Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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How to use Rubber With Makeglossaries?

Is there a way to use rubber with makeglossaries? I found a solution for the simple case. You have to add the rubber directive to the latex document, in that case myDoc.tex. % rubber: onchange myDoc....
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Using glossaries in Texlipse

Is there a way of adding a glossary using the glossaries package in Texlipse? %%% GLOSSARIES \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \newglossaryentry{A}{name=area,...
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How to define a symbol that can be used in both a glossary and an equation?

I created a list of symbols table as you can see : \newglossaryentry{slambda}{ name=$\lambda$, description={wavelength} } When I tried to put this symbol in the equation : \begin{equation} \gls{...
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glossaries: don't print single occurences

Similiar to acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence i'd like to avoid listing acronyms that i only used once with the glossaries package. The answer to this question Ignoring an ...
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How to print acronyms of glossaries into a table?

for now I am using a tabularx table to print acronyms manually. But I want to use the style of my table with glossaries and acronyms: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,style=mystyle] The table so far: ...
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Glossaries: suppress pages when using glsaddall

I would like to generate an index of notation using the glossaries-package such that certain page numbers are suppressed. It is easy to define some standard notation and include it in the index using ...
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Glossaries conflict with memoir

I am having an issue with glossaries producing the warning when used with the memoir class Package glossaries Warning: overriding `theglossary' environment on input line 4761. A minimum working ...
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TeX capacity exceeded with glossary package

My document contains many thousands of glossary items. When compiling with XeLaTeX, about 1/8 of the way through the document, it reports: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]. \@...
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Formatting for glossaries

I am new so please go easy :-). I am using the \glossaries package to make my acronym page. I have defined only acronyms. What I want is to make the description of the acronym in a separate column ...
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Group glossaries by first letter

I am using glossaries with xindy. It groups entries by first letter and puts a vertical space between groups. How can I change the style of output to show the starting letter for each group at the ...
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Issues with leipzig and glossaries used together

I am preparing a document containing some interlinear glossing, the glossing conventions themselves appearing as a separate list. I use the leipzig package to typeset the glosses, the expex package to ...
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Can my custom dependency for latexmk be improved?

In my answer to this question on how to make latexmk use makeglossaries for generating glossaries, I propose the following custom dependency: add_cus_dep('glo', 'gls', 0, 'run_makeglossaries'); ...
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How do I pass the index style file to makeindex using arara?

I am running arara like this: % arara: makeindex: { options: -s "%tm.ist" -t "%tm.glg" -o "%tm.gls" "tm.glo" } to produce glossaries with the package gloassaries. I took this options from my IDE ...
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Automated generation of equation key

I am looking for a way to automatically create the legend for an equation (let's say embedded in the align environment). What I'm currently using is a semi automated to fully manual way. Let me ...
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Glossaries : list only page number of the first occurrence

I need to print in the acronym list the page number of first occurrence of an acronym in the text, not the page numbers of the subsequent occurrences. How can I achieve that ? I have defined my ...
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Glossaries links with non-latin labels in LuaLaTeX refer to wrong place

I want to make a glossary with glossaries-extra package and use Cyrillic characters as entries labels. Everything works fine with XeLaTeX. Clickable links refer to exact glossary entry. But in ...
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siunitx abbreviations don't work inside glossaries entries

Here, siunitx abbreviations throw an error if used inside a glossary entry key, however, if the unit is given without abbreviations, no error shows up. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Creating glossary entries in separate file

Is there any way around to create glossary entries in separate file? I do prefer to store glossary entries in a separate file. Thanks for any comment.
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use glossaries package with makeglossaries and xindy or how to configure TexStudio to use arara?

Xindy is an efficient indexing tool, it is an external perl-based application that ships readily with TexLive distribution but not with MikTeX, for the latter one you need to install it manually, this ...
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How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)?

I am using 'glossaries' to make index after my book, I set the numberlist to section, so the number of the section will in the numberlabel. eg: INDEX Unix, a ...
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Latexmk with makeglossaries and auxdir and outdir?

How can I use glosseries with latexmk if I use outdir and auxdir parameters? I keep getting the .gls not found... Here is my latexmk build script: latexmk -outdir=out -auxdir=out -g -f -bibtex -dvi- ...
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Stars of macros in definition of another starred/unstarred macro look like disconnected in some circumstances

This question follows a previous question of mine: Prepend different stuffs to starred and unstarred \chapter commands. In some circumstances, a starred macro in definition of another starred/...
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How to get a description from glossary entry?

I define my entry with: \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo}, description={foo description}} I can refer to it in a text with \Gls{foo} which puts a href link to Glossary. Is is possible to get a raw ...
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Sorting Vietnamese utf8 index with make-rules in xindy package

I am using the xindy package to compile the index containing Vietnamese. It works fine except the order within words. The "standard" order is accepted as the following, which is different from the ...
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Automating error message references

I'm writing a book which will include error messages and codes from a strange computer system. What I need to do is this: Maintain a list of error message codes: ABC0000T For each code, have a ...
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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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Glossaries with more hierarchical categories

I use a lot of classic glossaries in my work: main, acronyms, abbreviations… I also use more complex glossaries for linguistic studies, with hierarchical categories. I know how to build glossaries ...
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Glossaries: vertical aligment of acronyms' long names

How can I vertically align entries in my acronyms' list? I use the Glossaries package to generate it. Here is MWE: % !TeX program = xelatex % !TeX encoding = utf-8 % !TeX spellcheck = ru_RU \...
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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of non-acronym-type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles (...
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Dotted line between glossary description and page number

Is it possible to have the standard glossary entry, but with page numbers aligned to the right and a dotted line between the end of the description and the first page number?
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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the main text instead of the glossary list? I'm writing a thesis that uses a lot of abbreviations, but I ...
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Using a footnote in the full name of an acronym

I would like to use a footnote in the full name of an acronym. Here is the minimal (not) working example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{footnote} \begin{document} \...
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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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How to create an equation library, to be called like bibtex?

I am newby in LateX, but I want to create an stand alone document to be used as a equation library where I can select my equations by calling them by name, and finally produce a list of equations used ...
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Two column glossary

I'm having a problem similar to this: Two-column longtable or tabular. I want the same result -- that is a two column glossary (ie a total of 4 columns) where a list of abbreviations and their ...
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Howto achieve capitalized description in glossary table?

I use the glossaries package to generate my acronym list. Since I use the acronyms in the text I have to write the description lowercase. Thus, I have a lowercase description in the acronym list. Can ...
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Problem with sorting of umlaute in a glossary (pkg glossaries)

I'm currently facing a problem concerning sorting of glossaries. I'm writing my thesis in german, so I also have some umlaute like "ä","ö" and "ü" in my acronyms. For example there is an acronym "ÖGD"....
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List of Acronyms is not displayed

\documentclass{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newacronym{svm}{SVM}{Support Vector Machine} \newacronym{wasn}{WASN}{Wireless Sensor Networks} \begin{document} \printglossaries \...
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Title case an acronym

Sometimes in my document I wish to use an acronym. Sometimes I want the acronym to appear in title case (for example if it appears in a title).* *I need this to work in all environments, not ...
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Glossaries in Align Environment

Using glossaries commands in align environment seems to screw up the tag alignment. How can I use gls{...} commands in align environments without the tag position being altered? Consider the ...
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How do I sort two glossaries (list of acronyms and list of symbols) differently?

I use the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms as well as a list of symbols. \usepackage[acronym,style=long]{glossaries} For the list of symbols the standard-glossary is used. Now I ...
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Cannot get small caps acronyms to work using glossaries package

I've managed to get glossaries to set the acronyms in the body in small caps in the way I want, but in the list of acronyms they insist on coming out in lower-case. Can anyone (a) tell me what I've ...
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Page number of glossary while using hyperref

I want to reference the glossary in the text. The solution given to this question on this website works for me. But adding \usepackage{hyperref} before \usepackage{glossaries} makes it not work ...
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Showing line number in glossaries

In the glossary, I need to show the "page/line" of each occurrence of a term, e.g.: Glossary clamour 1) plainte, cri. 24/10, 40/5 2) requête. 50/24, 50/28 Would this be possible using the ...
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How to increase vertical spacing between entries when using glossaries long style?

I am using the glossaries package with long style. However I don't want the entries to be so tight one to another. Minimal code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{...
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Glossaries acronyms two languages

I'm using glossaries package to make my list of acronyms. I'm writing in Spanish but some of my acronyms are in English. I want them to be displayed like: Spanish description - English long (Short) - ...
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How to use 'makeglossaries'?

I try to make a glossary with the glossaries package. I understand that I have to run makeglossaries to display the glossary. (according to this link: "Processing the file will have to include a call ...
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How to use glossaries for different grammatical acronym forms?

I'm writing a paper in German and am struggling with how to make glossaries work for me. In German, there are 4 different cases, and depending on which combination a gender, case, singular/plural and ...
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MiKTeX and Xindy problems

Today's updates of MiKTeX include Xindy (at last!). This is great news, but unfortunately I can't get it to work. With the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[xindy]{...
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Using tikzpictures as symbols in glossaries

In a text, I'm using a tikzpicture as a math symbol. I'd like to reference this symbol in a glossary. It seems to me that makeindex doesn't know how to draw the picture. Here's an example. \...