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

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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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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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Do not begin a sentence with an abbreviation

I am using the glossaries package. How can I make sure that a sentence does not start with an abbreviation?
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Compile list of nomenclature and list of acronyms

I'm trying to print out a list with acronyms and another list with nomenclature. The list with Nomenclature prints without problem but I can't see the list with acronyms.I'm compiling with ...
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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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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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Force {acro} package to show the list even if there is no \ac{}

Due to my small knowledge and planning skills, I wrote a quite big document using a lot of acronyms, and after I decided to insert a List of Abbrebiations using the acro package. It turns out that ...
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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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Modify appearance of first acronym

I want to modify the appearance of the first display of an acronym. I have tried: \usepackage[toc,xindy]{glossaries} \newcommand*{\glossfirstformat}[1]{\textit{#1}} ...
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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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How to print plural acronym for the first time?

I have been making many attempts trying to fix this but still cannot work. What I want is to have an acronym called SBM with its long form being State-Based Model. And when I call \glspl{SBM} for the ...
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TeXnicCenter - makeindex does not generate acronyms and glossary at ones

I am currently working on my master thesis and have to use MikTex in combination with TeXnicCenter for writing. I ran across a problem with makeindex. In my Tex-Files i use the glossaries package. ...
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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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glossaries: don't print single occurences

Similiar to acronym package: don't write acronym if single occurence i'd like to avoid listing acronyms that i only used once with the glossaries package. The answer to this question Ignoring an ...
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Bolding Math Acronyms

I need to have the math acronyms bolded as the normal string acronyms. Here is the example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossary ...
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Short form when acronym is first used in table

I am referencing a table containing an acronym entry that has not been mentioned in the text before. I would like to print the acronym short form in the table (the acronym is used multiple times in ...
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Remove color of acronyms used in an equation

I use the acronyms package to define mathematic symbols like this: \begin{acronym}[long] \acro{v}[$\vec{v}$]{View direction vector} \end{acronym} I do this with lots of others where it is faster to ...
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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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Are mouse over definitions of acronyms possible?

I have a lot of acronyms in my thesis and I am using the acro package. I would like to know if there is an option to make it possible for the acronyms within the thesis to display a mouse over ...
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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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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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in classicthesis, change acronym hyperlink colour (to black) but leave crosslinks blue

I am trying to change the acronym link colours in classicthesis to black but leave other links their default colours. I have tried the solution listed here: Acronym hyperlink without special color ...
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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...
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unbold acronyms in the list

How do I unbold the acronyms from the list of acronyms? I am using the acronym package. I need to produce the list of acronyms but without bold acronyms next to their full forms.
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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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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 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 list acronyms without actually citing in the main document using acro package

I want some of the acronyms, listed in a file, to be listed while I don't want them to appear in the main document. It is not possible using \ac{}, \ac*{} (Using acro package). How to do it? Please ...
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Acronyms capitalized, no dot at the end together with Symbols

UPDATE 2014-11-20: Found a solution for the dot inside wikibooks. You have to use \usepackage[nopostdot]{glossaries}. I want my abbreviations to be all capitalized and without dot at the end. At ...
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How to create a newcommand with acronym? [closed]

I'd like to know how can I make \acronym such like this example: Picture Superiority Effect (ang.; PSE) means ... acronym PSE (from ang. Picture Superiority Effect) means... I have to create a ...
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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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use acronyms in redefined names

I use \renewcommand{\thefigure}{Fig.~\arabic{figure}} at the moment to renumber figures. Is it possible to use an acronym for Fig. like \ac{Fig.}, so it reads Figure the first time and Fig. after ...
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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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Enforce continuous math environment when concatenating multiple math environments

I have a non-standard setup for my symbols. Instead of defining them explicitly in every equation, e.g.: \begin{equation} a_i={\bf b}^{(est)}_i \cdot {\bf c}^{(obs)}_i \end{equation} I define ...
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Problems with acro package and greek babel?

Well, I need to create an acronym list in my thesis, I was using the acronympackage before for that. Since I updated several package and my old preamble had too much error, I decided to create another ...
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Unable to print list of abbreviations in my document

I have a master document with several chapters as separate tex files. I am trying to print the list of abbreviations using glossaries package. I am defining it in the preamble as follow and I am doing ...
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Same acronym for two words

I would like to use the same acronym (SC} either for the word "superconductivity" or for the word "superconductor". Of course I want my acronym list to explain it in a single line by something like: ...
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Aligning acronyms to the left and long descriptions

I am trying to generate my list of acronyms. I would like them to be all aligned to the left border of my page, with all the descriptions also aligned one below the other taking up the rest of the ...
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Glossaries: make \newglossaryentry behave as \newacronym

I'm hoping this is a simple question, but I've been searching for the best part of the day for a solution to no avail. I basically want to make the \newglossaryentry command behave like the ...
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How can I add in the missing space when the first use of an acronym is plural?

I'm using the glossaries package and defining my acronyms like this: \newacronym{led}{LED}{Light Emitting Diode} I'm then using the acronyms in my document with either \gls{led} or \glspl{led} ...
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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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Using Math mode in the package acronym

I am using the \usepackage[printonlyused,nohyperlinks]{acronym} package. I want to include a math character in the definition. This is how I defined it: ...
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Latex acronym package, \acsu does not print the page in list of acronyms

I encounter the following problem when working with the "used" option (\acsu) of the acronym package. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[fontsize=11pt, listof=numbered, twoside, ...
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Write short description behind the document location (list of abbreviations in glossaries)

I am using the glossaries package for the list of abbreviations. By default, a location list is displayed for each entry whih refers to the document location. It look´s like this: Now I would like ...
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Alphabetizing a customized List of Abbreviations

I maintain a style file which offers a list of abbreviations. The most common request that I get is to provide a way to alphabetize the list. The entries in the list file myThesis.loabb look like ...
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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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Suppressing page number in list of abbreviations in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows in a file called Main.tex: documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[acronym,nomain]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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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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First use of glossary entry with asterisk

My question seems easy : How put an asterisk at the end of all first use of glossaries occurrences in the text (or for exemple, put it in bold…) ? But only in my glossary, not in my acronyms. ...
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Make plural in small caps acronyms distinguishable

The problem Small caps are commonly used to typeset acronyms (see e.g., #9534). I personally think that this is good typographic style and makes acronyms less obtrusive. However, using small caps ...