[OS X TeX] VC package and Latexmk
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Sun Feb 9 16:55:11 EST 2020
I think he is talking about this:
On Sun, 9 Feb 2020 at 20:53, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 9, 2020, at 1:38 PM, Robert Love <rblove_lists at comcast.net>
> > I found by trial and error the command I need to run is ‘vc -f file.tex’
> before latex is run. It’s how to introduce that command to latexmkrc is
> what I was asking.
> > And the use of ‘howdy’ is always welcome in Texas.
> >> On Feb 9, 2020, at 7:09 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com>
> >>> On Feb 8, 2020, at 9:09 PM, Robert Love <rblove_lists at comcast.net>
> >>> The documentation for VC suggests using a make file to run commands
> but doesn’t give and example. Is there an example of using some
> non-standard command on my source latex file before it gets processed by
> latex itself?
> >> Howdy,
> >> Taking a quick look at the documentation for VC (which seems to be
> included in TeX Live installed by MacTeX) I don't see what external
> commands need to be run. Just make sure your run latex rather than pdflatex
> since the package uses pstricks internally.
> >> If you are using TeXShop placing the line
> >> % !TEX program = latex
> >> at the top of the file and typesetting using Typeset->Typeset (Cmd-T)
> will guarantee that latex is run rather than pdflatex. If you wish to
> automate the complete typesetting process including runs of bibtex (or,
> automatically biber if needed) and/or makeindex use the line
> >> % !TEX program = latexmk
> >> instead.
> >> Good Luck,
> >> Herb Schulz
> >> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> I wonder if we are talking about the same thing! What does the program VC
> do? The package I've been looking at is for drawing automata and graphs and
> doesn't seem to need any pre-processing.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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