[texworks] [TexLive-Installation] LaTeXmk-config for Win

Andreas Hirsch cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org
Mon Dec 26 11:46:07 CET 2011

Hi all,

quoting Lars Madsen, [30.08.2011 09:55 +0100]:
> Andreas Hirsch wrote, On 2011-08-29 16:30:
>> quoting Herbert Schulz, [29.08.2011 15:07 +0100]:
>>> On Aug 29, 2011, at 7:50 AM, Andreas Hirsch wrote:

>>>> I'm trying to get LaTeXmk running the latex-dvips-pspdf-process
>>>> unde Windows.
>>>> Under Linux, my adaption works well: 
>>>> http://members.gaponline.de/afj/tl2011_win/texworks_latexmk_config.png

>> Under Windows, I'll didn't find the right quotings (latexmk-manual page
>>>> 4/5) - I tested a lot of variations, hier is one: 
>>>> http://members.gaponline.de/afj/tl2011_win/texworks_latexmk_config_win.png

>>> I don't know Windows eccentricities but I'd try to eliminate the
>>> single quotes from the offending line.
>>> Another alternative is to place all the special configuration stuff
>>> in a file and use the -r option to read in that file. That way I can
>>> install lots of configuration stuff without extending the command.
>> doesn't work for me:
>> O:\schule\unterricht>latexmk -e $latex=q/latex -synctex=1 S/ -pdfps
>> s_m10_2_8l.tex
>> Latexmk: Stopping because executing following code from command line
>>     $latex=q/latex
>> gave an error:
>>     Can't find string terminator "/" anywhere before EOF at (eval 17)
>> line 1.
>> U:\texlive\bin\win32\runscript.tlu:575: command failed with exit code 2:
>> perl.exe u:/texlive/texmf-dist/scripts/latexmk/latexmk.pl -e
>> $latex=q/latex -synctex=1 S/ -pdfps s_m10_2_8l.tex
> on the command line you will need single quotes since -e option is 
> expecting a string (I think). But in the configuration of TW, the 
> parsing of options to the command may be slightly different (through a 
> different shell). Thus what you need to write on the commandline to make 
> the option work, may not be the same thing you need to specify in the TW 
> configuration.

Finally I found some useful hints at
and now things work as expected

My config now looks like

(I omitted -t a4 because this switch interferes with the mechanism to
autodetect landscape


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