Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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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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Glossary empty, not getting inserted [closed]

I'm trying to insert a glossary for my acronyms, but my glossary file stays empty, resulting in the glossary not showing. Heres how I load the glossary: .... loading other libs and defining stuff \...
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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]...
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How to make an index using glossaries? [duplicate]

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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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 underlining certain things

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}[...