{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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latexmk option -c not working

I try to use latexmk, version: 4.39, with the -c option, but it does not give any output. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, world! \end{document} There is no output when I use latexmk ...
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latexmk will compile in Sublime Text, even though the data is missing

I've come across an odd problem. Here is what happens: I run the Sublime Text builder using ⌘-B on a .tex file. This file accesses external data from, say, data.csv. If I now delete that same ...
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Is there latexmk functionality for LuaTeX?

I am a big fan of latexmk and lately I have been looking a bit towards LuaTeX. However I am am yet to find a way to get the functionality of latexmk (mainly recompilation on changes and automatic ...
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Latexmk not found in TexWorks

I am trying to use Latexmk in TexWorks on OSX 10.10. I declared a new Processing tools: Name: Latexmk Program: latexmk Arguments: -e, $pdflatex='pdflatex -synctex=1', -pdf, $fullname The paths are ...
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latexmk separate build directory

I'm trying to use latexmk for the first time in Ubuntu. My project directory is the following: Project src build images In the src directory are the .tex and .bib files. I want the .aux, .bbl, ...
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latexmk -pv default previewer

I currently use Acrobat as my default pdf viewer for everything other than latex related tasks. So not particularly keen on changing my system default. I would like to get latexmk to use sumatrapdf ...
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Auctex's C-c C-c issue with latexmk

This is my Emacs information. GNU Emacs 24.4.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0, NS apple-appkit-1344.72) of 2015-02-16 I installed Auctex 11.88.2 with package-install. When I open the main tex, and ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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Using latexmk with multiple tex files in the directory

edit solution to compile : latexmk -pdf mainfile.tex I have left this example up as it might contain language used by others unfamiliar with this area :) At the very least it provides a Minimal ...
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How to add a template to my “global” latex install? [duplicate]

I'm compiling my latex via the command line using latexmk. However, I'm using a template which isn't built-in and I'd like to be able to reuse the template in the future for other documents without ...
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How to set latexmk to clean directory?

I know I can tweak $clean_ext setting inside .latexmkrc to clean specific files when invoking latexmk -c. However, it doesn't work for directory. The directory I want to clean is _minted-<main ...
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How to make LaTeXmk work with XeLaTeX and biber

I'm trying to make LaTeX make work with XeLaTeX and biber for my thesis. The document will have many cross references. What settings do I need to ensure it works correctly? My current settings for ...
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Latexmk ignore a file

I have a directory of .tex files that I want to build using latexmk by running latexmk in that directory. However, there is one .tex file that is included by all other files, which is not a valid ...
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Latexmk: Stop processing on pdflatex error

If my tex-files contain an error (such as an undefined control sequence), latexmk will present a prompt and ask for manual input before continuing. Now, of course it is possible to force further ...
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latexmk cleanup

When I do latexmk -c foo.tex, latexmk cleans up as expected. I tried to configure latexmkrc so that this would happen automatically. Here's my latexmkrc file: $pdf_mode = 1; $silent = 1; ...
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recognizing custom packages in latexmkrc [duplicate]

I have a file, jtc.sty, that houses all the repetitive stuff that normally goes into a latex document (usepackage statments, turning paragraph indent off, and some formatting stuff) that I include in ...
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pdfLatex exitcode when running with timeout

I'm using latexmk for compilation of my document and want to limit time for every compile cycle. In order to do it I use timeout util in following way: latexmk -f -pdf -bibtex \ -pdflatex="timeout ...
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latexmk: Multiple custom-generated files and \input

Referring to this question, I found that having multiple custom-generated files in a document generated by latexmk doesn't really work for me. The modus operandi is that latexmk runs pdflatex, ...
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latexmk requires two runs to finish job

I do latexmk --xelatex foo.tex to compile my job, and the program always needs another run to finish. When I run it the first time it ends saying Maximum runs of pdflatex reached without getting ...
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latexmk cd option not working

I'm using latexmk to build my latex files. The command latexmk -cd E:\work\foo.tex used to work fine until I updated my latexmk to ver 4.41 using texlive's tlmgr, and suddenly the -cd option's no ...
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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 -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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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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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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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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Make latexmk ignore errors and finish compiling

I like to use latexmk in command line this way: latexmk -pvc -pdf -xelatex foo.tex In the event of an error in the translation, I have to manually terminate the compilation in the command line (the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Emacs-org-mode and latexmk

After getting to know org mode here, I tried it out. It seems to be, indeed, very helpful. However, I want it to work smoothly with LaTeX, and as a compiling script I want to use latexmk. I followed ...
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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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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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What are the main differences between AutoLaTeX and LaTeXMk?

I stumbled upon AutoLaTeX today and it seems to be very similar to LaTeXMk indeed. Can you summarise the main differences, which might help me choose between the two tools?
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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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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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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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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 ...