[OS X TeX] improving the tex typesetting script?
chris_ciotti at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 21 14:21:23 EST 2004
--- "Gary L. Gray" <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2004, at 12:42 AM, William F. Adams wrote:
> > Had a kind of irritating situation develop the other day, and was
> > wondering if anyone had considered modifying the typesetting script
> > preclude it.
> > In a nutshell, I didn't typeset a document quite enough times and
> > wound up w/ a chapter which didn't have fully up-dated reference #s
> > Sections --- if the typesetting script were set up to call latex 3
> > times that wouldn't've been possible --- if the first two calls
> > to only make a .dvi the performance hit shouldn't be _too_
> > I'd hope.
Take a look at latexmk
(http://www.phys.psu.edu/~collins/software/latexmk-jcc/), it deals with
running latex (or bibtex/makeindex/etc) as many times as necessary - it
can even update your previewer (though I haven't used that bit).
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