[texworks] dvi -> dvips -> ps2pdf

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 09:03:24 CEST 2011

>From what I;ve seen in the past, looks like MikTeX clone, and
sometimes double name, expected TeXLive type executables.

In this case at a MikTeX command prompt if I type :

G:\LaTeXPortable\LatexUtils\MiTeX 2.8.3541 Portabe>latexmk -help
Latexmk 4.25: Automatic LaTeX document generation routine

Usage: latexmk [latexmk_options] [filename ...]

   -bibtex         - use bibtex when needed (default)
  dah dah ...


On 15 July 2011 17:39, Charlie Sharpsteen <chuck at sharpsteen.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I note that even with MikTeX 2.8 TeXworks version they have these
>> built in settings by default which I do not think came native with Tw,
>> unless my downloaded updates don't show new ones (due to no
>> preferences being overwriten)
>> Paul
>> XeLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX
>> texify.exe
>> --pdf
>> --engine=xetex
>> --tex-option=-synctex=1
>> $fullname
>> and
>> pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX
>> texify.exe
>> --pdf
>> --tex-option=-synctex=1
>> $fullname
> These are very MiKTeX-specific. The executable that is being run,
> texify.exe, does not have a counterpart in TeX Live. `texify` is a binary
> created by the MiKTeX developers that does a similar task as the `latexmk`
> perl script---that is compiling and re-compiling a TeX document until all
> cross references have been resolved.
> -Charlie

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