{latexmk} is a Perl script to automatically run latex and related commands as many times as needed to build the final document.

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How to configure latexmk to compile tmp file and then replace pdf/synctex files?

history For the reasons explained in this question How can I keep browsing my pdf with synctex at the same time as LaTeX is rebuilding it? I want to modify my latexmk settings. old configuration Up ...
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latexmk difference between linux and windows

I use Texlive and need to comple via tex>dvi>pdf using latexmk, suppress halt on error and enable synctex. The command "latexmk -cd -e \"$dvipdf =\'dvipdfm %O -o %D %S\'; $latex=\'latex %O -synctex=1 ...
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Compile a document as “draft” for the first few times and then non-draft in the final round

I'm working on a big document in which there are many images. Usually, I compile it with latexmk and it works quite well. But: with all these images it's quite slow when compiling. Is it somehow ...
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Why is something like Latexmk needed or why do we sometimes need to compile a file multiple times?

It was my intention to use a makefile or a script to built my latex files when I do a git commit. When looking up for some best practices I came upon this site a few times and was frequently ...
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latexmk and ps2pdf on Mac OS (TextMate)

I just recently came across a TeX file which is working with eps-files, so that latexmk first generates a .dvi file. The conversion to .ps also works great, but after that latexmk is not able to ...
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Message Highlight when compiling LaTeX document by latexmk

It may sound picky, but I'd like to highlight some special messages while compiling LaTeX document by latexmk. For example, these are the first few lines of screen messages when I tried to compile a ...
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latexmkrc, asymptote and subfolders on Mac OS

I just started to learn asymptote (actually because TikZ is not that great for 3D surfaces and curves on these). To set up my system i would like asymptote to work in a subdirectory in order to keep ...
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latexmk and \graphicspath

This is (imho) the same question as this but I'm going to provide more information on how to reproduce. The general problem seems to be that latexmk does not seem to work together with graphicx' ...
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latexmk -outdir with \include

I'm trying to get latexmk to compile a .tex file with external \include{...} references to a specific build directory so I don't pollute my directory tree with .aux files, etc. However, it appears ...
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Can I pass LaTeX commands to latexmk instead of a filename?

This is a follow-up to How can I automate the workflow for producing multiple versions of a document? Here is toy example of my problem. I want to automate the generation of two slightly different ...
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LaTeXTools in SublimeText: quickly open subfiles

I have started using LaTeXTools in SublimeText and think it is amazing! I am wondering if there is a convenient way to open subfiles from a master file, like I can with the Structure sidebar in ...
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Building documents with latexmk: how to do this?

I want to use latexmk to build my documents, in order to stop compiling different things all the time just to get an updated document. However, I have no clue how to do this. I am running OS-X 10.9.4. ...
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suppress output

Would it be possible to make a wrapper script, or does there exist a sequence of flags -XYZ for latexmk (looking at the manual, it appears not), so that the command behaves in the following way: ...
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Vim-LaTeX with latexmk closes .tex at compilation

Problem When I compile a .tex document with \ll and there are no changes, I get a short prompt and then get back to my document. However when there are changes, I get two other files presented and ...
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Sublime Text LatexTools fail

I am using Sublime Text 2 with LatexTools on OS X 10.6. When I build, I get "TraditionalBuilder: Invoking latexmk... done." Yet Skim does not open the PDF. The problem might be related to the result ...
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Why can't I get annotations in the bibliography here?

Funny, I feel like I had it going before. I can't seem to figure out what's wrong. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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latexmk vs texi2dvi?

I am wondering what the differences between latexmk and texi2dvi are. To my surprise I haven't found this here nor via google (apart from a post back in 2004 which I am not sure how accurate it is). I ...
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Configure latexmk in TeXworks (TeX Live 2013)

I am trying to configure latexmk in TeXworks 0.4.5 accompanied by TeX Live 2013. I followed the instructions on the TeXworks site, as noted in the picture below: My code is very simple as follows: ...
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Create a service using Automator to compile .tex file in Mac

I'm using Mac OS 10.9.3, TeXLive-2013 and Scrivener to write my papers. I'd like to use Apple's Automator in order to create a service (available from the Finder's right-click menu over a file) called ...
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Running latexmk on tex-file with errors does not report any errors on second run

I am using latexmk for compiling a large amount of tex-files to PDF's on a Jenkins server, some of the tex-files are known to have errors in them. I would like to reduce build time as much as ...
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How to create the .latexmkrc file

I only started with latexmk & I feel ridiculous because I can't create the .latexmkrc file… I'm using TeXShop on OSX 10.9 & when I try to create the file, Mac says : "It is impossible to use a ...
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kpathsea: “I can't find file `ptmr8t+10'.”

Using latexmk 4.39 on Arch Linux, I get a compile error regarding "ptmr8t+10". tlmgr search --global --file ptmr8t gives me the "times" package which is already installed but tlmgr search --global ...
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bibtex does not find bibliography fields when using latexmk and outdir

I compile a document with this command: latexmk -outdir=obj these.tex In these.tex, I specify \bibliography{../Bibliography}. But, when latexmk calls bibtex, the .aux file is one folder deeper ...
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Makefile using latexmk not syncing between ST3 and Skim

I am busy writing my dissertation. I am using Sublime Text 3 to edit the documents and Skim as the PDF viewer. There are several reasons why I am not using LaTeXing/LaTeXTools to compile: The ...
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How to use pdfx with latexmk?

Is there a way to use the really nice way to produce latex-pdfs using latexmk in combination with the packages pdfx to produce pdf-A documents? When I run following simple code on my Mac Texlive2013 ...
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Invalid dependencies with latexmk when using includeonly, hyperref and unnumbered sections

Latexmk compiles outputs even when source files have not changed in a specific case. My use case is the following: I generate several PDFs for a single document that contain either the complete ...
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AucTeX: run latexmk + viewer in one command

Question 1: I would like to have a single key combo (C-c C-a) which compiles the file (with latexmk) and displays it. This answer solves the first part. I tried adapting the answer to also call ...
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latexmk with xelatex xdv mode

I want to know how to use latexmk with xelatex and tell it to write to xdv file a number of times until all the references are correct, then use xdvipdfmx once to generate the final output. This is ...
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Setting latexmk or arara on Windows 7 and MikTeX to be used with TeXworks [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7, MikTeX and TeXworks. I would like to set up either latexmk or arara to achieve xelatex processing continuous preview of pdf removal of intermediate file. Kindly explain ...
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How to hide auxilliary files under Linux? [duplicate]

pdflatex generates a lot of files that are of no use to me but are important to pdflatex (.aux, .fls, .log, .nav, .toc etc). How can I hide these files, e.g by putting them in some other, global ...
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Generate .1 files from MetaUML .mp files automatically with latexmk

I'm currently creating a personal LaTeX package and base .tex document that I can use to typeset my Computer Science reports at my university. One of the features I would like to have is to make UML ...
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Configure latexmk to recognize an old file with a new name

When the asymptote package is used, it generates Asymptote source files with sequential names. For instance, if the tex file is called foo.tex, then running LaTeX on it will generate Asymptote source ...
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tcolorbox minted library with python3 non-determinism

Later versions of the package tcolorbox allows formatting source code with its minted library (which uses the minted package). When a document is compiled, a temporary file with extension .pyg is ...
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Asymptote: globally define latexmkrc

In section 7 of the Asymptote manual is suggested that for a better use of the LaTeX integration via latexmk one need to put the file latexmkrc into the folder of its own *.tex file. However I was ...
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Configure Latexmk in TeXworks for automation of bibliography compilation

I've been using LaTeX for almost four years now, so one could perhaps think I would know how to do this. But I don't. I'm at a complete loss here trying to get latexmk and, eventually, BibTeX to work. ...
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Integrating latexmk and TikZ external mode=list and make

I've been looking into using latexmk to create my documents because it automatically handles how many passes the document needs to be fully processed etc. So, for example, a simple run of latexmk -pdf ...
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LaTeX Warning: There were undefined references. - path is correct

I am getting the following warnings when building my document: However, there were warnings in your LaTeX source ./100DayIntro.tex:7: LaTeX Warning: Citation `Cook2009' on page 1 undefined on ...
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Using LaTeXmk with mylatexformat

I looked at many posts about the use of latexmk, but wasn't able to find what to write in order to satisfy my requirements. Yet I'm sure it is possible, but my skills in Perl amounts to about nothing. ...
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Run a command at the end of a latexmk run

Is there a way to tell latexmk to run a certain command once it's done compiling everything? I haven't found anything in the documentation. Right now I'm using this latexmkrc: $pdflatex = 'pdflatex ...
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Latexmk and fontspec

I'm trying to use latexmk with XeLaTeX. When I type: latexmk.pl -xelatex -pvc -cd -auxdir=TeXAux myfile.tex it all works fine. However I would like to use switches with XeLaTeX, such as ...
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Configuring latexmk to use a preprocessor (lhs2TeX)

I want to preprocess an input file before compiling it with, say, pdflatex. I found one way to do this using the "internal" specification described in the latexmk manual, but I expected there to be a ...
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How to clean auxiliary files within subdirectories with latexmk

Well, the title is pretty much self-explanatory but for sake of clarity, I have latex paper with such structure: . ├── back_matter │   └── some_tex_files.tex ├── bibliography │   └── bibliography.bib ...
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How to compile a document with the pstool package using the pdflatexmk script?

To use psfrag with pdflatex I use the pstool package. Using TeXShop 3.25 I can compile the two minimal working examples given in this and this answer when I use the regular LaTeX typesetter. The ...
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How to enable --shell-escape when using pdflatexmk?

I want to use the auto-pst-pdf package and therefore I need the --shell-escape option to be enabled. I did this in my TeXShop preferences as follows: However when I use pdflatexmk (by writing % ...
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pdflatexmk doesn't run makeglossaries for glossaries package (TeXShop, OSX)

I'm trying to get the following document to work with a single run of pdflatexmk: (I've included my entire preamble to be sure) % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk ...
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citeauthor doesn't yield author name [duplicate]

I would like to generate author citations in my text, and I have been following the information in this question. I've got my includes \usepackage[numbers, sort&compress ...
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Set up latexmk for pdflatex in texlive

How do I set up for latexmk compilation for pdflatex in texlive? I have the following (see picture) setup for latexmk compilation for xelatex (I just found it somewhere), but I don't know what to ...
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What is the most elegant way to provide a cross-platform project with automated compilation routine?

There are many different ways to automate the compilation of a LaTeX project. I would like to start a discussion, what would be the most flexible and elegant and omnipotent way to provide a project ...
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Latexmk says the file is up-to-date, while it's not

For some reason the pdflatexmk typesetter is sometimes not recognising changes in my file and it returns: Latexmk: All targets (main.pdf) are up-to-date while the target is not up-to-date. When I ...
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can't get latexmk to work in TeXShop

I'm trying to add a glossary to my book. I wanted to use latexmk to execute makeglossaries for me. I'm using TeXShop on my Mac. So I went to the TeX Live Utility and activated the latexmk package. ...