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

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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 } { \newglossaryentry{gls-#3}...
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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 "acronym"...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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] \ac{...
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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 } \DeclareAcronym{...
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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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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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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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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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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 Word-...
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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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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 ...
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List of Abbreviations headline not same font size as List of Tables

I just started using Latex and I'm stuck already. I tried to find solutions online but I couldn't find the right one. In my document I want to make a list of abbreviations, so I used the acronym ...
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Acronym glossary doesn't appear

I'm trying to get an acronym glossary to appear on my ShareLaTeX project, but even the demo they have doesn't work: https://www.sharelatex.com/project/554bfc42d1eab411203a5f23 \documentclass{article}...
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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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Acronyms not being displayed

I am new to LaTeX and I am using it for the first time while working on a paper and tried to include an acronym file. The code is as follows \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} \...
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index, acronym and sorting, macro expansion

I want to use index together with acro: Whenever I use an acronym, I want it automatically in the index. However, not the abbreviation but the long name! What I did: I created a new command: \...
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Do not begin a sentence with an abbreviation

I am using the glossaries package. How can I make sure that a sentence does not start with an abbreviation?