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CTAN update: glossaries

Date: February 15, 2020 10:56:56 AM CET
Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the glossaries package. Version number: 4.45 2020-02-13 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Create glossaries and lists of acronyms Announcement text:
glossaries-accsupp.sty: - new associated accessibility keys for the user fields - new commands: \glsaccessibility, \glsfieldaccsupp, \xglsfieldaccsupp, \glsshortaccsupp, \glsshortplaccsupp (determine Alt/ActualText/E according to the field) - added accessibility support to \glstext etc - bug fixes: - added field existence checks for \gls...accessdisplay commands - removed symbol use backward compatibility as it causes interference glossaries-prefix.sty: - new command \glsprefixsep glossaries.sty: - new package options: disablemakegloss restoremakegloss writeglslabels - package option debug now also accepts value 'showaccsupp' - detokenize label before passing to \glsshowtarget - new commands: \glsentryparent, \glsshowtargetouter and \glsshowtargetfont - made robust: \ifglshaschildren, \ifglshassymbol, \ifglshaslong, \ifglshasshort, \ifglshasfield - Bug fix: - added existence check to \glsentrytitlecase
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/glossaries
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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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