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Compile a latex doc to generate index

Terminal - Compile a latex doc to generate index
ruby -e " 3.times { system 'pdflatex mydoc.tex' } "
2009-07-05 09:55:59
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Compile a latex doc to generate index

When I make a latex document, I need to compile three times for generate an updated index of contents. With ruby on command line, I run this operation with a fast one liner.

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for i in 1 2 3;do pdflatex mydoc.tex;done
Comment by penpen 317 weeks and 2 days ago

Don't you need to run makeindex? A better option is latexmk.

Comment by qubyte 317 weeks and 1 day ago

Using smart makefiles like latexmk is preferable

Comment by gwiener 317 weeks and 1 day ago

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