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 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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How to resolve Errors in the acronym package to generate new form?

I have found a solution to my problem here on the board. If I take over the code 1 to 1 like this some errors are thrown and unfortunately the result is not generated as it is listed. Since I am ...
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glossaries newacronym sorts by short field, even if short is given as a command

For my documents, I like to define sub- and super-scripts (in German: Indizes) as commands with \newcommand{}{} to make a cascading structure of shortcuts for frequently used abbreviations. This has ...
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How to add translation to form of some acronym? [duplicate]

I am new to the LaTeX world, I am currently using the acronym package to handle acronyms/abbreviations in my thesis. And I have to use this package. At the moment I'm created a list of abbreviations, ...
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Change text of “and others” in \citeauthor

The default localisation of biblatex abbreviates additional authors in \citeauthor to "et al.". I think it's related to the text written by \ifmorenames. How to change the localisation but ...
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ACRO package list same style as table of contents

I'm having trouble using the ACRO package. In particular with the styling of the printacronyms list. I want the list to have the same style as the table of contents. Compare the following two pictures:...
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Force acronyms from glossary in a single line

I wouldl ike to fix a problem I have with the following package: \usepackage[acronym,nomain,toc]{glossaries} The issue is that I am not able to present one specific acronym in one single line, ...
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Hello How to get the middle letter of acronym to be small?

I am defining the acronym \acro{IoT}{Internet of Things} when I call it in short form I use \acs{IoT}, however in the PDF file it shows IOT. How I can get the letter "o" to appear in the ...
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Add long version to glossary acronyms

Is it possible to show the long form of an acronym in the glossary display ? I have a lot of acronyms, and the end of document display only shows the short version. MWE : \documentclass[12pt, twoside, ...
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Generating acronym list in a report

I'm writting currently my thesis report with LaTeX by using TeXmaker version 5 as compiler, I try to add list of abbreviation and acronym but it doesn't work, my code is: \documentclass{report} \...
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Center Acronym Title and remove List of Tables / List of Figures from the Summary

Bom dia, Preciso de ajuda com dois problemas: O primeiro deles é com o titulo do Acronym, preciso que ele fique centralizado, \Large e com o espaçamento de 1cm igual o que já está configurado para o \...
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Same abbreviation in acronym list and symbol list

I want to include an acronym EPS and a symbol EPS in my acronym and symbol list, respectively. I try to do it as follows: \usepackage[acronym,automake,toc,shortcuts,symbols]{glossaries-extra} \...
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plural of acronym package not working well [duplicate]

I have: \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} on my preamble. Then I defined my acronym, as follows: \acro{BP}{Business Process} But, when I used it on my text I get: Business Processs (BPs) Does ...
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Different styles for different input files for acro package

I am writing a document with acro package for list of acronyms and nomenclatures. I have abbreviations defined in file Abbrev.tex and nomenclatures defined in file Nomen.tex. I import these files ...
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Language detection for “glossaries” package

I want to use the glossaries-french package, according to the documentation it is in the TEX Live package bundle: Contained in TEX Live as glossaries-french And I installed the packages texlive-...
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Acronym package: custom list of acronyms which maintains backreferencing

I'm using the acronym package for my thesis, and I'd like to create the list of acronyms manually to allow for a more sophisticated formatting, namely upper case in list, lower case in document. I've ...
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How to migrate/upgrade your acronyms from acro v2 to acro v3? (2019 to 2020)

The acro package has recently been upgraded to v3 (doc) – e.g. TexLive 2019 still includes acro v2, TexLive 2020 includes acro v3, which is a complete rewrite with many new features. The question I'd ...
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Master List of abbreviations using a .bib or .aux file

I know there are many questions about the list of symbols and abbreviations already posted but I can not find one that solves my problem directly. I found one answer (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Disable acronym package hyperlink for section titles

I am using the acronym package in my thesis and creating a table of acronyms in the process. Throughout the thesis the acronyms are hyperlinked back to the table. However, I don't want acronyms in ...
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Using acronyms in TOC

I am writing a thesis and need to use acronyms in sections. After compiling, the sections are ok, but the TOC are not. Following the MWE below, section 1.3 prints 1.3 About NASA in page 4. However, in ...
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Why the document cannot print acronyms and glossaries

I have saved glossaries and acronyms in Glossay.tex file and I include in the latex main thesis document using \input{Appendices/Glossary.tex}. I have followed the template in overleaf, however, the ...
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How to resolve the error for acronym file in my report?

I have used \usepackage{acronym} and created an Acr.tex file to list all the acronyms for which the MWE is provided below. It worked fine before, but recently I am getting the following errors on ...
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Typesetting acronyms without explicitly marking them

"For abbreviations and acronyms in the midst of normal text, use spaced small caps."—Bringhurst What I generally see is that people wrap acronyms in something like \acro, as in TUGboat: ...
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Use special character in acronym

everyone! Hope you all are doing well! My question is quite short: Trying \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym}, it is not possible to do \acro{R&D}{Research and Development} nor \acro{R\&D}{...
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Why does acronyms list of acro overflow hbox (horizontal page overflow)?

I have a file similar to this one (simplified version): % !TeX program = lualatex % !TeX encoding = UTF-8 % !TeX spellcheck = de_DE \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,titlepage,numbers=noenddot,oneside]{...
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Having colorful acronyms always along the whole document

I am using the package acro and I store all the definition in a file: \usepackage{acro} \input{./acronyms.tex} It works perfectly using \ac{bla}. Now, I would like to have always colorful acronyms ...
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problem with indentation of acronyms in table of content

I'm trying to add manually some acronyms to the beginning of a work. For that I use the acronym package. I would like to add that section to the table of content without the dots and the indentation. ...
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Defining a \newcommand does not work [closed]

I am trying to define a new shorter command for acronym like this: \newcommand{\acB}[3]{% \newacro{#1}[#2]{#3}% } But latex struggles with [ and ] around #2. How do I escape these quotes so that ...
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How to remove a blank page between the list of acronyms and symbols?

A blank page appears after the Acronym List. How to eliminate it? Follow the preamble. \documentclass[dissertacao,abnt]{inf-ufg} \usepackage[alf,bibjustif]{abntex2cite} \usepackage{cite} \...
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Acronym list with capitals for description

I was wondering how you can manage that the description of your acronym has a capital in the acronymlist but not in your main text? \newacronym{OLW}{OLW}{outgoing longwave radiation} This is an ...
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Glossaries Extra not generating Acronym List

I am trying to build a document using the glossaries-extra package. However, whenever I try build it with \makeglossaries and \printglossaries I get the following in my document: " This document is ...
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Creating different styling for links

I'm using this for customizing hyperref: \hypersetup{colorlinks=true,citecolor=blue,linkcolor=blue,urlcolor=blue} Also, I'm using the acronym package to define abbreviations in my paper. To refer to ...
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glossaries with long-hyphen-short-hyphen: “insert” only for long form

I'd like to customize the long form of an abbreviation when used in a certain context. I tried using the [insert] options of gls, but that also appends to the abbreviation. How can I get rid of the ...
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Add vertical line between acronyms and their meaning

I'm trying to get a vertical line between acronyms and their meaning. Basically I want to copy the style as shown in the image below: I have created a minimum working example with my progress thus ...
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Acronyms capitalisation

I'm sure I am being an idiot but here goes. I have used the \usepackage{glossaries} package for an acronym list. However, when I first use the \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \...

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