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CTAN update: bib2gls

Date: August 20, 2018 7:15:23 AM CEST
Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the bib2gls package. Version number: 1.7 2018-08-18 License type: gpl3+ Summary description: Command line application to convert .bib files to glossaries-extra.sty resource files Announcement text:
added support for multiple supplementary sources (requires at least glossaries-extra v1.36)
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/support/bib2gls More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/bib2gls
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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.

Packagebib2gls
Version1.9 2019-04-09
Copyright2017–2019 Nicola L. C. Talbot
MaintainerNicola Talbot

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