Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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How format glossary to avoid text exits from page right margin?

For some entries of the package glossaries (acronyms and glossary) the text exits from page margin. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} %%%%% STYLE \usepackage[subpreambles=false]{...
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Specify articles for short and long forms of acronyms with glossaries-extra

TL;DR Is there a way to specify different indefinite articles for short and long forms of abbreviations using glossaries-extra and bib2gls? I recently transitioned my project from using the acronym ...
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How to change text position and get bold font for lists of symbols and of acronyms with glossaries package?

I inherited an overleaf template for a thesis, but the current glossary settings for lists of symbols and acronyms do not satisfy me. The current code with examples: \documentclass{article} \...
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How can i improve my acronym list creation macro in LuaLaTeX

How can i improve my acronym list creation macro in LuaLaTeX? The list of abbreviations should include first Cyrillic and then English terms. Thanks for the help. % !TeX program = lualatex % !TeX ...
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glossaries-extra package problems with sorting сyrillic abbreviations in LuaLaTeX

I have two issues: Sort the abbreviations so that the first ones are Cyrillic, and then the English terms? Change the style of the list of abbreviations as shown in the picture? How to do it through ...
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Linebreak in long abbreviation description

I'd like to have a linebreak inside the long abbreviation description. I tried it with \linebreak: \documentclass[ pdftex,a4paper,11pt,oneside,fleqn, bibliography=totoc,listof=totoc, ...
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Align descriptions of abbreviations in glossary-longextra

The descriptions of the abbreviations should be aligned. The abbreviations should be still on the left side. And there should be a bit more space between abbreviation and description. My .tex-file \...
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Uppercase word in acronyms, lowercase in text

My issue is similar to this post: Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text I would like to do the same like Nitram provided for the glossary (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/69569/282853), but ...
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How to remove the topper part of an abbreviations page

I just want the bottom part of my abbreviation page. I am using acro. How can I remove the upper part? Here is my latex code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{usa}{ short=...
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Change colour of acronyms only with glossaries package

I use \acrshort for acronyms I've defined with the package glossaries. I want to keep the hyperref link for acronyms but I would like to change the colour : black for acronyms when they appear in text ...
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Using the acronym package, how can I set an automatic linebreak in the long form of a newacronym?

Setting a new acronym with a very long longform, there is no linebreak within the glossary, so it generates an overfull hbox warning. The description works correct. The behaviour in the text and in ...
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Glossary acronym using a different way to display an entry

I am currently writing my thesis, and I created a list of acronyms at the end of my manuscript with the glossary package : \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries} ... \printglossary[type=\...
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Sorting within list of symbols

I've created a design for a list of symbols, that I find a esthetically pleasing. I divided my list of symbols into the three main categories greek symbols, roman symbols and constants. I want the ...
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Errors when utilizing acronyms

When trying to create a nomenclature utilizing acronyms two errors mainly occur: I try to utilize $\dot{\bullet}$ in order to indicate a first order time derivative and I get a Missing \endcsname ...
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Arrange acronyms in alphabetical order

This is what I am currently using, \makeglossaries \setglossarystyle{altlist} \lhead{\emph{List of Acronyms}} \printglossary[type=\acronymtype, title=List of Acronyms, toctitle=List of Acronyms, ...
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Double hats in acronyms

I'm occasionally using double accents on symbols, e.g. double hats, using wipet's code from this question. I now found that these do not work in acronym environments (which I'd like to use to produce ...
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How to make custom Index of Symbols and Abbreviatons?

I want to make a custom Index of Symbols and Abbreviations list provided to me from my thesis template. Abbreviations should not be shown in the table of contents, only Index of Symbols and ...
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How to type & in acronym list on latex

I am adding the following acronym : \newacronym{D&IR}{D&IR}{Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology}\Gls{D&IR} However I end up with DIR Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. How can I ...
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"Acronym" name in the head

I want to see the name of "Acronym" or "Abkürzungverzeichnis" as title and in the header of the page. This is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \newcommand\ncoverline[1]{\...
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Acronyms that include other acronyms (acro package)

I am using some acronyms that include some other acronyms (e.g., MRI and structural MRI) (acro package). I would like the output to be: List of abbreviations MRI magnetic resonance imaging sMRI ...
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How to get list of acronyms and list of symbols alphabetically sorted while using groups?

In a document I have both a list of acronyms and a list of symbols. Everything fine (both lists automatically alphabetically sorted) until I decided I needed two different groups in the list of ...
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Package acro: How to increase line space between acronym entries

I am using the package acro for listing acronyms in my paper. It has no compatibility issues with my document class memoir, and is very easy to use. But, the default line space between acronym entries ...
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Any elegant way to tell LaTeX that a line break after an abbreviation is bad but not impossible?

LaTeX manuals are full of examples such as Fig.~5 or Thm.~10. The tilde prohibits a line break after the abbreviation completely, to make sure that the reader doesn't see a period at the end of a ...
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Usage of acronym package for non-trivial derived words

How should I use acronym package when I have pluralizations and derived words, for example \acro{FPGA}{Field-Programmable Gate Array} \acro{MIPS}{Microprocessor without Interlocked Pipeline ...
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Adding acronym in my document

I have to add acronym list in my document and for that I am using: \usepackage[acronym,style=long3col]{glossaries} \makeglossaries and \newacronym{LOWERCASE LABEL}{UPPERCASE LABEL}{THE FULL TERM}\par ...
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glossaries: align top acronyms in multicols

I'm printing acronyms with mcolalttree but it outputs a blank space for default in the first column.How to remove this rectangle and add space below title ? This is the code \documentclass{report} \...
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Error: can't change the style of my title toc, title of my acronyms

I have created a cls file in order to make my own document style. Everything was working well, however, when I had some code in order to write in differents languages (see in the cls file), it doesn't ...
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Can't change my table of contents title anymore

I have created a cls. file for my repport in order to modify the title of my table of contents, my list of acronyms, etc. Here was the code for my titles: \renewcommand\contentsname{\vspace{-2.55cm} \...
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\glsfirst and \glspl work perfectly, but not \glsplfirst?

The title of the question is pretty self-explanatory. Why can't I force the usage of the firstplural attribute with \glsplfirst{word}? It works perfectly with the singular form (\glsfirst{word})
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Capitalize first letter of my acronyms description list

I need caps on the first letter of all my acronyms description list (package acronyms, not glossaries). Following the tips on the forums I could not solve my problem. There are problems regarding the ...
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Not going when clicking on sections summary, list of table, list of figures, abbreviations

I am writing my master thesis in latex. However, when I click on the summary, foreword, list of figures, list of tables, and abbreviations resume in the table of contents, it goes to the wrong page. \...
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\printglossary is not wide enough to separate acronyms to their full form

I am printing a List of Abbreviations using this command: \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,style=long] However, I get an undesired output, since there are some acronyms which are too long and ...
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Error: display acronyms in chapters name

I am faced with a problem. I would like to display the chapter's name in the header which contains an acronym. The error is the following one: Package glossaries Error: Glossary entry `AC:CSR' has ...
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Acronym Package: italicize first occurrence of a term

Is it possible to use the acronym package to italicize the first occurrence of a term as with the acro package?
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List of abbreviations is printed twice

I want to print the list of abbreviations used in my master thesis. The problem is the list is printed twice in different styles. The list I want is displayed in the image but the next block of ...
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Do not colour glossary entries on demand

I am using the glossaries package with hyperref set up so that hyperlinks are coloured. However, I would like to change this behaviour when the acronym is used in a heading. For example, I would use \...
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Foreign translation with acronym package

I just wrote my whole Thesis and realised that I should add the translation of some acronym. So I used \ac{} and \acp{} through out my whole Thesis already and I dont want to change that. I just want ...
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Using glossaries-extra some abbreviations are not expanded in first use while others are

I am currently writing a thesis in Overleaf and am trying to manage my abbreviations using the glossaries-extra package. There are currently 14 abbreviations used throughout the text. I am using the ...
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Make the acronyms bold but not the symbols

I would like to make the acronyms bold. I used \renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textbf{#1}} to achieve this. But there is a side effect: The text in the \text{...} of the symbols also got bold, which ...
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How can I get pop-ups with the explanation when I have the mouse pointer on an acronym or citation

More and more texts are nowadays published electronically. In such electronic publications, an explanation may pop up when the mouse hovers on a text, like the page-previews on Wikipedia or the name ...
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Order of texorpdfstring in headings

I'm not sure whether the order of \texorpdfstring inside headings matters or if some part of the newcommands/NewDocumentCommands are messing with my MWE: % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass{...
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How to separate acronyms from the glossary (to put each in different place)?

I got a request to put the list of acronyms at the start of my thesis, rather than at the end where the glossary is located. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? I have tried to separate the ...
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Footnotes with automatic final period not working with package acro

I have a little problem with my footnotes. I'm using a solution to add a period at the end of every \footnote{} (yes, I have to use \footnote{} and not \footcite{} because I have to add some text in ...
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dynamically call acronyms

When I call the acronym "CAD" statically with my own command accad I can call the corresponding acronym indirectly without a problem. But if I try to call it dynamically with the (in the MWE)...
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change abbreviationstyle locally

Is there a possibility to change the abbreviationstyle locally from long-short to short-long? E.g. in the following example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries-extra} \...
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Glossaries-extra: only short style for ignored/common abbreviations

How can I set in glossaries-extra the short-nolong style for my common abbreviations that are ignored when printing the list of abbreviations? \setabbreviationstyle[common]{short-nolong} or only short ...
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Glossaries package - Hierachical acronyms

How can I generate a tree of acronyms? Something like that: This is what i tried to do: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{mamals}{mamals}{mamals} \...
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Create Nomenclature and Abbreviation separately on Latex

I have a thesis template, which allows me to add nomenclature. See below. \tableofcontents \listoffigures \listoftables \printnomenclature I can change the name of the nomenclature with the command ...
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Increase vertical gap between acronym heading and the body using \usepackage{acro}

I am using texmaker and have printed a list of acronyms using the package acro. However, I am unable to increase the vertical space between the acronym heading "List of Acronyms", and the ...
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Expanding glossaries abbreviations/acronyms in commands

I want to implement \usepackage{glossaries-extra} for handling abbreviations and auto-expanding them. I've also created a math command that makes use of an acronym and am having some difficulty ...
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