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

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Citing acronyms with acro package

using the cite and cite-cmd features of the acro package seems to have at least two problems for me. When an acronym occurs only once, it is spelled out without the abbreviation, which is fine. ...
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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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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

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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Biblatex: Abbreviating authoring organisations in citations

In my manuscript (apa6) I'm citing a report by the World Health Organisation. The .bib-file entry looks like this: @techreport{WHO_2001, Author = {World Health Organization}, Address = {Genf, ...
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Acronym: show only the long version and only once with the citation and/or footnote

I think I've a use case / misuse hat is not yet covered by the nice acro package: I want to manage default citations and footnotes for some words - so not really acronyms in this case. A short MWE ...
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Suppress certain Acronyms in the list

I like the package acronyms very much, and I used it in my whole master thesis. I often used it just to write the same word the same in the whole work. For example I used xa for “x-Achse” but I never ...
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Nested acronyms with Acro and Mouse-over

I came along Clemens’ solutions from 161521 for adding mouse over effects to a PDF. It works pretty fine, except when I got nested acronyms. As a MWE [Edit: no errors/warnings in Acro 1.6b [Edit: ...
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printglossary makes abbreviations ending with periods

I use the glossaries package for my glossary and some acronyms: \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[ngerman]{translator} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronym,toc,section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ... ...
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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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unbold acronyms in the list

How do I unbold the acronyms from the list of acronyms? I am using the acronym package. I need to produce the list of acronyms but without bold acronyms next to their full forms.
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How to list acronyms without actually citing in the main document using acro package

I want some of the acronyms, listed in a file, to be listed while I don't want them to appear in the main document. It is not possible using \ac{}, \ac*{} (Using acro package). How to do it? Please ...
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How can I align the full names in a list of acronyms?

I am using latex to write my thesis report and would like to generate list of abbreviation for same. I use the acrnonyms package to generate it. Following is my minimal code: ...
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How do i add space between Acronym and its description

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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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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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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Use different titles - and styles - for lists and sub-lists of acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add one main list of abbraviations and two subsection that contain other sub-lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the ...
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acronym \acresetall & cleveref: multiply defined labels

I'm using the acronym package to expand acronyms and I'm also using the cleveref package. I would like to have acronyms expanded once per chapter. For instance in the following code, both acronyms ...
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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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Acro package: Commas in the acronym

I'm using the acro package, and I want to use a comma in one of the acronyms. Unfortunately TeXnicCenter throws a wobbly: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! LaTeX error: ...
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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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Automatically capture acronyms

I'm writing my thesis using Latex. And I'm wondering if there is an automatic or an easy way to write my acronyms. I did that before in Microsoft Word where I search for all words that are upper case ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to link to the acronym definition without using the full acronym

I'm trying to be a bit fancy with the acronym package. I have several acronyms defined (I dump an example below) and I'd like to make a link to the acronym definition from my text, but for the first ...
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Modifying words before an acronym

The acronym package automatically handles using the long version for the first instance and short version for subsequent instances. However, for an acronym like near mid-air collision (NMAC), I find ...
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Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
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Acronym upper/lower/mixed case, and pluralisation

My question is really a further question of this post. I've used the following code from there in my tex doc.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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Acronym first use - footnote in glossary description

I use the glossaries package and have a list of acronyms as well as a glossary. The acronyms are set to have a footnote at first use. For the glossary I use longtable format (actually I build my own ...
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How to represent this abbreviation in the acro package

I have the following abbreviation: TIS - Traffic Information System The plural form of this abbreviation remains as TIS although the abbreviated sentence gets the "s" in the end Plural: TIS - ...
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SI unit in acronym glossary

I have a question. I want to use SI unit X in my acronym definitions. For example: \newacronym{M}{\si{\Molar}}{molar} Sadly this doesn't work. Is there a way to do use SI units in the acronym ...
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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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Can I tell the glossary package to spell out abbreviations in captions?

My adviser thinks that it is very important in scientific papers that people can understand tables / figures only by looking at them and their captions, without reading much around them. So ...
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Quoting or italicizing latex `glossaries` package acronyms on first use (full term only)

Suppose in my .tex document I invoke for the first time \gls{ip}, which based on my definition results in the text: Internet Protocol (IP) Is there any way to quote (or italicize) just the long ...
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Acronyms are not printed in the text

When I use \acrshort or alike, my text does not have the acronym in it but only (). This is my test code: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{glossaries-generic.tex} ...
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Abbreviation list align left with space between

Hi, Here is a sample code of my problem: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[labelfont=bf]{caption} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{loT}{ short = IoT , long = ...
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Abbreviations list by using \DeclareAcronym : delete \ac{cip}

I have one problem related to Abbreviation list: First I define the abbreviations: such as \DeclareAcronym{cip}{ short = CIP , long = Common Industry Protocol, class = abbrev } ...
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Abbreviation list [duplicate]

I managed to add the abbreviation list by this way: \DeclareAcronym{can}{ short = CAN , long = Control Area Network, class = abbrev } \printacronyms[include-classes=abbrev,name=Abbreviations] ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly ...
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Glossaries for multiple chapters in different files

I have a question regarding putting glossaries / acronyms in my appendix pages. I followed this post as an example and everything went fine: How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page? ...
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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the main text instead of the glossary list? I'm writing a thesis that uses a lot of abbreviations, but I ...
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mouse over (highlight) acronyms using acronym package. is that possible?

Is it possible to highlight acronyms (mouse over shows the acronym definition) by using the acronym package \ac ....? In this post, there is a macro that was working somehow but by using the acro ...
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Acronyms with same style as LOT? (acro package)

I've the very same question that was asked at Acronyms with same style as LOT?. However, I'm using the acro package, not the acronym package. Any ideas? Best regards, Alex Update, it seems that ...
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Aligning a Acronym Glossary

I have a simple Acronym glossary using the following code: % arara: pdflatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
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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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Acronyms that include other acronyms

I am using standard astrophysical acronyms that include other acronyms, e.g. Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection (ICME) and I would like them to work together, that is if ...
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Glossaries: parenthesis around page numbers

I have a glossary. Let us say: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{Greatest Common Divisor} \newacronym{lcm}{LCM}{Least Common ...