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

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How to highlight important pages in glossaries page number list

In some books, the keywords page not only has a list of pages the keyword was referenced, it also bold or emphasize page numbers where the keyword was defined or explained. How do I do that with ...
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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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Mixing uppercase, lowercase, and small caps?

The problem I want to follow The Economist's example for annoyingly mixed-case words: letterspace them, capitalize the first letter according to normal rules, and set all other capitals as small ...
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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 ...
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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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Creating abbreviations list with manual entries

How do I create list of abbreviations if I want to add them manually and not tag each abbreaviation in the file first (the file is already written)?
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Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym/glossaries command is used in the document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically index acronyms I am using glossaries package for acronyms (\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries}). I have a separate .tex file for a list of \newacronym{key}{label}...
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Glossaries: Print first occurence by using ACRONYM (DESC)

Is there a way to change the way how the acronyms in glossaries package are printed on the first occurence when defining them via \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact disk}. Currently I'm using the following ...
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List of Acronyms is not displayed

\documentclass{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newacronym{svm}{SVM}{Support Vector Machine} \newacronym{wasn}{WASN}{Wireless Sensor Networks} \begin{document} \printglossaries \...
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Why my printnomenclature not working?

This is my Script: In my class file i added the following entry: \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{\large \textbf{Mathematical Notation}} \makenomenclature \usepackage{datatool} \...
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Managing acronyms with a macro that preserves the full name

I use the acronym package to create and manage acronyms in my document, e.g.: \newacro{css}[CSS]{Cascading Style Sheets} Can you use \ac{css}? However, sometimes I must add typesetting to ...
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How to define acronyms in ConTeXt?

The acronym packages allows one to easily create and display acronyms, with a simple syntax, like \ac{usb}. The first time this is called, is will say “Universal Serial Bus (USB)”, but after that, ...
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Acronyms sorted alphabetically in Index

I am using glossaries package with the acronym option \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries}. When my Index is generated, the acronyms are not listed alphabetically but rather as a "Symbol" ...
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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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Displaying acronyms, abbreviations, and units

I use the acronym package for displaying acronyms, such as "KFC". As most of the acronyms are common knowledge, I use \acs{kfc}, which only presents the short form. Also, the siuntix package can be ...
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How to change the format of acronyms?

I use the acronym package. Please help me to change a gap between the acronym and full name of acronym and to put a dash between them like this: PG - some text HRoT - some text some text ...
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Using acronyms (i.e. first usage is fully qualified, other usage is just initials) without the List of Acronyms

I have defined a file of acronyms for a document where I needed a list of acronyms as well as the proper usage of acronyms in the document itself, i.e. when the short form was first used it was ...
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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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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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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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How do I suppress the list of acronyms

I am using the acronym package to handle my acronyms. To use the package, I have to define all the acronyms within a \begin{acronym} ... \end{acronym}. This generates a listing of acronyms that I want ...
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Using bi-lingual entries with the glossaries package

I'm writing my PhD thesis in my mother language (Slovene). I would like to create a Glossary that would contain the slovene versions of the terms along with their english counterparts. The ...
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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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acronym - tabular — weird spacing while using \ac

I'm currently writing a Lab-Report, using a lot of acronyms and tables. What I have so far looks like this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Insert Abbreviations in LyX document

I would like to generate the abbreviations entry in the report written in LyX. I could not find it. I would like to know 3 things : Insert the abbreviations table in the TOC. Insert the ...
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Questions regarding conversion from acronym package to glossaries

In my thesis I use the acronym package. I have only one problem with the package, which is the lack of capability to capitalize first letter, a functionality which I read is provided by \makefirstuc ...
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How can I combine shorthands of bibliographical entries with acronyms in text?

I would like to make \printshorthands for the code below and to put put acronyms used in text in the same list with bibliographical shorthands. Could somebody help? \documentclass[12pt]{report} \...
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Redefine the style of acronyms (glossaries)

In a paper I'm writing I would like to enter a list of acronyms used, and I'm trying to do with the use of glossaries package. The problem is the style in which they appear acronyms. A compilable code ...
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Formated text in acronym sorted alphabetically in Index

I am using glossaries package with the acronym option \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries}. An answer provided previously (Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice) works perfectly for ...
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How to make a List of Symbols without page number

I am using the nomencl package for printing a List of Symbols but I do want the List of Symbols to appear only without its page number in the Table of Contents and there should not be a page number at ...
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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 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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glossaries: multi-column and indentation [duplicate]

I want to achieve a two column acronym list with glossaries. Using the mcolalttree version of alttree allows to define the indentation with \glssetwidest{}. Unfortunately after a line break the ...
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How to put kana with CJK in the name of a “polyglotic” glossary entry?

After discovered how to mix glossary and acronym system (See here), and how to put kana/kanji working with pdfLaTeX (See here), I was trying to mix the both, in order to create kind of dictonnary, ...
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LyX and Nomenclatures

I'm using LyX and trying to use the nomenclature package to insert a bunch of acronyms into my document. I've inserted a Nomenclature table (Insert -> List/TOC -> Nomenclature). I've then created a ...
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How to let glossaries display “long form (abbreviation)” in the list of acronyms?

This is a pontentially dumb question, but I fail at making glossaries print the long form accompanied by the abbreviation in the list of acronyms. Let this be the document (should be self-contained): ...
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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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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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Problem with inserting “page” in Glossary

I read this question to insert "Page" before the occurencing page of a Glossary Entry. I tried the proposed solution, which rely on the following code : \renewcommand{\glsnumberformat}[1]{% (\...
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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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Change appearance of first acronym use if it falls into a composed word

I have a acronym for GPU, and start my text with GPU-computing. For now this is the first appearance, and this results in graphic processing unit (GPU)-computing, however I would rather like it to ...
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Alphabetizing a customized List of Abbreviations

I maintain a style file which offers a list of abbreviations. The most common request that I get is to provide a way to alphabetize the list. The entries in the list file myThesis.loabb look like ...
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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...
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How to get correct glossary links with frontmatter pages?

I'm using the glossaries and hyperref packages, and my document has 10 or so pages of frontmatter, in roman numerals. All the links in the glossary have the correct page numbers, but when you click ...