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Filter output of pdflatex.

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Minimal command-line tool which filters and colours the output of pdflatex in real-time.

Not a build tool, doesn't do any clever summaries, just makes it easier to watch.


  • Hides open/close file logging

  • Colours errors red

  • Colours warnings yellow

  • TeX input prompt works in errorstopmode and scrollmode

  • latexmk integration


To install:

pip3 install quietex

To use:

quietex pdflatex test.tex

To use with latexmk, add this to your latexmkrc:

# Make output prettier

eval `quietex --latexmkrc`;

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