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Questions tagged [glossaries]

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

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Creating a Japanese (Hiragana) alphabet

I'm creating a Japanese to English dictionary, using the glossaries package with xindy. Thanks to the answer here, I am able to put Japanese text in the name field of a glossary entry; eg. \...
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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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\newcommand and name of command

I would like to automatically generate commands like \newcommand{\Air}{\gls{air}} \newcommand{\Earth}{\gls{earth}} ... to use with glossaries package, without using \newcommand for every entry of ...
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How to compile glossaries with arara without Perl?

I don't want to install Perl. I am using arara for building. I make use of the glossaries package. Can I compile my document without the makeglossaries help script (I don't want to install Perl)? I ...
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Problem using package acronym

I am using acronym package to create the list of Acronyms. I am using Acronym1.tex containing the definition of all the acronyms. However here is the list of problems I am facing. I have to sort the ...
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A long list of glossary-items in two columns

I have tried hard to look for a solution to my problems, but I can't manage to find it on this site or with Google. I have tried: minipage, multicol, longtable, tabu. I've read the documentation on ...
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Translation not working when using siunitx + glossaries + polyglossia + xindy + LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to move to a modern LaTeX setup, by using LuaLaTex, polyglossia, glossaries + xindy. When I create a German document with a glossary, the title of the glossary correctly changes to "...
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How to mark up different entry types (index/glossary/acronym/notation) at the same time in datagidx package?

I came across datagidx package, which is part of the datatool bundle, the killing feature of this package is that you can use it independently, not relying on external indexing applications, e.g., ...
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Resetting glossary glsdisplayfirst

I'm working on a paper that includes a summary at the start of the document, and I would like to reset the glsdisplayfirst properties somehow, so that my glossary entries and acronyms are defined both ...
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Custom border for glossary and index pages

I'm preparing a technical book in Latex using KOMA script srcbook class and I would like to add a gray border ONLY to glossary and index pages. The idea is to make them easy to find when the book is ...
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Is there a way to make all my \gls{} links italic

I'm using the glossaries package to define a glossary. However, I would like all \gls{} references to appear in italic. Is there any way to do this without adding \it everywhere?
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Latexmk: makeglossaries, Biber and pdfLaTeX / Where to put latexmkrc?

I've got myself seriously confused with latexmk. I have been using latexmk on TeX Live 2011 and I have loved it for making my document with a ToC and references with Biber. I am trying to make it work ...
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List of symbols with glossaries — problem with using \underline

I'm having a weird problem with glossaries (TeXLive 2011, glossaries v3.01), illustrated by the following example: % compile this with % pdflatex example.tex % makeindex -s "example.ist" -t "...
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Multiple glossaries with different styles

Im trying to have two glossaries in my Thesis. One for the acronyms and the other one for the equation symbols. the problem is that for the acronyms i want to have just two columns without headers and ...
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glossaries: display the page number but not the current page

I have been looking around the web for a few days for this problem, but I can't find a solution. I created a glossary for my thesis and when I display it I see the current page number at the end of ...
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Suppress link in first use of glossary entry

I'm trying to disable links in the first use of glossary entries. I've seen a number of questions asked regarding the formatting of first uses, e.g. here and here, and another question dealing with ...
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Is it signalled that you should run `makeglossaries`?

In the comments below this question, it came up that there is no warning in the outputs of LaTeX build tools like pdflatex if you use a document that uses a glossary but have yet to run makeglossaries....
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Add custom key to display units in glossary with siunitx

I decided to enrich my list of symbols by adding a unit column with a newly defined key "unit". \glsaddkey {unit} {} {\glsentryunit} {\Glsentryunit} {\glsunit} {\Glsunit} {\GLSunit} A new ...
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How to set hyperfirst to just one glossary?

This is a follow up question to here. How can I set my acronyms glossary to hyperfirst=false and the main glossary to hyperfirst=true? I tried to give that as an option to \printglossary but that ...
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Capitalization with glossaries package

I have the following minimal example in which the \Gls command of the glossaries package does not seem to work. %% % listgloss.text % Minimal file to test functionality and use of glossaries package %...
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Glossaries: emphasize first occurrence of every section

I'm searching a way to emphasize the first occurrence of a glossary term in every section \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{webapp}{ name=webapp, first={\underline{...
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How can I add every glossary entry to the index?

I know, there are similar questions around, but I couldn't find a solution to what I want. E.g. here, all acronyms in the document are set to the index. I think, indexing should be done manually so ...
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caption interfering with glossaries first/subsequent use mechanism

This is a follow-up question on Glossaries in List of Figures overflow, where it was asked how the first usage scheme of the glossaries package can be used with a glossary term in a figure caption. I ...
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Using “ä”, “ö” and “ü” with glossaries-Package

I am trying to write my 'Matura work' for school in LaTeX. Therefore I am using MacTeX and Texshop and normally it works pretty fine. But at the moment I have some trouble with a glossary entry: \...
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\gls inside caption without protect

Is it possible to use \gls (from the glossaries package) inside a caption without \protecting it every single time? The glossaries package says the \gls command is not fragile... but I get errors ...
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List of Acronyms

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I specify all the ...
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Math accents and Greek letters in glossary name (equation description)

I have many equations, where I need to use special characters \dot \bar and Greek letters like \tau. In the equation everything works nice but when I try to write the description \mathgloss I receive ...
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can't get latexmk to work in TeXShop

I'm trying to add a glossary to my book. I wanted to use latexmk to execute makeglossaries for me. I'm using TeXShop on my Mac. So I went to the TeX Live Utility and activated the latexmk package. ...
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glossaries special sorting for one glossary

In my document I use several glossaries, one of which is for the nomenclature. I have some special wishes for the sorting of this glossary. The easist way to achieve what I want is if I could give the ...
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List terms(/keywords) together with their definition and a glossary

I want to be able to define terms/keywords and give definitions that might span multiple paragraphs. Given definitions of the following form: \begin{definition}[Blue] Blue is one of ... \end{...
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How to suppress glsgroupskip on pagebreak? (glossaries package)

I'm using the 'glossaries' package to build a list of abbreviations. I have my own style defined based on a standard longtable style (to easily see what's the matter I pick the 'longheaderborder' ...
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Overfull \hbox warnings for the glossary option “style=long” when using KOMA-Script?

I always get an overfull \hbox warning when I compile a glossary with the glossaries package and the option style=long. Also the warning occurs only with KOMA-Script classes and not with the standard ...
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Spurious comma by use of \glsaddallunused

I am compiling the following document with glossaries v4.11: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo},description={Foo}} \...
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Glossaries package: Remove separator between numberlist and seelist

I am using the glossaries package using makeidx (referred to as Option 2 in the manual). My glossary contains several items which have cross-references to other terms, an example of how one of these ...
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How to display the dates in the \PrintChanges' changes?

An information I'm often missing when I have a look at the "Change History" of a package/classe is the dates of the changes because, IMHO, just the version number is not informative enough: if I could ...
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\emptyset doesn't work with LuaTex + glossaries + unicode-math (bug?)

The following code doesn't work with LuaTex (I get an "undefined control sequence" error). It works if I either comment out \usepackage{unicode-math} or if I change the glossary name from $\emptyset$ ...
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How to detect if there is one or multiple pages in a glossaries entry's number list?

I'd like to be able to print e.g. "p. 1" if an acronym is only used on one page and e.g. "pp. 1, 2" if it is used on multiple pages. I have tried to define a new counter and use its value in the ...
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Two separate acronym list using package glossaries

I want to create two separate acronym list. One with 3 columns and the other with four columns. I have defined the two styles for the two types of acronym list, style1 and style2. I have my acronym ...
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use Xindy?

I am using TexStudio editor for LaTeXing, I want to use Xindy engine though for indexing, in the commands of TexStudio, I found there is a default command for texdindy as in the image below. But how ...
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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) \documentclass{...
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Displaying & highlighting glossary entries that are not defined yet?

In my document I use the glossariespackage. When referencing terms, that do not exist in the glossary (yet) the term is simply not displayed. Which IMHO forces a quite complex workflow. Is there ...
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Change position of glossary title

I am a total beginner with LaTeX and I can't find a way to solve the following problem. I have a glossary which I have printed in two columns by adding the code that I have included at the end. The ...
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Generating gls from csv

I'm working off the excellent answer provided here: Creating a gls from a spreadsheet I want to store my entries for the glossaries package in a .csv file, which is (IMHO) easier to edit and ...
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Ignore entries in glossary

I am using the glossaries package and have a long list of acronyms that are used frequently in the text. Now, I decided that some of the acronyms are not as useful as I thought in the beginning. So, ...
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Unwanted space after using a glossary term

I have a problem with using the glossary package. I use sharelatex. When I use a glossary term (first and others), there appears an unwanted space in the output document. This is the code I use: ...
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Last displayed glossary entry's hanging indentation gets lost with index style

I'm using the glossaries package in a document and use the index style with it (because I need optional symbols to be displayed in the glossary). The weird thing is that the last displayed item's ...
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Preventing “boldification” of glossary items

Is there a way to prevent "boldification" of the glossary entry names and symbols in the Glossary chapter? I have managed to produce newglossarystyle similar to altlist based on list that includes ...
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Glossaries with section as counter does not work in appendix [closed]

I would like to use the glossaries package with the option counter=section. This works well as long as I don't use any glossary entries in the appendix. It seems the section counter is reset by the \...
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Is there a limit to the number of entries makeindex or xindy can process?

I've been using the etex and glossaries packages, together with pdflatex, to build a document containing four main glossaries, each customised in a different way. So far the total number of ...
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\pagestyle{ruled} adds superfluous text in glossary

I'm writing my thesis using the memoir package, using \pagestyle{ruled}, and have created glossaries for a glossary and an acronym list. The resulting pdf, contains the superfluous text "Glossary" and ...