While Instant Text makes it very easy to switch to other glossaries, it is often desirable to combine several glossaries into one, to access the combined entries without switching: includes provide a simple and efficient way to combine glossaries, while keeping the constituent glossaries separate.
Clicking on the Includes button in the Glossary Viewer opens the Edit Glossary Includes window.
Each included glossary is represented by a single line.
You can add several glossaries to include by clicking the Add button, which opens a File Open dialog where you can select multiple glossary files. Note that the added glossaries are appended to the bottom.
To uninclude a glossary, select it and click the Delete button, or press the Delete key.
The Change Color button enables you to assign an include color that is used as background color to display all entries that stem from the corresponding include, when displaying the combined glossary entries in the Glossary Viewer Entry Table.
The glossary itself is also represented as a line, with the label Shell in the first column, and it has a white background color.
The order of the lines can be rearranged with the
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