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

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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 ...
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Redefine acronym look in document

I would like to redefine the way acronym looks when I use \acrfull macro. Now it shows meaning of acronym and then abbreviation in brackets, but I would like it to show the opposite way - abbreviation ...
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Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice

The solution to the original problem was resolved here: Acronyms sorted alphabetically in Index , in which I was trying to include acronyms in the index every time the command \gls{acronym} was used. ...
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How to define acronyms being part of another acronym? (using acro.sty)

For a while now I have been using the acro.sty package by Clemens Niederberger. I really enjoy using this package and its many options. There is just one little thing I could not figure out yet. How ...
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Cyrillic in glossary/acronym entry

I want to define acronyms and terms in Bulgarian. Unfortunately, when I do so, LaTeX gives a whole lot of errors and do not compile. Anything to help? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Using a footnote in the full name of an acronym

I would like to use a footnote in the full name of an acronym. Here is the minimal (not) working example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{footnote} \begin{document} ...
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Change heading style in latex environment

I am using the acronym environment to list some acronyms at the beginning of a thesis I am writing. However the default heading style that acronym places doesn't match the rest of my document. I don't ...
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Separate the list of acronyms in the glossary (glossaries)

In my thesis I would like to enter a list of acronyms and a glossary. I'm trying to do with the package glossaries. However, I meet a problem in separating the first from the second. If I use the ...
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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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How do I remove alphabetical grouping of acronyms in the list?

I would like an acronym list with equal vertical space between each acronym. My list is grouping acronyms that start with the same letter. How is this avoided? Here is the code for a MWE with this ...
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Defined \acronymname is not used in toc, but the standard “Acronyms”, why?

I have defined a new name for my Acronyms list, but it the default name ("Acronyms") is used in the table of contents. Do you know how I can solve this? I have created a minimum working example, but ...
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How to remove an entry location for a particular reference of the glossary term?

I'm using a custom command \addacronym which creates two glossary entries for each acronym: the main entry and a cross-reference from the abbreviation to the main entry. I also had to redefine the ...
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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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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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Making footnote numbering per-page when using acronym package

When I use the acronym package like this : \usepackage[footnote]{acronym} The footnotes are numbered across the whole document, which gets ugly when you have more than 10 acronyms in my opinion. ...
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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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Show an abbreviation \ac{*} abbreviated in the first use

I'm using \ac{m} for meters, but I don't want it to be shown in the long way at first use. How can it be shown only abbreviated?
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What packages do these come from?

Just wondering if anyone could tell me the packages I need to call in order to use the following commands, \notat and \acron? Two examples of the code in use are shown below. These are used for ...
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Acronym package: Full name after each section / chapter

I'm using the acronym package to produce a list of abbreviations and acronyms. Now, I want that the full name is printed after every new section and/or chapter. For example: \acro{PC}{Personal ...
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Hyphenate long acronyms

I'm using the package acronym but I have a problem. I have a very long acronym "ADD1/SREBP1". I defined it like this: \acro{srebp}[ADD1/\-SREBP1]{adipocyte determination-and differentiation-dependent ...
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footnotes in pre defined commands only once in the result

I have the situation, that several people generate together a document and pre defined phrases (commands) are often in use. And footnotes will be duplicate with this kind of work flow. The following ...
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Glossaries package: small caps in body and normal caps in the acronym list

I want a list of acornyms to be printed in normal caps. However, I want small cpas acronyms in the body text. I use glossaries package as the follwoing example. Would you please help? ...
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Why does first use of \gls look different than \glsfirst?

I customized the layout of acronyms which works well for \gls. Surprisingly it does not work when using \glsfirst. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ acronym, ]{glossaries} ...
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What is the cleanest way to call a command on each new chapter?

I'm using KOMA-Script and a mix of \chapter and \addchap commands. I would like to have \glsresetall called for every chapter as I want my acronyms redefined once per chapter. What is the cleanest ...
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Toptesi class and sequential page numbering

I'm working on a final dissertation and I've been using the toptesi class provided by our university. The problem is that I wanted to manually add the glossaries package. Now, whilst I managed to ...
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\makeglossaries conflict with indexing

This is my first post to ask for help since I cannot find any solution. I use MacTex. I am using glossaries pkg to generate list of acronyms, symbols and glossary of terms. I want to include also an ...
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List of abbreviations/units customisation

I'm still working at my thesis template and ran into the next problem: \documentclass[pdftex, 12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Acronym generates abnormal spacing

I'm using the acronym package but I just realized that it has some problem with spacing. It is the last version (2012). Every time an acronym starts a new line, at the end of the previous line there ...
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Preventing page break after sectioning when body begins with a command?

I use the acro package heavily in my thesis, but I noticed that one section has a page break right after the section header. This appears to be a result of the first paragraph beginning with \Ac{} ...
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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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Reduce line-spacing in acronyms with hyperref

I'm using: \documentclass[12pt,titlepage]{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[style=altlist,nonumberlist,numberedsection,acronym,toc,xindy]{glossaries} ...
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How to mark up different entry types (index/glossary/acronym/notation) at the same time in datagidx package?

I came across datagidx package, which is part of the datatool bundle, the killing feature of this package is that you can use it independently, not relying on external indexing applications, e.g., ...
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Can I print a list of acronyms without a header with the acro package?

I want to produce a list of acronyms from the acro package without any header at all. Is this possible? I have tried putting things like *, {}, and (space) in the header argument, but nothing has ...
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How can I display a list of acronyms and a separate list of symbols in the same document? [closed]

I want to display both list of acronyms and list of symbols in my thesis.. I tried all, from the solutions I found here... but it is always showing "acro.sty not found" and some other error with ...
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Hyphenate term with numbers and white space within acronyms

I want to use the command \hyphanation to force latex keeping terms in the same line The terms are for example IAS 39 and IFRS 9. I use acornyms for IAS and IFRS and let a white space between the ...
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Manually set first-use flag using glossaries

I am using glossaries to keep track of my acronyms and a few other lists. However, I am running into a situation where I want to use \acf to print the full acronym, and the description should not be ...
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Abstract environment: interaction between hyperref and acronyms in ettauth.cls

I am submitting a paper for a journal that uses class ettauth.cls. Inside abstract I use some acronyms with the help of acronym package. I also load hyperref package for the cross-referencing. With ...
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Lyx and List of Acronyms

I need to generate the List of Acronyms for a report class document, i used this method to make the acronym: insert -> nomenclature entry then I write the symbol and the description. Example: ...
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How to change the appearance of the display of the first use of an acronym? How to insert “short”?

How can I change the apperance of the display of the first use of an acronym? I want to change Compact Disc (CD) to Compact Disc (short CD) I tried ...
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One acronym for two words

I got a problem with my acronyms. I try to use one acronym for two words. I don't get any warnings or errors but it does not really work. The following is a minimalistic example. \begin{document} ...
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Using glossary in abbreviation causes issue: its written bold

I'm currently working on a thesis and having trouble with my glossary in connection with abbreviations. I define an abbreviation that way: \acro{conMan}[CMS]{\gls{CMS}} In my glossary list file i ...
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How to add translation to long form of acronym?

I am currently using the acronym package to handle acronyms/abbreviations in my thesis. I am writing in German, but I use a couple of English acronyms because either no German acronym exists or the ...