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CTAN update: glossaries

Date: February 6, 2010 3:26:17 PM CET
the daemon got all excited: this is the first of three... > ====================================================================== > > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: glossaries > Author's name: Nicola Talbot > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/glossaries > Summary description: Create glossaries and lists of acronyms. > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > v2.05: > > Fixed error in .ist file and in \glsdisp caused by a > misplace brace. (Patch provided by Sergiu Dotenco.) > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- i've installed the update, and made the relevant small change to the catalogue repository. thanks for the upload. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/glossaries.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

glossaries – Create glossaries and lists of acronyms

The glossaries package supports acronyms and multiple glossaries, and has provision for operation in several languages (using the facilities of either babel or polyglossia). New entries are defined to have a name and description (and optionally an associated symbol). Support for multiple languages is offered, and plural forms of terms may be specified. An additional package, glossaries-accsupp, can make use of the accsupp package mechanisms for accessibility support for PDF files containing glossaries.

The user may define new glossary styles, and preambles and postambles can be specified. There is provision for loading a database of terms, but only terms used in the text will be added to the relevant glossary.

The package uses an indexing program to provide the actual glossary; either makeindex or xindy may serve this purpose, and a Perl script is provided to serve as interface.

This package requires the mfirstuc package.

The package supersedes the author’s glossary package (which is now obsolete).

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