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

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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 ...
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Different style for acronyms

In 1 I had the answer on how to put the translation of an acronym and used both English and Spanish version. The issue now is that I have acronyms that are only Spanish, others only English without ...
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The algorithms' captions appear in the list of abbreviations

I have a problem with the list of abbreviations. The problem is that the algorithms' captions appear in the list of abbreviations! I use the loabbrv package for the abbreviations, and by the command ...
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Use both Acronym and Glossary for one term

I want to specify both the acronym meaning and the glossary description for some acronyms. For examples I need to specify what's description of API, and also what acronym mean for it. Is there a ...
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Nomenclature, acronym or glossary?

This isn't a technical or LaTeX code question, but more of a "what should I be using for X?" question. I am writing up my PhD. It is an Engineering PhD and I have mostly abbreviations (i.e. ...
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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. f.e. I used xa for x-Achse but I never use the ...
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Acronyms & Glossaries not being output in the PDF

I've used glossaries in the past running latest MikTex and Texniccenter on Windows 8.1 and now after 2 year I started to write a new paper using my old template and I got stuck using the glossaries. ...
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More than one nomenclature/acronyms list in the document

I would like to have more than one nomenclature/acronyms in my document: Below every equation At the beginning of the document a complete nomenclature of all symbols used. Do you know whether it ...
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Move list of acronyms to the right

I'm using the acronym package and I want to move the list of acronyms a bit to the right. I have the list in an independent .tex file and the code I use is: \documentclass{article} ...
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glossaries: display the page number but not the current page

I have been looking around the web for a few days for this problem, but I can't find a solution. I created a glossary for my thesis and when I display it I see the current page number at the end of ...
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Simple list of abbreviations manually

I have written my whole document without using any packages like nomencl or acronym because it wasn't necessary in my case, that means I only have a few abbreviations which should fit on one page ...
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Problem with nomenclature

I am trying to get a list of abbreviations into my paper using the \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature package. However, I won't create a list in my document when I type \printnomenclature ...
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Do not display one special acronym in list of acronyms without using glossaries

This post does what I want with the glossaries package that I would rather not use. Is it possible to have the same (selectively say please do not put this item in the acronym list) using only the ...
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How do I sort two glossaries differently? list of acronyms(sort=standard) and list of symbols(sort=use)

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms and a list of symbols. I have to do a list of acronyms sorted alphabetically(sort=standard) and a list of symbols ordered by ...
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Abbreviations in mixed cases in small caps

Some guidelines suggest the use of use small caps for abbreviations. I have an issue with the following one: iTRAQ. Here are some guidelines on mixed small-upper case abbreviations. I do want to keep ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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parenthesis surrounding an acronym printed in list of acronyms of the glossaries package

I encounter the following problem when using the glossaries package. In order to explain this, please consider the following (minimal) example: \documentclass{article} %or book etc ...
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Using uppercase command for acronyms in Glossary

I often use the term range expansion in a text. Thus I'd like to abbreviate it using RE. When it first occurs in a chapter, The abbreviation should be expalained like this: Range expansion (RE). In my ...
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How to print acronyms of glossaries into a table?

for now I am using a tabularx table to print acronyms manually. But I want to use the style of my table with glossaries and acronyms: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,style=mystyle] The table so far: ...
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Simplify LaTeX document to satisfy editing office

I have a LaTeX manuscript prepared using a publisher class file (agutex) where I've used four packages (booktabs, glossaries, siunitx, graphicx). I use glossaries in particular for acronyms. After ...
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Use of longplural, shortplural in CustomAcronymFields

I'd like to have the first occurrence of my acronyms in emphasized style. So, I redefined CustomAcronymFields and use SetCustomStyle, as suggested by the FAQ. This worked til I needed a special ...
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acronym option passed at the class level rather than to the (glossaries) package level doesn't work

I was pretty sure that options (including unknown ones) passed at the class level were also passed to the loaded packages. Hence I don't understand why the following MCE works like a charm: ...
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Acronym package and UTF-8

Are there support of UTF-8? I'm trying to write \ac{ОС} (Russian acronym inside) but got strange error Missing \endcsname inserted Here is what in my header: \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} ...
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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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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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How to avoid bad box with long words with no hyphenation?

I know there are planty of similar questions, but I haven't found the answer to this particular one. I have a long word (say some long acronym like ABCDEFGH). It happens to be at the and of the line ...
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Mismatching symbol size in cases environment with acronym package

I'm running into trouble using the acronym package when I set math formulas in the cases environment. Looking at the following MWE, you will notice that inside the arccot "gamma" and "p" are smaller ...
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Glossaries acronyms two languages

I'm using glossaries package to make my list of acronyms. I'm writing in Spanish but some of my acronyms are in English. I want them to be displayed like: Spanish description - English long (Short) - ...
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The acronym in formula mode looks not good (too wide)

I'm wondering is there any way to make the letters "V" and "P" in my TVPI abbreviation be closer to each other? Now they look to far from each other to me. Here is the code \begin{equation} ...
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How to define an acronym by using other acronym and print the abbreviations together when first used?

I am using acro package and like it. However, I have the following problem. I would like to define for example "dsDNA" using the acronym of "DNA". When I do that, everything is fine as long as I ...
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Glossaries not displaying list

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian,english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[unicode,colorlinks=true]{hyperref} ...
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How to suppress certain defined entries from appearing in the acronym list using glossaries package?

Really impressed by the extensive potential of glossaries package by Nicola L.C. Talbot to manage different types of glossaries in a generic approach, however I tried to look for this feature in the ...
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Expand abbreviation automatically at beginning of line

According to an tradition in Spanish typesetting (Martinez de Sousa, MELE4), the abbreviation etc. should be fully expanded to etcétera when it appears at the beginning of the line (Spanish page in ...
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reference a glossaries text in an acronym, sanitization and fragile commands

First post so be nice. This doesn't appear to be a duplicate but maybe I am not putting in the right keywords. I am trying to have an acronym description just be the text of a glossary item (using ...
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acro package: Italicize first occurrence of term

I am using the acro package for acronyms because, for a phrase that is not a proper name, I can have the first letter of each word uncapitalized except when it starts off a sentence, in which case the ...
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Symbol in plural form of acronym in glossaries package

Follow-up question If the plural form acronym is used first then it is printing one s after the symbol in parenthesis and this is not desired. For example, if \glspl{a} occurs first before any use of ...