[tex-live] Glossaries package "see" attribute

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Aug 25 15:49:28 CEST 2011

Torsten Andre wrote, On 2011-08-25 15:09:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm using the glossaries package [1] to define a glossary (who would 
> have thought of that). Yesterday I came across the feature to be able to 
> use "see={other glossary entry, another one, etc.} which I like very 
> much. But using this feature something funny happened. I have one 
> central glossary file for all my documents. So I am dependent on 
> glossaries to only include those entries from the file that I actually 
> did use in the document. But what happens now is that all entries for 
> which the "see" attribute is used, are included in the glossaries even 
> though not referenced in the document.
> To clarify: If I create an empty Latex document inserting the glossary 
> file via input{glossary.tex} those entries that have the see attribute 
> will end up in a glossary in the document, though the document itself is 
> completely empty.
> Is this behavior meant to be? Did I miss something?
> I hope someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong (if this is not meant to 
> be).
> Thanks,
> Torsten
> [1] http://ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries

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