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

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glossaries emphasize text when cgls command is used

I use the style provided in this answer by @NicolaTalbot to emphasise the long form of acronyms in combination with an additional protected whitespace and support for foreign acronyms (see here). ...
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Biblatex authorless editorless books

I am writing an academic essay and I need to cite a number of books which either have neither author nor editor name associated with them or, if they have an editor, are still not naturally referred ...
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Capitalization of footnotes generated by the acronym package

When the acronym package creates a footnote, it inserts the definition of the acronym provided with the acro macro. I have a conflict whether to capitalize the definition or not, see the MWE. ...
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Modifying words before an acronym

The acronym package automatically handles using the long version for the first instance and short version for subsequent instances. However, for an acronym like near mid-air collision (NMAC), I find ...
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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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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: ...
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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} ...
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How to use conditional (if statements) with data from acronyms?

I am using acronym for autocomplete my text like mailing functions. So I want the long text from acronym using all the time, and I am using \acro{}{} to define, so \acro{Maria}{f} - for me shows that ...
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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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cross-referencing acronyms not displayed in the text with

I use glossaries and define besides standard acronyms also some acronyms like this: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{navy}{RGB}{0,0,128} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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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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\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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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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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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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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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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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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Defining special units using glossaries package - handling tera- and giga-

I'm setting up my list of acronyms using the glossaries package and ran into a challenge with a specific unit - FLOPS., i.e. floating point operations per second. In my document, I use FLOPS, GFLOPS ...
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Aligning a Acronym Glossary

I have a simple Acronym glossary using the following code: % arara: pdflatex % arara: makeglossaries % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} \makeglossaries ...
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List of Abbreviations headline not same font size as List of Tables

I just started using Latex and I'm stuck already. I tried to find solutions online but I couldn't find the right one. In my document I want to make a list of abbreviations, so I used the acronym ...
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Acronym: show only the long version and only once with the citation and/or footnote

I think I've a use case / misuse hat is not yet covered by the nice acro package: I want to manage default citations and footnotes for some words - so not really acronyms in this case. A short MWE ...
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Makeindex-style for list of acronyms (glossaries)

I'm a LaTeX newbie using this example provieded by Tom Brien to combine some of my acronyms with their glossaries-entries. I would like to change the style of the acronyms-list to make it looks like ...
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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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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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Acro package: Handling possessive case (apostrophe s)

The current v1.5 acro package (http://bitbucket.org/cgnieder/acro/wiki/Home, not the same as the also-popular acronym package) does not have an acronym invocation that automatically takes care of the ...
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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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glossaries acronyms description in brackets

I use the package \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} In the text I write my acronyms usually via \gls{Acr}, \acrshort{Acr} or \acrlong{Acr} This displays my acronyms like: Acronymdescription ...
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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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Combined glossary and list of acronyms: Same backlinks for full entry and acronym, or none at all at the latter?

I want to combine a glossary and a list of acronyms. I am using the newdualentry command from the wikibook (included in MWE below) and quite like the result, except for the hyperref links back to the ...
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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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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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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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Customized Glossary Output and \glsaddkey [closed]

I'm working on a report that requires an acronym list with some customization. My intent is to generate an acronym list with an extra column for a customized parameter associated with the acronym. In ...
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Spacing issues when using acronym package within emph

I have some issues with the footnotes created by the acronym package, when I use one of its commands within or in combination with emph{} or textit{}. See my MWE, which uses the acronym package in ...
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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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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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Glossaries Package: No long form the first time using an acronym

Every time an acronym is used for the first time, the glossaries package (GP) includes the long form in the text. I don't want GP to do that (the abbreviations are clear/they can be looked up in the ...
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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} ...