[OS X TeX] How to make a original latexmk.engine for TeXShop

军其 胡 junqihu at me.com
Fri Oct 19 12:00:30 EDT 2018

Let me try.

> Le 19 oct. 2018 à 17:49, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> a écrit :
> Ok, the following TeXShop engine also reads $PROJECTDIR/latexmkrc.
> <mylatexmk.engine>
> I assume you're using TeXShop to run the engine so I'd use
> $pdflatex = 'xelatex -synctex=-1  --file-line-error %O %S';
> in your $PROJECTDIR/latexmkrc file since TeXShop uses that information to find the file for the error in the log file.

I think the mechanism of latexmk is simple.
Through a custom latexmkrc, we can define many options, including LaTeX engine, PDF/DVI mode, using other utilities or not, etc.
One latexmk.engine is enough for all TeX engine.

> You were talking about latex and I see you want to use xelatex. Try the xelatexmk engine along with a platexmkrc file and see if that works for you

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