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A glossary explains special terms used in a given document, as they may have a special meaning in its context, may be less known to the public, has different meanings and so on. In contrast to abbreviations it deals with words, terms, short phrases etc.

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How to generate a list of abbreviations that gets generated in the frontmatter?

How would I edit the .cls file for this project (https://github.com/bardsoftware/template-thes-pu/tree/master) to generate a list of abbreviations in the front matter, similar to how the list of ...
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Unnecessary content in Glossary

I could see some of the uncalled names that have the 'see=' in the syntax, like lava in the example below are displayed in the glossary. How do I sort this issue? Thank you in advance An example of ...
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glossary-extra toggles off acronyms in Abstract for a document

I'm using the package glossary-extra in my thesis and happen to use some acronyms in my Abstract. Now, I have a code-block that prevents the hyperlink to be active on multiple occurrences of the term ...
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unexpected behavior of glossary-extra, acronyms are counted starting from lof/lot

I'm experiencing a weird (I presume) behavior for the package glossary-extra. Basically, as you can see in the MWE below, I have some glossary items as well as acronyms. I've also added some code, as ...
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Why is LaTex not printing my glossary [duplicate]

%% %% ========== TITLE INFORMATION ========== %% %% Thesis type: DA ... diploma thesis, DISS ... PhD thesis \newcommand{\thesistype}{DA} %% %% language of your thesis: de-AT ... German, en-US or en-...
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How to sort list of abbreviations in LaTeX

I finished writing my thesis and wanted to generate a list of abbreviations at the end of the document. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \chapter{...
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Adjust predefined glossary style "longheaderborder" of package glossaries

I tried to define a new glossary style based on the defined style "longheaderborder". It works well except that the bottom line of the longtable is missing. What should i do in my code to ...
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Stop glossary cross-references from showing in pagelist

I would like to cross-reference glossary entries within the glossary, but I don't want page numbers to appear for those cross-references. Right now, I have: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{hyperref}...
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How to Prevent Automatic Chapter Creation with \printglossaries [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a thesis using a custom thesis.cls, which is based on the book class. I'm utilizing the glossaries package to generate a glossary with a list of acronyms. However, I'm ...
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Include glossary acronyms in other acronyms

I would like to include one acronym in another using the glossary package, e.g. something like \usepackage[acronym]{glossary} \newacronym{a}{A}{apples} \newacronym{ao}{AO}{apples oranges} \begin{...
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add superscript to \gls with index using hyperref package

I want to add a superscript to a gls variable in the text. The problem is, that the variable which I defined in the glossary comes with "curly-brackets" caused by the hyperref package. Here ...
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Glossary first use of symbol does not show description (long form) [duplicate]

I'm attempting to generate two distinct glossaries—one for symbols and another for acronyms. However, I'm encountering an issue where the description for symbols doesn't appear on the first use in the ...
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Reduce vertical space between acronyms in printed glossary

I would like to reduce the whitespace between the acronyms in a printed glossary. In the below example, there is a lot of whitespace between "DD domain decomposition" and "PDE partial ...
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Glossary Of Terms

Throughout my document, I have defined terms with \begin{definition}\label{def.def1}....\end{definition} I would like to also gather all of these terms at the end of the document in a glossary ...
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Acronym or abreviaturas(portuguese) don't appear

I have this segment in my pei.tex: \include{./tex/acronimos} \renewcommand{\glossaryname}{Abreviaturas} %\setglossary{glodelim={\noexpand}} %\setglossary{glsnumformat=ignore} \printglossaries \...
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Sorting a glossary based on description instead of name

I want to add a translation list in both Dutch-English and English-Dutch at the end of my work, in each list, also a reference should be made to the first time this glossary entry is used in the ...
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I could use some help stylising a glossary in an article footnote (such as "acr - acronym, USA - united states of america") - how to achieve that?

I would like to add my glossary as a string in a footnote. Therefore, I have cobbled together the following MWE. \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[nopostdot,acronym,nonumberlist,...
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Automatic display of long and short acronyms

Before when I was using acronyms, I was handling the long and short acronym by using \acrlong{} and \acrshort{}. I'd like to know if there's a way that when you call up an acronym, it displays the ...
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\newglossarystyle grouping entries in glossary list incorrectly

I'm trying to lay out the glossary using the glossaries package. I'm using the index style and I'm trying to add a colon after the acronym. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronyms,nomain]{...
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Links from Lexicon to text (glossary)

I'm writing a report. At the end of this report, I make a lexicon with the list of every complex word I used. Each time one of these word appears in the text, I create a \hyperlink to link the word to ...
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glstext-like command for page number in glossary list

I want to modify link texts, which are page numbers by default, in the glossary list. After some searching, I only find glstextformat which customises the link from main body to the glossary list. I ...
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Create custom entry and reference fields [duplicate]

I am writing a novel and I would like to create a data structure to hold character attributes and be able to reference the values. I looked into creating custom glossaries, bibtex and datatool ...
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Glossary styling. How to stop terms from overlapping the definitions?

I have created a simple Glossary for my article, but one of the terms being defined (Guidelines) is rendered written over its definition. This way it is illegible, as you can see on the screenshot ...
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How should I print acronyms and glossary entries in Latex?

I hope you're having a good day. I am using LaTex (TeXstudio with MiKTeX to be precise) and want to have two distinct pages, one with acronyms and the other one with glossary entries. I have tried a ...
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Error Message in Compilation with glossaries and natbib Packages

I have a simple .tex file where I would like to use the glossaries and natbib packages for a glossary and a bibliography. The minimal working example (MWE) and the document build are given below. MWE ...
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How to remove the red link border only from \gls in the package glossaries-extra?

In the package glossaries-extra to get a Symbols list with the page numbers following the description of the symbol you need to use the \gls{label} command in the first (or in the cases in which you ...
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Add a large letter before each Glossary section with words starting with that letter

I'm hoping to have the following: A abscissa - another term for an x-coordinate B bisector - description ... With the letters in larger text, but when I do \newglossaryentry{A}{name=\LARGE{A}, ...
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Abbreviations skipping a page in appendix

so I am currently working on a university report for my semester exam, and have encountered a problem with the glossary/abbreviations part of the appendix. I want it to be so that the abbreviations ...
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Acronyms are not showing in the glossary

I would like to make a list that shows both acronyms and a glossary. Currently only the glossary is showing and not the acronyms. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[acronym, section]{glossaries} ...
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Formatting the "Description" section in a glossary (glossaries package)

I am using the glossaries package in order to create a glossary. I want to change the second column (called "description") to appear in italic. I searched in the web but I can't find the ...
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Minimal setup for Glossaries including short forms?

I did not find any tutorial or question, which might help me with this issue. I am using \usepackage[acronym, nomain, automake, nopostdot, shortcuts]{glossaries-extra} \makeglossaries \printglossary[...
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TexStudio with arara; cannot find extractbb

With some help from the prior question TexStudio and arara, I was able to get started with arara inside TexStudio (Yay!). But while running a Xelatex compilation (the 2nd example code in the URL just ...
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How to add glossary to table of contents as clickable entry? [duplicate]

i have the following question: I just made a glossary and added it to the table of content with \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Glossar} Then i was missing a clickable referencee to take me to the ...
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How to align list of abbreviations and symbols with other entries in table of contents

I have tried to align the List of Abbreviations and List of symbols with other entries in table of contents using the following: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Spacing problem with subscripts by using math symbols within glossary

I have a problem by using glossary. E.g. i define a math symbol as follows: \newglossaryentry{spannungsvektor}{% name= Spannungsvektor, description=Spannungsvektor, sort=t, user1={$\...
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Advice on workflow on creating and typesetting dictionary (glossary)

I'm trying to write and typesetting a dictionary for a language I am making. As the entry count balooning, I'm getting overwhelmed and I think doing repeating job of sorting and manually making ...
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Error adapting Steven B. Segletes Revised Solution to use \xblackout for breaking underline with Glossary \gls

I'm attempting to adapt Segletes's Revised Solution in List of Underlining Packages - Pros and Cons that employs alexwlchan's Four ways to underline text in LATEX in order to re-create alexwlchan's '...
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Using a foreach loop in LaTeX glossary to create a list of acronyms

I would like to use a foreach loop to create a list of acronyms in a LaTeX document. I expect the code should look something like this but it does not work (it nearly works): \documentclass{article} \...
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Uppercase word in acronyms, lowercase in text

My issue is similar to this post: Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text I would like to do the same like Nitram provided for the glossary (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/69569/282853), but ...
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Multiple glossaries don't work with XeLaTeX

I started working on a book project using TexPad for Mac (now called Texifier) which uses some kind of proprietary engine. It did however have issues with the fontspec package which I absolutely need, ...
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Mathematical letter in glossaries name={\ensuremath{\mathbf{A_{L}}}-Wert:},

There is a problem with the space after the the \newglossaryentry{al-wert}. This mathematical $A_{L}$ produces the error. The second issue is that the rows of the 2 columns are not properly aligned. ...
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Has anyone ever used endnotes in their LaTeX glossary?

Before I spend significant amount of time attempting to construct a MWE, I'd like to ask if there is a 'structural' reason that would prevent my use of endnotes within my glossaries? I have created a ...
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How to add a function definition to the glossary

I'm using the glossaries package for the first time in a thesis document. Everything works for simple symbols, e.g. \newglossaryentry{Ndist}{name=$\mathcal{N}$, description={normal distribution}} ...
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Special characters in a glossary entry cause an error if printed uppercase

I have a glossary entry that defines a word beginning with a special character "ś". Unfortunately I need to use this entry at the beginning of a sentence so it must be written uppercase. ...
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alphabetizing error on glossary in tufte-book

I'm using tufte-book under TeXShop 3.96 on a Mac and the following relevant code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \makenoidxglossaries \newglossaryentry{terminus ante quem}{ ...
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Accents in glossary terms

There are a number of postings here that address part of my problem, but none seem to solve all my problem. I'm using tufte-book and want to include glossary entries that include accents. To the best ...
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