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I've placed


just before


as recommended in my preamble. After the main part of my paper I've placed




But the glossary won't appear. Here is what I do:

  1. Run LaTeX to load my document
  2. Run BibTex to load my bibliography
  3. Run LaTeX to generate citations and references

Before 3. I tried to run MakeIndex but then I got the following message:

Couldn't find input index file MainV2 nor MainV2.idx.
Usage: makeindex [-ilqrcgLT] [-s sty] [-o ind] [-t log] [-p num] [idx0 idx1 ...]

What do I do wrong?

I use TeXShop Version 2.43 on Mac OS 10.7., if that matters.

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Run MakeIndex in a terminal like: makeindex -s MainV2.ist -t MainV2.glg -o MainV2.gls MainV2.glo (or simply makeglossaries MainV2 if makeglossaries is available in your system) and finally run (pdf)latex again. – Gonzalo Medina Mar 23 '12 at 2:45
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You need to run

  1. Run LaTeX to load my document

  2. Run makeglossaries to load my Glossaries

  3. Run LaTeX to generate citations and references

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makeglossaries was not implemented in my TeXShop. But still after implementation my glossary won't appear. I run LaTeX, then makeglossaries and get back the following message: This is makeindex, version 2.15 [TeX Live 2010] (kpathsea + Thai support). Scanning style file ./MainV2.ist...........................done (27 attributes redefined, 0 ignored). Scanning input file ./MainV2.glo...done (0 entries accepted, 0 rejected). Nothing written in ./MainV2.gls. Transcript written in ./MainV2.glg. By the way: I put all glossary-entries in a separate tex-file (Glossary.tex). – John Mar 24 '12 at 9:06

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