[texhax] My issue is more widespread

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Feb 10 19:41:35 CET 2010

Nitsan Ben-Gal wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have now tried to make a copy of an earlier tex document and compile 
> it in a different folder, and I cannot produce output here either, but 
> when running the original file, while I get a dvi, the Texniccenter 
> sends me the same error messages and tells me it is producing 0 output, 
> so I suspect it is showing me the last version created.
> The error message at the bottom is
> Couldn't find input index file C:\Users\... or C:\Users\....idx
> Usage: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.8\miktex\bin\makeindex.exe [-ilqrcgLT] 
> [-s sty] [-o ind] [-t log] [-p num] [idx0 idx1 ...]
> I am using TeXnicCenter and MiKTex 2.8 on a Windows 7 operating system, 
> if this matters.  It seems the only things that produce normal output 
> are thos where there was already a .idx file.
> Thanks for any help you can give.
> Sincerely,
> Nitsan

that is completely normal with texniccenter. It is because the build 
profiles always runs makeindex and bibtex eventhough you do not use them.

You can switch them off by changing the build progfiles (AFAIR it is in 
the build menu second to last item)


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