CTAN Update: glossaries-extra

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sat Mar 23 18:55:28 CET 2019

Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the



Version:  1.39 2019-03-22
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  An extension to the glossaries package

Announcement text:

  - Added example-glossaries-symbolnames.bib
    (corresponds to sample example-glossaries-symbolnames.tex
    file provided by glossaries.sty)

  - Added starred versions of:


  - New command: \glsxtrentryparentname

  - New command: \glsxtrsetglossarylabel and 'label' key
    for 'printgloss' family.

  - bug fix: added protection against fragile/non-expandable
    commands in location within \@glsxtr at dorecord

  - bug fix: corrected short-nolong-desc, short-sc-nolong-desc,
    short-sm-nolong-desc, short-em-desc (and their synonyms)
    to behave as advertised in the manual. (That is,
    name={short (long)} format and description key must be supplied.)


  - added: \glsxtrbookindexlocation, \glsxtrbookindexsublocation


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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