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When I try to use \usepackage{glossaries} then I get the error message:

"LaTeX Error: File datatool-base.sty not found".

Is something else needed?

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You probably need to update your version of datatool. (datatool-base.sty was split away from datatool.sty in version 2.10.)

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Thank you for this answer! I just read "The glossaries package: a guide for beginners" from you. It's a very good introduction! –  Benny Neugebauer Jan 14 '13 at 18:07

The solution is to use the package datatool before using glossaries.

Example:

\usepackage{datatool}
\usepackage{glossaries}
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