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Re: Choosing a LaTeX Compiler (my predilection for LuaTeX)

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Choosing a LaTeX Compiler (my predilection for LuaTeX)
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2021 21:46:15 +0200
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On Tue, Apr 06, 2021 at 09:03:27PM +0200, physiculus wrote:
> Hello,
> i use LuaTex / LuaLatex successfully after some configs and readings.
> The result (quality and speed) for me is better then with the old latex 
> engine.
> I'm satisfied.
> BUT one thing isn't working and as far as i read here, there is no
> solution yet :-(
> The latex-preview inside org-mode is not possible, because it seems,
> that org-mode needs the dvi subprocess for running the neccessary tools.
> With LuaLatex there is no dvi file, because it produces a pdf right
> away.
> Any solution will be wellcome.

AFAIK Lua(La)Tex can output dvi (and Juan Manuel's answer implies
thati, too). Either via the option --output-format=dvi or invoking
it as "dviluatex".

But perhaps I missed something.

 - t

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