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

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Can I make an “abbreviation expansion” in PDF visible?

(I hope this is at least marginally on topic) When I use the <abbr> tag in HTML, the abbreviation and its expansion are marked by the browser: But if I mark an abbreviation and its ...
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How to change the color of the short version of the acronym in the list of acronym

I use the Acronym package. In the printed list of acronym (usually put at the beginning of the document) there is the short version of the acronym (in bold font) and after the full name of the acronym ...
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Automatically add List of Abbreviations (totcount and acronym)

I would like to have a list of abbreviations automatically added if there are abbreviations. I am using acronym for the abbreviations and am currently trying to count the \ac commands using totcount. ...
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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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How to use conditional (if statements) with data from acronyms?

I am using acronym for autocomplete my text like mailing functions. So I want the long text from acronym using all the time, and I am using \acro{}{} to define, so \acro{Maria}{f} - for me shows that ...
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Avoid acronym list when acronym environment is \include[d]

I want to keep my acronym environment in a separate file and avoid printing out the whole acronym list. Still the option [nolist] of the acronym package seems not to work when the acronym environment ...
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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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custom plural for the short form of an acronym using glossaries

I'm using glossaries and would like to use a custom short form plural (it should be the same as the short form singular). I've tried using \glsshortpluralkey, but this only affects how the short form ...
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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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multicolumn list of acronyms

Is it possible with the acronym package to produce two columns of acronyms? I checked the package guide, but didn't find any help, should I use a table? Not really sure on how to proceed. I am using ...
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Why is my acronym in title not expanded in HTML but in PDF?

I am using the acronym package and htlatex to convert to HTML. I discovered that using an acronym in the title does not get expanded in the HTML even if it does in the PDF. The expansion works in ...
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Force printing of all Acronyms, even those that have NOT been mentioned in the text [duplicate]

Several acronyms that are not used (but are defined in the Acronym file) in my text are not shown in the List of Acronyms. How can I print all acronyms even if they are not used in the text. You can ...
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Using Arara on windows in Texstudio to generate glossaries

I am trying to generate glossaries in my LaTeX document using the article class and am using TeXStudio I used the below code but nothing gets printed \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Acronym capitalization not working in plural mode

I am using the glossaries package to manage acronyms and it seems like the combination of "use long form", "make first letter uppercase" and "use plural form" does not work (see MWP below): At first ...
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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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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. For example I used xa for “x-Achse” but I never ...
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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} ...