# Glossaries with section as counter does not work in appendix [closed]

I would like to use the glossaries package with the option counter=section. This works well as long as I don't use any glossary entries in the appendix. It seems the section counter is reset by the \appendix command. It turns out that section A.1 is called 1.1, B.1 is called 2.1 and so on.

I am using the makeglossaries script and a minimal example is:

\documentclass{report}

\usepackage[counter=section]{glossaries}

\makeglossaries

\newglossaryentry{gte}{name=GTE,description={Glossary Test Entry}}

\begin{document}

\chapter{Normal chapter}

\section{Normal section}

This is section 1.1 without a glossary entry.

\chapter{Normal chapter}

\section{Normal section}

A \gls{gte} in section 2.1.

\appendix

\chapter{Appendix chapter}

\section{Appendix section}

A \gls{gte} in appendix A.1.

\printglossary

The glossary indicates appearance in 1.1 and 2.1 instead of 2.1 and A.1.

\end{document}

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## closed as too localized by Speravir, Werner, Thorsten, T. Verron, Marco DanielApr 22 '13 at 5:31

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–  Claudio Fiandrino Apr 10 '13 at 16:13
It's a bug. I'll get it fixed. –  Nicola Talbot Apr 10 '13 at 20:52
Does anyone knows a quick and dirty fix? I have to finalyse my thesis and would prefere having a working glossary. –  Jan Hajer Apr 16 '13 at 19:14
@JanHajer I've fixed the bug and uploaded v3.05 to CTAN. It may take a day or two for it to propagate through the mirrors. –  Nicola Talbot Apr 21 '13 at 18:33
Thanks a lot, works well. The only question remaining is, if the abstract really is chapter 0.0 or if one can avoid having 0.0 appearing in the numberlist –  Jan Hajer Apr 22 '13 at 14:09

Upgrade to glossaries version 3.05 (once it's worked its way through the CTAN mirrors).