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

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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 ...
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acronym does not hyphenate in text

I am using the latest version of acronym (acronym 2010/09/08 v1.36) with Lualatex (Version beta-0.70.2-2012060719) and have a long acronym consisting of six words which is not hyphenated correctly. ...
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Latex decides to ignore see attribute to \newglossaryentry when using enabling nonumberlist on glossaries package

The weirdest thing happened to me today: I was looking for a way to link from an abbreviation to a glossary entry and found this answer. When emulating it in my code, it did not work - pdflatex would ...
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Short titles, Journal abbreviations, etc. in biblatex

I've been making the switch toward using biblatex-chicago to replace an old .bst (now out-dated), but I'm still confused as to how biblatex handles short-forms and abbreviations. For example, when I ...
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Small caps acronyms with classic thesis

In an answer to my question about acronyms in section names with classic thesis I have been suggested to typeset acronyms using \spacedlowsmallcaps: In classicthesis acronyms is typeset with space ...
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Acronyms in section names with classic thesis

I have troubles using acronym package with classicthesis package when I put an acronym in a section name. The least reproducible example I could come up with is this: \documentclass{scrreprt} % If I ...
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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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Acronyms like \ac and \acs with no hyperlink

I want to use acronym package for acronyms. And for that I use \ac and \acs in text and \caption or \section. However, in \caption and \section I don't want hyperlinks to the acronym table, but only ...
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List of Abbreviations/Acronyms in Latex. Several issues

I want a list of abbreviations in my thesis. My thesis consist of multiple parts, which are included into the final document with the "include" command. The distinct parts of the thesis introduce ...
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Using the correct indefinite article with acronyms and their full forms

I am using the acronym package so as to automatically expand acronyms when they are first used. For example, I can simply type \ac{RMS}, and LaTeX automatically expands this to "Resource Management ...
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What is a good way to typeset dot-separated acronyms?

I am trying to find a good appearance for typesetting "C.A.T.A.P.U.L.T.". When I type it as is, it appears to me that P.U.L. are bunched up together while the other letters are well apart. Perhaps ...
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Acronyms without double dots using glossaries

I want to typeset my acronyms with abbreviating dots with, for instance, P.C.A. standing for principal component analysis and use macros for them. This question provides a trick to avoid double dots ...
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Two plural forms for acronyms

Is it possible to have more than one plural form for acronyms? I want to use the following german term for revision/version control system: VVS for Versionsverwaltungssystem the normal plural would ...
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Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym/glossaries command is used in the document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically index acronyms I am using glossaries package for acronyms (\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries}). I have a separate .tex file for a list of ...
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How to change text generated in package acronym [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to invert long term to short term using ACRONYM list? This is a newbie question, how to change the text generated by \ac command, like: I have this: ...
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Typesetting mixed-case acronyms with numbers

What are the various alternatives to typeset acronyms that contain lowercase letters, lowercase letters and numbers? For example, take the acronym SOA4All. The naive way would be to typeset it just ...
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Parameter to the acronym environment changes the font of the acronym column

If I add a parameter to the acronym environment in order to set the width of the acronym column, the font of the text in the acronym column automatically changes. How can I prevent (or at least ...
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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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Disabling interword spacing for periods following capital letters

By default, LaTex inserts a longer, intersentence space after a period. The exception is if the period follows a capital letter, in which case an interword space is assumed. This thread describes ...
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Abbreviations for AM, PM (small caps) for use within \textbf

I have been using \textsc for the abbreviations for AM, PM, but it does not work within \textbf{}. As you can see in the image, within a \textbf{}, it reverts to the normal lower case letter. Ulrike ...
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How to prevent getting a space after an abbreviation using the abbrevs package?

If I use the abbrevs package and define a \newabbrev using the following code \newabbrev\gb{Great Britain} and use it in the following example (taken from the xspace package documentation): \gb, a ...
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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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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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Capitalize the first letter in acronym list

When using the acronym package I would like to capitalize the first letter in the acronym description (e.g., Direct current). But when used in text I would like to have the word in lower letters. ...
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How to combine package acronym and hyphenation? [closed]

It seems that words part of an acronym defined using the Acronym package have trouble being hyphenated. How can I make sure that the long version of the acronym will be hyphenated correctly? ...
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Glossaries package: ignore \newacronym if acronym has been defined before

I have a document consisting of multiple tex files, one per chapter, I am using the glossaries package to create list of acronyms. Ideally I want to define acronyms as close to where they are used, ...
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acronym with inputenc changes between latin10 and utf8

[edited] finished OK MWE This is mwe.dtx. % \iffalse (METACOMMENT) %% %% --------------------------------------------------------------------- %% %% Document class `mwe' to use with LaTeX 2e. %% ...
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How to define acronyms in ConTeXt?

The acronym packages allows one to easily create and display acronyms, with a simple syntax, like \ac{usb}. The first time this is called, is will say “Universal Serial Bus (USB)”, but after that, ...
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Setting acronyms to appear as a footnotes in margin cause Marginpar moved warning

I am using glossaries package with the acronym and footnote option. I also set footnotes to appear in the margin. With multiple acronyms in a line, multiple footnotes are placed in the margin. To ...
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List of abbreviations/acronyms packages for non-English languages [closed]

Is there any LaTeX package for acronyms/abbreviations that specifically targets Cyrillic (Russian/Ukrainian) users, with all that different cases (Dative, Accusative, etc.) they have in their ...
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Getting errors when using the grammar environment before \chapter{} and \begin{description}

I hope you can help me. I am using an empty grammar environment, included in the syntax package, within a file called appendix_c.tex, whose contents are as follows: \chapter{Modified version of the ...
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italic acronym in \acro{PCB}{Printed Circuit Board} [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to escape ampersand in \acro command? Hello i would like to insert something like this \acro{\textit{PCB}}{Printed Circuit Board} inside acronym environment, but i ...
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Is there a tool for generating journal names' abbreviations

Having a BibTeT file with full journal titles in it, I'm looking for a tool to construct a list of abbreviations following ISSN standard (it specifies how to abbreviate individual words, which should ...
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How do I prevent TeX from hyphenating acronyms?

Upper-case words look awkward when hyphenated. How do I suppress this behavior?