# Feature Request Tracker

ID: 17 Open glossaries 2013-10-05 03:42:36 Improve counter=equation

## Report

It would be nice, if one could use brackets (or other symbols) around the equation numbers (or other counters).

\newcommand*{\hyperbracket}[1]{(\glshypernumber{#1})} doesn't work, because it produces e.g. (2.4,2.5) and not (2.4),(2.5).

An option would be to introduce something along the lines of

\newcommand{\leftsideofnumber}{(}
\newcommand{\rightsideofnumber}{)}
\makeatletter
\def\@@delimN#1\delimN #2\delimN#3\\{%
\ifx\\#3\\%
\else
\fi
}
\makeatother

It would be nice if this could be implemented as an option to the \printglossary command, e.g. as \printglossary[title=test,surroundnumbers={(}{)}], this way it would allow to have the equations in the list of symbols in brackets, while having the page numbers in the index without the brackets.

Udo Höfel

## Evaluation

2013-11-12

This may be complicated to implement as xindy and makeindex don't write the numberlists in exactly the same format, but I'll leave this feature request open and see if I can find a way to implement it that will work with either indexing application.

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