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

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Acronyms - Best practice to use during the text and create acronym page

I'm starting writing my PhD thesis in LaTeX however since I'm still at the beginning of the PhD I'm writing some pieces at the introduction, other at methods, sometimes the other way around. When I ...
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Modify appearance of first acronym

I want to modify the appearance of the first display of an acronym. I have tried: \usepackage[toc,xindy]{glossaries} \newcommand*{\glossfirstformat}[1]{\textit{#1}} \defglsentryfmt{\glossfirstformat{\...
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Using glossaries (acronyms) with Beamer

I would like to use the glossaries package for acronyms in Beamer presentations. However, when using Beamer's overlay mechanisms, I run into trouble. An acronym (used for the first time) on a slide ...
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glossaries: don't print single occurences

Similiar to acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence i'd like to avoid listing acronyms that i only used once with the glossaries package. The answer to this question Ignoring an ...
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Bolding Math Acronyms

I need to have the math acronyms bolded as the normal string acronyms. Here is the example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossary \begin{...
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Short form when acronym is first used in table

I am referencing a table containing an acronym entry that has not been mentioned in the text before. I would like to print the acronym short form in the table (the acronym is used multiple times in ...
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Remove color of acronyms used in an equation

I use the acronyms package to define mathematic symbols like this: \begin{acronym}[long] \acro{v}[$\vec{v}$]{View direction vector} \end{acronym} I do this with lots of others where it is faster to ...
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Classicthesis: Capital abbreviations for acronyms in Acronym section

I'm writing my thesis with classicthesis and I have some issues with the acronym package together with classicthesis. The following code shows a minimal reconstruction of my problem: \documentclass[]...
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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 prettify itemizing texts with lots of abbreviations and symbols?

I have the following tex code in a 2 column article. The multi-faceted evaluation scheme is defined as follows: \begin{itemize}[leftmargin=*, noitemsep] \item \textbf{Structural Measures} \begin{...
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in classicthesis, change acronym hyperlink colour (to black) but leave crosslinks blue

I am trying to change the acronym link colours in classicthesis to black but leave other links their default colours. I have tried the solution listed here: Acronym hyperlink without special color ...
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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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acro vs. acronym - capitalization and reintroduction of acronyms

I browsed the internet for quite some time, but have not found a solution to the following problem pertaining to the use of acronyms. I want to use capitalization of acronyms as provided by the ...
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Acronym hyperlink without special color

I use the acronym package for managing acronyms. I would like to show the acronym hyperlink without special colors or borders, just as plain text. Is there a way to do this?
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Acronyms capitalized, no dot at the end together with Symbols

UPDATE 2014-11-20: Found a solution for the dot inside wikibooks. You have to use \usepackage[nopostdot]{glossaries}. I want my abbreviations to be all capitalized and without dot at the end. At ...
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How to create a newcommand with acronym? [closed]

I'd like to know how can I make \acronym such like this example: Picture Superiority Effect (ang.; PSE) means ... acronym PSE (from ang. Picture Superiority Effect) means... I have to create a \...
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How to use \textsubscript in package acronym

I'm confused using the acronym package. i built the list as I am supposed to and it's working quite well. but I can't use \textsubscript in the acro-environment. for example \begin{acronym} \acro{...
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use acronyms in redefined names

I use \renewcommand{\thefigure}{Fig.~\arabic{figure}} at the moment to renumber figures. Is it possible to use an acronym for Fig. like \ac{Fig.}, so it reads Figure the first time and Fig. after ...
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How can I make a list of websites in my book?

I want to make a list of websites in the last pages of my book. Something like the list bellow: List of websites: ----------------------------------------------- website01 ....................... ...
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Enforce continuous math environment when concatenating multiple math environments

I have a non-standard setup for my symbols. Instead of defining them explicitly in every equation, e.g.: \begin{equation} a_i={\bf b}^{(est)}_i \cdot {\bf c}^{(obs)}_i \end{equation} I define ...
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Problems with acro package and greek babel?

Well, I need to create an acronym list in my thesis, I was using the acronympackage before for that. Since I updated several package and my old preamble had too much error, I decided to create another ...
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Same acronym for two words

I would like to use the same acronym (SC} either for the word "superconductivity" or for the word "superconductor". Of course I want my acronym list to explain it in a single line by something like: ...
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Aligning acronyms to the left and long descriptions

I am trying to generate my list of acronyms. I would like them to be all aligned to the left border of my page, with all the descriptions also aligned one below the other taking up the rest of the ...
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Glossaries: make \newglossaryentry behave as \newacronym

I'm hoping this is a simple question, but I've been searching for the best part of the day for a solution to no avail. I basically want to make the \newglossaryentry command behave like the \...
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How can I add in the missing space when the first use of an acronym is plural?

I'm using the glossaries package and defining my acronyms like this: \newacronym{led}{LED}{Light Emitting Diode} I'm then using the acronyms in my document with either \gls{led} or \glspl{led} ...
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Fully written word (not abbreviated) when word first occurs in every chapter

I use the glossaries package for acronyms with default settings. Now I need that abbreviated words are fully written when they first occurs in the next chapter and not only when they first occurs. But ...
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Using Math mode in the package acronym

I am using the \usepackage[printonlyused,nohyperlinks]{acronym} package. I want to include a math character in the definition. This is how I defined it: \acro{L1AC}[$\mathcal{L}_1$-AC]{$\mathcal{L}_1$...
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Write short description behind the document location (list of abbreviations in glossaries)

I am using the glossaries package for the list of abbreviations. By default, a location list is displayed for each entry whih refers to the document location. It look´s like this: Now I would like ...
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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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Adding a specific title to list of abbreviations / acronyms in LaTeX

If I have the following code to handle generating a list of acronyms in LaTeX \usepackage[acronym,footnote,nonumberlist]{glossaries} % Makes a list of abbreviations. \usepackage{glossary-mcols} \...
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Suppressing page number in list of abbreviations in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows in a file called Main.tex: documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[acronym,nomain]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \tableofcontents \...
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printglossary acronym, display only the first appearance of arcshort in glossary

I defined acronyms like: \newacronym{sdk}{SDK}{Software Development Kit} use it in the text: Page 3: Test test \acrshort{sdk} Page 6: test test \acrshort{sdk}. Page 9: Test \acrshort{sdk} and ...
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First use of glossary entry with asterisk

My question seems easy : How put an asterisk at the end of all first use of glossaries occurrences in the text (or for exemple, put it in bold…) ? But only in my glossary, not in my acronyms. \...
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Make plural in small caps acronyms distinguishable

The problem Small caps are commonly used to typeset acronyms (see e.g., #9534). I personally think that this is good typographic style and makes acronyms less obtrusive. However, using small caps ...
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Glossary list without page number and acronym links to glossary

As the title says I only wish to remove the page numbers not the acronym links to the glossary. Using package option nonumberlist the numbers are removed but so are the links. This code below ...
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Latex acronym package: english terms with german translation [duplicate]

im writing an german text with latex where im using the acronym package where it looks like this: Situation Awareness (SA) But when i have english terms i have to declare them with the german ...
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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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Why are not the dotted line and the page number showed up while using the acronym package with the xepersian package?

In the code below, despite using the withpage option, the dotted line and the page number are not showed up in the output pdf. How can I fix this problem? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[...
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Glossaries/acronyms list is not ordered properly

I'm using packet glossaries and I have the following acronym list: \newacronym{AI}{AI}{Ambient Intelligence} % \newacronym{CRL}{CRL}{Certificate Revocation List} % \newacronym{ETSI}{ETSI}{European ...
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Abbreviate only middle names in biblatex

I know of the option firstinits=true to abbreviate the first and all middle names in biblatex. What I would like to achieve is to only abbreviate the middle names. So e.g. author = {Smith, John Ethan ...
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How to display acronyms by order of appearance in the glossaries package?

In the code below, I want the acronyms to be displayed by order of appearance in the body in the list of acronyms and the glossaries in alphabetic order at the end of the book. When I use the option ...
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ambiguity in the name of the header

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I created a chapter called "list of acronyms" after "list of tables". At the 2nd page of the chapter "list of acronyms" header is incorrect.
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Align the list of acronyms

I'm trying to write a list of acronyms used in my thesis. I'm using the following code which works well... \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \chapter*{List of ...
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Is is possible to not abbreviate the author name of only one reference in my bibliography?

I am using the IEEEtran.bst file for my bibliography (as follows): \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{IEEEabrv,biblio} and it works as desired in all but one case. I have one entry where ...
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Issue with acronym being only a math mode symbol in glossaries with xindy

I am using glossaries package to create a list of abbreviations. I need to use xindy because otherwise the character \"{o} breaks an acronym by being in the definition (and it sorts them better). ...
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List of Abbreviations / Glossary without extra packages? [duplicate]

I finished my dissertation and I have now been asked to add a list of abbreviations/glossary just after the table of contents. I have searched several examples but all seem to require extra packages ...
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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 define/attach acronym to figure without showing it in the text?

I use the acronym package to manage my acronyms. Is it possible to attach an acronym definition to the LaTeX code of an included figure (PDF, not LaTeX figure)? That is, I want to make sure my LaTeX ...
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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. ...