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

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Display list of acronyms in small caps using {glossaries} package

I've read through the entry-level explanation of the glossaries package and found how to successfully display my acronyms in small-caps in my body text as shown in the following MWE: % !TEX program = ...
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Glossaries Acronyms or something else?

I want to have (something like) a glossary with "3 columns" ie. not just word and meaning, but word, single letter shortform, and meaning. The usage I want is that in the running text I ...
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How to generate a list of abbreviations that gets generated in the frontmatter?

How would I edit the .cls file for this project (https://github.com/bardsoftware/template-thes-pu/tree/master) to generate a list of abbreviations in the front matter, similar to how the list of ...
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unexpected behavior of glossary-extra, acronyms are counted starting from lof/lot

I'm experiencing a weird (I presume) behavior for the package glossary-extra. Basically, as you can see in the MWE below, I have some glossary items as well as acronyms. I've also added some code, as ...
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Align Acronym Descriptions in Acronym List

I created a glossary: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym,toc]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{fe}{f.e.}{for example} \newacronym{ie}{i.e.}{id est} \newacronym{diy}{DIY}{do it ...
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Soul does not allow acronyms to be expanded

I get a "Package soul Error: Reconstruction failed" message when using an acronym for the first time in the \hl environment, where it should appear in its extended form. Instead of the ...
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Bold-only acronym headwords in their definitions

How do I make the acronym headwords in their definitions within acronym environment to be bold only and not both italic and bold in tufte-book class? I looked everywhere and tried many different ...
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List of abbreviations does not work

As the title says, my list of abbreviations is not displayed. My problem is that the whole thing comes from a template and I am quite sure that I have copied everything correctly. It works in the ...
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Capitalise only first letter in list of symbols list using glossaries-extra package

I want to have the first letter of the list of "Symbols, Greek Letters, Sub- & Superscripts" also capitalised per default. With the acroym list "Abbreviations and Acronyms" it ...
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How to sort list of abbreviations in LaTeX

I finished writing my thesis and wanted to generate a list of abbreviations at the end of the document. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \chapter{...
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glossaries-extra remove in-text hyperlinks after first occurrence

Hi there while using glossaries-extra, I could benefit from the extra feature of having links for each first appearance of a new definition/acronym to the respective Glossary or Acronyms section. This ...
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Adjust predefined glossary style "longheaderborder" of package glossaries

I tried to define a new glossary style based on the defined style "longheaderborder". It works well except that the bottom line of the longtable is missing. What should i do in my code to ...
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Using acronym inside table [duplicate]

I'm getting an extra empty line at the top of the cell when using an acronym inside a table. Is there a way to prevent this? \acrodef{Test}{Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipiscing elit} \...
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How to combine list of abbreviations and list of symbols in the glossaries package?

I've used glossaries to keep one list of abbreviations and one list of symbols. When I print them, they're printed as two separate lists with titles and pagebreaks. How can I print them together in ...
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Include glossary acronyms in other acronyms

I would like to include one acronym in another using the glossary package, e.g. something like \usepackage[acronym]{glossary} \newacronym{a}{A}{apples} \newacronym{ao}{AO}{apples oranges} \begin{...
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How to properly typeset “C. A. R. Hoare” in German typography in the middle of a sentence in general?

Given that “C. A. R. Hoare” is a very standard way of formally citing the researcher, how would we do this in a German text? My current choice is to handle “C. A. R.” similar to acronyms (cf. Inside ...
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Inside German abbreviations, how to set the penalty and the width of the internal space including the stretch and shrink attributes?

Continuing How to letter space (German) abbreviations automatically and http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/134856 , some of us tend to typeset a usual or a thin space in abbreviations and write, e.g., d.\@...
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Any special care needed if a period inside an abbreviation is followed by a \hskip or a \hspace?

Let's assume that we wish to insert some kind of small space inside abbreviations such as i. e., e. g., d. h., z. B., a. C., d. C., и т. д., и т. п., … Above, I entered a hair space “ ” (U+200A). (...
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Any simpler solution to add horizontal lines above and below the: Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables, List of Abbreviations?

I have refined but failed iterations regarding the same: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} % For Content {\...
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Managing acronyms in bilingual document

I have a (big) document, mostly in english, with few chapters in french. I compile with pdfLaTeX. I use glossaries-extra (heavily) to define acronyms, and I would like to achieve the following: print ...
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Words go beyond the line when acronym first used

The alignment of words is not maintained in justified alignment when an acronym is first used. It only happens when it is a first used acronym. I have attempted the ''microtype''-package, but did not ...
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Centering acronyms list

I would like to center the acronyms list for a page to be left aligned in the center of the page, however, they are currently left-aligned at the left end of the page. \documentclass{article} \...
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How to prevent acronyms from expanding in special areas [duplicate]

I have a few acronyms that go into the chapter titles and table of contents. I do not want these to expand in the title and table of contents. For example: \chapter{My nice chapter title got ruined \...
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Capatilize first letter of acronyms using the acronym package when using \underline

I am using the acronym package in LaTeX. For stylistic reasons and clarity, I want each corresponding letter in the full acronym description to be underlined (see MWE). This works fine except in one ...
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Include \dotfill between name and description of glossary list

I am trying to include \dotfill between the name and description of the glossary entries of an acronym list using the glossaries package I've managed to get the output I want with: \renewcommand{\...
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tabular glossary in latex

I am looking for a command on how to create a table of abbreviations/acronyms as it was done in the picture below
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Latex acronym \acl(*) hanging compilation with pdflatex

While writing a Latex document using the acronym package for my glossary I encountered some problems with the \acl & \acl* commands (also \acf) & compilation. On a clean tree without any .aux ...
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Glossaries - hyperlink in acronym rather than page number

By default the hyperlink in the list of acronyms is in the page number. Is there a way to change this such that by clicking on both the acronym and page number it takes you to its first occurrence? ...
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Acro package: display pdfcomment only on short-form, matching single/plural case

I want to use the Acro package to display the long-form acronyms only when hovering over short-form acronyms. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \...
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Enforcing the Use of for Acronyms in LaTeX

I am working on a document where I want to enforce the use of acronyms via the glossaries package. My intention is to ensure that each acronym is used properly with the \gls{} command so that I can ...
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Chapter name is not corret

I have this in my pei.tex: \begin{document} %Capa e pagina de rosto \include{./tex/capa} % Agradecimentos \include{./tex/agradecimentos} % Pagina do resumo em portugues \include{./tex/resumo_pt} % ...
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Acronym or abreviaturas(portuguese) don't appear

I have this segment in my pei.tex: \include{./tex/acronimos} \renewcommand{\glossaryname}{Abreviaturas} %\setglossary{glodelim={\noexpand}} %\setglossary{glsnumformat=ignore} \printglossaries \...
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Change appearance of acronym according to grammatical form

I am using the glossaries package with the option acronym as a list of abbreviations. To refer to the acronyms I use the commands \acrfull{}, \acrlong{} and \acrshort{}. Since I am writing in German I ...
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I could use some help stylising a glossary in an article footnote (such as "acr - acronym, USA - united states of america") - how to achieve that?

I would like to add my glossary as a string in a footnote. Therefore, I have cobbled together the following MWE. \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[nopostdot,acronym,nonumberlist,...
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How to correctly display the square of an acronym with index with acro2

I have acronyms that have an index by default. I would like to use them also in formulas, where the square of the quantity is needed. But if I take the naive approach displayed below, it does not ...
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How to cite organizations properly?

while there have been similar questions, mine have not been answered yet. I am using \usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa]{biblatex} to cite my sources. My paper cites a lot of organizations, UN Women,...
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How to automatically index the full name of acronyms from glossaries?

I want to automatically index the full qualified names from acronyms specified with glossaries package, when using the acronym in text. I tried with the acronym package and this answer: https://tex....
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Why doe \setlist{nosep} not work in the acronym package?

Since the acronym package is built with the description environment, and the description environment works with Enumitem \setlist{nosep}, why is the Acronym package not affected by this command? I ...
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Unique Plural with acronyms [duplicate]

I have the following problem. I am trying to get familiar with the package 'acronym'. My main concern is the definition of a plural. Normally you just add an 's at the end, e.g. with \acp. But how do ...
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Template for EPUB using Tex4ebook

I am creating a template to produce output in EPUB format. I have taken examples from various sources on the web. I finished with a config.cfg file that contains... \Preamble{xhtml} \...
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Error \gls@numberpage in Abstract of the document

I have been trying setup the glossaries and include in all my work but I only have the problem in the ABSTRACT because when run the LaTex send the followin the next error. The Abstract is numerate ...
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How to make the entries of abbreviation follow a fixed width style for short forms and long forms

I want to make my list of acronyms look like this. The following is what I have managed to implement. I want the short form and long form have some fixed width. The closest I've got to matching with ...
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Acronyms are not being hyperlinked

I'm writing my thesis and I'm trying to print the list of acronyms. However, for those that I only call their short form (e.g. CPU), the hyperlink does not show in color. For the ones that are called &...
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How to use acronym package to use greek letterswhile using unicode greek letters in regular text

I haven't been able to look up an answer for this. The idea is to use the acronym with the greek letter alpha or gamma for example, while using the regular unicode greek character in the text. The ...
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How should I print acronyms and glossary entries in Latex?

I hope you're having a good day. I am using LaTex (TeXstudio with MiKTeX to be precise) and want to have two distinct pages, one with acronyms and the other one with glossary entries. I have tried a ...
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List only multiple use acronyms in glossary while still displaying long form (short form) in text for single use

Using the glossaries package, I would like to include only acronyms that are used more than once in the printed glossary. I came across \cgls in the documentation which solved this problem. However, ...
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Customize list of abbreviations with glossaries-extra package

I have several issues with the glossaries-extra package that I want to customize. You can find the code and the corresponding output below: I want to make the list of abbreviations like the list of ...
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How to display acronym in plural form in list of acronyms with the 'acro' package?

For the acronym transparency-enhancing technologies (TETs), only the plural form is used. I have: \DeclareAcronym{tet}{ short = TET, long = transparency-enhancing technology, long-plural-...
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acronym package - acroplural not working in acronym environment

I'm trying to use the acronym environment from the acronym package to typeset a list of acronyms in my document. I want to specify a non-standard plural form for an acronym using \acroplural (which, ...
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\printglossary only works on lowest file level [duplicate]

Hello I am trying to print glossaries with this file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{gcd}{GCD}{Greatest Common Divisor} \newacronym{lcm}{LCM}{...
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