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CTAN Up­date: glos­saries

Date: July 24, 2018 2:38:27 PM CEST
Ni­cola Tal­bot sub­mit­ted an up­date to the glos­saries pack­age. Ver­sion: 4.41 2018-07-23 Li­cense: lp­pl1.3 Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: Create glos­saries and lists of acronyms An­nounce­ment text:
- added pack­age op­tion ker­nel­glossre­defs (Warn­ings are now gen­er­ated if the ker­nel com­mands \makeglos­sary and \glos­sary are used. Th­ese com­mands are dep­re­cated with the glos­saries pack­age. If the orig­i­nals are re­quired, by a pack­age or class that must be used with glos­saries.sty for some rea­son, then use ker­nel­glossre­defs=false, but be­ware of other pos­si­ble con­flicts.) - re­named some in­ter­nal com­mands to avoid con­flict
The pack­age’s Cat­a­logue en­try can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/glos­saries The pack­age’s files them­selves can be in­spected at http://mir­ror.ctan.org/macros/la­tex/con­trib/glos­saries/
Thanks for the up­load. For the CTAN Team Pe­tra Rübe-Pugliese
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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).

Pack­ageglos­saries
Ver­sion4.42 2019-01-06
Copy­right2007–2019 Ni­cola Tal­bot
Main­tainerNi­cola Tal­bot

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