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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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reorder abbreviation alphabetical order with enumitem package

I have used the enumitem package for the list of the abbreviations. I wonder if there a way to reorder the abbrevs to alphabetical order? Also, I want to adjust the space between the lines. \begin{...
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How to store and use multilingual symbol and acronym definitions?

I have a large list of symbols and acronyms, which I use with the glossaries package and the makeglossaries program. I write content in more than one language (Portuguese and English, to be more ...
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How to automatically list the acronyms in a page

Is there a command to list the abbreviations and and its fullforms that have been used in the latex document automatically in one page?
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How can I provide the link to the glossaries only the first occurrence of an entry in each section (or subsection)?

My question is very similar to Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?. However, none of the solutions solve my problem. I need the solution to work for ...
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Symbols, abbreviations and acronyms in the same page

I was wondering if it is possible to gather symbols, abbreviations and acronyms in the same page. Since I am not using a full page for each one of them, I need to put them all in the same page. mwe: ...
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Neither Bibliography nor Acronyms compile

I'm using TexStudio for my Final Study Project. I've tried so hard and in many different ways to compile my bibliography and the acronyms, but without success. I'm using XeLaTeX, and BibTeX for the ...
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the \ac* command does not produce an abbreviation

So I am finalising the TeX files for submission to IEEE. I have decided to use the acro package to make sure abbreviations appear properly. For some reason the output of \ac*{...} is not abbreviated. ...
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List of abbreviations using nomencl package in texmaker

For my thesis I would like to add a list for abbreviations. This is what I have so far: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[refpage]{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \nomenclature{...
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How to reduce the vertical space of acronym lists in LaTeX?

I am using the acronym package to generate list of abbreviations in LaTeX. Here is sample snippet. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[printonlyused,withpage]{...
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How to generate list of abbreviations in LaTeX?

I used the acronym package (usepackage{acronym}) to create acronyms in my thesis. In the beginning of the document, I define the acronym as, for example, \acrodef{USA}{United States of America}. And ...
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How to get acronyms description with lowercase letters within text, but uppercase letters at the acronyms list?

Using glossaries package, I would like to define acronyms in the text using lowercase letters as follows: sample acronym (SA) degrees of freedom (DOF) While recurrences will be displayed as: SA DOF ...
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Can I make glossaries issue a warning when I use an abbreviation before explaining it?

I want to use the glossaries-extra package to manage abbreviations. I prefer explicitly choosing where I use the long or the short form of the abbreviation (using the shortcuts \al, as, af etc.). It ...
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use \textit{} for Italic letters in \acronym package

I'm writing an article in which I need to use species name E. coli. My problem is, that "E. coli" is both, an abbreviation and a species name, which should be in italic letters. Is there a way to use \...
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Create a list of abbreviations

They supplied me with a latex template document which is nice for the most part. I just don't succeed in adding a list of abbreviations to it. This is what I have including where I would like to have ...
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No glossary created as all entries in .acn rejected when trying to create .acr

I am trying to generate a glossary (or just table of acronyms as that is all I am actually planning to use) and while they are displayed correctly in the text itself, there is nothing printed. There ...
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Making section with same properties as table of contents

I'm using overleaf to write a report. In the first pages I have: \tableofcontents \newpage \listoffigures \newpage \listoftables \newpage Then I have an acronym page using the package: \usepackage{...
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make distance between acronym and description

i have a problem with my glossaries format. Is it possible to make a distance (hspace) between the acronym or symbol and their description? now, it is something like that: Bsp. Beispiel Another ...
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Glossaries: Alternative long forms (with or without 'the')

I'm using the glossaries package for acronyms. I have a few acronyms that, depending on context, might be prepended by a 'the' in their long form, but the abbreviation is always used without 'the' (so ...
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Is it possible to show a custom text for the long part of an abbreviation?

Using the glossaries-extra package, it is possible to define the used terms and their abbreviation for convenient and consistent use within the document. But handling inflections within a sentence ...
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Center align glossary table

I have a glossary section which is styled as \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newglossarystyle{mylong}{% \setglossarystyle{long}% \renewenvironment{theglossary}% {\begin{longtable}[...
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Avoid showing Abbreviations in the Glossary with Only a Single Use

I am eperimenting with the glossaries-extra package and use bib2gls. Currently every abbreviation used in my document via \gls (for example \gls{gpu}) shows the full form on first use (that I like) ...
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List of acronyms alignment error using bib2gls

Recently I have learnt how to use bib2gls in order to generate list of abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, etc. There is a power full method described in previous posts. However, once I tried to ...
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acronym package: acronym (fulltext)

I'm looking for a way to use the acronym package a little different: normal: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \begin{acronym} \acro{snrk}[SnRK]{...
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Capitalize first letter of each word when printing list of acronyms

I use the glossaries package and when I print the acronyms using \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,title={List of Abbreviations}], part of the output I get is as shown below. I have specified acronyms ...
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Uneven spacing between glossary entrances in the list

I am trying to make a glossary list and there is something weird going on: the spacing between entrances is uneven for no obvious reason. The minimal example of the code is below: \documentclass{...
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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 ...