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Tools for automating document compilation

Is there a single command which would run bibtex, makeglossary (pdflatex x N ...) etc. automatically?

I could create Makefile but it seems like overkill - is there a command for it? (LuaTeX support would be a plus).

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    latexmk can probably do all that, it is a Perl script for fully automated typesetting, and is included in both TeX Live and MikTeX. Or you could check out arara (search this site for some examples). Jan 4, 2013 at 16:24
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    There's an answer about arara on the proposed duplicate (tex.stackexchange.com/a/77879/86). It has the distinct advantage that the maintainer is nearly always available in the chat here (and is an all-round Good Bloke - not that the maintainers of the other methods aren't, of course). Jan 4, 2013 at 16:30
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    All: please give Maciej a chance to come back and comment before voting to close as a dupe!
    – Joseph Wright
    Jan 4, 2013 at 16:35
  • You can insert bibtex, makeglossary, etc, to the first code snipppet in my answer. I am assuming that you are using Windows OS. Jan 4, 2013 at 16:37
  • @JosephWright Whoops! (Though I think this is fairly clear cut). Maciej: if the linked question does not answer your question then please edit this question to clarify what you're looking for, then flag it for reopening and it will be reopened. Jan 4, 2013 at 16:41


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