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I have a Abbreviation page in my PDF. For aligning all the '-' I am using align*. All the content inside align shows up in italics. How do I make the content inside align appear normal and not italic?

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amsmath provides \text{...} for text-related content, which this clearly is. You may also consider tabular as an alternative. – Werner Feb 12 '13 at 7:54
How do I align inside a \text after every '-' ? – zcqwevb Feb 12 '13 at 7:56
To have a list of acronyms you might also consider the nomencl package. – mafp Feb 12 '13 at 8:07
up vote 5 down vote accepted

Environment align(*) is a math-related environment. You should use a tabular environment: with the header as below, you will probably get what you want.

\begin{tabular}{l@{ --- }l}
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If your list becomes longer than one page, consider using package longtable or similar.

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