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

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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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How can I force LyX to rebuild intermediate files for clean PDF display?

I am working on a multi-file document in LyX (my thesis) and occasionally have problems where LyX seems to rely on old version of intermediate files when updating the PDF output. Is there an easy way ...
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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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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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Acronyms in Bibtex

Is it possible to add acronyms to a bibTeX file? I have a bibTeX entry that looks like the following when printed with natbib: And when used within the text it looks like: I would like it to show ...
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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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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 [closed]

\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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to print only short name in glossary of acronym package

I want to achieve the following. I have an acronym in English like LED and want to display in the text the German name Blabbla bla Licht emittierende Diode (LED) bla bla blabla., and in the glossary ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disabling use of long form when first using an acronym generated by glossaries

When using the acronym option of the glossaries-package, the first use of an acronym results in the display of Long Entry (Short Entry) I want to disable this globally. I know, I could just ...
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How to change the font for biblatex acronyms

I have a bibliography in biblatex and I want to use different fonts than Computer Modern, namely Lato & Bitstream Charter. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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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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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\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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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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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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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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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} ...