# [texworks] [XeTeX] Overfull boxes return status of 0 in XeTeX

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sun Mar 13 18:51:10 CET 2016


Zdenek Wagner wrote:

> In the very same way as TeX is called. It has to start a shell (cmd.exe
> in Windows) and ask it to start the lua interpreter and execute the lua
> script. If you want to analyze the log file immediatelly, I would write
> a lua script that would run tex, then looked into the log file and then
> generate an output and/or status code for the front end. The script
> would know the TeX command and the file name, hence it would know the
> name of the log file. You can invent command lines parameters for the
> script itself so that you can ask it to extract various pieces of
> information from the log to the console. One of my scripts extracts
> information on all overful \hboxes and the underful \hbox with the