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CTAN update: bib2gls

Date: November 6, 2022 7:10:30 PM CET
Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the bib2gls package. Version: 3.1 2022-11-05 License: gpl3+ Summary description: Command line application to convert .bib files to glossaries-extra.sty resource files Announcement text:
* If new versions of glossaries.sty, mfirstuc.sty and glossaries-extra.sty are detected, \bibglsuppercase and \bibglslowercase will now have \glsuppercase and \glslowercase in their definition, instead of \MakeTextUppercase and \MakeTextLowercase * empty elements in src are now skipped * added resource option merge-ranges * added support for \ifglsfieldvoid * bug fix: secondary sort type not included in group label * TeX parser library (texparserlib.jar) now has limited support for \NewDocumentCommand, \RenewDocumentCommand, \ProvideDocumentCommand and \DeclareDocumentCommand.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/bib2gls The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/support/bib2gls/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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bib2gls – Command line application to convert .bib files to glossaries-extra.sty resource files

This Java command line application may be used to extract glossary information stored in a .bib file and convert it into glossary entry definition commands.

This application should be used with glossaries-extra.sty’s ‘record’ package option. It performs two functions in one:

  • selects entries according to records found in the .aux file (similar to bibtex),
  • hierarchically sorts entries and collates location lists (similar to makeindex or xindy).

The glossary entries can then be managed in a system such as JabRef, and only the entries that are actually required will be defined, reducing the resources required by .

The supplementary application convertgls2bib can be used to convert existing .tex files containing definitions (\newglossaryentry etc.) to the .bib format required by bib2gls.

Version3.9 2024-01-30
Copyright2017–2024 Nicola L. C. Talbot
MaintainerNicola Talbot



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