[OS X TeX] Using latexmk with TeXShop
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Nov 10 19:40:54 EST 2011
On Nov 10, 2011, at 5:40 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2011, at 8:56 PM, Don Green Dragon wrote:
>> This is really addressed to Herb Schulz and concerns the download .zip file
>> Latexmk427aTeXShop.zip (639 KB, created 12Oct2011 2:34 PM)
>> which when unzipped becomes the directory:
>> That directory contains the PDF file <Latexmk For TeXShop.pdf> which I've been reading and, as the following will reveal, am a bit confused.
>> I currently have TeXShop, version 2.43, and did install the MacTeX-2011 package about five days ago. I'm still with Snow Leopard 10.6.8. As above, I will use < and > to delimit the names of long file and directory names.
>> In the PDf you state (page 1)
>> Move the tslatexmkrc folder found in the supplied ‘For /Library/TeXShop/bin/’ folder
>> to the corresponding folder on your computer replacing the one already there.
>> But in <For /Library/TeXShop/bin/> the only folder is <tslatexmk> as shown by
>> doncarvel:~/downloads/Latexmk427aTeXShop$ ls -l "For ~:Library:TeXShop:bin:"
>> total 0
>> drwxr-xr-x@ 15 doncarvel staff 510 12 Oct 16:32 tslatexmk
>> I don't understand why the bash shell required that I use ':' instead of '/' but when I used '/' it claimed the directory <For /Library/TeXShop/bin/> did not exist!?!?!?
>> However, if one looks in
>> <~/downloads/Latexmk427aTeXShop/For /Library/TeXShop/bin/tslatexmk/>
>> then there is a FILE <tslatexmkrc> of size 4 KB created on 26Feb2010 2:22 PM and a Unix executable file
>> <latexmk> of 287 KB created on 10Oct2011 5:47 PM.
> Simply move the <tslatexmk> FOLDER in <For ~/Library/TeXShop/bin> (in what you downloaded from my download site) in to <~/Library/TeXShop/bin>; replacing the one that is already there.
> Then move the 9 files with extension .engine that are in the <For ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/> folder into the ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/ folder.
> (Note: ~/Library/ is the Library folder in your HOME folder.)
>> My current content in <~/Library/TeXShop/bin/> is displayed in
>> doncarvel:~$ ls -l ~/Library/TeXShop/bin/
>> total 264
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 84 3 Jul 10:18 altpdflatexc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 130 3 Jul 10:18 bibtexc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 3311 3 Jul 10:18 csv2latex
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 53404 3 Jul 10:18 flip
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 320 3 Jul 10:18 htlatexc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 331 3 Jul 10:18 htlatexr
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 335 3 Jul 10:18 htlatexra
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 270 3 Jul 10:18 makeindexc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 329 3 Jul 10:18 makeindexcg
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 257 3 Jul 10:18 makeindexk
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 1078 3 Jul 10:18 makeindices
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 255 3 Jul 10:18 mpostc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 152 3 Jul 10:18 pdflatexc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 685 3 Jul 10:18 pdfselectc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 291 3 Jul 10:18 platex2pdf-euc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 291 3 Jul 10:18 platex2pdf-jis
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 291 3 Jul 10:18 platex2pdf-sjis
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 291 3 Jul 10:18 ptex2pdf-euc
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 291 3 Jul 10:18 ptex2pdf-jis
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 doncarvel staff 291 3 Jul 10:18 ptex2pdf-sjis
>> drwxr-xr-x 15 doncarvel staff 510 6 Oct 10:35 tslatexmk
> See the tslatexmk FOLDER (see the leading `d' in the permissions on the left)?
> NOTE: you can do all of this from the Finder, no need to use Terminal for this process.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
PS: I just noticed that the instructions for installing latexmk 4.27a had a typo! I mentioned the `tslatexmkrc' folder and it should have been the `tslatexmk' folder. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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