[texworks] latexmk engine with configuration file

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Aug 13 13:51:36 CEST 2009

On Aug 13, 2009, at 3:09 AM, Daniel Becker wrote:

> Hallo -
> more feedback....:
> 1) I tried to add and engine for (pdf)latexmk. The settings in the  
> screenshot work as expected. But I am not able to add the option  
> that loads a configuration file. On the command line, it would be
> latexmk -pdf -r ~/Library/TeXworks/pdflatexmkrc /path/to/doc/ 
> report.tex
> However, just adding
> -r ~/Library/TeXworks/pdflatexmkrc
> as an argument doesn't work. I tried also -r "~/Library/TeXworks/ 
> pdflatexmkrc". And what is the meaning of $fullname?
> Maybe that is something that should be in the manual.
> 2) I am now using Mactex with texlive2009, updated by TeX Live  
> Utility. My copy of TeXworks is in its default location / 
> Applications/TeX/TeXworks.app and has been overwritten by  
> mactex2009. I am using now r352 again. Will the update in the future  
> be done via TexLive/tlmgr? Couldn't this be an idea for the updates,  
> then? Let tlmgr do the work?
> Should I continue to send this kind of feedback?
> Best,
> Daniel


Try adding them on separate lines. Think of each ``newline'' as being  
a space.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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