating new glossary with glossaries package in Texmaker

I'm trying to use glossaries in Texmaker. From what I found out so far I have to go like this: \usepackage[nomain, acronym, toc]{glossaries} \newglossary[mgg]{myglo}{mgd}{mgn}{Glossar} \...
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Define different casing for akronyms in text and glossary

I want to have a glossary with acronyms, but I want to be able to configure freely the casing in the glossary itself and in text. From this answer, I know it is possible for "standard" glossary ...
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List of symbols is not grouped

My list of abbreviation is sorted and grouped like expected, whereas my list of symbols is only sorted correctly but not grouped. Where is my fault? MWE \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Symbollist not left aligned

Refer to this post, I try to adapt my list of symbols to my list of abbreviations. List of abbreviations % Setup list of abbreviations \newglossarystyle{mylong}{ \setglossarystyle{long} \...
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Sub(sub)section number preceding glossary entry

I'd like to label my definitions (using the glossaries package) so that they look appear as shown below, and are also displayed in the ToC: 1.1 Definitions 1.1.1 Aname: A description 1.1.2 Bname: B ...
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Producing a list of keywords

I made a lot of worksheets for my students. I'd like to help them out by having a list of keywords at the top of my worksheet. I would like to automate the generation of this list by flagging a term ...
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How to get heading like of listoftables

I want to define several glossaries under one heading that should like the one of table of contents. I already switched of the heading generation of glossaries package. How can I manually set a ...
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glossaries: Calculating the width of custom field

For the following MWE % arara: lualatex: { options: [ '-synctex=1', '-shell-escape' ]} % arara: makeglossaries % arara: lualatex: { options: [ '-synctex=1', '-shell-escape' ]} \documentclass{...
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Acrlong as first time use flag

Is there a way to have glossaries identify \acrshort{foo} as the first time use (if it is indeed the first time it is used), so that following \gls{foo} MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{...
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`glossaries` package won't accept some symbols generated via `graphicx`

I'm having issues with the glossaries package. For some reason, it just will not accept even simple symbols constructed via certain commands, e.g. from graphicx. Consider the following MWE: \...
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glossaries: count the number of used abbreviations (i.e. those to be output by \printacronyms)

I would like to be able to know the number of abbreviations used in a document before the list of abbreviations is eventually output. (The reason is to guess if the list will fit to a single page, and ...
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How to add separate “list of symbols” when “list of abbreviations” is already produced by glossaries? [duplicate]

My University's dissertation class uses glossaries to produces a "LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS". I want to use it to produce a second list, a simple "LIST OF SYMBOLS". Can this be done with glossaries? How ...
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Suppress text (space) output when using \glsadd{}

I'm using the glossaries (or glossaries-extra) and am trying to add terms to the glossary silently. That is, inside my document, I occasionally want to add a term to the glossary without it appearing ...
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Is there a glossaries package equivalent that doesn't require the preamble?

I'm writing a technical book, which will be printed (no PDF). I'm in the need of a separate glossary chapter, and took a look at the glossaries package. The output from \printglossaries does match ...
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Sorting and looking at the (table of) formula directory - with glossaries

I would like my formula index to look more like my tabular index. But at the moment it still looks like this. Without clamps. Besides, it's too far out of the frame on the right (showframe=true ist ...
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No main.gls file is produced

There is something I must be missing here but what? I want to produce a glossary and I'm pretty sure I'm following the instructions but nomain.gls file is produced. MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{...
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using \textmu and \textit in glossary [duplicate]

I face a small problem with the glossary package, and I need help to go around it. \documentclass[a4paper, oneside,12pt] {book} \usepackage{textgreek} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{glossaries} \...
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No acronyms printed

This is my main file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \input{acronymes.tex} \input{glossary.tex} \makenoidxglossaries \begin{document} \...
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List of symbols with glossaries - create headers and cluster the symbols by topics [closed]

I wonder if it is possible to create a list of symbols that is clustered by topics, similar to the clustering "Roman symbols", "greek symbols". I would like to cluster the symbols like "topic1", "...
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Nested acronyms

I have acronyms that share a common term: CSMA -> Carrier Sense Multiple Access CSMA/CA -> Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance CSMA/CD -> Carrier Sense Multiple Access with ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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]...