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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.

Home pagehttps://www.dickimaw-books.com/software/bib2gls/
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/nlct/bib2gls/issues
Version2.9 2021-11-22
LicensesGNU General Public License, version 3 or newer
Copyright2017–2021 Nicola L. C. Talbot
MaintainerNicola Talbot
Contained inTeX Live as bib2gls
MiKTeX as bib2gls

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