Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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Hyperref/link only first the first acronym of an entry on a site

I'm using the package acronym for acronyms . In combination with the hyperref package, all acronyms are linked to the acronym list. Now I'm using some acronyms more then one time on one page. Is it ...
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How to capitalize the first letter of a glossary or acronym description

I'm using the glossaries package to define acronyms but in one place I want to start a sentence with the full text of the acronym: \subsection{Randomly-occurring deterministic disturbances} \acrlong{...
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I would like to increase the description width of this acronyms list

\usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \input{Glosario} \renewcommand*{\glspostdescription}{} % remove trailing dot \renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textbf{#1}} \begin{document}...
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acronymns not showing up in latex document

all. I am trying to get a list of acronyms to show up in my document. I have a main "thesis.tex" file where I would like to put the acronyms after the list of figures and tables. In the ...
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Clickable acronyms with package {glossaries-extra}

I'm using the package glossaries-extra to define my acronyms. They appear in the short version in the text and the code correctly generates a list of abbreviations. The problem is that I can't click ...
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Glossary not working on Overleaf using separate tex files (main + different chapters)

I have the following document structure on Overleaf: main.tex \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newacronym{ner}{NER}{Named Entity Recognition} \begin{document} \include{propcover} \...
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Latex nomenclature bracket

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \renewcommand{\nomname}{List} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \tableofcontents \nomenclature{b}{bus} \nomenclature{(h)}{house} \...
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Add horizontal space in acronym environment to put the descriptions in line

As an appendix, I have a list of abbreviations in a seperate chapter (the tex-file is called "Glossar") like this: \chapter{Abkürzungsverzeichnis} \begin{acronym}\itemsep8pt \acro{AI} ...
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How to setup glossary, notation in latex

I tried to make glossary and notation, following a template, but it fails compilation. Could anybody assist? 1.) In main.tex file \usepackage[toc,style=list,acronym=true]{glossary} \setacronymnamefmt{...
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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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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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Acro Package: Write abbreviation between long form

I am using the ACRO-package in my masterthesis. Is there a way to tell ACRO to put the abbrevation between a certain word of the long form, when using \acf? Example: \documentclass{article} \...
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Printing Glossary entries without ever referencing them in your work

I am yet to create my list of abbreviations and symbols using the package Glossary. Since i am done with my thesis, i wont be referencing the glossary entries in the text where i used them. Is it ...
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Commands in acronym text - makeglossaries errors

I have the following acronyms defined: %% ACRONYM CONFIG \usepackage[xindy,nonumberlist,nomain,acronym,nopostdot,toc=false]{glossaries} \renewcommand*{\glsclearpage}{} % remove the unwanted blank ...
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Math symbols as acronym

I need to add the math symbol \alpha in my acronym list, but I get the listed error message. Example text \ac{$alpha$} was identified with the following equation. \begin{align} \alpha & = \frac{(...
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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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A lowercase letter in acronym

I am using glossaries-extra package to handle the acronyms in my thesis. Some acronyms have a lowercase letter in the middle of uppercase letters. For instance, Bogoliubov-de Gennes (BdG). Is there ...
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In the LaTex Glossary package, how do you make a possessive acronym?

How would I make an acronym possessive? I've tried using \gls{ACR}['s] but that will just print out "Acronym (ACR)'s". main.tex is typed as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[acronym]{...
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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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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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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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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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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 acronym hyperlink colour of full name in acronym list to black (but preserve hyperlink)

I am using the acronym package (in classicthesis) and am trying to selectively change the colour of the hyperlinks of the acronym full names in the acronym list while preserving the standard hyperlink ...
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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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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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Handling of pluralia tantum in glossaries

I have a term that does not exist in singular form (i.e., a plurale tantum) that I would like to abbreviate like ordinary acronyms. How should such a thing be handled properly in glossaries (if at all)...
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Problem with chappg.sty when using glossaries-extra.sty

The following code only includes abbreviations that typeset on page A-1. (I get the error "(6 entries accepted, 4 rejected)" when I build the list.) The document builds correctly if I remove the call ...
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\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} Exception → Undefined control sequence. \ACRO

This is my thesis.tex: \documentclass[ 11pt, a4paper, egregdoesnotlikesansseriftitles, toc=chapterentrywithdots, ,openright, twoside, ...
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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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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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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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How can I make the page list line break when using the acronym part of the glossaries package?

I am using glossaries to keep track of acronyms in my thesis (using commands like \acrlong, \acrshort and \acrfull). However, in the acronym list towards the end of the thesis, there are no line ...
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One hyperref per acronym per page

Currently, I'm using the acronym package to keep my thesis clear and understandable, because it is quite heavy on the use of acronyms in some parts. Because of this, some pages have so many acronyms, ...
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Using acronyms for institutions in citations messes up sorting in the bibliography when using "author-year"

I would like to abbreviate "European Commission" by "EC", also when citing a document of the EC. The problem is that the abbreviation will only be introduced when I write "\ac{EC}" (using the acronym ...
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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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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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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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Glossary as section and its acronyms as chapter (glossaries package)

I am currently finishing my work on my bachelor thesis. I have one issue left, that I did not manage to fix myself. Again it is related to the glossaries package. The problem occurred when I had to ...
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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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