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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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\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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Don't display List Of Acronyms page [duplicate]

I am writing a paper and I would like to use the acronym package to deal with correct placement of acronyms/meanings. However, I don't want to be forced to present a section with the acronyms such as \...
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LaTeX Glossaries remove unwanted blue text

I am trying to use glossaries package and it is working fine. But there are some strange "blue" text right before each acronyms. Please have a look at the picture to have a better ...
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Is it possible to autocomplete Acronyms in TexStudio just like you can autocomplete references and citations?

I am trying to figure out if I can enable autocomplete to fill out the rest of an Acronym when using the acronym package. So for example when I have defined the Acronym: \acro{BEV}{Battery Electric ...
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Tabulator between Acronym and full text

Based on this post( List of Acronyms without line spacing), I want to create a list of appreciations. But the long text are not in the same column. But this is not the result they have. I need the ...
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How do I erase the acronym counter?

How can I delete the appearance or counter of the acronyms (red boxes)? I am using: \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} . . . \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,style=modsuper,title=Abbreviations] \...
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Glossaries acronym with additional information on first use

I would like to include additional information in an acronym on the first use with the glossaries package. For example, First use of \gls{HF} should look like "High Frequency (HF, 3-30 MHz)",...
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Why are there no navigation points when using \printglossary in LaTeX beamer?

I want to include acronyms in my beamer. It works pretty well except that there are no navigation points under ACRONYMS unlike the others. In the MWE below, I have commented \section{ACRONYMS} to ...
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\acro clickable links, sometimes works, sometimes not, despite same code

I am struggling with \acro acronyms and hopefully one can help. I am using my uni template, based on the Springer Nature template. I create my acronyms with \acro. This works well for most of them. ...
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acronym package automatic sorting and AC's option

Update: What I wan't to achieve is: have my acronym short and post it with an 's in the text. So f.e. my \acp{gdr} gets GDRs but I want GDR's as result; (Full: 'As a result of the GDR's political ...
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Is it possible to use the percent sign in my acronym list?

I have an established list of acronyms in my document and use \newacronym to add new terms. I was hoping I could add one for %MVC using the following command: \newacronym{\%MVC}{\%MVC}{Percentage of ...
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Glossary Dual entries printed together

With a dual entry I am able to both list Glossary and Acronyms in the same command \DeclareDocumentCommand{\newdualentry}{ O{} O{} m m m m } { \newglossaryentry{gls-#3}{name={#5},text={#5\glsadd{#3}}...
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Only print a footnote of a acronym once per page in the footnotes

I want the acronym package to only print a footnote, if its not already printed on that specific page. And give the \acf{XX} the same number in the text. The output should look like this: Text The USA¹...
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create your own table as al list e.g. List of Acronyms [duplicate]

is it possible to create a list of Acronyms as it is with the comment \listoftable?
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Problems with the hyperlinks and the acronyms with acro

I am using the acro package to print my list of acronyms in my table of contents. However, I also want to link the words in the content when I use \ac to the respective acronym in the list. How could ...
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Why do acronyms made with the acro package not appear correctly when they are first called in table captions? [duplicate]

I am using the acro package to handle the acronyms in my text. When using the \ac{} command to call up an acronym for the first time, it is expected that the acronym will be printed in "long form ...
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Use Latex package acronym to print acronym list with specific style

I am using the acronym package and trying to change the style. The acronym package only provides a limited number of options to change the style (e.g. printonlyused). The only other thing I can change ...
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List of Symbols and abbreviations with groups

I'm writing my thesis in this template: https://dzwaneveld.github.io/report/#document-structure And I'd like to implement a slightly different nomenclature style. First off, I'd like to have a ...
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List of Symbols in Latex (With Acronym and Glossary)

I want to add a list of symbols to my document, I have two files containing abbreviations and glossary, loaded as follow \loadglsentries[type=\acronymtype]{Abbrevations} \loadglsentries{Mlossary} ...
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Is there a command to correctly abbreviate the French ordinal « second »?

I cannot find any command available in a LaTeX package to produce the abbreviated version of the words second/seconde/seconds/secondes, when dealing with ordinals in French, as I would use for other ...
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How can I have give an acronym an equivalent glossary entry?

I'm trying to create a list of acronyms and a glossary with the glossaries package separately, like follows List of acronyms: GC - Garbage Collector document contents... glossary: Garbage Collector (...
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problem with glossaries in latex

In my thesis, I used to run these lines of code in order to get glossaries. I can no longer see those after installing the new version of xindy, even after compiling these codes. FYI my document is in ...
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Problem: List of Abbreviation includes abbreviations from list of figures instead of main content

I am still learning latex. I want the list of abbreviations to include those abbreviations which first occur in the main content (start of the report) instead of abbreviations from the miscellaneous ...
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Acronyms and Glossaries package will not work with RevTex 4.2

I am following the guide from Overleaf on how to use the glossaries package. I am trying to work it with RevTex 4.2. Below is my sample script: \documentclass[% reprint,amsmath,amssymb,aps, ]{revtex4-...
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Printing list of acronyms on the table of content

I am writing a thesis and I would like to produce Acronyms list and glossary in the table of content. This my latex here \documentclass[8pt]{report} %\usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} %\usepackage[toc,page]...
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How to Automatically Align the Second Letter of an Acronym with a "Floating" Symbol on the Line Above

Consider the MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand{\myred}[1]{\textcolor{red}{#1}} \begin{document} \LARGE \noindent \textbf{(10)} * \\[-2pt] \textbf{A.B.C.} \vspace{15pt} \...
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A second glossary to be treated like acronyms

I'm writing a thesis with a lot of chemicals named, and I'd quite like them to be fully expressed when they first appear in the text, and then just as acronyms further onwards, so for instance (2-(9H-...
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Use list of ABBREVIATIONS as table in latex

I found it hard to produce such a table in ABBREVIATIONS, is there any suggestions? like this
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Custom TABLE of abbreviations

I'm using the acronyms package, to manage the acronyms in my report. I have a separate file in which all the acronyms are defined using: \begin{acronym} \acro{DC}{Direct Current} \end{acronym} I don'...
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