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Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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Acronym package: Reset specific acronym

I'm using the acronym package to produce a list of abbreviations and acronyms. Now, I want that the full name is printed for one acronym on a specific place after it has been already used. Example: \...
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Customization of glossaries-extra

I use the glossaries-extra package with this preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[...
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Change the display of ( ) in a - in the glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package and when I use \gls for the first time it shows "Complete name (acronym)" How I can change the ( ) with a single - so it prints "Complete name - acronym"?
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Customize acronyms usage of first use

So I have a list of acronyms defined with the glossaries package, like such: \newacronym{mac}{MAC}{Medium Access Control} but also some of these: \newcommand{\mk}{Master Key} because the latter ...
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Getting errors using Acro for abbreviations and acronyms: Undefined Control Sequence in acro.sty

I've been trying to use acro for abbreviating terms in a report. It mostly works but each compile requires intervention to complete and does something to my first page, leaves an =1 and a page break. ...
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Showing List of Acronyms without a result

I'm trying to create a list of acronyms with Glossary. My main .tex use a \documentclass{Dissertate} Before trying using Glossary I had a .tex where manually added the acronym. To print on my document ...
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Aligned at the same margins acronym and listofsymbols

First of all, I know, that it would be much easier to use the glossaries package. However, maybe there is still a solution to my question. Here is a short MWE: \documentclass[ngerman]{article} \...
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How to set a user-style for abbreviations with glossaries-extra?

I used glossaries package to create a list of acronyms and made my own glossary style, like in MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nopostdot,nonumberlist,acronym]{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{...
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Different abbreviation options for the same acronym in glossary

I want to be able to have an acronym in glossary, which when referred to with \gls{} would appear in the main text in a standard form, unless specified otherwise. I.e. i have the following acronyms: ...
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Chaining \newacronym with \newglossaryentry

I am trying to do the following define a glossary entry with \newglossaryentry for Private Key Infrastructure [gls:pki] define a acronym with \newacroynm for PKI with long form referencing to \gls(...
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Glossaries in section headings without shortening after TOC

here is another question from my LateX project. Currently I'm using the package glossaries to mange my acronyms. I use some acronyms in sectionheadings. Therefore the acronym is first discribed in the ...
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Acronym not properly displayed in List of Acronyms

When i am typing a list of acronym: \newacronym{tde}{TDE}{Time Delay Estimation} \newacronym{tdoa}{TDOA}{Time Difference Of Arrival} and in the text i am using these acronyms such as: two ...
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Adding a feature to the acronym package

I am trying to add four specific features to the acronym package and plug it into Overleaf: \acrounlisted - creates an unlisted acronym, which would be treated like an acronym (in that the first time ...
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Nomenclature and Abbreviations LaTeX

Currently, I am working on my Master's Thesis in LaTeX and I want to put a List of Abbreviations and Nomenclature in the same fashion you can put a list of figures and Tables. I have no problems ...
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How to make only a list of abbreviations?

I am using How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package? to create a list of abbreviations. The code is below: \usepackage{nomencl} \usepackage{etoolbox} \...
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How does one use the \abbrlist command?

I am trying to compile a list of abbreviations for my PhD dissertation. The Latex template (Cornell) suggest I use the \abbrlist command but I can't seem to be able to generate a list with acronyms ...
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Cite first instance of an acronym

I'm using the acronyms in the glossaries package such that I can do this: \newacronym{MIRDD}{MIRDD}{Mid-Infrared Diagnostic Diagram} \gls{MIRDD} \gls{MIRDD} This stores the acronym and then prints ...
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Linguistic glosses with Leipzig package including morpheme boundaries

I just started using LaTeX and am using the Leipzig-package for linguistic glosses, that I also want to appear in a glossary. In the Leipzig package only the glosses themselves are defined, while ...
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Cite books with abbrevations in a specific style

I have many books from one author which I need to cite with abbrevations in a specific style: ([AbbrevationBook] [Paragraph] [:] [PageNumber]) so that the result looks like this: "Lorem ipsum..." (SM ...
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Cannot see the acronyms list

I ma using a template in overleaf and I have this chapter for achronyms: \chapter{List of acronyms} {\small \begin{acronym}[XXXXXXXX] \Acro{GNU} {\acs{GNU} is Not Unix} \acro{OO} {...
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Increasing Space between Abbreviation and Full text in Acronym List

I am inserting some acronyms in a two-column scientific paper. Few of my abbreviations are large and are overlapping with their definitions. I am using acro package. Is there any way to increase the ...
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Print list of acronyms tabulated / in table form

I am using the package \usepackage{acronym} and apply it like this \begin{acronym} \acro{DNA}{Deoxyribonucleic Acid} ... \end{acronym} which yields As can be seen, the long forms of the ...
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Is Non-breaking space (~) required for \gls commands of the glossaries(extra) package(s)?

There is a really quick question. Should I use a non-breaking space ~ in front of the \gls commands (for acronyms in my document) when using the glossaries-extra package?
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Changing \parskip in List of Abbreviations (glossaries)

I am creating a document, in which I need a List of Abbreviations. I liked the style alttree, so I use it. Now, I want to change the distance between the entries in the LOA, so to say change the \...
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Glossaries-extra modification of sample list of acronyms

I would like to modify one of the sample List of Abbreviations in the following code: \documentclass [a4paper, 12pt, twoside] {article} \usepackage [czech] {babel} ...
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How does text styling for synonyms work in ConTeXt?

So I set up synonyms (here abbreviations) similar to the example on the Wiki (and expanded for first use as in this post). \definesynonyms [abbreviation][abbreviations][\infull] \setupsynonyms ...
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Acronyms in LaTeX with lowercase and uppercase plurals and singular forms?

I am using the Glossaries package to write acronyms (i.e. abbreviations) using \gls{}, \Gls{}, acrlong{}, acrlongpl{}, acrshort{}, acrshortpl{} ... the whole family. I have 2 pages that appear in my ...
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How do I increase the space between the abbreviation and definition?

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of abbreviations. I would like to set the horizontal space between the abbreviation and definition to 2.5 cm. I realise this question has been asked ...
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Make first letter uppercase using the acronym package [duplicate]

Using the acronym package if I start a sentence using the command \ac{ABC} the first letter of the expanded acronym is lower case. I tried to define a command: \newcommand{\Ac}[1]{\xmakefirstuc{\ac{#...
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How to style first acronym and first glossary appearance

I would like to define the following styling for my acronyms and glossary in my latex project. or look here for a small example in Overleaf Currently I have tried it with the following code but the ...
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How to print a full acronym in inverse (long form in parentheses)

I'm using the acronym package, and when referencing my acronyms with \ac, they're printed as long name (abbreviation). However, I would like them to be printed as abbreviation (long name). Is there ...
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List of abbreviation and symbols in thesis

I am working on my thesis and done with all other things except including list of abbreviations and symbols. I found different solution from various threads while searching online but most of the ...
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Acronym - german word, english abbreviation

I am dealing with abbreviations. My most ones are in english, but my text is in german. Since it is not necessary to write out the long English word in the text, I only want it to be listed in the ...
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Acronym aliases with acro

I am trying to define a command that would easily create aliases for acronyms defined with the acro package. I would like to define dozens of aliases of different acronyms without having to duplicate ...
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Glossaries,acronym, symbols, etc. per chapter with style super so that description part aligned vertically for clear readability

I am using the sample code provided by TEX.SX provided by Talbot and also here and here where I have commented for a solution, which is for glossary per chapter. But here the glossaries are not ...
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Glossaries-extra: how to always expand the first plural use of an acronym?

The question is regarding the first plural usage of acronyms. Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{glossaries-extra} \setabbreviationstyle{long-short} \newacronym{adc}{ADC}...
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How to use the et al citation in AAAI style

I'm using \bibliographystyle{AAAI} style and I want to use et al type of referencing when I cite within the text. I've seen papers written in that style which used such an abbreviation, but I do not ...
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Transform list of acronyms into a table

I am using the following packages to generate a list of Acronym. would you let me know whether it is possible to put the list of acronym in a table. \usepackage{acronym} \acrodef{EX}[EX]{\emph{...
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Problems printing Acronyms

I'm having problems printing a page with acronyms. I have tried the examples/solutions provided in How to print all the acronyms? or glossaries package is printing all entries under acronyms with no ...
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How to change glossary style for particular instances?

I have a glossary entry for FBI as shown in MWE. At some instance I would like to expand the acronym and emphasize the long version, but with the same glossary entry. Is it possible to change the ...
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How to automatically put a colorized underline under my glossary entries and acronyms?

I want that all my glossary entries and acronyms are underline and that the underline are colorized. I'm using this configuration so by default all hyperref links are hidden. \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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Changing comma to semicolon before citation with the acro package

I am using the acro package to introduce acronyms with appropriate citations. I am almost able to get what I need, but with one small issue. I would like to introduce acronyms in the form "...
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Problem with acronyms when using glossaries and imakeidx packages

I am writing my dissertation in Yathesis class and I need to produce an acronyms list, a biliography as well as two different indexes of authors. The code below is working fine until I activate the ...
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biblatex: use abbreviations in citation but not in bibliography

using biblatex, I'd like to have these two things: abbreviated style in the postnote of a citation: \cite[42]{xyz} should give "[1, p. 42]" instead of "[1, page 42]". no abbreviations in the ...
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glossaries: acronyms: How to display only the first appearance of an acronym among the Abbreviations if only its short form is used in the text?

I would like to display the place of the first appearance of all acronyms, used in my text, but for some acronyms I prefer to use only the short form (even for the first usage). My question is similar ...
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Command for obtaining plural form of forced short & long use of acronyms in glossaries-extra

The glossaries-extra user guide recommends the usage of glsfmtshort and glsfmtlong within section headings and table/figure captions. The question is regarding the plural usage of these forced ...
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Incorrect behaviour of author abbreviation using biblatex-apa

I want to use biblatex-apa with biber-backend to create a bibliography. I use the shortauthor-tag, so that the full names of the organizations only appear once, and only abbreviations afterwards. This ...
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Include graphics in new acronym command

I want to include an image in my List of Abbreviations. So far I have: \documentclass[11pt, letterpaper, twoside, openright]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} % images \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[...
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Don't create an acronym if it only appears once

I'm using the package: \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} and defining them as: \newacronym{abs}{ABS}{Agent-Based System} and calling it using: \gls{abs} But is there any way to not list the ...
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Prevent line-breaking inside acronym which contains a hyphen (“dash”) character [duplicate]

How can I prevent line-breaking of an acronym which contains a hyphen? I have the acronym "AP-CMOS" all over my document, and it's been broken in several places into "AP-" and "CMOS". The same occurs ...