[texhax] using glossaries...

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Jun 1 18:10:46 CEST 2011

Am Wed, 1 Jun 2011 11:53:58 -0400 schrieb George Georgalis:

>> There is a ready glossaries.tds.zip on CTAN
>> http://mirror.ctan.org/install/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries.tds.zip
> Thanks I didn't see that. I installed glossaries.sty and several other
> sty files in my document root, and a couple additional dependancies,
> easy.
> However the following yields no error and no glossary!
> %preamble
> \usepackage[xindy,toc]{glossaries}
> \makeglossaries
> \newcommand{\gloss}{\newglossaryentry}
> %document body
> \gloss{IPAM}{description={{\em Internet Protocol Address Management}}}
> \gloss{RA}{description={The next generation, future-state {\em
> Reference Architecture}}}
> \printglossaries
> In my rendering process I execute pdflatex 3 times. here is the only
> glossary mention in the third run:

> ...am I missing something simple?

Well you didn't sent a complete example, but your snippet is missing
commands which actually use the entry. \newglossaryentry only
declare candidates. You need a \gls-command. 

Also you are not mentioning if you executed the makeglossaries

Ulrike Fischer 

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