Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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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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Best practice to deal with need for “the” only for expanded acronym

LaTeX's acronym packages are very, very handy. However, there is a writing requirement that it doesn't seem to get around. First, I'd like to establish what I find useful about acronym packages, ...
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Double dash for pages range in acronyms

I'm using glossaries to generate acronyms. In preable I load the package: \usepackage[toc,acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries Then I print acronyms: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,title=...
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Configure acronym citation

This question is related to the following question. I would like to know if there exists a way to configure the command \acroauthor so that it's generate (Organization for the Advancement of ...
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extra space in acronyms on document

I'm working with some acronyms and when I compile every acronym has extra space, for example with this abbreviation, Higher Education ( HE) and not Higher Education (HE). Even after the first time is ...
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Change Long Form of Acronym to Lower Case in Text (Glossaries)

There are a lot of examples of how to change first letters to upper case using glossaries (Capitalize first letter of each word when printing list of acronyms, capitalisation and list of acronyms, ...
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Incorrect acronym language pluralization with babel and glossaries

I receive the wrong language pluralization of acronyms using glossaries together with babel and have a hard time tracking down the issue. Here is the minimum failing example code I've deciphered: \...
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adding a custom structure and giving a title to it

I have some big acronyms names and descriptions, and with this answer I could structure then well. However, now I want to put a big title in this structure, with same style as List of Tables, the text ...
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Use a dash for multiple pages in a row in the list of acronyms

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms in my thesis. My question is how to change a style of pages location list in acronyms section, if there are several pages in a row? I ...
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glossaries – acronyms spaced out for no apparent reason (?)

I've just added acronyms to my document with: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype, nonumberlist]. Inserting the first few acronyms worked out fine but suddenly, there were large gaps between acronyms. I ...
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Where do I place the commands \DefineName, \DefinePublisher, \DefineJournal when using AMSRefs to import bibliography items from a .ltb file?

AMSRefs allows one to define abbreviations for names, publishers and journals by using the commands \DefineName, \DefinePublisher and \DefineJournal, respectively (see section 8.4 of the user's guide)....
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Using glossaries to create an abbreviation list

I'm trying to use the glossaries package to create an abbreviation list. I'm writing a book like document using \chapters. Just before the main body, I have \usepackage[nopostdot]{glossaries} \...
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Why does glossaries-extra not show the long form of an abbreviation on first use?

I have a problem with using glossaries-extra, because it doesn't show the full form of my abbreviations upon first use within the document. A minimum working example: \documentclass{report} \...
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acronym list won't print

I'm an IT student who's writing a thesis. IT makes use of a lot of acronyms and so I would like to show an acronym list. For that I made use of the \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} package. I've ...
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acronym: First letter capital only short form

Hey I want to wirte an acronym in capital letters without showing the full form. How can I do this? \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage[english,italian,german]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Acronyms in Label

Is it possible to use \ac{} within \label{} like \label{\ac{ex_ac} Algorithm}. I used it and the compiler disrupted the alignment of the whole document. Apart from that the error line was shown to be ...
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Acronym package: printonlyreused and capitalizing doesn't work

The recent version of the acronym package provides options to only print multiply used acronyms ([printonlyreused]) to the list of acronyms as well as capitalizing e.g. long versions (\Acl{XYZ}). ...
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Changing standard \ac Acro package behavior when in section, subsection and subsubsections to default to \acl*

I want to change how the acro package behaves when used in section headers to default to the long form of the acronym and ignore the use of the acronym, equivalent to \acl*{GPS}. I want to do this by ...
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Acronym abbreviation missing on first use using \glspl{}

I am trying to switch from the acronym-package to the glossaries-package and stumpled upon some problems. \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym[...
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How to remove page numbers behind acronyms? [duplicate]

I would like to remove the page numbers behind my acronyms. Is there a way to do this? I create my acronyms the following way: \makenoidxglossaries \setacronymstyle{long-short} ... \begin{...
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“! Incomplete \ifnum” Error using acronym in combination with hyperref

I am experiencing an error using the acronym package in combination with hyperref. The error Message is: ! Incomplete \ifnum; all text was ignored after line 83. MWE below, i have no idea what is ...
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Change how acronyms appears in text

How can I automatically print acronyms in text, using \ac{OFDM} command, as follows? The waveform OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) is a multi-carrier.... Currently \ac{OFDM} ...
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Printing the acronyms as well as the word(s) at the same time using the package acro

Using the package acro, I know how to print the acronym (just using \ac{..}) and how to print the entire word(s) in its long-form (just using \acl{...). How to print both the acronym and the entire ...
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Handling of pluralia tantum in glossaries

I have a term that does not exist in singular form (i.e., a plurale tantum) that I would like to abbreviate like ordinary acronyms. How should such a thing be handled properly in glossaries (if at all)...
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Using acronym in math mode

I am using the acronym package to set up my formula symbols. When I use them in normal math mode, everything is fine. But when I use one of them as a subscript, the font size is normal and not smaller ...
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Problem with chappg.sty when using glossaries-extra.sty

The following code only includes abbreviations that typeset on page A-1. (I get the error "(6 entries accepted, 4 rejected)" when I build the list.) The document builds correctly if I remove the call ...
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Automatically generate the List of Acronyms

I have a document in which I use the packet acro: \usepackage{acro} \input{./acronyms.tex} Here, in the file acronyms.tex, I have all the definitions I want. It works properly when I use the command ...
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Glossaries set Custom font for Table of Acronyms and Glossary

I want to print a Glossary and Abbrevation/Acronym page with the Glossaries package. But I am needed to use a custom (company internal) font for the label and description of both. Minimal Example: \...
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How to set header, with `\leftmark` not set by `\chapter*` environment, and manual setting cleared by `\printacronyms`?

\leftmark and \rightmark aren't being set, so I manually do this: \chapter*{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,HLO]{\nouppercase{Acknowledgements}} \phantomsection \input{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,...
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In the LaTex Glossary package, how do you make a possessive acronym?

How would I make an acronym possessive? I've tried using \gls{ACR}['s] but that will just print out "Acronym (ACR)'s". main.tex is typed as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{...
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Individually italicize just a few long descriptions of acronyms

I am using the acro package to create acronyms and the list of acronyms. But I can't italicize the long description of individual way acronyms. The \emph, \textit and \itshape option are not working. ...
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How to underline the heading of List of Acronyms?

Following is my MWE of my thesis, using to create a LIST OF ACRONYMS. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \usepackage{mfirstuc} \acsetup{ index = false, list-long-format = \makefirstuc , ...
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Space between acronym and its description when using LOF style for List of Acronyms

I am using the following code to create List of Acronyms in my thesis. But the index and its description are overlapping. How to add suitable space between them? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside]...
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acronym package and small caps only for some words

I'm using acronym package to define acronyms and abbreviations in my thesis. I like to write acronyms in small caps, but I need to write some abbreviations in lower case. Reading tha package ...
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Glossary: list of acronyms with sub-categories

I am trying to print a list of acronyms using the glossaries package. Sometimes, I have nested acronyms, where an acronym includes another. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \...
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Acronym long version in margin

I'm using the glossaries package to enter acronyms, in an scrbook document. For now, I'm using \gls in the text, and \acrshort & \acrlong in tables (to manually control the form). Because I use a ...
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acronyms does not show

I try to bring acronyms in my thesis, in a way that the number of that page will be roman number (continues the page number of list of figures,....) and it shows. when I use this command (instead of ...
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Output Acronyms Fullname in Text Italic but in Acronyms Glossary Normal

I am using \begin{acronym}[PHEV] \acro{PHEV}{\emph{Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle}} ... \end{acronym} in an extra tex file for my declarations of Acronyms. I use \emph or \textit to have the ...
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Glossaries: Why does `see` reference not show up in acronyms?

I want to use a glossary in addition to the acronyms with package glossaries. The entries in the acronyms shall reference the glossary entry and create a link via the see key newacronym. This works in ...
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Print glossaryentry long, short and pages, no description

I have a list of glossary entries and I want a list of abbreviations with short - long - pages in which they appear. However, I can't get it working Here is my MWE: \documentclass{report} % ...
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Is it possible to have TexStudio autocomplete the acs function with previous entries from acro?

I'm using the acronym package and I would like the acs function to autocomplete based on the things that have been filled with in the acronym environment. Is it possible to make the user.cwl in ...
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Adding a description to an acronym

I'm using a glossary and also some acronyms, but some of the acronyms are complicated so I want to have a description for them in the glossary. Something like this: \newacronym{gwa}{GWA}{Gateway ...
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\Ac command not defined [duplicate]

I use acronym package in my Latex file. Strangely, some of its commands, like \Ac are not defined when I compile my file. The \ac command works fine though. \documentclass[12pt]{extarticle} \...

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