[tex-live] Glossaries package "see" attribute

Torsten Andre qa at takb.net
Fri Aug 26 09:33:03 CEST 2011

Am 25.08.2011 15:49, schrieb Lars Madsen:
> 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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Uh, sorry. Next time I know better. I'll try it there. Thank you.

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