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

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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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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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Aligned list of acronyms

I am using latex to write my thesis report and would like to generate list of abbreviation for same. I use the acrnonyms package to generate it. Following is my minimal code: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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? ...
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Turn Page Numbers into helvet, abbreviations & left flush TOC

Maybe someone can help me with these: I have three things I'm trying to finish off for my thesis with the formatting. The first is the page numbering - I've been asked to use arial (helvet in my ...
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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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Change order in acronym

I am using \usepackage[printonlyused,withpage]{acronym} to use acronyms in my thesis But I want to get instead of I am using the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Modifying existing code to sort a list of abbreviations

I have currently the Latex code written in the .cls file to display a list of abbreviations as follows: \newcommand\listnomenclature{Abbreviations} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Can the acronym package be told to use a certain style?

I'm using the acronym package and I'm trying to add generic styling. Specifically, I want the first mention of the acronym to expand the long form in italics. What I've done so far is to say: ...
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Using same margin-settings in acronym as in listoffigures

As the two pictures show, the first entry of listoffigures begins further to the right than in the case of my list of abbreviations. Is it - and if yes, how - possible to retrieve the margin-settings ...
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Acronym list won't span more than one page

I found this problem by noticing that the acronym package acro was inserting a blank page before the acronym list. I then discovered that not only was it inserting this blank page, but that list of ...
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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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Capitalising the first letter of an acronym?

I'm using the acronym package in my document and in several instances I want to start a sentence with the expanded acronym. Is there any way of telling the package to capitalise the first letter? For ...
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Acronym upper/lower/mixed case, and pluralisation

My question is really a further question of this post. I've used the following code from there in my tex doc.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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How to make a List of Symbols without page number

I am using the nomencl package for printing a List of Symbols but I do want the List of Symbols to appear only without its page number in the Table of Contents and there should not be a page number at ...
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Use full acronym name in TOC

I am trying to use \acf of the glossaries package in a \section command. In my TOC I always get displayed the id, not the content. The generated section in the document works fine. I was trying to ...
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How to highlight important pages in glossaries page number list

In some books, the keywords page not only has a list of pages the keyword was referenced, it also bold or emphasize page numbers where the keyword was defined or explained. How do I do that with ...
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Questions regarding conversion from acronym package to glossaries

In my thesis I use the acronym package. I have only one problem with the package, which is the lack of capability to capitalize first letter, a functionality which I read is provided by \makefirstuc ...
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Acronyms in upper/lower case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to render individual acronyms in lower case when used inline, but mixed case in the list of acronyms? I'm using the acronym package. When I use an acronym in full, ...
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Abbreviation index with nomenclature [closed]

SOLVED: I don't know why, but I throwed one abbreviation out of the document. Then I compiled and it worked. After that I copied it back again and it still worked. And since I did that I had no ...
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Creating abbreviations list with manual entries

How do I create list of abbreviations if I want to add them manually and not tag each abbreaviation in the file first (the file is already written)?
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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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acronym \acresetall & cleveref: multiply defined labels

I'm using the acronym package to expand acronyms and I'm also using the cleveref package. I would like to have acronyms expanded once per chapter. For instance in the following code, both acronyms ...
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How to render individual acronyms in lower case when used inline, but mixed case in the list of acronyms?

I would like to output acronyms with the first letter of a word in upper case when they are printed to the list of acronyms. However, it certain cases I would like to print the written out form in ...
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Problem with sorting of umlaute in a glossary (pkg glossaries)

I'm currently facing a problem concerning sorting of glossaries. I'm writing my thesis in german, so I also have some umlaute like "ä","ö" and "ü" in my acronyms. For example there is an acronym ...