I know that it doesn't make much sense to create a glossary and then not want to use it. I print the glossary in my main document. But now I have a presentation with beamer slides, where I just copy equations from the main document. In the equations, most variables are glossary entries. But it makes no sense for me to print a glossary in my presentation. Then I get all those warnings that an entry has been referenced but does not exist, which is very annoying. Is there any way to get around this?


\newglossaryentry{bp}{%type=symbols, In the original there are 2 different types of glossaries
name={\ensuremath{BP}},sort=bp,description={Basispreis einer Option}}

\frame{\gls{bp} has to give the output \ensuremath{BP}.}


The warnings are coming from the hyperlinks that are being created to targets that are not created. So put this in the preamble:


You still get these warnings.

Package glossaries Warning: \makeglossaries hasn't been used,
the glossaries will not be updated.

Package glossaries Warning: No \printglossary or \printglossaries
found. This document will not have a glossary.

So just silence them with this option:


I think that covers it!

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  • Thanks, but unfortunately this doesn't work. I need the output to be Test. T is only the identifier. Actually my glossary entries are a little more complicated than in my example, I will add that as it does seem to matter. – meep.meep Apr 29 '11 at 10:32
  • Sorry for misunderstading—I actually haven't used the package before so I wasn't sure of the syntax. I've edited. – Matthew Leingang Apr 29 '11 at 13:11

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