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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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Extra empty list or hyphen in the list of symbols with Acronym package

I am trying to make a list of symbols. I have used Acronym package but as seen under here, the extra hyphen appear on the PDF. How do I remove this extra dash? I have searched about this, But I could ...
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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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Is it possible to create an automatic abbreviation list in TexMaker

Is it somehow possible to tag words in my main text, I want to put in my list of abbreviation, and then Latex create the list for me? I have tried with the glossary packages but it does not work in ...
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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 ...
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Overfull \vbox in list of abbreviations

I try to create a good looking list of abbreviations. When I compile this MWE: \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headings=normal]{scrbook} \usepackage[right=30mm,left=30mm,top=15mm,bottom=20mm,...
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Generate glossary based on acronym reference

I expect the following code to auto generate a glossary beside the acronym list. However only the acronym list is generated although it contains references to the glossary. \documentclass{report} \...
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Add entry to the list of abbreviations but not to the index

\documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[xindy,abbreviations,nomain,nonumberlist]{glossaries-extra} \makeglossaries \makeindex \glssetcategoryattribute{abbreviation}{dualindex}{true} \newabbreviation{...
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Glossaries - expand acronyms for first-time use within each chapter

I am not sure if this is acceptable typographic convention - but my PhD advisor would like me to expand each acronym for its first use within each chapter of my PhD thesis. The rationale is that, if ...
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Comma-separated list of acronyms [closed]

I am trying to create a comma-separated list of acronyms with the packages acro and enumitem. The following example used to work, but with the newest (2.8) version of acro, it produces several errors (...
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MDT Template - TOC Abbreviations

So, I am using the MDT template Link, and somehow I am having some troubles trying to add the \abbreviations section as an entry into the ToC, also the pagelayout of the \abbreviations is not ...
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missing \begin doc. 20.0pt is too wide in paragraph

How I remove an error in the above title? Below are the starting page of latex code. %\documentclass{article} %opening %\title{Abbrevations} \newcommand{\abbrlabel}[1]{\makebox[3cm][l]{\textbf{#1}\...
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Acronyms list indentation

I'm writing a acronyms list using acro package and \printacronyms to print a list of acronyms, but some of my acronyms are a bit long and their are getting over the description, so I wanted to add a ...
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Not getting acronyms list displayed separately in latex document while the same code works fine in overleaf (online latex platform)

This following code is giving me the output without displaying the list of acronyms. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{cd}{CD}{compact ...
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Linking Acronym with Glossaries

I'm using glossaries at LaTeX: I want to link glossary and acronym entries. I've already checked this solution, but it's not exactly what I want: How to combine Acronym and Glossary In that solution,...
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Commands in acronym text - makeglossaries errors

I have the following acronyms defined: %% ACRONYM CONFIG \usepackage[xindy,nonumberlist,nomain,acronym,nopostdot,toc=false]{glossaries} \renewcommand*{\glsclearpage}{} % remove the unwanted blank ...
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glossaries-extra - Problem creating new style for acronyms

I'm trying to create a new style to display my acronyms in the text with the glossaries-extra package and the bib2gls tool (for I need to have other lists with different sorting options). I need to ...
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Glossary description width / length - acronyms too long

I'm using the glossaries package in my thesis. The glossary is defined in the preamble: %%% Glossary: \makeglossaries %\input{ressources/Abkuerzungen} \setacronymstyle{short-long} \makeatletter \...
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(latex) bibliography style unify to abbreviated name

In the "mybib.bib", some references are stored under full name of the author, and some are stored under the reduced names for example, "King, Kevin John" (full name) and "Haskin, F. E." In the "main....
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how to create a list of abbreviation

How can i create list of abbreviation to looks like that \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{tabularx, ...
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acronym + subcaption: problems with acronyms in captions

I am trying to use the acronym package together with subcaption. However, even in figures where I am not using subcaptions, the acronyms don't work correctly. MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \...
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Plurals in acronyms when using the glossaries package

I am using the glossaries package for acronyms only, and it is working really well for my document, but I have stumbled upon a problem where it hasn't worked so well. Literally all but one of my ...
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Create list of abbreviations?

I am trying to create list of abbreviations. I've seen some examples but I would like it too look like this.