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

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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} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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List of Acronyms is not displayed

\documentclass{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newacronym{svm}{SVM}{Support Vector Machine} \newacronym{wasn}{WASN}{Wireless Sensor Networks} \begin{document} \printglossaries ...
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Some errors with a little document [closed]

I have some errors with my paper in LaTeX, and I don't understand how to fix the problems : The first is : pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the sa me identifier (name{page.1}) has been ...
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Why does the compiler keeps telling me (forever) to rerun because labels have changed?

I have a LaTeX paper (multifile setup, using \input{} statements) that , since a few days ago, keeps telling me at each compile (both with pdflatex or latex): LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have ...
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Problem with \acused from acronym package: Not in list of acronyms

When using the acronym package, acronyms marked with \acused{AC} are not contained in the list of acronyms. However, I also cannot place \ac{AC}, \acs{AC}, or \acl{AC} since all of it is explained in ...
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List of Acronyms: only first use in numberlist and table of content style dots

I would like to display the list of acronyms in the following way: in the number list there should be only the page with the first use of the acronym the number should be aligned on the right, with ...
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Acronym at sentence start: capital or not?

The recommended way of typesetting acronyms is using small caps, e.g.: This technique is called Remote Procedure Calling or {\scshape rpc}. However, if the acronym occurs at the beginning of the ...
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Neutral command to hide footnotes from wordcount

I currently have do all of my citations and footnotes with the commands \ac and \fn respectively, which I have set up as shorter versions of the full commands. I want to be able to print my document ...
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Creating a list of abbreviations with KOMA-Script

I could not find the commands for creating a list of abbreviations with KOMA-Script. Could someone please tell it to me? Also could someone please tell me if the abbreviations list has to be at the ...
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Greek letters in acronym

I want to use the acronym package for a list of acronyms. When posting Greek letters like such: \acro{$\nu$}{frequency} I get errors ! Missing \endcsname inserted What does that mean and how do ...
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Acro package: \printacronyms translation

While using acro package, I get the following message: Package translations Warning: Translation for `acronym-list-name' in portuguese unknown. on input line 67. Package translations ...
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Acronym Nested Parentheses

This question is mainly to collect your opinion, and probably to reach a good solution. That said, let's go to the discussion topic and question. I commonly use the acronym package in my work, mainly ...
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Hyphenation does not work with acro and luatex, but with pdftex

I'm using luatex 0.70.1 together with acro 1.2 and I have the following MWE. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{DNA}{ short=DNA, ...
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Strange packages interaction: acronyms, silence, hyperref

The following does not compile. It only compiles if silence package is commented out. Does anyone know why? And how can I use the 3 packages together? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{silence} ...
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Command for the abbreviated author [duplicate]

I'm writing a beamer document, and using the following definition for author \author[O. Castillo]{Oscar Castillo} As far as I know, \@author returns the value Oscar Castillo Question Is there a ...
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Glossary and list of acronyms in the same page

Basically I have two lists (glossary and acronyms) that i want to merge into one section only, something like (List of terms AND acronyms)
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Glossary and list of figures have the same page number in the table of contents

In my table of contents the glossary and the list of figures have the same page number. However, these two areas are not on the same page. Can anyone help me to get the correct number of pages set? ...
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Acronyms with description environment

I have an editorial template to write a book's chapter. The publisher wants the authors to use the description environment to display acronyms. However, due to acronym's package facilities I am trying ...
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Error when using \BC (from abbrevs) in \caption

I'm using the abbrevs package to provide nicer formatting of BC/AD in dates, but when I use one of the commands in a caption I get an error. Example document: \documentclass{article} ...
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Use Nomenclature package twice for list of abbreviations and nomenclature. Win 7, miktex, Texmaker 3.5.2 [duplicate]

I have a short question to ask: Is it possible to use the nomenclature environment twice in the same document? I want to use it once for Nomenclature and one for a list of abbreviations. So after I ...
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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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glossaries: multi-column and indentation [duplicate]

I want to achieve a two column acronym list with glossaries. Using the mcolalttree version of alttree allows to define the indentation with \glssetwidest{}. Unfortunately after a line break the ...
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Package acronym: unwanted pagebreak in front of the list of acronyms [duplicate]

When useing the acronym package to create a list of the used acronyms like this: \renewcommand{\listofacronymsname}{List of acronyms and abbreviations} \listofacronyms \begin{acronym} ...
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How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package?

I have searched for the whole day online, but all the threads indicate only realizing one of the lists by using nomencl package. I want to create both list of abbreviations AND list of nomenclature ...
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Horizontal alignment of multiple glossaries

I utilize the glossariespackage with acronym option as well as an self-defined symbols list. Unfortunately, each glossary aligns different horizontally. Is it possible to make them aligned? Otherwise, ...
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Missing paragraphs in glossary

After each abbreviation there is a paragraph in my glossary except in one row. (see screenshot). There is no separation between the "W3C" and "WHATWG" abbreviation. Does anyone know what I can do? ...
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Glossary package - acronyms with numbers not accepted

I'm having some trouble with acronyms such as I2C, where there is a number inside. My code is like the following: \usepackage[acronym]{glossary} \makeglossary \newacronym{I2C}{Inter-Integrated ...
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Acro package: Commas in the acronym

I'm using the acro package, and I want to use a comma in one of the acronyms. Unfortunately TeXnicCenter throws a wobbly: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! LaTeX error: ...
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How to put kana with CJK in the name of a “polyglotic” glossary entry?

After discovered how to mix glossary and acronym system (See here), and how to put kana/kanji working with pdfLaTeX (See here), I was trying to mix the both, in order to create kind of dictonnary, ...
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Using acronyms at start of sentence

I want it to capitalize the first letter of an expanded acronym used at the start of a sentence, like: Application programming interfaces (APIs) are ... I tried to define a new command \Acp for ...
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acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence

I use the acronym package for managing acronyms. There is one option I am missing (couldn't find it in the manual): that is, suppressing the abbreviated form if the acronym occurs only once throughout ...
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Acronyms list size

\appendix \chapter{Acronyms} \singlespace \begin{acronym} \acro{BLAS}{Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms} \acro{CLR}{Common Language Runtime} \acro{DBMS}{Data Base Management System} ...
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printglossary makes abbreviations ending with periods

I use the glossaries package for my glossary and some acronyms: \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[ngerman]{translator} \usepackage[nonumberlist,acronym,toc,section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ... ...
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How to define a command that bolds the first letter of each word in the input argument?

I want to define a command that takes a sentence, a word or several words as input and bolds the first letter of each word. I need this mostly for abbreviations and so far I have done it manually in ...
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show acronym in bold

I'm using the acronym package. The first time I use the acronym the full name will be written. What I would like is to have the acronym in bold while the full name is NOT in bold is that possible? ...