CTAN Update: glossaries

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Thu Jul 9 17:24:42 CEST 2015

Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the



Version:  4.16 / 2015-07-08
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Create glossaries and lists of acronyms.

Announcement text:

  * Added makeglossaries-lite.lua (Lua trimmed-down alternative
    to Perl makeglossaries script. Doesn't have the full     
    functionality of makeglossaries but doesn't require Perl.)

  * makeglossaries (Perl script):

    - fixed ngerman din5007 issue.

  * glossaries.sty:

    - new field-related commands:
      \glsaddstoragekey, \glsfielddef, \glsfieldedef,
      \glsfieldgdef, \glsfieldxdef, \glsfieldfetch,
      \ifglsfieldeq, \ifglsfielddefeq, \ifglsfieldcseq

    - new user command \glswriteentry to hook into mechanism
      that writes entry information to the external files

    - new user command \glspostlinkhook to hook into end of
      commands like \gls and \glstext.

    - Added new acronym styles "long-sp-short" and

    - bug fix: \glsadd should use \@@do at wrglossary not
      \@do at wrglossary


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

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