# Direc­tory `macros/latex/contrib/makeglos`

```The makeglos package

makeglos is a LaTeX package to include a glossary into a document.
The glossary must be prepared by an external program, like xindy or
makeindex.

Features

* Can be easily configured: various aspects of the appearance of the
glossary can be changed by a simple \renewcommand.

* Multi-language capability: certain keywords, like the name of the

* Flexible: works equally well for document classes with a book- or
report-like structure (divided into \chapters) and for article-like
documents, like the documentation for the makeglos package (based on
\sections)
* Equivalent: makeglos is to glossaries what makeidx is to indices.

Files

makeglos.sty     LaTeX style file
makeglos.pdf     The makeglos documentation
makeglos.tex     The LaTex source of the documentation
makeglos.glo     Glossary for documentation written by LaTeX run
makeglos.gls     File which contains the formatted glossary environment
makeglos.xdy     Style file for xindy to process the glossary