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How to get texi2pdf to stop on the first error (again)?

I use texi2pdf (GNU Texinfo 6.7 (2019); on macOS) to compile .tex documents from the command line (terminal). A couple of years ago, the default was that texi2pdf stopped at the first error. For some ...
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Why .ind empty (with error message from xindy although makeindex is used) when index command is inside an align environment?

When compiling the following MWE with texi2dvi -p, the second \index{} command fails with the error message ERROR: CHAR: index 0 should be less than the length of the string (seems like this is ...
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why does \printglossary refuse to print anything

Can someone help me understand what's missing from this simply usages of the glossaries package? The document doesn't print any glossary at all. And the log file complains that test.acr and test.gls ...
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unable to run 'pdflatex' on 'myFirstAlignment.tex' in rStudio

Getting this Error Message: Error in texi2dvi(texfile, quiet = !verbose, pdf = identical(output, "pdf"), : unable to run 'pdflatex' on 'myFirstAlignment.tex' In addition: Warning message: running ...
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What is the difference between TeX and Texinfo?

I want to know if I can compile raw TeX code with the texi2pdf program.
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Loss of Quality when merging PDF with pdfpages

I have a quality problem when merging one-sided PDFs into multiple page PDFs using the pdfpages package. The initial PDFs consist of scanned sides of books. I create the LaTeX-File inside R and ...
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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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texi2dvi runs forever if the document contains references not in the .bib file [closed]

If I run the example below with texi2dvi (GNU Texinfo 5.2) 5381 [texlive 2012], it never stops. How can this be avoided? It's somehow strange. I used to have a lot of references in my files which were ...
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Creating PDF documents from .texi files

I don't really know if the question I'm going to ask is appropriate for this site. I'd like to create PDF documents from .texi files that are bundled in most packages from the GNU project (for ...
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texi2dvi does not run biber/bibtex

I use biblatex for references. When I run `PDFLATEX='pdflatex --shell-escape -synctex=1 -file-line-error' texi2dvi -p foo.tex', I receive: Package biblatex Warning: Please (re)run Biber on the file: (...
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How to set up texi2dvi with synctex and error handling?

I would like to set up texi2dvi (with error-handling, synctex for forward and backward syncronization, and Okular as viewer) to compile .tex documents (under Ubuntu 12.04 with Emacs 24). (In case ...
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How to pass pdflatex option “-synctex=1” to texi2dvi?

How can I pass the option -synctex=1 (for synctex support) of pdflatex to texi2dvi?
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texi2dvi: “I couldn't open database file…” (strange behavior with relative paths to .bib file)

When I use texi2dvi -p --tidy foo.tex where foo.tex contains \bibliography{/home/user/.../mybib.bib}, everything works as expected, mybib.bib is found and references inserted in foo.pdf. Also, when ...
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StatET & Sweave cannot compile pdf files

I am new to R, Sweave, and LaTeX. I am running StatET with Eclipse 3.7 on a Windows 7 x64 OS. StatET also includes the Sweave add-on, which I use to try and compile a PDF document. I also installed ...
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How to use texi2dvi to run latex generating PDF?

I use xelatex instead of pdflatex to generate PDFs, but now I want to use texi2dvi to generate them, however every time it shows errors as follows: texi2dvi(file="Letter__Oct11.tex",pdf=TRUE) failed ...