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CTAN update: glossaries

Date: October 21, 2021 1:10:42 PM CEST
Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the glossaries package. Version: 4.48 2021-10-19 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Create glossaries and lists of acronyms Announcement text:
glossary-list.sty: - bug fix #186: list style with entrycounter has problematic unexpanded content https://www.dickimaw-books.com/bugtracker.php?key=186 This bug fix adds the following new commands: \glslistinit \glslistexpandedname glossaries.sty: - new command \glsunexpandedfieldvalue (provided for use in \glslistexpandedname) - new command \glscapitalisewords (defaults to \capitalisewords) provides a way to switch to \capitalisefmtwords if required
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/glossaries The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.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).

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