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

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Abbreviations in mixed cases in small caps

Some guidelines suggest the use of use small caps for abbreviations. I have an issue with the following one: iTRAQ. Here are some guidelines on mixed small-upper case abbreviations. I do want to keep ...
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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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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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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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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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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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glossary / acronym ; list of pages / locations : ignore the actual list of acronyms

I use the glossaries package with the acronym option. When I create the list of acronyms, I have a list of locations (per entry): pages, and/or subsections. The problem is that each (used) entry has ...
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How to manage the list of abbreviations for periodicals?

I cite a lot of articles of the same magazine of different years. So I would like to make an abbreviation of this magazine to put in footnotes and in the list of abbreviations. I mean one shorthand ...
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Automatically capture acronyms

I'm writing my thesis using Latex. And I'm wondering if there is an automatic or an easy way to write my acronyms. I did that before in Microsoft Word where I search for all words that are upper case ...
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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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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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Acronym capitalization not working in plural mode

I am using the glossaries package to manage acronyms and it seems like the combination of "use long form", "make first letter uppercase" and "use plural form" does not work (see MWP below): At first ...
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Internal link with tooltip

How can I combine the acronym package with the pdfcomment package? I want that a tool tip will aprear on hovering to a acronym link. How can I combine that? \documentclass{article} ...
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glossaries: different appearences for long and full displayed acronyms

Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym, shortcuts]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newcommand{\abbr}[1]{\underline{#1}} ...
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Glossary babel package

I am writing my thesis and I would like to create a list of acronyms. One option is to use is glossary package. When I used this package I ran into 2 problems. Since my mother tongue is not English I ...
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Use different titles - and styles - for lists and sub-lists of acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add one main list of abbraviations and two subsection that contain other sub-lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the ...
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Glossaries for multiple chapters in different files

I have a question regarding putting glossaries / acronyms in my appendix pages. I followed this post as an example and everything went fine: How can i get the abbreviations as list in Appendix page? ...
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mouse over (highlight) acronyms using acronym package. is that possible?

Is it possible to highlight acronyms (mouse over shows the acronym definition) by using the acronym package \ac ....? In this post, there is a macro that was working somehow but by using the acro ...
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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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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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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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Why my printnomenclature not working?

This is my Script: In my class file i added the following entry: \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{\large \textbf{Mathematical Notation}} \makenomenclature \usepackage{datatool} ...
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Glossaries: Print acronyms with indentation

hey there, when I print the glossary of the package 'glossaries' like that: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype] % acronyms I get something without indentation: A aaaskjdh BADR alksjd blaa FO text ...
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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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Two equal acronym - What should I do?

I'm using the acronym package. I have in two chapters the acronym MAC one time for "Media Access Control" and in the second chapter as "Message Authentication Code". How can I use both MACs? Is a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Template a Cover letter using macros?

I'd like to create a cover letter where I can insert the company name, and various other consistent pieces of information as a macro to be expanded when the document is compiled. I'm very new to ...
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\textsc and acronym

I am willing to use the acronym package in a paper and I'd like to show the acronym in \textsc. Unfortunately the documentation of the package says that my acronym can be only an ASCII character. ...
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Errors using \acrodef or \newacro

Using the package acronym, I get a error defining acronyms with \acrodef or \newacro instead of \acro: ! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Code for capital letter in acronym list clashes with other custom commands

I am writing a large report with many acronyms, some of which include each other. I asked about a way to let them do this in a specific way and got a very nice answer. Acronyms that include other ...
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Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
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Acronyms with same style as LOT? (acro package)

I've the very same question that was asked at Acronyms with same style as LOT?. However, I'm using the acro package, not the acronym package. Any ideas? Best regards, Alex Update, it seems that ...
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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} ...
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custom plural for the short form of an acronym using glossaries

I'm using glossaries and would like to use a custom short form plural (it should be the same as the short form singular). I've tried using \glsshortpluralkey, but this only affects how the short form ...
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Using Arara on windows in Texstudio to generate glossaries

I am trying to generate glossaries in my LaTeX document using the article class and am using TeXStudio I used the below code but nothing gets printed \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...