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MiKTeX and Perl scripts (and one Python script)

Again and again here on TeX.SX users of MiKTeX ask a question having a problem with a package or included program, where it turns out, that a Perl script is involved, in particular glossaries (because ...
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How to makeglossaries with TeXworks?

I am using TeXworks to edit my LaTeX files. I currently use the pdfLatex+MakeIndex+BibTeX which calls the texify (it is the standard configuration). How to configure this option to call the ...
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Appendix list of symbols

I am trying to make a list of variable definitions in the appendix and I tried making glossaries and using acronyms packages but I don't know what to do. I do not need to reference the symbols in the ...
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Ordered symbols list with units

I would like to create a symbols list using \makeglossaries, but, it has to be ordered and the symbols must have their respective units too. On the quest for a solution to my issue I came across two ...
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How to effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis using .bib files?

Actually, this question has been already asked here: How to effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis? And there is a very good answer with 4 methods. However... Thank you very much for the ...
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Index-like list of symbols sorted by description

I am interested in creating two lists of symbols: A traditional list, sorted by symbol, which gives the description of each symbol An index-like list, sorted by description, which gives the symbol ...
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Sorting symbols in 'List of Symbols'

Is there a way I can sort the symbols (in some logical order) automatically in my LaTeX draft? Presently they come in the order I am defining them. \clearpage % Start a new page \lhead{\emph{Symbols}}...
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How to create glossary entries for custom notation with arguments?

I'm using the latex glossaries package, and trying to make it do something which it doesn't seem to want to do. Maybe I'm doing it all wrong??? In my thesis I'm defining lots of math notation which ...
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Errors in using “List of Symbols” for a thesis using .bib files?

I have the wish to use an effective method to create a glossary and be able to classify the different "types" of entries in different lists (abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, glossary, etc.). I ...
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Using bib2gls for my list of symbols (TeXnicCenter)

I have some problem with bib2gls. I followed the guideline here, https://www.dickimaw-books.com/latex/buildglossaries/#texniccenter, and here, How to effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis?. (...
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Can we use \glsxtrnewsymbol for a symbol containing \operatorname?

Please consider the following example from this question (Method 3): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[symbols, nogroupskip]{glossaries-extra} \...
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How to add separate “list of symbols” when “list of abbreviations” is already produced by glossaries? [duplicate]

My University's dissertation class uses glossaries to produces a "LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS". I want to use it to produce a second list, a simple "LIST OF SYMBOLS". Can this be done with glossaries? How ...
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How can we create a list of symbols referencing the location of their definitions?

Please consider the following example from this question (Method 3): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[symbols, nogroupskip]{glossaries-extra} \...