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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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Errors in using “List of Symbols” for a thesis using .bib files?

I have the wish to use an effective method to create a glossary and be able to classify the different "types" of entries in different lists (abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, glossary, etc.). I ...
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Show abbreviations completely in some parts of the text

I am writing my thesis and am using abbreviations. I have a tex file where I list all my abbreviations: \chapter*{Abbreviations} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Abbreviations} \begin{acronym} \acro{UI}...
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Indexed acronyms with subentries

I am writing a doctoral thesis which prints all acronyms called with \gls{} from the glossaries package to an Index made with \makeindex. I used code from a previous question: Acronyms only shown in ...
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Kile: do auto completion only when hitting spacebar

I was trying to get a good autocompletion in Kile. Therefore I made a .cwl file and used this to store all the words that I regularly misspell. I also turned on 'Auto completion for abbreviation' so ...
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Glossaries' acronyms' suffix in effect are not for the last loaded language

The glossaries' (v4.42) User Manual claims (page 48): Note: the suffixes used to generate the plural forms when the plural hasn’t been specified are given by \glspluralsuffix (for general entries)...
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Using glossaries package with page numbers with dash

I'm using LaTeX for my PhD thesis. Said thesis requires all chapters to get separate page numbers. So page 1-1, page 1-2, and so on. I'm also using glossaries for my acronyms list. And these two do ...
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Sorting acronyms that start with a number? [duplicate]

In my thesis I have an acronym that start with the number 4. In the list of abbreviations it gets sorted under the F for four. How can I sort it so it comes in the list before A? \documentclass[...
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Acronyms expansion with glossaries in fusional language

I might be more theoretical question, but anyway. I like to use glossaries package and the way it handles with acronyms, expanding them in the first use. It perfectly matches for English, where ...
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Conference template prevents acro abbreviations in headings

I'm using the acro package within a conference paper template scspaperproc.cls. If I use an abbreviation within a section title, it complains that the acronym is not defined. This does not happen ...
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Using glossaries with classicthesis template

I want to start writing a report with the classicthesis template, since I like the layout. The problem is it uses the acronyms package, and I would prefer to use glossaries. I have tried to insert my ...
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Align elements inside a newcommand

I made this newcommand \boldAcr: \makeatletter % we need to use kernel commands \newcommand{\boldAcr[1]}{\MakeTextUppercase{\textbf{#1}}\@boldAcrOne} \newcommand\@boldAcrOne{\@ifnextchar\stopBold{\@...
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Recursive newcommand - Align words [duplicate]

I would like to define a command that does this: \command word1 word2 ... n-word --> Word1 Word2 ... n-Word with first letter bold and capital. I wrote this: \makeatletter % we need to use ...
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Every glossaries entry link to a specific page even if there's no entry used in the page

I've built my acronyms list with glossaries package. Everything work as it should expect that, on the acronyms list, every entry, besides the actual page where that entry can be found, it also shows a ...
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Acronym package: Reset specific acronym

I'm using the acronym package to produce a list of abbreviations and acronyms. Now, I want that the full name is printed for one acronym on a specific place after it has been already used. Example: \...
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Customization of glossaries-extra

I use the glossaries-extra package with this preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[...
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Change the display of ( ) in a - in the glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package and when I use \gls for the first time it shows "Complete name (acronym)" How I can change the ( ) with a single - so it prints "Complete name - acronym"?
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Customize acronyms usage of first use

So I have a list of acronyms defined with the glossaries package, like such: \newacronym{mac}{MAC}{Medium Access Control} but also some of these: \newcommand{\mk}{Master Key} because the latter ...
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Getting errors using Acro for abbreviations and acronyms: Undefined Control Sequence in acro.sty

I've been trying to use acro for abbreviating terms in a report. It mostly works but each compile requires intervention to complete and does something to my first page, leaves an =1 and a page break. ...
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Showing List of Acronyms without a result

I'm trying to create a list of acronyms with Glossary. My main .tex use a \documentclass{Dissertate} Before trying using Glossary I had a .tex where manually added the acronym. To print on my document ...
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Aligned at the same margins acronym and listofsymbols

First of all, I know, that it would be much easier to use the glossaries package. However, maybe there is still a solution to my question. Here is a short MWE: \documentclass[ngerman]{article} \...
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How to set a user-style for abbreviations with glossaries-extra?

I used glossaries package to create a list of acronyms and made my own glossary style, like in MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nopostdot,nonumberlist,acronym]{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{...
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Different abbreviation options for the same acronym in glossary

I want to be able to have an acronym in glossary, which when referred to with \gls{} would appear in the main text in a standard form, unless specified otherwise. I.e. i have the following acronyms: ...
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Glossaries in section headings without shortening after TOC

here is another question from my LateX project. Currently I'm using the package glossaries to mange my acronyms. I use some acronyms in sectionheadings. Therefore the acronym is first discribed in the ...
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Adding a feature to the acronym package

I am trying to add four specific features to the acronym package and plug it into Overleaf: \acrounlisted - creates an unlisted acronym, which would be treated like an acronym (in that the first time ...
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Nomenclature and Abbreviations LaTeX

Currently, I am working on my Master's Thesis in LaTeX and I want to put a List of Abbreviations and Nomenclature in the same fashion you can put a list of figures and Tables. I have no problems ...
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How to make only a list of abbreviations?

I am using How to create both list of abbreviations and list of nomenclature using nomencl package? to create a list of abbreviations. The code is below: \usepackage{nomencl} \usepackage{etoolbox} \...
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How does one use the \abbrlist command?

I am trying to compile a list of abbreviations for my PhD dissertation. The Latex template (Cornell) suggest I use the \abbrlist command but I can't seem to be able to generate a list with acronyms ...
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Cite first instance of an acronym

I'm using the acronyms in the glossaries package such that I can do this: \newacronym{MIRDD}{MIRDD}{Mid-Infrared Diagnostic Diagram} \gls{MIRDD} \gls{MIRDD} This stores the acronym and then prints ...
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Linguistic glosses with Leipzig package including morpheme boundaries

I just started using LaTeX and am using the Leipzig-package for linguistic glosses, that I also want to appear in a glossary. In the Leipzig package only the glosses themselves are defined, while ...
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Cite books with abbrevations in a specific style

I have many books from one author which I need to cite with abbrevations in a specific style: ([AbbrevationBook] [Paragraph] [:] [PageNumber]) so that the result looks like this: "Lorem ipsum..." (SM ...
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Cannot see the acronyms list

I ma using a template in overleaf and I have this chapter for achronyms: \chapter{List of acronyms} {\small \begin{acronym}[XXXXXXXX] \Acro{GNU} {\acs{GNU} is Not Unix} \acro{OO} {...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...