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

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Index-like list of symbols sorted by description

I am interested in creating two lists of symbols: A traditional list, sorted by symbol, which gives the description of each symbol An index-like list, sorted by description, which gives the symbol ...
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Generate glossary based on acronym reference

I expect the following code to auto generate a glossary beside the acronym list. However only the acronym list is generated although it contains references to the glossary. \documentclass{report} \...
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Glossary WITHOUT location numbers

I'm using Glossary package and its printing the glossary list with a number at the end of each item (I'm assuming its chapter number). Is there a way NOT to print this number? Thanks!!
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Glossaries - Acronyms in ignored glossary with short-long style

I've noticed that the glossaries package with an acronym in an ignored glossary does not print the long form on first use if the acronym style short-long is used. With long-short, it works as expected....
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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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When showing list of acronyms using glossaries package, only show those that are mentioned at least 4 times in the document

I'm writing a paper where I have a lot of acronyms. Some are mentioned all the time whereas others only a few. I read that it is possible to create a new glossary and to place all the acronyms that I ...
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Loading glossaries from separate file using TexStudio

I am trying to load many definitions from a separate file into my main file. I tried: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Glossary without a glossary

Good morning. I've been searching about this topic but I cannot find a good answer to my problem. I'm writing everything with Latex lately, last but not least a sequence of notes from my French class, ...
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Linking appendices inside glossary with glossaries package

I can easily link an acronym to a glossary term as folows: \newacronym[see={[Glossary:]{ip}}]{IP}{IP}{Inntellectual Property\glsadd{ip}} \newglossaryentry{ip}{% name={IP},% description={A ...
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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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supremum with glossaries

Let's assume that you wish to reference all occurrences of a particular mathematical operator, say, supremum \sup, in a glossary. How? Well, my try would be to \let\sup\relax and then \...
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Loading tcolorbox with the minted option breaks tikzexternalize and results in compilation error with makeglossaries

I have a weird problem that has now been localised to either of the lines: \usepackage[minted]{tcolorbox} \makeglossaries{} in my preamble. I am using luatex with shell-escape enabled (for minted). ...
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Repeating a set of statements on an index page

I have a number of "design principle" statements that I'm introducing throughout the document. I'm currently using a custom theorem environment defined using amsthm for them, but I'm happy to use ...
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Line break long glossaries entry when using hyperref and latex-dvips-ps2pdf

I am using the glossaries-extra package with hyperref. The problem I find occurs when I have a long (or unfortunately placed) long form of an acronym. In the case that I do not use breaklinks=true ...
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Using both bold and non-bold symbols in glossaries symbol list

I am using glossaries for creating lists of acronyms and symbols. For the list of symbols including units, I use code from this answer by Christian Hupfer: glossaries: How to customize list of symbols ...
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\glspostdescription for longnewglossaryentry

In the following MWE I try to dotfill the space between the end of description and the page numbering by defining \renewcommand*\glspostdescription{\dotfill\kern1ex}. It seams to work with \...
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Problem having a Nomenclature with multicolumn categories and label alignments

I'm trying to make a list with nomenclature using the nomencl package. I have been looking for solutions about what I want, but I've not been lucky so far (and I'm not an expert in these matters). I ...
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Regarding list of symbols

I am typing this code in overleaf, but I am not getting the list of symbols. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage[toc,symbols]{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{mass}{% name={\ensuremath{...
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Formatting back references in glossary same as in bibliography

I use this code to format back references in bibliography: \renewcommand\backrefxxx[3]{% \hyperlink{page.#1}{$\uparrow$#1}% } which prints me these lovely back references: ↑1, ↑3 and so on. How ...
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How to efficiently combine glossaries with custom commands for symbols [duplicate]

For math symbols or operators I open create a custom command such as \newcommand{\prob}[2]{% \ifthenelse{\isempty{#2}}% {% p( #1 ) }{% p( #1 \mid #2 )% }% }% to ...
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Not getting acronyms list displayed separately in latex document while the same code works fine in overleaf (online latex platform)

This following code is giving me the output without displaying the list of acronyms. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact ...
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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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glossaries and csquotes: how to use autoquotes in gls description?

I am trying to get csquotes's \MakeAutoQuote to work with glossaries - no luck so far. The defined autoquotes are simply not active anymore by the time the description is read. Here is the MWE: \...
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Package glossaries errors

I wanted to use a glossary for the first time. I choose to go with the glossaries package and imported it with: \usepackage[toc, acronym]{glossaries} and later used the \makeglossaries command ...
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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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leipzig.sty: How to change the name of glossary [closed]

I wish to change the name of the abbreviations list, which defaults to Abbreviations. The package documentaion tolds that redefining \leipzigname would work, but it did not work. Here is the code: ¥...
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Why is the vertical space between entries not equal in the glossary? [duplicate]

I am using the glossaries package and when trying to avoid linebreaks in long descriptions with the listdotted style I noticed that the vertical space between the entries is not equal for all of them. ...
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Index like in glossaries-user

I would like to create an index as it can be found in glossaries-user.pdf. Precise goal: A glossary for acronyms and an index in which all acronyms are listed (though only for selected pages) in ...
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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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Plurals in acronyms when using the glossaries package

I am using the glossaries package for acronyms only, and it is working really well for my document, but I have stumbled upon a problem where it hasn't worked so well. Literally all but one of my ...
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Glossaries not printing to yet an other latex newb [duplicate]

So let me begin by saying that I've seen that this is a very common issue, especially with texmaker on windows, and there are a lot of solutions out there, but I've tried all the ones that I found and ...
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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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Glossaries showing in appendix and in table of contents

Glossary or Acronyms not showing as section headers in the appendix, and as such not on the table of contents. I'd like it the table of contents and appendices to look like this. Contents 1 Section ...
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\newcommand, \begin{math} and \newglossaryentry

I have the following code snippet: \newcommand{\jbv}[0]{j_{bv}} \newcommand{\txtjbv}[0]{\begin{math}\jbv\end{math}} \newglossaryentry{jbv}{name={\txtjbv}, sort={a03}, description={Bla}} I get the ...
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Glossaries package with recursive terms (eg TCP/IP)

[TeXstudio on Mac] I'm using the glossaries package, and I'm wondering how best to handle recursion? For example, with the following glossary terms defined (note the tcpip definition invokes the ...
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How to automatically generate a Glossary without explicit references in the text?

Question How is possible to automatically create a glossary with name, definition and each page in which the current word is present in a set of tex files (more than one), without explicit references ...
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modify the design shown in the output of glossaries

I need help with the following. In the list of words that I generate with the glossaries package, I want to add the legend (see page x), the parentheses are also part of what I want. The expression ...
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Display formatting of Math mode acronyms and glossary items

The following MWE using math mode acronyms and glossary items works fine functionally. But these items are (unsurprisingly) formatted in math mode and this clashes with the text formatting of non-...
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Glossary: Remove the entry location in the glossar itself

To create my glossary I use a mix of "normal" entries and custom dual entries that create an abbreviation and a normal entry. My Problem: Every entry in the glossary (custom and normal) show the ...
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Acronym display using glossaries package

This is probably a very simple formatting issue with the "see" field. After I run "makeglossaries mwe" on mwe.tex below, the list of acronyms contains misformatted entries like EC Espoir de chelem. ...
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How can I change the textwith for a predefined glossary style?

I would like to change the textwidth for the glossary, or better the predefined glossary style I'm using (to avoid a line break in the glossary header) without changing it for the entire document. is ...
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Acronyms, index “see” and auxiliary files

I'm using a few acronyms in my thesis, and I want them to appear in the alphabetical index as: ACR, see acronym acronym, iii, 5, 48 This is my code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \...
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How can I rename the header titles of the glossary?

I have tried to rename the header title of the glossary and make the glossary entries bold, to no avail. Could someone help me out pls. merci A \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[...
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How to change the glossary header style?

I would like to change the appearance of the glossary header so that it looks like a table header (meaning it gets a line above an below) and is aligned with the glossaries below. How can i achieve ...
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Protecting glossaries key against \MakeTextLowercase

I'm using glossaries together with titlesec, which adds \MakeTextLowercase to the \section command. This breaks glossaries, since the key is now lower case. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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\printnoidxglossaries vs \printglossaries

I'm using texmaker on windows and have serious trouble to use glossaries properly using \printglossaries. After installing and reinstalling activeperl nothing has changed. whenever I try to output ...
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How to correspond a symbol in the text to a non-identical symbol in list of symbols?

I have a particular generic function in my document whose signature is $\mathscr{T}_{i}(\cdot)$. This function is used with different arguments in the text, e.g., $\mathscr{T}_{i}(\Lambda_j)$, $\...
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Erroneous compilation of the glossary entry corresponding to symbol `|||' [duplicate]

I need to define the symbol ||| in my list of symbols. Then, it must be called from the caption of a figure and be displayed in a footnote. The following MWE illustrates the problem I've encountered. ...
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How to highlight text that includes glossaries and citations?

I have the following text, which I am trying to highlight with the package soul. Given below is the unhighlighted MWE MWE (unhighlighted) \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[usenames, ...
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Problems to get Glossaries work for persons register

In one of my last questions concerned the creation of a persons register Generating an name index with \index{name@name and surname} Christian commented, to use Glossaries. I read about it and got a ...