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ID2
StatusClosed (Implemented)
Categoryglossaries
SummarySpecifying glossary preambles and postambles in an alternative way

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Hi,

In documents with several glossaries, it would be perhaps more convenient to specify glossary preambles and postambles on a per-glossary basis (e.g. using commands \setglossarypreamble and \setglossarypostamble) instead of repeatedly redefining \glossarypreamble and \glossarypostamble.

Here's my proposal for \setglossarypreamble:

\makeatletter

%% \setglossarypreamble[<type>]{<text>}
\newcommand{\setglossarypreamble}[2][\glsdefaulttype]{%
  \ifglossaryexists{#1}{%
    \csgdef{@glossarypreamble@#1}{#2}%
  }{%
    \PackageWarning{glossaries}{%
      Glossary `#1' is not defined%
    }%
  }%
}

\renewcommand*{\glossarypreamble}{%
  \csuse{@glossarypreamble@\currentglossary}%
}

\makeatother
So what do you think about this?

Best regards,
Michael Pock

Evaluation

Added to version 3.07. Thanks.

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