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

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Acronyms do not expand in longtabu/tabu

Basically what the title says: when I call an acronym for the first time in the document, and this happens to be in the tabu/longtabu environment, the acronym does not expand. Any ideas how to resolve ...
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How can I make the page list line break when using the acronym part of the glossaries package?

I am using glossaries to keep track of acronyms in my thesis (using commands like \acrlong, \acrshort and \acrfull). However, in the acronym list towards the end of the thesis, there are no line ...
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English acronyms in a Greek document

I am trying to make a acronyms list in a Greek document, but the english word appears with greek letters..My preamble is the following.. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} ...
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First use of an acronym with \acp with acro package shows strange result [closed]

I have problems with the \acp from the acro package. Here an minimal example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{MP}{ short = {MP}, long = {Member of ...
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Acronym, swap description and acronym

I'm using the acronym package. Normally, if I enter an acronym like this: This is a system with \ac{LTI} propertiesSystem. It can be ... The pdf shows something like this: This is a system ...
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Best solution for acronmys, abbrevations, glossary and index

I am writing a scientific text/book which will contain acronyms, which should have a glossary and should also have an index. The question is: which LaTeX setup is best for this? Which are the best ...
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Doesn't the acronym package define \aclabelfont?

I am trying to build this minimalistic document which only imports the acronym package and attempts to redefine the \aclabelfont macro: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} ...
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glossaries optionally delete white space between long form and abbreviation

If one has an foreign acronym (here english) coupled with a german word one uses a - between both. Now I have the problem that the first occurrence of an acronym falls together with a coupled german ...
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glossaries emphasize text when cgls command is used

I use the style provided in this answer by @NicolaTalbot to emphasise the long form of acronyms in combination with an additional protected whitespace and support for foreign acronyms (see here). ...
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Avoid s in footnote

I use the acronym package for creating footnotes. Those I usually mark with \ac{MyWord} and if plural then \acp{MyWord}. To import the package, I use: \usepackage[footnote, printonlyused]{acronym} ...
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Some of the entries of the glossary do not get printed [closed]

In my thesis, for the printing the glossary, I have put the command \printglossaries. Before that I have put \input{acronyms.tex} command since I have created a separate file to put the list of ...
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Defining special units using glossaries package - handling tera- and giga-

I'm setting up my list of acronyms using the glossaries package and ran into a challenge with a specific unit - FLOPS., i.e. floating point operations per second. In my document, I use FLOPS, GFLOPS ...
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Language switch for glossaries acronyms

I use the glossaries package for acronyms of different languages. The problem I face now is that when my main text is e.g. german and I have an english acronym used for the first time within the text ...
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Print acronymos

I want to print acronyms, but is not working \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \acrodef{CNO}{Clasificador Nacional de Ocupaciones} \begin{document} Sometext \ac{CNO} caca \ac{CNO} ...
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Hyperref/link only first the first acronym of an entry on a site

I'm using the package acronym for acronyms . In combination with the hyperref package, all acronyms are linked to the acronym list. Now I'm using some acronyms more then one time on one page. Is it ...
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Customized Glossary Output and \glsaddkey [closed]

I'm working on a report that requires an acronym list with some customization. My intent is to generate an acronym list with an extra column for a customized parameter associated with the acronym. In ...
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Typesetting abbreviations with a slash?

In letters written in the early 20th century, for the German word “bei”, the author commonly uses the abbreviation “ᵇ/”. Currently I typeset as follows: 26.4.17 \textsuperscript{b}/La Selve The ...
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\@ifnextchar breaks kerning when expanded

I've defined a macro for an initialism (abbreviation) with periods, making sure that an end-of-sentence period is not printed twice: \gp prints "G.P." and \gp. prints "G.P." Here's an M.W.E.: ...
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Using acronyms for institutions in citations messes up sorting in the bibliography when using “author-year”

I would like to abbreviate "European Commission" by "EC", also when citing a document of the EC. The problem is that the abbreviation will only be introduced when I write "\ac{EC}" (using the acronym ...
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glossaries: glspl scrambles page header [duplicate]

i am working on my master's thesis and encountered a problem I cannot solve myself. I use the glossaries package to be able to use only one package for glossary and acronyms. But when I use acronyms ...
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Acronyms package - sort acronyms alphabetical order ShareLatex [duplicate]

I'm using: \begin{acronym} \acro{URL}{Uniform Resource Locator} \end{acronym} with package \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} But my acronyms are not alphabetical sorted , and I want it. How can ...
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Combined glossary and list of acronyms: Same backlinks for full entry and acronym, or none at all at the latter?

I want to combine a glossary and a list of acronyms. I am using the newdualentry command from the wikibook (included in MWE below) and quite like the result, except for the hyperref links back to the ...
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Biblatex authorless editorless books

I am writing an academic essay and I need to cite a number of books which either have neither author nor editor name associated with them or, if they have an editor, are still not naturally referred ...
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How to define a command for putting periods in abbreviations (initialisms)?

Is there an easy way to define a command that takes a word (an initialism) and inserts a period after every character? That is, I would like to define a command \init{abc} that outputs "A.B.C." ...
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Clash between revtex4-1 and acronym package

There seems to be a pretty serious clash between the revtex4-1 documentclass and the acronym package. The following MWE illustrates the problem: \documentclass{revtex4-1} ...
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-ing endings (participle) on acronyms using the glossaries package

I have been trying to get participle endings on acronyms using glossaries, have so far managed to get the ending right using the procedure pasted from the users guide: \documentclass[12pt, ...
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glossaries protect whitespace between text and abbrevation

I'm using the glossaries package for a list of abbreviations. I have a problem when I use the command \gls with an abbreviation for the first time if it's near the end of a line. So e.g. the ...
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Right use of Abbreviations

I have defind a new glossary entry: \newglossaryentry{gls:USB} { name={Universal Serial Bus}, description={USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s ...
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Redefining chapter conflicts with acronyms in memoir

I redefined \chapter* but when I use acronyms from the glossaries package, I get a bunch of errors. A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} ...
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how to give more space in acronyms between the abbreviation and the expansion

I like to give more space in acronym between the abbreviation and the expansion CR Collarette Ratio DCAC Discrete Circular Active Contour using acronym package
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I like to change the font style in Acronym

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \section*{Acronyms} \begin{acronym}[AWGN] \acro{MRC}{Maximal Ratio Combining} \acro{QoS }{Quality of ...
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Why acronym appears under glossary?

Here is minimum working example: % arara: pdflatex: {action: nonstopmode} % !arara: makeindex % arara: bibtex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex: {action: nonstopmode} % arara: pdflatex: ...
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Capitalization of footnotes generated by the acronym package

When the acronym package creates a footnote, it inserts the definition of the acronym provided with the acro macro. I have a conflict whether to capitalize the definition or not, see the MWE. ...
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Spacing issues when using acronym package within emph

I have some issues with the footnotes created by the acronym package, when I use one of its commands within or in combination with emph{} or textit{}. See my MWE, which uses the acronym package in ...
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creating two pages for symbols and abbreviations

I am using thesis template from my university as here. In this template there is one page specifically allocated for "LIST OF SYMBOLS AND ACRONYMS" at the \frontmatter. I want to split this page so ...
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abbreviation in latex of my university template

My university provides a template which can be used for writing thesis. In this template, there is a basic method to write the abbreviations in my thesis. Actually, this way is not suitable for me. I ...
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Add plural to newdualentry from LaTeX/Glossary

LaTeX/Glossary suggets the following command for combining a glossary entry and an acryonym: \usepackage{xparse} \DeclareDocumentCommand{\newdualentry}{ O{} O{} m m m m } { ...
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glossaries abbreviation in abbreviation - missing footnote

Out of this, I managed to have footnotes (glossaries at first use) within the description of glossary and acronyms using the glossaries package. Now, I referred in an acronym to another abbreviation. ...
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Affect the vertical space in labelling environment for the Acro package in KOMA-Script

I am using the scrreprt class and have defined the way my acronyms are presented with the definition: \usepackage{acro} \newenvironment{acronyms} {\labeling[~\dots]{longestword}} {\endlabeling} ...
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Abbreviation problem [closed]

I have a problem with my report. I tried to change my list of abbreviation and the rest of my text is altered as well, i.e. not justified. Can someone help me figuring out what i have done wrong? ...
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Acronym containing hyphen breaks identation in list of acronyms [duplicate]

I'm using the acronym environment for abbreviations. Everything works well exept that the identation in the list of acronyms breaks when I add an acronym containing a hyphen (e.g. "ABC-DEF"). The PDF ...
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How do i add space between Acronym and its description [closed]

I am using \usepackage{acronym} EDIT : Here is a link to my main file http://codeshare.io/dKnwA EDIT : Here is a link to one of the chapters which has acronyms (input) http://codeshare.io/m4yQQ The ...
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Difficulty with the acronym package

Having a problem with the package acronym and the class file that my school provides. Not sure how to provide a MWE since I think the issue is tied up with the custom class file the university ...
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Having acronym processed differently if used in acronym environment

I have a number of acronyms that depend on each other and I would like a way to determine if the usage of an acronym is in the acronym environment and if so process it in a different way than if it is ...
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Code for capital letter in acronym list clashes with other custom commands

I am writing a large report with many acronyms, some of which include each other. I asked about a way to let them do this in a specific way and got a very nice answer. Acronyms that include other ...
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Font type depending on group in the Glossaries package

I have three groups of acronyms (one main called "List of Abbreviations" and two other groups with their own titles, "Time" and "Cities") in the frontmatter of my document, and I am using the ...
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List of Acronyms is not in Sans Serif

I am making a latex document using Tex Live and TexStudio. I'm using acronym package and I do not know why, when I made the pdf file, the acronyms are not in Sans Serif. The code I'm using is like ...
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Glossary babel package

I am writing my thesis and I would like to create a list of acronyms. One option is to use is glossary package. When I used this package I ran into 2 problems. Since my mother tongue is not English I ...
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Generate a list of Abbreviations which occur in the text? [duplicate]

Currently I track my abbreviations manually and put them in a page like below. I'd like to be able to define the abbreviations inside the text of my paper and then have a list of them automatically ...
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capitalize every word in an acronym (\acl command in the acro-package)

I would like to have a command which capitalizes every word when I use an \acl command of the acro-package. \DeclareAcronym{t}{short={t},long={this is a test}} \capitalizingcommand{\acl{t}} My ...