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ID97
StatusClosed (Not a Bug)
Categoryglossaries
Versionv4.18
SummaryNot bold smallcaps even with fonts that support them

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Even with fonts that support bold smallcaps:
\setacronymstyle{long-sc-short}
leads by default to bold but not in small caps entries' names. AFAIK, this breaks previous glossaries' behavior. Note that bold smallcaps entries' names are still available if explicitly asked by:
\renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textsc{\bfseries #1}}

Denis Bitouzé

MWE

\listfiles
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{kpfonts}
\usepackage[xindy]{glossaries}
%
\makeglossaries
\newacronym{foo}{foo}{Foo Oof Oof}
\setacronymstyle{long-sc-short}
% \renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textsc{\bfseries #1}}
%
\begin{document}
\textbf{\textsc{foo}}: \gls{foo}.
\printglossary
\end{document}

Evaluation

This isn't a bug. As stated in the manual (13.1 Changing the Acronym Style) you need to set the style before using \newacronym. The following works as expected:
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{kpfonts}
\usepackage[xindy]{glossaries}
%
\makeglossaries
\setacronymstyle{long-sc-short}
\newacronym{foo}{foo}{Foo Oof Oof}
% \renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\textsc{\bfseries #1}}
%
\begin{document}
\textbf{\textsc{foo}}: \gls{foo}.
\printglossary
\end{document}

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