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

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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 ...