# glossaries - \setglossarystyle is an undefined control sequence [closed]

I'm having an issue where I'm fully able to create a glossary with the glossaries package, but I'm unable to change the style - the command \setglossarystyle isn't recognised.

This example works:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[acronym, nopostdot, nonumberlist]{glossaries}
\newacronym{acr}{acr}{Acronym}
\makeglossaries
\begin{document}

\acrshort{acr}
\printglossary[type=\acronymtype]

\end{document}


But this one fails, with an error complaining that \setglossarystyle is an undefined control sequence:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[acronym, nopostdot, nonumberlist]{glossaries}
\newacronym{acr}{acr}{Acronym}
\makeglossaries
\begin{document}

\acrshort{acr}
\setglossarystyle{long}
\printglossary[type=\acronymtype]

\end{document}


Am I missing a package or something somewhere?

## closed as off-topic by Joseph Wright♦May 3 '14 at 21:25

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• Can you look in the .log file for glossaries.sty in order to show the version you're using? You should find a string such as Package: glossaries 2014/04/04 v4.07 (NLCT) – egreg Apr 25 '14 at 19:37
• works fine for me - could you add \listfiles immediately before your \begin{document} and then paste the output as part of your question... sounds like an update might be in order: How do I update my TeX distribution? – cmhughes Apr 25 '14 at 19:42
• \setglossarystyle was introduced in version v3.08a. – Nicola Talbot Apr 25 '14 at 20:04
• Yeah, I had v3.07. Updating solved the problem. Thanks! ^_^ – Sjiveru Apr 26 '14 at 19:46
• This question appears to be off-topic because it is about an issue fixed by updating the installed package version. – Joseph Wright May 3 '14 at 21:25