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The acro pack­age en­ables the au­thor to cre­ate acronyms in a sim­ple way, and pro­vides means to add them to dif­fer­ent ‘classes’ of acronyms. Lists can be cre­ated of sep­a­rate acronym classes.

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Correct capitalisation of acronym with both a class word and a hyphen

I am using package acro (version 2) to keep track of acronyms on a review paper I am writing. I am using package mfirstuc-english to avoid capitalising class words (such as "and", "of&...
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acronym backlinks from \acro package refer to wrong pagenumber when using different pagenumbering styles [duplicate]

I am trying to set up working backlinks using the acro package and hyperref package. I set make-links in my AC setup and I get a link to first-use page. My document uses \pagenumbering{roman} prior to ...
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Acro package: How to print only one form (short or long) in the abbreviation list? How to swap long and short form in printed list?

For my paper (medieval studies) I would like to create a list of mentioned persons and a list of mentioned manuscripts (they often have only a signature but no name in the strict sense). For this I ...
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How to prevent acronyms from expanding in special areas [duplicate]

I have a few acronyms that go into the chapter titles and table of contents. I do not want these to expand in the title and table of contents. For example: \chapter{My nice chapter title got ruined \...
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How-to counting the total number of acronyms (\usepackage{acro} & \usepackage{xassoccnt})?

How-to counting the total number of acronyms (\usepackage{acro} & \usepackage{xassoccnt})? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xassoccnt} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \usepackage{acro} \...
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Acro package: Control capitalization of prefix "The" on first use?

This Q&A shows how to prefix the long form of an acronym with "the" on the first occurrence. Is there any way to control capitalization of the leading "T"? Here is an example ...
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hyperref links visible on pdf-reader but printed black doesnt' also work for acronyms

I'm using hyperref for clickable links in my document and acro for acronyms. I aim to retain colored links in the PDF viewer, either with colored rectangles or colored text. However, I don't want to ...
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Acro package: display pdfcomment only on short-form, matching single/plural case

I want to use the Acro package to display the long-form acronyms only when hovering over short-form acronyms. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \...
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Collision between ToC, 'acro' and customization of endnotes

I have encountered the following issue (details are) after previously I had successfully customized the endnotes for my needs. My MWE code is below. Basically, I am replying on these packages: acro ...
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Title case for acronym in section titles together with hyperref

Using the acro package I want to use the long version of an acronym as a section title. However, as I title case them, the acronym should also be title cased while being lowercase in the normal text. ...
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Acro package: how to insert line w/ words "Acronym" and "Page" before the list of acronyms

In my LaTex paper, I have a list of acronyms to be displayed on a separate page, which is titled "List of acronyms". I am looking for solution that would replicate my List of Illustrations ...
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How to display acronym in plural form in list of acronyms with the 'acro' package?

For the acronym transparency-enhancing technologies (TETs), only the plural form is used. I have: \DeclareAcronym{tet}{ short = TET, long = transparency-enhancing technology, long-plural-...
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Undefined control sequence error for \acro command in LaTeX

I'm trying to use the \acro command to define acronyms in my LaTeX document, but I'm encountering an "Undefined control sequence" error. Here's a simplified version of my code: \...
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How can I reference acronyms using this template?

I was wondering how I can use this script (mostly for the way it styles the Nomenclature section because I know I can use \acrshort etc.) in combination with referring to the symbols and acronyms ...
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Avoid bold font in acronym list

Using the package acro, I would like to avoid the short form of my acronyms to appear in bold in the printed acronym list. When defining the short form, I could specify that I want it in normalfont, ...
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Adjusting lof style in acro 3.8 (list-short-width and list-caps options are gone)

I am trying to compile on older document that was originally set up using acro 1.x. The document used the following settings: \acsetup{ first-long-format = \itshape, list-style = lof, list-...
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Add a list of acronyms to a latex template

I tried to add a list of acronyms to the latex template below: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/university-of-oxford-mathematical-institute-phd-thesis-template/xzvzjnxbmftm I added the ...
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Problem with acro package Latex (The key 'acro/short-format' is unknown and is being ignored. })

\RequirePackage[printonlyused, withpage]{acro} \acsetup{ format = \emph, % format = {\textcolor{blue}}, short-format = {\textcolor{blue}}, templates/colspec = longtable } \...
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List of acronyms from acro package not displaying properly in a IEEEtran double-column document

I am currently writing an article using the IEEEtran class. I want to use the package acro to manage my acronyms and \printacronyms to display the acronyms list at the beginning of the article. It ...
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Acro Package Bug with Kerning

I've observed that the acro package bugs out the kerning. It makes the kerning pair apply incorrectly after the acronym. In my MWE, the second word in each pair has incorrect kerning. I've added an ...
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My accronyms don't appear in the document [duplicate]

I'm using acro.sty package and I have written my acronyms in abbreviations.tex file which is separated than main.tex, when I use \ac{} command e.g: \ac{ai}, the text appear in long version but not in ...
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Package acro, word gender feminine and masculine in French

I'm writing a document in French and I have to deal with gender forms of words with the acro package. I would like to produce something like tridimensionnelles (3D) (a feminine form) or ...
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Printing acronyms not in italics

When defining an acronym, I define its long version in italics because I want it to be written out in italics in the actual text. However, when I print the acronyms in the acronyms table in the very ...
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Acro package: using \aclp doesn't print defined long plural ending [closed]

I defined a long plural ending differently than 's'. It only appears when the acronym is used first in plural form. If I use \aclp it is printed with 's' instead of the defined ending. Short plural ...
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Adding list of acronyms without a title

I am using the acro package, and I have so many abbreviations that it fills more than one page. Therefore I would like to have two columns in the abbreviation list, and I have used the multicols ...
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Acro Package: Write abbreviation between long form

I am using the ACRO-package in my masterthesis. Is there a way to tell ACRO to put the abbrevation between a certain word of the long form, when using \acf? Example: \documentclass{article} \...
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How to get fancyhdr to correctly display my acro list of abbreviations chapter title, not the previous chapter's title?

Excuse the spaghetti code to make this MWE, but my report has a list of abbreviations before the list of contents and main body but after the list of tables. The list of tables chapter name overflows ...
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acro's link-only-first option makes the (first) short appearance of an acronym wrongly linked to the last page of the document

The acro's documentation tells us: When acro is used together with the package hyperref [ORT21] then you can make use of the following option: make-links = true|false If this is activated then every ...
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acro's \printacronyms fails for nested acronyms if inserted thanks to the \AtEndDocument hook

In the following MCE example, the acro's list of the acronyms \printacronyms is inserted, not in the document body, but in the preamble thanks to the hook \AtEndDocument and that works like a charm: \...
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How to remove the topper part of an abbreviations page [duplicate]

I just want the bottom part of my abbreviation page. I am using acro. How can I remove the upper part? Here is my latex code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{usa}{ short=...
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Create an abbreviation page with `acro` package

I am using a template copy from an Overleaf chemical engineering unit operations lab report template and wish to add an abbreviation page. However, the styling doesn't apply at all. This is my code: \...
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Error when using acro: 'long-short' of type 'acro-first' is (xtemplate) unknown

I just switched from overleaf to using vim for latex and executing everything on the commandline. My code previously compiled without errors in Overleaf, but now i am getting a problem with acro. MWE: ...
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Acronyms that include other acronyms (acro package)

I am using some acronyms that include some other acronyms (e.g., MRI and structural MRI) (acro package). I would like the output to be: List of abbreviations MRI magnetic resonance imaging sMRI ...
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Package acro: How to increase line space between acronym entries

I am using the package acro for listing acronyms in my paper. It has no compatibility issues with my document class memoir, and is very easy to use. But, the default line space between acronym entries ...
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Handle bold/text whether in mathmode or not

I use acro package in a very large (1000+ pages) document. For consistency reasons, it happens an acronym is in a formula. My acro set up \acsetup{ case-sensitive = true, first-style ...
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How to omit acronyms with only a single occurrence in `acro`?

I thought that single = false is the correct option for this, however, the following MWE yields unexpected results: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \acsetup{ single-style = long, ...
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acro plural with changing first word not last

In the normal text I want to see: Europäischen Organisation für Kernforschung (CERN) and in the list of abbreviations I want to have: CERN Europäische Organisation für Kernforschung So in my text ...
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Prevent repeated period after acronym

I use the acro package for acronyms. In the following example, I define the acronym "i.i.d.", which ends with a period. If I use it at the end of a sentence, I get two periods. How can I ...
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acro package - key 'acro/first-long-format' missing

I try to use the option first-long-format of the acro-package. However, it fails to compile when this option is enabled. Here the hopefully correct MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{acro} \...
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Reversed parentheses in acro when compiling with Xelatex

Parentheses are reversed in acro when compiling with Xelatex. \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{acro} \acsetup{ list/sort = true , % <=========...
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Footnotes with automatic final period not working with package acro

I have a little problem with my footnotes. I'm using a solution to add a period at the end of every \footnote{} (yes, I have to use \footnote{} and not \footcite{} because I have to add some text in ...
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Increase vertical gap between acronym heading and the body using \usepackage{acro}

I am using texmaker and have printed a list of acronyms using the package acro. However, I am unable to increase the vertical space between the acronym heading "List of Acronyms", and the ...
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center title of acronyms when using \usepackage{acro}

I am using texmaker and have printed a list of acronyms using the package acro. However, I am unable to center the heading of the acronyms (List of Acronyms) as this is a specific requirement for my ...
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Align Acronyms heading with TOC, LOF and LOT [duplicate]

I am writing my dissertation and I am struggling to get the List of Abbreviations header to be aligned with the headers for the TOC, LOF, and LOT. I have looked around but could not find a suitable ...
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Multi-column, aligned acronym list with acro package (article class and acro version 3.x)

To make a long story short, I have the same question as already mentioned in acro 3.3 format listing and How to make a multi-column acronym list with acro package, aligned and with short definition in ...
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Capitalize first letter in list of acronyms using the acro package

How can I capitalize the first letter in the list of acronyms with the acro package without adjusting all acronym declarations? A solution that capitalizes all first letters of all words would also be ...
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Extra space with \ensuremath in acro

Following this previous question, I have in my acronyms the same pattern I define in a \newcommand\BS. However, when I use \ensuremath and type my acronym with no math environment, I get an obvious ...
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Issue printing acronyms over 5 characters using IEEETran class

I am using the IEEEtran class and I came up with an issue with an acronym. I can imagine this is caused by the length of the short text of the acronmym but after checking for possible solutions or ...
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How to tweak expansion of acro entry in section/chapter title and ToC?

Same question as this one but regarding the acro package. How shall I prevent expansion in section, title and ToC? MWE %\documentclass{book} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \...
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Trouble with acronyms first used in longtable

I am using the acro package. I use some acronyms several times in a longtable and I have them defined with \acs. The thing is that, when those acronyms appear in the text for the first time, the short ...
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