Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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List of journal abbreviations prints abbreviation instead of long journal title

I'm using Biblatex' DeclareSourceMap and a shortjournal field in my .bib file to get abbreviated journal titles in citations. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=oscola]{biblatex} ...
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How to set the width of the pages column in printacronyms of acro package

I am using the acro package to manage my abbreviations and other symbols. Thus I have defined a class for these acronyms and would like to a list for each class in the style of the list of figures. ...
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How to use acronym package with beamer

For a beamer based presentation I'd like to reuse some figures/tables/diagrams I created in a paper. These figures/tables/diagrams are stored in dedicated files so that I could work on them ...
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Hyper-reference for acronym in long/short form

I am using the acronym-package to create a list of acronyms used in the document. In some cases, I would rather use the long form and introduce the short form separated with a comma instead of in ...
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Acronym long version in margin only for a category

I'm using the solution given here to display long versions of acronyms in the margin, using the glossaries package. It works great, but I would like it to act like this only for the acronym of an ...
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How to use Abbreviations inside tables

I have a very rare and uncommon situation. I want to call abbreviations the first time inside a table environment. It works as intended, but the package hyperref does not like it. The following MWE ...
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Same acronyms for different words with acro package

I have different words with same acronym (FE finite element/ferroelectric). I've found two similar discussions, though none of them were using acro package. I was wondering is it possible to do it ...
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Acronym list, delete the last number page

When I print the list of acronym, I have the page number where the acronym appears. The problem is that also the last page is added, i.e. the page where the list of acronym starts. For example, the ...
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How to automatically index acronyms under a different index entry?

I would like to use scribal abbreviations of the works of Aristotle (e. g. NE or EE), but the author (Aristotle), who may not specifically named or cited, should automatically appear in the Index of ...
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Line breaks in long acronyms

I'm using glossaries package to generate my acronym list. How can I prevent line breaks in case of long acronym or just align it correctly. Can someone help me with that :) Thank you so much. \...
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Different Format for Nomenclature or List of Abbreviations

For several types of scientific papers, it might be handy to have a separate page devoted on the nomenclature. With using this setup, the nomencl-package can be used. For one type of paper, however, I ...
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acronyms font size

I am using the acronym package and the acronyms font size is smaller than the document text. But I have some acronyms that include small letters like (QoS). I used the following in the definition: \...
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How are subpreambles handled by the standalone package?

I wrote two simple files integrated using the standalone package: main.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subpreambles]{standalone} \begin{document} \input{myfile} \end{document} myfile.tex: ...
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the correct order Acronyms

Hey how can I get the correct order of the Acronyms in the same order in the Dokument \input{Acronyms}. Obviously he does automatic sorting
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package acronym index of abbreviations

I like to use the acronym-package to build a index of abbreviations. But I need a way to customize the index of abbreviations visually. Unfortunatly I couln't find anything related to this topic. ...
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How can I delete the bullet generated in acronyms chapter? [closed]

In acronyms page, integrated in main menu I'm using the below code, but a bullet is generated in first acronym (see picture) \chapter*{Acronyms} \begin{acronym}[TST] % Give the longest acronym here \...
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How to display unique nomenclature parameters?

I am using the nomenclature package to define nomenclatures in various chapters of a thesis. I am new to using this package and doing this using e.g. \nomenclature[z-ANN]{ANN}{Artificial Neural ...
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glossaries package: disable hyperlink for acronym only

I'm using \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries-extra} and am aware of the switch \glsdisablehyper, however this affects my glossary entries and acronyms. How could I disable hyperlinks to my acronyms only?
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Capitalization of the first letter in acronym list

How do I modify the \acro command from the acronym package in order to capitalize the first letter in the acronym list but still keeping a lower case letter in the text. The accepted solution in: ...
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Glossaries: print acronym followed by expansion and description

Apologies if this is covered in the manual, but the glossaries package is very expansive and I cannot seem to find this anywhere. I am trying to use a single glossary for all items and acronyms, with ...
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How to shift nomenclature list toward right?

The list of nomenclatures is using the same margin as the document. How can I shift it toward slightly right? Currently, It looks like this: Using this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How to capitalize the title for Acronym in latex?

I have an acronyms page in my document. I print it with this command. \printunsrtglossaries However, the title "Acronyms" has only the first letter capitalized, and I want all the letters ...
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Glossaries: italic first use in text but not the parentheses for specific entries

This might be a tricky one. I am using the glossaries-extra package to define a list of acronyms. In my document I have 'general' acronyms and sometimes 'jargon' acronyms that I would like to ...
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Making glossaries \gls(<name>) less awkward

This is less a question and more of a tip/trick and an appeal for a more robust solution. In my business we use lots, I mean lots, of acronyms. Eventually we came to our senses and started using the ...
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Replace description of abbreviation in list of acronyms

For my current protocol I use the Glossaries package and everthing works fine. But I want some things to modify and for this I need some hints. I use an abbreviation that is in english. So in the list ...
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Align the long forms of acronyms starting from same position using glossaries package

I was trying to list the acronyms used in the complete write-up. For this, i use glossaries package and followed the steps to get the required thing. I was able to get that but i get the acronyms list ...
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Different fonts in table of contents

In my table of content, the fonts of "Acronyms" and "Bibliography" are different from the rest of the table of content: I think it is because they are not chapters as the rest, ...
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Sorting an Acronym entry with \mathcal{} with Glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package for my list of acronyms with the following options: \usepackage[acronyms,nopostdot,nogroupskip,nonumberlist,nomain,shortcuts]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \input{...
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Acronyms with ampersand symbol? [duplicate]

is it possible to use the ampersand symbol & inside acronyms? \begin{acronym} \acro{ACC S&G}{Adaptive Cruise Control Stop and Go} \end{acronym} And inside my text i used: \acs{ACC S&G} ...
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How can we have a single title for the whole glossaries in the table of contents?

I'm using glossary package and perl.exe for the abbreviations and symbols. I want to have a single chapter heading (Nomenklatur) in the table of contents but a number of glossary titles (Abkürzungen, ...
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Display Alphabetic group in Acronyms list

I made an acronyms list with the glossaries package, here is the code \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, french, openright, oneside, fleqn]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to order acronyms alphabetically in the acronyms table? [closed]

I am writing scientific research and I need to add the acronyms table, so I used the following commands: \section*{List of Acronyms} \input{acro_list} and listed the acronyms in the acro_list file ...
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Don't show acronyms description in the text

I have just finished writing my thesis, and I want to add a list of acronyms; however, I don't want that the description of the acronym appears in the text. For example: usepackage[nonumberlist, ...
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Figure captions are not expanding long glossary acronyms—what controls this behavior?

I have encountered (what I imagine is) a bug where acronyms of different lengths are not handled consistently in figure captions. Short acronyms are expanded on first use (as expected), but long ...
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acronym line break misalignement issue

I'd like to ask if there's a way to do a linebreak, to split a line in the abbreviation itself (i want the short form to be on two lines), using acronym package. I think the code and an image will ...
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Package acronym: Other label for Acronym

i made a list of acronyms (Package acronym): \begin{acronym} \acro{SAP JCo}{SAP Java Connector} \acro{RBG}{Regalbediengerät} \acro{RBG-GEN}{Regalbediengerätes} \end{acronym} I used a ...
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Glossary does not print in Visual Studio Code, but does print on Overleaf.com

I am trying to get my glossary to print in Visual Studio Code, the same files do print a glossary on Overleaf.com. MWE on Overleaf.com: https://www.overleaf.com/read/kztypntcdrvy Visual Studio Code / ...
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\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} Exception → Undefined control sequence. \ACRO

This is my thesis.tex: \documentclass[ 11pt, a4paper, egregdoesnotlikesansseriftitles, toc=chapterentrywithdots, ,openright, twoside, ...
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Organization acronym in citation and bibliography

In my document, there is a reference to an organization that needs to be shown as Office International des Epizooties (OIE), 2012.... But in in-text citation, I need it to show as OIE, 2012. To ...
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glossaries doesn't trigger page break and acronyms doesn't work

I am having a bit of a problem with the acronym and glossaries-extra packages. It seems that my defined \newglossarystyle seems to be the problem but I can't figure out why. The first problem is that ...
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How can I correct the alignment of an acronym expansion in a table?

I'm using the package acronym to handle acronyms in my document. Unfortunately, when expanding them inside a table they become shifted downwards. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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List of abbreviations using Acro + Hyperref package

I want to get a list of abbreviations where the acronyms have a hyperlink to the list. As far as I understood, the acro package should work with hyperref and do what I want. Unfortunately, my example ...
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Upper Case in acronyms and plural

I am stuck with the glossary I wanted to use for acronyms. The Problem ist that now when I wanted to start a sentence it is written in lower case and also singular. I tried it with makefirstuc but did ...
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Get acronyms always in long form

I'm using the glossaries package for handling my acronyms. It's pretty fine but I would like to have always to long form instead of the short after the first use with the use of \gls. Does anybody ...
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Why is the acronym printed out even if not referenced?

I have defined command for creating both an acronym and a glossary entry at the same time, with the acronym referencing the glossary for explanation. % #1 - reference e.g. api % #2 - Short e.g. API % #...
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How to get acronyms entries in uppercase letters and capitalize only the first letter of the entries from the glossary?

I found a lot of information on this forum about how to present the entries into a glossary (uppercase, lowercase, first letter capitalized); but I don't understand how to have two different styles ...
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\acfi - an italic full definition in the acro package

I noticed that the \acfi{LSTM} macro, which I know from the acronym package, is, however, not available in the acro package. It styles the full definition italic like: long short-term memory (LSTM) ...
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List of abbreviations with glossaries package doesn´t work

i´m trying to create a list of abbreviations by using the glossaries package. The problem is, that i´m not getting the list of the acronyms, no matter what i try, i don´t get an output at all. My MWE ...
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acro prints singular and plural

I defined an acronym like this: \DeclareAcronym{LSTM}{ short = LSTM , long = long short-term memory, long-plural = long short-term memories } The problem: using \acp{LSTM} ...
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Multi-column glossary style with descriptions wrapped inside their own column

I'm trying to make a multicolumn glossary style (with glossaries) that can handle long descriptions, but I'm rather unfamiliar with how to write a glossary style, and don't exactly know how to pull it ...

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