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

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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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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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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." ...
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List of Acronyms is not displayed

\documentclass{report} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossary \newacronym{svm}{SVM}{Support Vector Machine} \newacronym{wasn}{WASN}{Wireless Sensor Networks} \begin{document} \printglossaries ...
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Use different titles - and styles - for lists and sub-lists of acronyms (glossaries package)

I am trying to add one main list of abbraviations and two subsection that contain other sub-lists of abbreviations with different titles in the frontmatter of my document, using the "acronym" from the ...
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glossaries: glspl scrambles page header [duplicate]

i am working on my master's thesis and encountered a problem I cannot solve myself. I use the glossaries package to be able to use only one package for glossary and acronyms. But when I use acronyms ...
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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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Biblatex authorless editorless books

I am writing an academic essay and I need to cite a number of books which either have neither author nor editor name associated with them or, if they have an editor, are still not naturally referred ...
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Acronyms package - sort acronyms alphabetical order ShareLatex [duplicate]

I'm using: \begin{acronym} \acro{URL}{Uniform Resource Locator} \end{acronym} with package \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} But my acronyms are not alphabetical sorted , and I want it. How can ...
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Combined glossary and list of acronyms: Same backlinks for full entry and acronym, or none at all at the latter?

I want to combine a glossary and a list of acronyms. I am using the newdualentry command from the wikibook (included in MWE below) and quite like the result, except for the hyperref links back to the ...
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creating two pages for symbols and abbreviations

I am using thesis template from my university as here. In this template there is one page specifically allocated for "LIST OF SYMBOLS AND ACRONYMS" at the \frontmatter. I want to split this page so ...
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Two plural forms for acronyms

Is it possible to have more than one plural form for acronyms? I want to use the following german term for revision/version control system: VVS for Versionsverwaltungssystem the normal plural would ...
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Clash between revtex4-1 and acronym package

There seems to be a pretty serious clash between the revtex4-1 documentclass and the acronym package. The following MWE illustrates the problem: \documentclass{revtex4-1} ...
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-ing endings (participle) on acronyms using the glossaries package

I have been trying to get participle endings on acronyms using glossaries, have so far managed to get the ending right using the procedure pasted from the users guide: \documentclass[12pt, ...
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glossaries protect whitespace between text and abbrevation

I'm using the glossaries package for a list of abbreviations. I have a problem when I use the command \gls with an abbreviation for the first time if it's near the end of a line. So e.g. the ...
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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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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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Right use of Abbreviations

I have defind a new glossary entry: \newglossaryentry{gls:USB} { name={Universal Serial Bus}, description={USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s ...
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Redefining chapter conflicts with acronyms in memoir

I redefined \chapter* but when I use acronyms from the glossaries package, I get a bunch of errors. A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} ...
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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 to give more space in acronyms between the abbreviation and the expansion

I like to give more space in acronym between the abbreviation and the expansion CR Collarette Ratio DCAC Discrete Circular Active Contour using acronym package
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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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Nomenclature, acronym or glossary?

This isn't a technical or LaTeX code question, but more of a "what should I be using for X?" question. I am writing up my PhD. It is an Engineering PhD and I have mostly abbreviations (i.e. ...
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I like to change the font style in Acronym

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \section*{Acronyms} \begin{acronym}[AWGN] \acro{MRC}{Maximal Ratio Combining} \acro{QoS }{Quality of ...
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Problem with nomenclature

I am trying to get a list of abbreviations into my paper using the \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature package. However, I won't create a list in my document when I type \printnomenclature ...
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Glossaries acronyms two languages

I'm using glossaries package to make my list of acronyms. I'm writing in Spanish but some of my acronyms are in English. I want them to be displayed like: Spanish description - English long (Short) - ...