{acronyms} is about formatting acronyms and abbreviations using customized commands or specific packages like acronym or {glossaries}.

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First use of glossary entry with asterisk

My question seems easy : How put an asterisk at the end of all first use of glossaries occurrences in the text (or for exemple, put it in bold…) ? But only in my glossary, not in my acronyms. ...
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Make plural in small caps acronyms distinguishable

The problem Small caps are commonly used to typeset acronyms (see e.g., #9534). I personally think that this is good typographic style and makes acronyms less obtrusive. However, using small caps ...
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Latex acronym package: english terms with german translation [duplicate]

im writing an german text with latex where im using the acronym package where it looks like this: Situation Awareness (SA) But when i have english terms i have to declare them with the german ...
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List of abbreviations for book class [duplicate]

How should I create list of abbreviations in a book class document (thesis)? which package should i use and what I write in chapter list of abbreviations? ...
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Acro package: Handling possessive case (apostrophe s)

The current v1.5 acro package (http://bitbucket.org/cgnieder/acro/wiki/Home, not the same as the also-popular acronym package) does not have an acronym invocation that automatically takes care of the ...
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Glossary list without page number and acronym links to glossary

As the title says I only wish to remove the page numbers not the acronym links to the glossary. Using package option nonumberlist the numbers are removed but so are the links. This code below ...
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How can I add in the missing space when the first use of an acronym is plural?

I'm using the glossaries package and defining my acronyms like this: \newacronym{led}{LED}{Light Emitting Diode} I'm then using the acronyms in my document with either \gls{led} or \glspl{led} ...
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Glossaries/acronyms list is not ordered properly

I'm using packet glossaries and I have the following acronym list: \newacronym{AI}{AI}{Ambient Intelligence} % \newacronym{CRL}{CRL}{Certificate Revocation List} % \newacronym{ETSI}{ETSI}{European ...
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Why are not the dotted line and the page number showed up while using the acronym package with the xepersian package?

In the code below, despite using the withpage option, the dotted line and the page number are not showed up in the output pdf. How can I fix this problem? \documentclass{book} ...
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How to display acronyms by order of appearance in the glossaries package?

In the code below, I want the acronyms to be displayed by order of appearance in the body in the list of acronyms and the glossaries in alphabetic order at the end of the book. When I use the option ...
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Generate list of abbreviations

I want to have before the beginning of Chapter 1 a list of abbreviations. All the pages before this chapter are numbered using roman numbers. I have managed to include the list, only I want that ...
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Abbreviate only middle names in biblatex

I know of the option firstinits=true to abbreviate the first and all middle names in biblatex. What I would like to achieve is to only abbreviate the middle names. So e.g. author = {Smith, John Ethan ...
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Glossaries: customize number lists (page numbers) attached to each acronym

I would like to exclude the Table of Contents and Glossary itself from the page numbers that appear attached to each acronym indicating the pages where the entries have been used. If this cannot be ...
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ambiguity in the name of the header

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I created a chapter called "list of acronyms" after "list of tables". At the 2nd page of the chapter "list of acronyms" header is incorrect.
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Long format of acronyms in italic

I'm using the acronym package and I would like to know if is there anyway I can set the expanded text of all acronyms to appear in italic, even if I'm calling them with \ac{}. Thanks in advance
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Align the list of acronyms

I'm trying to write a list of acronyms used in my thesis. I'm using the following code which works well... \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \chapter*{List of ...
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Is is possible to not abbreviate the author name of only one reference in my bibliography?

I am using the IEEEtran.bst file for my bibliography (as follows): \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{IEEEabrv,biblio} and it works as desired in all but one case. I have one entry where ...
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Issue with acronym being only a math mode symbol in glossaries with xindy

I am using glossaries package to create a list of abbreviations. I need to use xindy because otherwise the character \"{o} breaks an acronym by being in the definition (and it sorts them better). ...
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List of Abbreviations / Glossary without extra packages? [duplicate]

I finished my dissertation and I have now been asked to add a list of abbreviations/glossary just after the table of contents. I have searched several examples but all seem to require extra packages ...
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How to define/attach acronym to figure without showing it in the text?

I use the acronym package to manage my acronyms. Is it possible to attach an acronym definition to the LaTeX code of an included figure (PDF, not LaTeX figure)? That is, I want to make sure my LaTeX ...
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Can I make an “abbreviation expansion” in PDF visible?

(I hope this is at least marginally on topic) When I use the <abbr> tag in HTML, the abbreviation and its expansion are marked by the browser: But if I mark an abbreviation and its ...
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How to change the color of the short version of the acronym in the list of acronym

I use the Acronym package. In the printed list of acronym (usually put at the beginning of the document) there is the short version of the acronym (in bold font) and after the full name of the acronym ...
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Automatically add List of Abbreviations (totcount and acronym)

I would like to have a list of abbreviations automatically added if there are abbreviations. I am using acronym for the abbreviations and am currently trying to count the \ac commands using totcount. ...
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How to not have bold acronym, but still allow customization via enumitem package?

I use the acronym package to manage my acronyms. And I customize the horizontal and vertical indentation of the acronym list via the setlist command from the enumitem package. \ac{MWE} below. ...
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How to use conditional (if statements) with data from acronyms?

I am using acronym for autocomplete my text like mailing functions. So I want the long text from acronym using all the time, and I am using \acro{}{} to define, so \acro{Maria}{f} - for me shows that ...
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Avoid acronym list when acronym environment is \include[d]

I want to keep my acronym environment in a separate file and avoid printing out the whole acronym list. Still the option [nolist] of the acronym package seems not to work when the acronym environment ...
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Removing the article hyperref for acronym package indefinite article command \iac short forms [duplicate]

When using the acronym package (current version 2012/10/29 v1.38) with hyperref, the lower case indefinite article command \iac produces hyperlinks for all short form uses of the acronym. As an ...
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cannot compile when using acronym package \Iac command multiple times

When using the acronym package (current version 2012/10/29 v1.38) with hyperref, the upper case indefinite article command \Iac does not compile in some cases. This code \documentclass{article} ...
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custom plural for the short form of an acronym using glossaries

I'm using glossaries and would like to use a custom short form plural (it should be the same as the short form singular). I've tried using \glsshortpluralkey, but this only affects how the short form ...
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Glossaries Package: No long form the first time using an acronym

Every time an acronym is used for the first time, the glossaries package (GP) includes the long form in the text. I don't want GP to do that (the abbreviations are clear/they can be looked up in the ...
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multicolumn list of acronyms

Is it possible with the acronym package to produce two columns of acronyms? I checked the package guide, but didn't find any help, should I use a table? Not really sure on how to proceed. I am using ...
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Why is my acronym in title not expanded in HTML but in PDF?

I am using the acronym package and htlatex to convert to HTML. I discovered that using an acronym in the title does not get expanded in the HTML even if it does in the PDF. The expansion works in ...
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Force printing of all Acronyms, even those that have NOT been mentioned in the text [duplicate]

Several acronyms that are not used (but are defined in the Acronym file) in my text are not shown in the List of Acronyms. How can I print all acronyms even if they are not used in the text. You can ...
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Using Arara on windows in Texstudio to generate glossaries

I am trying to generate glossaries in my LaTeX document using the article class and am using TeXStudio I used the below code but nothing gets printed \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Acronym capitalization not working in plural mode

I am using the glossaries package to manage acronyms and it seems like the combination of "use long form", "make first letter uppercase" and "use plural form" does not work (see MWP below): At first ...
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Removing hyperref for acronym starred commands

In the acronym package, the starred commands \ac* and \acp* omit the acronym from the list of acronyms with option "printonlyused". My problem is that acronyms inserted like this are still hyperref ...
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Hyphenation with Acronyms

I have difficulties getting hyphenation right in long acronyms with user-defined hyphenation rules when trying to prevent line breaks between the long and the short form. \documentclass{article} ...
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One hyperref per acronym per page

Currently, I'm using the acronym package to keep my thesis clear and understandable, because it is quite heavy on the use of acronyms in some parts. Because of this, some pages have so many acronyms, ...
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Extract first letter of each word in a sentence

I don't know if already exists a question like this, but after 20 minutes I haven't found one. There are similar ones, like How to define a command that bolds the first letter of each word in the ...
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Kile, shortcut for most commonly used WORDS?

I'd like to know how to write a *.cwl file for Kile (the LaTeX editor for KDE Debian 7.3) with a list of shortcut words, that I use often such as bcc= because, e--= electrons, h0= holes and so forth. ...
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Are mouse over definitions of acronyms possible?

I have a lot of acronyms in my thesis and I am using the acro package. I would like to know if there is an option to make it possible for the acronyms within the thesis to display a mouse over ...
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Print acronym + full name in brackets at the first occurence of \ac{XYZ}

I am using the acronym package and have the following problem: In my document, I always want to use \ac{...} for my acronyms, so I don't have to care about whether I already mentioned the full name of ...
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Setting up Acronym on IEEEtran Class Documemt

I am looking for a way to setup acronym list such that, on first reference the full name will be listed and the acronym in brackets. From thereon, future reference to the acronym will only give the ...
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Extra “Contents”, “Glossary” and “Acronyms” pages, when using \usepackage[acronym]{glossary}

I'm currently playing around with the LaTeX template for my thesis, but am at a loss as to why extra pages appear between the generated "Contents", "Glossary" and "Acronyms" lists? Is this a problem ...
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cross-referencing acronyms not displayed in the text with

I use glossaries and define besides standard acronyms also some acronyms like this: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{navy}{RGB}{0,0,128} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Acro Package - Customise the \printacronyms style with hyphen or other

I am trying to write a List of Acronyms and I am trying to work out how to edit the output format of the \printacronyms lists. The way I would like them to look is as below, it is not essential that ...
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Abbreviations and acronyms

I need to make lists of acronyms, abbreviations and units. How do I do this in the easiest possible way? I tried looking into the glossaries package but it did not really seem like an easy solution to ...
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Acronyms with same style as LOT?

I use the acronym package with page numbers. Now I would like to have the dots between the acronym and the page number in same style as in the ListofTables: same spacing between the dots and between ...
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glossaries acronyms description in brackets

I use the package \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} In the text I write my acronyms usually via \gls{Acr}, \acrshort{Acr} or \acrlong{Acr} This displays my acronyms like: Acronymdescription ...
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Include custom text in glossary

I'd like to include a disclaimer like "This list of acronyms only specifies the most important ones" underneath the caption of the acronym page. I'm currently inserting the page using ...