CTAN Update: bib2gls

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Thu May 10 19:10:56 CEST 2018

Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the



Version:  1.5  2018-05-09
License:  gpl3+

Summary description:  Command line application to convert .bib files to glossaries-extra.sty resource files

Announcement text:
  * added introductory guide (bib2gls-begin.pdf)

  * rearranged some of the resource option sections in
    the main user manual (bib2gls.pdf)

  * new .glstex helper command:


  * added @indexplural and associated .glstex helper command

  * added resource options:

    - sort-replace
    - dual-sort-replace
    - secondary-sort-replace

  * save-child-count now also creates the childlist internal field.

  * bug fixes:

    - corrected encoding setting (bib2gls and convertgls2bib)
    - corrected \ (backslash space) eol causing unwanted extra eol
    - corrected sort fallback
    - labelify-replace now recognises \$ in the replacement part as a
      reference to a captured group
    - improved error handling for invalid entry IDs
    - save-child-count was partially switching on flatten-lonely
    - corrected name-case-change for @index


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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