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

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Nested acronyms with Acro and Mouse-over

I came along Clemens’ solutions from 161521 for adding mouse over effects to a PDF. It works pretty fine, except when I got nested acronyms. As a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} ...
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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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Glossaries - Bold first letter of each word in \printglossaries

I am trying to use the glossaries package to print a list of acronyms. Could someone please point me in the right direction to bold the first letter of each word in the printed glossary? Image below ...
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Use different titles - and styles - for acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add two lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the glossaries package, and having the titles appear in the table of ...
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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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Acronym first use - footnote in glossary description

I use the glossaries package and have a list of acronyms as well as a glossary. The acronyms are set to have a footnote at first use. For the glossary I use longtable format (actually I build my own ...
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How to represent this abbreviation in the acro package

I have the following abbreviation: TIS - Traffic Information System The plural form of this abbreviation remains as TIS although the abbreviated sentence gets the "s" in the end Plural: TIS - ...
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SI unit in acronym glossary

I have a question. I want to use SI unit X in my acronym definitions. For example: \newacronym{M}{\si{\Molar}}{molar} Sadly this doesn't work. Is there a way to do use SI units in the acronym ...
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Ignore entries in glossary

I am using the glossaries package and have a long list of acronyms that are used frequently in the text. Now, I decided that some of the acronyms are not as useful as I thought in the beginning. So, ...
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Can I tell the glossary package to spell out abbreviations in captions?

My adviser thinks that it is very important in scientific papers that people can understand tables / figures only by looking at them and their captions, without reading much around them. So ...
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Quoting or italicizing latex `glossaries` package acronyms on first use (full term only)

Suppose in my .tex document I invoke for the first time \gls{ip}, which based on my definition results in the text: Internet Protocol (IP) Is there any way to quote (or italicize) just the long ...
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Acronyms are not printed in the text

When I use \acrshort or alike, my text does not have the acronym in it but only (). This is my test code: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{glossaries-generic.tex} ...
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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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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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Abbreviations list by using \DeclareAcronym : delete \ac{cip}

I have one problem related to Abbreviation list: First I define the abbreviations: such as \DeclareAcronym{cip}{ short = CIP , long = Common Industry Protocol, class = abbrev } ...
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Abbreviation list [duplicate]

I managed to add the abbreviation list by this way: \DeclareAcronym{can}{ short = CAN , long = Control Area Network, class = abbrev } \printacronyms[include-classes=abbrev,name=Abbreviations] ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly ...
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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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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the main text instead of the glossary list? I'm writing a thesis that uses a lot of abbreviations, but I ...
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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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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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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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Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
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Long format of acronyms in italic

I'm using the acronym package and I would like to know if is there anyway I can set the expanded text of all acronyms to appear in italic, even if I'm calling them with \ac{}. Thanks in advance
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Acronyms that include other acronyms

I am using standard astrophysical acronyms that include other acronyms, e.g. Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejection (ICME) and I would like them to work together, that is if ...
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Citing acronyms with acro package

using the cite and cite-cmd features of the acro package seems to have at least two problems for me. When an acronym occurs only once, it is spelled out without the abbreviation, which is fine. ...
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Glossaries: parenthesis around page numbers

I have a glossary. Let us say: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{Greatest Common Divisor} \newacronym{lcm}{LCM}{Least Common ...
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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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Acronym glossary doesn't appear

I'm trying to get an acronym glossary to appear on my ShareLaTeX project, but even the demo they have doesn't work: https://www.sharelatex.com/project/554bfc42d1eab411203a5f23 ...
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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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Simple list of abbreviations manually

I have written my whole document without using any packages like nomencl or acronym because it wasn't necessary in my case, that means I only have a few abbreviations which should fit on one page ...
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how integrate glosstex with texmaker editor?

I'm working in a template for my thesis called TeXis, that is useful for my thesis, in content, and management of bibliography and tables of content, but i can't run glosstex for make the ...
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Acronyms not being displayed

I am new to LaTeX and I am using it for the first time while working on a paper and tried to include an acronym file. The code is as follows \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} ...
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index, acronym and sorting, macro expansion

I want to use index together with acro: Whenever I use an acronym, I want it automatically in the index. However, not the abbreviation but the long name! What I did: I created a new command: ...
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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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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: ...