Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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glossaries vs acro

There are two big packages for managing acronyms/glossaries: acro and glossaries. Both seem to overlap pretty heavily: They both allow you to define acronyms, use them in the text, use different forms ...
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How to make dictionary finderlist with glossaries or index packages?

I am making a bilingual Pohnpeian-English dictionary using XeLaTeX and I am trying to find a way to generate an English finderlist. So far I have the Pohnpeian to English section coded like this \...
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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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How to create an index and a list of abbreviations (russian&english)

I have installed on my computer: Windows 8.1 basic-miktex-2.9.6643.exe texstudio-2.12.8-win-qt5.exe ActivePerl-5.22.4.2205-MSWin32-x86-64int-403863.exe I can not make an index and a list of ...
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Leipzig and glossaries: compatibility problems, and glossary does not appear

I am using the leipzig package, which provides shortcut macros for linguistic gloss abbreviations, and interfaces with the glossaries package to index these abbreviations. I am compiling properly (...
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Ignoring once used glossaries items with full glossaries at each chapter

In previous questions the focus was on ignoring acronyms that were only used once in a document (here and here). Since glossaries version 4.14, the command \cgls was provided to deal with this (as ...
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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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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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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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Automatic parameter definitions under equations

For my bachelor thesis, I am using a lot of equations in my document. I would like to use a list of symbols, including units and also add a parameter description under equations. I want to be ...
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Tufte \newthought with \gls

I want to insert a \gls acronym into \newthought. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{ds}{DS}{Directional Sensitivity} % define acronym label/short/long \...
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Glossary just partially filled

I'm using \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries-extra} to build my acronym list and glossary. I struggling because I don't understand why they are only partially filled. My code: \documentclass[12pt, ...
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Prevent Page Break between glossary heading and first entry

I use the glossaries package to define some abbreviations and terms. I also created my own style (not really necessary in the MWE, but in my complete document I want to show more information). The ...
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Show custom commands within structures tab of TexMaker?

I am using \input{GlossaryEntries} to include a list of glossary entries to my document. As this list easily gets long and therefore bad to overview, I would like to list every \newglossaryentry{entry}...
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glossaries: endless compile loop due to constantly changing page references

I am using latexmk with a custom rule for the glossaries package which calls makeglossaries to process the glossaries (using xindy). Acronyms are used as well. This processing ends up in an endless ...
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(glossaries) grouping symbols according to the sections under headings

For glossaries package, I would like to group symbols according to the sections they first appeared in under the heading of the section name. Firstly, my code reads as follows: \documentclass[11pt,...
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Classicthesis: error \glsXpageXglsnumberformat{}{xxvii}}}

When I compile with TexStudio a document I obtain the following error: ! Missing { inserted. <to be read again> ^ l.68 \glsXpageXglsnumberformat{}{xxvii}}} ...
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Add extra argument to the \newglossariesenrty

As you know we can just add a word with one combination in glossaries package. I would like to add more than one combinations of any word in my latex file(For Example 1 word with 4 combinations). I ...
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Wrong bookmarks with hypdoc

The following MWE points out that, with hypdoc package, the bookmark of the change history section is wrong: "Change History" instead of "Other title for change history". \documentclass{article} % \...
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glossaries package: how change line spacing?

With the glossaries package, how does one change the spacing between lines of the printed glossary? I'm using \makenoidxglossaries : : \printnoidxglossaries so there should be no automatically ...
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glossaries with tikzDevice

I am using tikzDevice to run my R-scripts within latex. This is my code -- \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \usepackage{tikz} \makeglossaries \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{...
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pageref in glossary entry points to wrong page

In the following MWE I have a \pageref in a glossary entry. It points to page 1 instead of to page 4: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{...
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Update glossary-tree.sty

I am using Tex Live 2015, and I am trying to produce a glossary using the glossaries package. The style that I am trying to use is alttree. In order to use this you need to define the width of the ...
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Acronyms containing acronyms expand incorrectly

I have the following MWE where the long version of an acronym contains other acronyms: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makenoidxglossaries \newacronym{hdl} {HDL} {hardware ...
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Citation inside Glossary

On the "We put \cite{} everywhere" topic, I've source citations in definitions some of my glossary entries. I use the unsrt style. As the Glossary is in the frontmatter, one can easily guess that my ...
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Glossaries with entries numbers on the right margin…

In some work connected with the discussion Glossaries with entrycounter true only for one glossary I create a glossary which is sorted by some words and its synonyms, in two columns, using the ...
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Glossaries for multiple chapters in different files

I have a question regarding putting glossaries / acronyms in my appendix pages. I followed this post as an example and everything went fine: How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page? ...
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How to print plural acronym for the first time?

I have been making many attempts trying to fix this but still cannot work. What I want is to have an acronym called SBM with its long form being State-Based Model. And when I call \glspl{SBM} for the ...
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Minimum usage requirements to generate abbreviations using glossaries package

In much of what I produce in LaTeX, I find I rely heavily on the glossaries package functionalities (particularly for it's custom glossary types). In many fields, I understand convention limits the ...
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How to display acronyms by order of appearance in the glossaries package?

In the code below, I want the acronyms to be displayed by order of appearance in the body in the list of acronyms and the glossaries in alphabetic order at the end of the book. When I use the option ...
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glossaries: .glo or .acn file for acronym? Was this changed recently?

Please show me what I'm doing wrong if I'm making a mistake here, I think the package 'glossaries' was changed and it caused me problems. I've been working on a Master Thesis for a while now, the ...
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edit LyX nomenclature command extensions

I want to edit LyX's nomenclature command to use makeglossaries in stead of makeindex. This can be don the the settings menu under Output > LaTeX. Here I can change makeindex -s nomencl.ist -o to ...
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LaTeX nomenclature define on first use?

How do I define nomenclature inside the document on first use? Or even define it on every use? I use the nomencl package to define all symbols, but it just puts them in one page at the beginning. I ...
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disable lyx cache for compiling

When compiling the document for the first time after opening LyX, it requires some time. For another run, it is finished almost immediately. LyX seems to use a cache, if it thinks that there are no ...
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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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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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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 have different spellings of the same word in one entry in a glossary?

So my question is probably naive and I'm sorry about that. I'm a beginner in Latex and I would like to create a glossary for a text in old french. A word can have multiple different spellings, and I'd ...
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How to add a key for glossaries which mirrors \glssymbol?

At the moment i'm writing a text with lots of equations and not less variables. So 'Thank God' for the glossaries-package. To minimize the actual code i added an extra key 'derivative', which resulted ...
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Uneven spacing between glossary entrances in the list

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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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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What if the first occurrence of a term for a glossary is plural?

I am using the package glossaries in LaTeX. In the preamble I have \newglossaryentry{error} { name = error, description = {the difference between the actual value and the predicted value} } And ...
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Acronyms expansion with glossaries in fusional language

I might be more theoretical question, but anyway. I like to use glossaries package and the way it handles with acronyms, expanding them in the first use. It perfectly matches for English, where ...
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Glossaries in section headings without shortening after TOC

here is another question from my LateX project. Currently I'm using the package glossaries to mange my acronyms. I use some acronyms in sectionheadings. Therefore the acronym is first discribed in the ...
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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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Is Non-breaking space (~) required for \gls commands of the glossaries(extra) package(s)?

There is a really quick question. Should I use a non-breaking space ~ in front of the \gls commands (for acronyms in my document) when using the glossaries-extra package?
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Changing \parskip in List of Abbreviations (glossaries)

I am creating a document, in which I need a List of Abbreviations. I liked the style alttree, so I use it. Now, I want to change the distance between the entries in the LOA, so to say change the \...
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Acronyms in LaTeX with lowercase and uppercase plurals and singular forms?

I am using the Glossaries package to write acronyms (i.e. abbreviations) using \gls{}, \Gls{}, acrlong{}, acrlongpl{}, acrshort{}, acrshortpl{} ... the whole family. I have 2 pages that appear in my ...