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ID 74🔗
Date: 2014-11-19 12:37:58
Status Closed (Not a Bug)
Category glossaries
Version 4.11
Summary Incorrect acronym expansion

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Description

In the attached MWE, acronym acr2 uses \gls{acr1} in the long form. On first use in the text, \gls{acr2} is expanded with "(acr1)" appended instead of "(acr2)". If I omit \setacronymstyle{long-short} from the preamble, the expected short form is used.

This is with glossaries 2014/09/01 v4.11 (NLCT), xelatex and makeglossaries.

MWE

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\documentclass{article}

\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries}
\setacronymstyle{long-short}

\makeglossaries

\newacronym{acr1}{acr1}{first acronym}
\newacronym{acr2}{acr2}{another version of \gls{acr1}}

\begin{document}

\printglossaries

In my text, I first use \gls{acr1} and \gls{acr2} for the first time, then I
use both \gls{acr1} and \gls{acr2} a second time.

\end{document}

Evaluation

This occurs because the first use of acr1 occurs in the list of acronyms, which is at the start of the document. The same thing happens if an acronym occurs in the table of contents. Suggestions:

Closed as this is expected behaviour not a bug.

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