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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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Formatting the acronym output from the glossaries package

I would like to format my acronym output as following: The long forms should align. How can I change the output so that there is a spacing between the acronym and the long form? I also would like the ...
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glossaries-extra \glsaddkey footnote is not working

I'm writing my master thesis in german language using glossaries-extra for handling all the acronyms and stuff. Due to the german grammar, I need for some acronyms additional entries for the first ...
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Use “ac” for showing the acronym but not the entire definition when called the first time [duplicate]

Apologise for the bad title, I didn't succeed in summarizing what I mean. I use the acronym package. I set up a list of acronyms like \begin{acronym}[AWGN] \acro{UK}{United Kingdom} \acro{USA}{...
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Format Acronym description label in Abbrevation chapter

I want to format the whole label with a .ttf font, and got it to work mostly, only the marked part wont be formatted with aclabelfont: I want to use the same myfontfamily (defined with fontspec) for ...
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Use Abbreviations in text without full meaning, even in First Use

I am using using the package \usepackage{glossaries} to insert abbreviations in my report, loaded from myglossaries.tex file, as below: \usepackage[nopostdot,toc,acronym,nomain,nonumberlist]{...
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How can I add the short acronym for the foreign language translation in acro?

In the acro package, I can add a foreign translation of the long form via foreign like this: \DeclareAcronym{dsgvo}{ short = DSGVO, long = {Datenschutzgrundverordnung} foreign = \enquote{...
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How to typset an “aligned” glossary (list of acronyms) with automatic widest-entry calculation (using glossaries-extra)? [duplicate]

I am currently using the package glossaries-extra with the IEEEtran class (in 2-column). I need to typeset a list of acronyms. So far, I have managed to get the basics working. However, the list of ...
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How to define acronym in IEEE Access template?

I am writing a paper in IEEE Access template. However, this template gives an error when I try to use 'acro' package. I have also tried glossary package but the template gave me an error as well. The ...
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Part of optional content needed in the output

I have produced the below macros for generating the custom acronym. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{ifthen} \makeatletter \def\Option#1=#2\relax{\bgroup \ifthenelse{\equal{#1}{longplural}}{#2}{}...
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Define different casing for akronyms in text and glossary

I want to have a glossary with acronyms, but I want to be able to configure freely the casing in the glossary itself and in text. From this answer, I know it is possible for "standard" glossary ...
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Use Alternative Short Form (alt) in List of Acronyms

How can I make the \printacronymscommand use the alternative short form of acronyms, alt keyword or via \aca*{key} command, instead of the standard short form? This is to be used to annotate some ...
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Acronym package - merge first occurence of acronym with following citation/parentheses

I am using the acronym package. It happens often in my texts that I have something like: 1. We first use a \ac{NA} \citep{exocom2019} and then the text continues. 2. We learn a \ac{VL} (i.e., ...
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Abbreviations with acronym, List Style Alignment

I found a lot of similar questions, but non could solve my problem. I am creating a list of abbreviations using acronym and I want the list to be aligned to the largest element. My code looks like ...
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Turkish babel and acronym package issue

When using babel-turkish package with package acronym, following error is producing.: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. \relax l.9 \AC@undonewlabel{acro:GSM} The code is below: \documentclass[...
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List of abbreviations in table of contents

I created list of abbreviations in my thesis using following after `\begin{document}. It created the List of Abbreviations correct, but it appear in table content in wrong order. I want the List of ...
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Calling acro first use when plural is producing an 's' in the short definition that is wrong

I have an acro first use that must be plural, but I am getting an erroneous "s" when I shouldn't be. I'm getting (sIMFs) when it should be (IMFs). See picture and code below. The problem only occurs ...
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How to make a multi-column acronym list with acro package, aligned and with short definition in bold?

I want to fix the alignment issue so that the long definitions are all aligned. I've pasted the relevant code I used to generate the example below. I've also got a second attempt where I've got it ...
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No acronyms printed

This is my main file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \input{acronymes.tex} \input{glossary.tex} \makenoidxglossaries \begin{document} \...
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Acronym list not displayed

Good afternoon. I'm a new user of Overleaf. I am trying to add an acronym list, but even though the acronyms in the middle of the text work fine, the list is always displayed as an empty page. I am ...
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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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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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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 ...