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

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How to get abbreviations of the bibliography into the list of shorthands?

I wish to build a list of shorthands that also contains abbreviations used inside the bibliography (I am especially thinking of the shortjournal-field). Consider the following example: ...
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Insert Abbreviations in LyX document

I would like to generate the abbreviations entry in the report written in LyX. I could not find it. I would like to know 3 things : Insert the abbreviations table in the TOC. Insert the ...
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Acronym - Bold abbreviation without bold citation number

I am using the acronym package and let it create a footnote with the explanation on the first use of my abbreviation. However, at some parts I am using \textbf{\ac{ISO-TP}} which also makes the ...
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Canonical way to typeset spacing in abbreviations

In a comment to When one should use spacing line \quad or \, Herbert claims that e.\,g. is the canonical way to typeset spacing in abbreviations (this is not about spacing before or after ...
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How can i use the LaTeX acronym package, and optionally create an acronym list in the document?

I write papers, reports, etc., and frequently use the same set of acronyms, so I thought it would be useful to just keep all the acronym definitions in a single file. Seems like the sensible approach ...
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Automatic short/long abbreviations AND a table of abbreviations

As usual I have quite a number of abbreviations (acronyms, initialism, ...) in my thesis and I'm not happy with the way I have to do it with glossaries. I 'only' need the following: Abbreviations ...
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Automatically index acronyms

I'm using the acronym package. Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym is used?
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Change style of printing acronyms with glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package to define my acronyms and print them out. I'm using this style: \newglossarystyle{super3colleft}{% \renewenvironment{theglossary}% {\tablehead{}\tabletail{}% ...
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How to get correct glossary links with frontmatter pages?

I'm using the glossaries and hyperref packages, and my document has 10 or so pages of frontmatter, in roman numerals. All the links in the glossary have the correct page numbers, but when you click ...
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When using the acronym package and the smaller option, how to avoid the tiny 's' in the plural acronym?

I'm using the acronym package, and using the smaller option because that is a typographic convention. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[smaller]{acronym} \acrodef{DLL}{Dynamically Linked ...
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How to invert long term to short term using ACRONYM list?

In my text, I'd like to have in first use of \ac the result (all my text is typed using \ac or \acp): PC (Personal Computer) So, normally the result is opposite: Personal Computer (PC) How ...
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Glossaries: Print first occurence by using ACRONYM (DESC)

Is there a way to change the way how the acronyms in glossaries package are printed on the first occurence when defining them via \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact disk}. Currently I'm using the following ...
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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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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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How can I combine shorthands of bibliographical entries with acronyms in text?

I would like to make \printshorthands for the code below and to put put acronyms used in text in the same list with bibliographical shorthands. Could somebody help? \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Glossary spanning multiple pages with different titles

I'm using the glossaries package for my thesis and need to customize the output of printglossary to meet my university's formatting requirements. When printed, the number of abbreviations is so large ...
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Using acronyms (i.e. first usage is fully qualified, other usage is just initials) without the List of Acronyms

I have defined a file of acronyms for a document where I needed a list of acronyms as well as the proper usage of acronyms in the document itself, i.e. when the short form was first used it was ...
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Disabling use of long form when first using an acronym generated by glossaries

When using the acronym option of the glossaries-package, the first use of an acronym results in the display of Long Entry (Short Entry) I want to disable this globally. I know, I could just ...
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Macros for et al, e.g., i.e., etc. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Macros for common abbreviations Hi, Taking et al. as an example, is it possible to make a one-shot macro like \etal that can actually handle all possible cases where ...
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Acronyms with an arrow in front of them

I'm using the acronyms package and I wonder if there's an easy way of marking acronyms as such by putting an arrow in front of them?
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How to change the format of acronyms?

I use the acronym package. Please help me to change a gap between the acronym and full name of acronym and to put a dash between them like this: PG - some text HRoT - some text some text ...
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Acronym not defined warning

I'm getting some strange warnings when I build my latex files with pdftex (texlipse). I have defined an acronym list like this: \chapter*{Acronyms} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Acronyms} ...
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Macros for common abbreviations

Common abbreviations are surprisingly tricky to format correctly. I'd like some simple macros for them, to be used like so: You should eat more fruit, \eg apples, bananas, oranges, \etc. There are ...
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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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List of mathematical notation / abbreviations

In my article, I would like to create a section "Mathematical Notation" that lists all the arcane mathematical symbols I'm using. This is similar to an index or a list of figures. An example of what ...
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Acronyms in Bibtex

Is it possible to add acronyms to a bibTeX file? I have a bibTeX entry that looks like the following when printed with natbib: And when used within the text it looks like: I would like it to show ...
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Using small caps for abbreviations

I’m using small caps to mark up acronyms. Many style guides recommend this to make the acronyms stand out less among the lower-case letters. However, I didn’t find good advice of what to do with ...
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Macro for typesetting acronyms

All-caps acronyms and brand names like IBM look better when typeset a little smaller than usual. My simple solution is the following macro: \def\<#1>{{\small #1}} It's used like here ...
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How to combine Acronym and Glossary? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to combine Acronym and Glossary I'm using glossaries in LaTeX. I have an acronym (e.g. API) that should be explained in the glossary. Every occurrence of it should ...
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Can small-caps be automated for abbreviations and acronyms?

Is there a way to force LaTeX to automatically use small-caps for abbreviations and acronyms (or more specifically, strings of two or more uppercase letters)?
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Glossaries package and pagenumbering

I am using the glossaries package to maintain an Acronyms list and a Glossary. My problem is that the Acronyms list is too big. Currently it is occupying 2 pages. The first page is numbered as vi, ...
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Proper indentation in acronym package

I am using the acronym package in the thesis. This is the first time I am using this so don't know much. But I did something like this. \begin{acronym} \acro{2G}{2nd Generation} \acro{3GPP}{3rd ...