Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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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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Remove Page-Numbers from Glossary and Acronyms

i am writing on my master theses and need your help. I do not know how to remove the page numbers on my glossary or acronyms. here are my files: \documentclass[ 12pt, a4paper, abstract=...
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Natbib citation, abbreviation, and aea.bst

This is a follow-up question from here. One of the examples in the top solution work well with the plainnat style, but when I used the aea style, it threw an error. Here is the aea style with a MWE ...
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Glossary as section and its acronyms as chapter (glossaries package)

I am currently finishing my work on my bachelor thesis. I have one issue left, that I did not manage to fix myself. Again it is related to the glossaries package. The problem occurred when I had to ...
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show all page numbers where an acrynom or definition showed up on a page

\RequirePackage[ %nonumberlist, % no page numbers acronym, % acronyms symbols, % and symbols toc ]{glossaries} ...
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Glossaries Acronyms - Keep normal formatting in Acronyms list but use e.g. italic in the document

Is it possible to have an acronym shown in e.g. \texit inside the text but normally formatted in the list? MWE: \documentclass[ fontsize=11pt, paper=a4, ]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ ...
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Warning when using package acronym: Hyper reference `acro:TPI' on page iv undefined

Using the package acronym to create a list of abbreviations at the beginning of my master's thesis I get a warning for each acronym: Hyper reference acro:.. on page .. undefined. This is quite ...
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TeXStudio: Autocomplete missing for some commands (acronym pkg)

I'm using TeXstudio 3.1.1 (git 3.1.1) on Windows 10 to write a TeX document with BibLaTeX bibliography. The document uses this KOMA thesis template. To support using acronyms, I use the acronym ...
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How to disable acronyms use in Table of content?

Facts: In my latex document I generate a Table of content (TOC) that is inserted at the beginning of the document. The current TOC includes both the description of acronym and short form of it: ...
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Sort \begin{abbreviations} in alphabetical order?

I am using the \begin{abbreviations} function for my thesis. Is there a way to automatically sort them in alphabetical order? Thanks in advance :) \newcommand{\abbrevname}{List of Abbreviations} \...
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How do I manage multiple definitions of the same abbreviation?

I'm using glossaries, and I have a separate spreadsheet that I use to maintain a global list of abbreviations, terms, and definitions, used across multiple documents. The spreadsheet then gives me all ...
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Acronyms Section Isn't Getting Rendered

I've recently run into an issue with acronyms in LaTeX. I setup acronyms in my document about a month ago, today, I noticed the main page with my acronyms on is not being rendered, it's just a blank ...
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List of Acronyms: A dotted line between the the abbreviated form and the full form [duplicate]

i am using the acro package for the acronyms and the \printacronyms command to get the list of the acronyms. What i wanted to have is a list in the following style: short abbreviated form ................
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Error trying to use acro v3.5 [closed]

As soon as I use acro version 3.5 I get an error in the acro.sty file saying that acro.sty (line 57) Undefined control sequence. (\hook_gput_code:nnn ...) My LaTeX code start as follows: \...
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Problem adding glossaries package

When I am adding the glossary package to the latex I get the error as /usr/local/texlive/2020/texmf-dist/tex/latex/supertabular/supertabular.sty, line 84 LaTeX Error: Command \tablehead already ...
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Change acronym hyperlink colour of full name in acronym list to black (but preserve hyperlink)

I am using the acronym package (in classicthesis) and am trying to selectively change the colour of the hyperlinks of the acronym full names in the acronym list while preserving the standard hyperlink ...
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Toc disappears after adding the acronym key

I'm trying to write my own notes. I had added the listing of acronyms on top of my file, but when I compile my project, for an unknown reason an error pops out of my IDE, and it says: Missing \...
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Abnormal distance in acronym list

I have made a list of acronyms and at first everything looked fine. Once I added tRNA as acronym the distance between tRNA and TSH seem to be smaller than from the other acronyms. Has anyone an idea ...
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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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