[OS X TeX] LaTexMk (was My files on DropBox)
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat May 19 16:51:45 EDT 2012
On May 19, 2012, at 4:36 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On May 19, 2012, at 3:22 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> There are a couple of things I do not understand about LaTeXMk
>> (1) Because I am pretty bad at LaTeX, I typeset very, very often,
>> just so that, when I make a mistake, I don't have to undo a long
>> way back to catch the mistake. But then of course LaTexMk doubles
>> the compilation time and so I would like to be able to turn it on
>> and off depending on what I am doing.
>> (2) When I activated LatexMk, it did indeed appear in the popup
>> menu right of Typeset but it was unchecked. Yet, it seems to be
>> doing its thing. But wouldn't that have to be the switch? When I
>> checked/unchecked LatexMk in the popup menu it did not seem to make
>> a difference.
> To see if it will compile using a single pdflatex run try simply
> using the Typeset->LaTeX (Shift-Cmd-L) menu item
Yes, that does it: single pdflatex run. Very nice!!!
> (I assume you have `Pdftex' checked rather than `TeX and DVI').
> Changing the choice on the popup list won't work since the
> % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk
> line in the root file will override that choice.
But then why does the fateful line override clicking on LaTeX but not
the command Shift-Cmd-L?
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