Questions tagged [acronyms]

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

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Automatically warning when I fail to use acronym package

I would like to get a warning if I define an acronym using the acronym package and then use the long or short form of the acronym without using the acronym package's facilities. For example, in this ...
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How to show glossaries entries as acronyms in text?

Maybe there is a built-in solution, but I failed to find any in the glossaries(-extra) documentation. I'd like to write: The \gls{un} is an intergovernmental organization. The \gls{un} was established ...
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glossaries-extra's toc option out of control!

I've established a list of abbreviations and a glossary using the glossaries-extra package. I noticed that the abbreviations and glossary are always part of the table of contents, no matter whether I ...
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My glossary is not displayed on screen

I have the complete project divided into different files, the principal file code is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} \usepackage{tfg/mi_estilo} \makeglossaries %-------------------------...
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Why Acronyms are not showing up?

I'm new to Latex and I'm struggling on making my acronyms list show up both in a page and in the table of contents. Here the snippet of code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage[...
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How include a List of Abbreviations (acronyms) with memoir?

I would like a "List of Abbreviations" at the beginning of my PhD thesis, which is being typeset with the memoir document class. Memoir comes with glossaries functionality, but from the ...
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Natbib citation, abbreviation, and aea.bst

This is a follow-up question from here. One of the examples in the top solution work well with the plainnat style, but when I used the aea style, it threw an error. Here is the aea style with a MWE ...
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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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Glossaries Acronyms - Keep normal formatting in Acronyms list but use e.g. italic in the document

Is it possible to have an acronym shown in e.g. \texit inside the text but normally formatted in the list? MWE: \documentclass[ fontsize=11pt, paper=a4, ]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ ...
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Warning when using package acronym: Hyper reference `acro:TPI' on page iv undefined

Using the package acronym to create a list of abbreviations at the beginning of my master's thesis I get a warning for each acronym: Hyper reference acro:.. on page .. undefined. This is quite ...
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TeXStudio: Autocomplete missing for some commands (acronym pkg)

I'm using TeXstudio 3.1.1 (git 3.1.1) on Windows 10 to write a TeX document with BibLaTeX bibliography. The document uses this KOMA thesis template. To support using acronyms, I use the acronym ...
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How to disable acronyms use in Table of content?

Facts: In my latex document I generate a Table of content (TOC) that is inserted at the beginning of the document. The current TOC includes both the description of acronym and short form of it: ...
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Sort \begin{abbreviations} in alphabetical order?

I am using the \begin{abbreviations} function for my thesis. Is there a way to automatically sort them in alphabetical order? Thanks in advance :) \newcommand{\abbrevname}{List of Abbreviations} \...
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How do I manage multiple definitions of the same abbreviation?

I'm using glossaries, and I have a separate spreadsheet that I use to maintain a global list of abbreviations, terms, and definitions, used across multiple documents. The spreadsheet then gives me all ...
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List of Acronyms: A dotted line between the the abbreviated form and the full form [duplicate]

i am using the acro package for the acronyms and the \printacronyms command to get the list of the acronyms. What i wanted to have is a list in the following style: short abbreviated form ................
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Error trying to use acro v3.5 [closed]

As soon as I use acro version 3.5 I get an error in the acro.sty file saying that acro.sty (line 57) Undefined control sequence. (\hook_gput_code:nnn ...) My LaTeX code start as follows: \...
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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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Toc disappears after adding the acronym key

I'm trying to write my own notes. I had added the listing of acronyms on top of my file, but when I compile my project, for an unknown reason an error pops out of my IDE, and it says: Missing \...
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Abnormal distance in acronym list

I have made a list of acronyms and at first everything looked fine. Once I added tRNA as acronym the distance between tRNA and TSH seem to be smaller than from the other acronyms. Has anyone an idea ...
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List of journal abbreviations prints abbreviation instead of long journal title

I'm using Biblatex' DeclareSourceMap and a shortjournal field in my .bib file to get abbreviated journal titles in citations. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=oscola]{biblatex} ...
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How to set the width of the pages column in printacronyms of acro package

I am using the acro package to manage my abbreviations and other symbols. Thus I have defined a class for these acronyms and would like to a list for each class in the style of the list of figures. ...
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How to use acronym package with beamer

For a beamer based presentation I'd like to reuse some figures/tables/diagrams I created in a paper. These figures/tables/diagrams are stored in dedicated files so that I could work on them ...
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Hyper-reference for acronym in long/short form

I am using the acronym-package to create a list of acronyms used in the document. In some cases, I would rather use the long form and introduce the short form separated with a comma instead of in ...
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Acronym long version in margin only for a category

I'm using the solution given here to display long versions of acronyms in the margin, using the glossaries package. It works great, but I would like it to act like this only for the acronym of an ...
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How to use Abbreviations inside tables

I have a very rare and uncommon situation. I want to call abbreviations the first time inside a table environment. It works as intended, but the package hyperref does not like it. The following MWE ...
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Same acronyms for different words with acro package

I have different words with same acronym (FE finite element/ferroelectric). I've found two similar discussions, though none of them were using acro package. I was wondering is it possible to do it ...
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How to automatically index acronyms under a different index entry?

I would like to use scribal abbreviations of the works of Aristotle (e. g. NE or EE), but the author (Aristotle), who may not specifically named or cited, should automatically appear in the Index of ...
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Line breaks in long acronyms

I'm using glossaries package to generate my acronym list. How can I prevent line breaks in case of long acronym or just align it correctly. Can someone help me with that :) Thank you so much. \...
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Different Format for Nomenclature or List of Abbreviations

For several types of scientific papers, it might be handy to have a separate page devoted on the nomenclature. With using this setup, the nomencl-package can be used. For one type of paper, however, I ...
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acronyms font size

I am using the acronym package and the acronyms font size is smaller than the document text. But I have some acronyms that include small letters like (QoS). I used the following in the definition: \...
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How are subpreambles handled by the standalone package?

I wrote two simple files integrated using the standalone package: main.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subpreambles]{standalone} \begin{document} \input{myfile} \end{document} myfile.tex: ...
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the correct order Acronyms

Hey how can I get the correct order of the Acronyms in the same order in the Dokument \input{Acronyms}. Obviously he does automatic sorting
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package acronym index of abbreviations

I like to use the acronym-package to build a index of abbreviations. But I need a way to customize the index of abbreviations visually. Unfortunatly I couln't find anything related to this topic. ...
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How can I delete the bullet generated in acronyms chapter? [closed]

In acronyms page, integrated in main menu I'm using the below code, but a bullet is generated in first acronym (see picture) \chapter*{Acronyms} \begin{acronym}[TST] % Give the longest acronym here \...
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How to display unique nomenclature parameters?

I am using the nomenclature package to define nomenclatures in various chapters of a thesis. I am new to using this package and doing this using e.g. \nomenclature[z-ANN]{ANN}{Artificial Neural ...
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glossaries package: disable hyperlink for acronym only

I'm using \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries-extra} and am aware of the switch \glsdisablehyper, however this affects my glossary entries and acronyms. How could I disable hyperlinks to my acronyms only?
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Capitalization of the first letter in acronym list

How do I modify the \acro command from the acronym package in order to capitalize the first letter in the acronym list but still keeping a lower case letter in the text. The accepted solution in: ...
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Glossaries: print acronym followed by expansion and description

Apologies if this is covered in the manual, but the glossaries package is very expansive and I cannot seem to find this anywhere. I am trying to use a single glossary for all items and acronyms, with ...
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How to shift nomenclature list toward right?

The list of nomenclatures is using the same margin as the document. How can I shift it toward slightly right? Currently, It looks like this: Using this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Glossaries: italic first use in text but not the parentheses for specific entries

This might be a tricky one. I am using the glossaries-extra package to define a list of acronyms. In my document I have 'general' acronyms and sometimes 'jargon' acronyms that I would like to ...
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Making glossaries \gls(<name>) less awkward

This is less a question and more of a tip/trick and an appeal for a more robust solution. In my business we use lots, I mean lots, of acronyms. Eventually we came to our senses and started using the ...
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Replace description of abbreviation in list of acronyms

For my current protocol I use the Glossaries package and everthing works fine. But I want some things to modify and for this I need some hints. I use an abbreviation that is in english. So in the list ...
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Align the long forms of acronyms starting from same position using glossaries package

I was trying to list the acronyms used in the complete write-up. For this, i use glossaries package and followed the steps to get the required thing. I was able to get that but i get the acronyms list ...
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Different fonts in table of contents

In my table of content, the fonts of "Acronyms" and "Bibliography" are different from the rest of the table of content: I think it is because they are not chapters as the rest, ...
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Sorting an Acronym entry with \mathcal{} with Glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package for my list of acronyms with the following options: \usepackage[acronyms,nopostdot,nogroupskip,nonumberlist,nomain,shortcuts]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \input{...
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Acronyms with ampersand symbol? [duplicate]

is it possible to use the ampersand symbol & inside acronyms? \begin{acronym} \acro{ACC S&G}{Adaptive Cruise Control Stop and Go} \end{acronym} And inside my text i used: \acs{ACC S&G} ...
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How can we have a single title for the whole glossaries in the table of contents?

I'm using glossary package and perl.exe for the abbreviations and symbols. I want to have a single chapter heading (Nomenklatur) in the table of contents but a number of glossary titles (Abkürzungen, ...
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Display Alphabetic group in Acronyms list

I made an acronyms list with the glossaries package, here is the code \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, french, openright, oneside, fleqn]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to order acronyms alphabetically in the acronyms table? [closed]

I am writing scientific research and I need to add the acronyms table, so I used the following commands: \section*{List of Acronyms} \input{acro_list} and listed the acronyms in the acro_list file ...
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Don't show acronyms description in the text

I have just finished writing my thesis, and I want to add a list of acronyms; however, I don't want that the description of the acronym appears in the text. For example: usepackage[nonumberlist, ...
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