Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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Not able to create abbreviations and nomenclature in my master thesis

I am totally confused about creating and auto-shortening the list of abbreviations and nomenclature for my master's thesis. I just want to create a list after the index. I already noted all the ...
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\acro clickable links, sometimes works, sometimes not, despite same code

I am struggling with \acro acronyms and hopefully one can help. I am using my uni template, based on the Springer Nature template. I create my acronyms with \acro. This works well for most of them. ...
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acronym package automatic sorting and AC's option

Update: What I wan't to achieve is: have my acronym short and post it with an 's in the text. So f.e. my \acp{gdr} gets GDRs but I want GDR's as result; (Full: 'As a result of the GDR's political ...
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Is it possible to use the percent sign in my acronym list?

I have an established list of acronyms in my document and use \newacronym to add new terms. I was hoping I could add one for %MVC using the following command: \newacronym{\%MVC}{\%MVC}{Percentage of ...
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Glossary Dual entries printed together

With a dual entry I am able to both list Glossary and Acronyms in the same command \DeclareDocumentCommand{\newdualentry}{ O{} O{} m m m m } { \newglossaryentry{gls-#3}{name={#5},text={#5\glsadd{#3}}...
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Only print a footnote of a acronym once per page in the footnotes

I want the acronym package to only print a footnote, if its not already printed on that specific page. And give the \acf{XX} the same number in the text. The output should look like this: Text The USA¹...
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create your own table as al list e.g. List of Acronyms [duplicate]

is it possible to create a list of Acronyms as it is with the comment \listoftable?
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Problems with the hyperlinks and the acronyms with acro

I am using the acro package to print my list of acronyms in my table of contents. However, I also want to link the words in the content when I use \ac to the respective acronym in the list. How could ...
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Why do acronyms made with the acro package not appear correctly when they are first called in table captions? [duplicate]

I am using the acro package to handle the acronyms in my text. When using the \ac{} command to call up an acronym for the first time, it is expected that the acronym will be printed in "long form ...
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Use Latex package acronym to print acronym list with specific style

I am using the acronym package and trying to change the style. The acronym package only provides a limited number of options to change the style (e.g. printonlyused). The only other thing I can change ...
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List of Symbols and abbreviations with groups

I'm writing my thesis in this template: https://dzwaneveld.github.io/report/#document-structure And I'd like to implement a slightly different nomenclature style. First off, I'd like to have a ...
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List of Symbols in Latex (With Acronym and Glossary)

I want to add a list of symbols to my document, I have two files containing abbreviations and glossary, loaded as follow \loadglsentries[type=\acronymtype]{Abbrevations} \loadglsentries{Mlossary} ...
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Is there a command to correctly abbreviate the French ordinal « second »?

I cannot find any command available in a LaTeX package to produce the abbreviated version of the words second/seconde/seconds/secondes, when dealing with ordinals in French, as I would use for other ...
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How can I have give an acronym an equivalent glossary entry?

I'm trying to create a list of acronyms and a glossary with the glossaries package separately, like follows List of acronyms: GC - Garbage Collector document contents... glossary: Garbage Collector (...
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problem with glossaries in latex

In my thesis, I used to run these lines of code in order to get glossaries. I can no longer see those after installing the new version of xindy, even after compiling these codes. FYI my document is in ...
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Problem: List of Abbreviation includes abbreviations from list of figures instead of main content

I am still learning latex. I want the list of abbreviations to include those abbreviations which first occur in the main content (start of the report) instead of abbreviations from the miscellaneous ...
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Acronyms and Glossaries package will not work with RevTex 4.2

I am following the guide from Overleaf on how to use the glossaries package. I am trying to work it with RevTex 4.2. Below is my sample script: \documentclass[% reprint,amsmath,amssymb,aps, ]{revtex4-...
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Printing list of acronyms on the table of content

I am writing a thesis and I would like to produce Acronyms list and glossary in the table of content. This my latex here \documentclass[8pt]{report} %\usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} %\usepackage[toc,page]...
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How to Automatically Align the Second Letter of an Acronym with a "Floating" Symbol on the Line Above

Consider the MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand{\myred}[1]{\textcolor{red}{#1}} \begin{document} \LARGE \noindent \textbf{(10)} * \\[-2pt] \textbf{A.B.C.} \vspace{15pt} \...
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A second glossary to be treated like acronyms

I'm writing a thesis with a lot of chemicals named, and I'd quite like them to be fully expressed when they first appear in the text, and then just as acronyms further onwards, so for instance (2-(9H-...
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Use list of ABBREVIATIONS as table in latex

I found it hard to produce such a table in ABBREVIATIONS, is there any suggestions? like this
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Custom TABLE of abbreviations

I'm using the acronyms package, to manage the acronyms in my report. I have a separate file in which all the acronyms are defined using: \begin{acronym} \acro{DC}{Direct Current} \end{acronym} I don'...
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Inconsistent colours with acronym package

The following example produces an acronym list, where some items are coloured (and work as hyperlinks), whilst others are not: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{css-colors} \...
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Add page number with hyper link next to the abbreviation?

I want to add the page number with a hyperlink next to the abbreviation as in the picture, by modifying the following template : Master thesis template The abbreviation should look like the following: ...
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Glossaries: introduce short name only if used more than once and only used one have lowercase of long name

My acronyms are of the form: \newacronym{tt}{TT}{This is a Test} I would like, that if I only use the acronym once, then it would compile to 'this is a test' and if used more than once to 'This is a ...
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List of abbreviations (acronym) on one page

I created a list of abbreviations with the \usepackage{acronym}. Now I have a list, which is two pages long. I'd like to have the abbreviations in a table or in two columns on one page. How can I do ...
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Printing an acronym list with only <acronym> and <full name> using the acronym package

I am using the acronym package which defines the acronyms using the command \acro which is called with the arguments: \acro{acronym}[short name]{full name}. It is defined in the acronym environment as:...
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I can't get my abbreviations list to print using Overleaf

I'm writing my PhD thesis using LaTeX, and whatever I try I can't seem to get my abbreviations list to print. I'm using the report document class. At the moment I have in my main document preamble: \...
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How to adjust glossary entries? [Overleaf]

I have created a glossary using \makeglossaries and \nomenclature commands. My problem is that the definitions of the abbreviations are not adjusted to the one line (see image). How do I adjust them? ...
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Words "List of Tables" and "Acronyms" Appear After Their Respective Lists

I have used the following code to produce a list of figures, tables and acronyms at the start of my thesis (taken verbatim from a template provided by my university. This produces the lists of figures,...
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Only short acronyms: global setting

I have a huge list of figure and table captions which I originally placed at the end of my thesis. However, no I want to move them to the front. This leads to the fact that all used acronyms are ...
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Add automatic word wrap in acronym package

I am using the acronym package and currently, I have the problem that one abbreviation goes too far over the right sight instead of a line break. Is there a way to add a line break for the ...
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Glossaries, how to uppercase every first letter and only first letter (still supporting plural form)

From this question, how do I change it to have first letter of every word in uppercase with a command and only first word's first letter in uppercase with another command (still supporting plural form)...
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Setting the hyperlink page number in acronym package

I am using the linktoc=pagecommand to set the Hyperlink to the page number not the text. This works finde for the ToC LoF and LoT but not for the acronym Package. Is there a way to have the Hyperlink ...
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Error handling of "Acronym not defined" in acro package

I have long document (900+ pages) with 500+ acronym references. I use acro package I am happy with... until it has to handle errors. Once acro finds an acronym he's not aware of (often mispelled), it ...
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How to define command to replace spaces with hyphens in long form of acronym

My goal is to have two commands making use of the acronym package's commands \acl and \aclp, but have the spaces contained within the long form of the acronyms be replaced with hyphens. My current ...
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Acronyms with dotfill LaTex

I am using \dotfill with my acronyms and everything is working fine. But when I am referring to an acronym in the text LaTex also includes the dots. Is there a way to use dotfill without having the ...
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Make hyphens appear in an acronym when used as an adjective

I have an acronym defined as \acro{BSM}[BSM]{Beyond Standard Model} which appears the first time as an adjective. I would therefore like it to be hyphenated, so that instead of having: Beyond Standard ...
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symbol acronyms in alphabetical order

I am writing my thesis, I am a beginner in LaTeX. In the thesis template, the acronym is defined like this The result as in the figure: They aren't in alphabetical order. I need to be in ...
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glossaries-extra style (in text and list of acronyms)

When I add \setabbreviationstyle[acronym]{long-short} to my document the acronyms are not displayed as "Computer Aided Design (CAD)" for example but simply as "CAD". Furthermore ...
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The 'inverted' attribute is not recognized if a \DefineName abbreviation is used in an AMSRefs \bib entry

In Section 8.1 of the AMSRefs package documentation, it is explained that to properly typeset author names that are to be written with the family name first, one should set the attribute inverted on ...
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How do I define a \DefineSeries command similar to \DefineJournal when using AMSRefs?

In Section 8.4 Abbreviations: \DefineName, \DefineJournal, and \DefinePublisher of the AMSRefs package documentation, the following is mentioned: After writing \DefineName{dmj}{Jones, David M.} \...
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Use and link acronym for non-defined inline abbreviation form

I am using the LaTeX acronym package to keep track of used abbreviations and compile a list of abbreviations, which will be linked and marked with line numbers towards the first occurence. However on ...
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Glossaries: Hyperlink to First Entry in a chapter not List of Acronyms

Is it possible to direct the hyperlink created by \gls{term} to the first use of the term in the chapter instead of the glossary list? A similar topic was discussed in: Glossaries: Hyperlink to First ...
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Automatically warning when I fail to use acronym package

I would like to get a warning if I define an acronym using the acronym package and then use the long or short form of the acronym without using the acronym package's facilities. For example, in this ...
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How to show glossaries entries as acronyms in text?

Maybe there is a built-in solution, but I failed to find any in the glossaries(-extra) documentation. I'd like to write: The \gls{un} is an intergovernmental organization. The \gls{un} was established ...
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glossaries-extra's toc option out of control!

I've established a list of abbreviations and a glossary using the glossaries-extra package. I noticed that the abbreviations and glossary are always part of the table of contents, no matter whether I ...
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My glossary is not displayed on screen

I have the complete project divided into different files, the principal file code is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} \usepackage{tfg/mi_estilo} \makeglossaries %-------------------------...
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Why Acronyms are not showing up?

I'm new to Latex and I'm struggling on making my acronyms list show up both in a page and in the table of contents. Here the snippet of code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage[...
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How include a List of Abbreviations (acronyms) with memoir?

I would like a "List of Abbreviations" at the beginning of my PhD thesis, which is being typeset with the memoir document class. Memoir comes with glossaries functionality, but from the ...

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