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

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Context-sensitive braces with glossaries

I use the glossaries package for handling my acronyms. On first use, I want the acronyms to be printed in the form "long (short)". However, it may well be that the text where an acronym is used for ...
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How to use acronym as new SIunit with acronym and siunitx packages?

I'm using acronym and siunitx packages and I would like to use an acronym as a SI unit. Example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage[footnote]{acronym} \chapter*{Acronyms} ...
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Title case an acronym

Sometimes in my document I wish to use an acronym. Sometimes I want the acronym to appear in title case (for example if it appears in a title).* *I need this to work in all environments, not ...
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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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How to abbreviate journal name in citation

I'm writing my research proposal and my supervisor wants me to abbreviate the journal name (and remove part of the month from the publication date). How can I achieve that? Edit: I am using BibTeX ...
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Page order in list of acronyms with roman numbering

I have a document with three parts and different numbering: small roman numbers, arabic numbers and capital roman numbers. When printing the list of acronyms, the page order of an entry is always ...
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List of acronyms in LaTeX [duplicate]

To Ask Again: I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I ...
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List of Acronyms

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. I need to create a list of acronyms (or abbreviations). I want to have a page like what I have for list of tables and list of figures in which I specify all the ...
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Problem with inserting “page” in Glossary

I read this question to insert "Page" before the occurencing page of a Glossary Entry. I tried the proposed solution, which rely on the following code : \renewcommand{\glsnumberformat}[1]{% ...
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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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Italic Acronyms with normal Subscripts

I use the acronym package for my acronyms. Is there a way to make the acronyms non italic in the Acronym List itself but use them in an italic form in the text? Most of the time it works with ...
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Omit page number in list of symbos using nomencl [duplicate]

I'm typesetting a thesis using a custom class based on book class and to meet the university requirements, all pages in frontmatter must not show the page numbers but must be counted, starting at the ...
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Hyperlink not working for glossaries in table

I am making a glossary list that appears in a two column table, but the hyperlinks now are no longer working when I use this custom style. Can someone explain how to fix this? \documentclass{article} ...
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Using tabular (or xtab) with the acronym package

Instead of generating a list of acronyms, I would like to make a table of acronyms that is capable of spanning across pages. I have a partial solution, but it forces the list of acronyms to a single ...
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Long glossary description and line-break for the short form of the acronym

I've been struggling with some long glossary word descriptions that are not breaking correctly. I found a link to a question about hyphens, but it only solves part of a part of my problem. For the ...
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Glossaries: How to avoid redudancy with recursive acronyms involving gene names with the same prefix?

Glossaries is great for spelling out gene name acronyms, but how can avoid this kind of redundancy? \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,oneside]{report} \usepackage{glossaries} ...
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List of Symbols and Abbreviations with location

I have a list of symbols and abbreviations. Please see my code below, at the end of this question. This code works, but I would like to have my symbols/abbreviations with a LOCATION. By this I mean, ...
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Abbreviations, Acronyms

How can I do a Glossary resp. a Abbreviation list in Latex? I just want it to look like this: Glossar H Help D Danaelle and so on, thank you
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Single List of Abbreviations (acronym list + biblatex shorthand list)

In my paper I have two abbreviation lists: 1) Acronyms for certain expressions through glossaries package (eg. APR = Annual Percentage Rate) and 2) Abbreviations of legal documents through biblatex ...
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Doc doesn't display the list of acronyms

I've tried to define an example to display the list of acronyms. But after the compile step the doc only shows the text without a list of acronyms. \documentclass{article} % Load the package ...
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List of acronyms in Fancy Table

I wanted to know what will be the best way to get my list of abbreviations to show up like: Here is some code modified from this post in order to generate the list of abbreviations: ...
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How to display the list of acronyms?

I have the following problem. I'm using the template from this Link In the LatexNew-folder is the new template version. When you translate the Thesis.tex in texstudio or texmaker then the tex-file ...
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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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How can I make the page list line break when using the acronym part of the glossaries package?

I am using glossaries to keep track of acronyms in my thesis (using commands like \acrlong, \acrshort and \acrfull). However, in the acronym list towards the end of the thesis, there are no line ...
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Abbreviation list align left with space between

Hi, Here is a sample code of my problem: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[labelfont=bf]{caption} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{loT}{ short = IoT , long = ...
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Acronyms do not expand in longtabu/tabu

Basically what the title says: when I call an acronym for the first time in the document, and this happens to be in the tabu/longtabu environment, the acronym does not expand. Any ideas how to resolve ...
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English acronyms in a Greek document

I am trying to make a acronyms list in a Greek document, but the english word appears with greek letters..My preamble is the following.. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} ...
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First use of an acronym with \acp with acro package shows strange result [closed]

I have problems with the \acp from the acro package. Here an minimal example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{MP}{ short = {MP}, long = {Member of ...
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Acronym, swap description and acronym

I'm using the acronym package. Normally, if I enter an acronym like this: This is a system with \ac{LTI} propertiesSystem. It can be ... The pdf shows something like this: This is a system ...
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Best solution for acronmys, abbrevations, glossary and index

I am writing a scientific text/book which will contain acronyms, which should have a glossary and should also have an index. The question is: which LaTeX setup is best for this? Which are the best ...
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glossaries optionally delete white space between long form and abbreviation

If one has an foreign acronym (here english) coupled with a german word one uses a - between both. Now I have the problem that the first occurrence of an acronym falls together with a coupled german ...
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Doesn't the acronym package define \aclabelfont?

I am trying to build this minimalistic document which only imports the acronym package and attempts to redefine the \aclabelfont macro: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} ...
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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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glossaries abbreviation in abbreviation - missing footnote

Out of this, I managed to have footnotes (glossaries at first use) within the description of glossary and acronyms using the glossaries package. Now, I referred in an acronym to another abbreviation. ...
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How to compile \nomencl in order to have a list of abbreviation?

I am quite new in LaTeX and I am using it to write my master thesis. Everything works quite fine until I wanted to make a list of abbreviations. I read most I could, including the nomencl package ...
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Avoid s in footnote

I use the acronym package for creating footnotes. Those I usually mark with \ac{MyWord} and if plural then \acp{MyWord}. To import the package, I use: \usepackage[footnote, printonlyused]{acronym} ...
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Some of the entries of the glossary do not get printed [closed]

In my thesis, for the printing the glossary, I have put the command \printglossaries. Before that I have put \input{acronyms.tex} command since I have created a separate file to put the list of ...
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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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Language switch for glossaries acronyms

I use the glossaries package for acronyms of different languages. The problem I face now is that when my main text is e.g. german and I have an english acronym used for the first time within the text ...
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Glossaries: customize number lists (page numbers) attached to each acronym

I would like to exclude the Table of Contents and Glossary itself from the page numbers that appear attached to each acronym indicating the pages where the entries have been used. If this cannot be ...
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Print acronymos

I want to print acronyms, but is not working \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \acrodef{CNO}{Clasificador Nacional de Ocupaciones} \begin{document} Sometext \ac{CNO} caca \ac{CNO} ...
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Font type depending on group in the Glossaries package

I have three groups of acronyms (one main called "List of Abbreviations" and two other groups with their own titles, "Time" and "Cities") in the frontmatter of my document, and I am using the ...
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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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Hyperref/link only first the first acronym of an entry on a site

I'm using the package acronym for acronyms . In combination with the hyperref package, all acronyms are linked to the acronym list. Now I'm using some acronyms more then one time on one page. Is it ...
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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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Typesetting abbreviations with a slash?

In letters written in the early 20th century, for the German word “bei”, the author commonly uses the abbreviation “ᵇ/”. Currently I typeset as follows: 26.4.17 \textsuperscript{b}/La Selve The ...
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\@ifnextchar breaks kerning when expanded

I've defined a macro for an initialism (abbreviation) with periods, making sure that an end-of-sentence period is not printed twice: \gp prints "G.P." and \gp. prints "G.P." Here's an M.W.E.: ...
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Using acronyms for institutions in citations messes up sorting in the bibliography when using “author-year”

I would like to abbreviate "European Commission" by "EC", also when citing a document of the EC. The problem is that the abbreviation will only be introduced when I write "\ac{EC}" (using the acronym ...
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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 glossary package. With ...
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How to define a command for putting periods in abbreviations (initialisms)?

Is there an easy way to define a command that takes a word (an initialism) and inserts a period after every character? That is, I would like to define a command \init{abc} that outputs "A.B.C." ...