[NTG-context] \totalnumberofpages & texexec --pages=1:2

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Dec 7 17:03:33 CET 2005


Tobias Burnus wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>>> I tried now:
>>>  texexec --texutil --runs=2 --batch --pages=1:2
>>> which runs only once (= tex once and then texutil once).
>>>
>>> If one then manually runs texexec again (same options) it finally 
>>> shows "Page 1 of 3".
>>
>>
>> so there is a problem with your file (missing structure?)
>
> Well, the problem is that the file is longer (e.g. three pages with a 
> long less interesting log) than I want to have it (one sheet/2 pages); 
> thus I use --pages=1:2, which seems to interfer with multiple runs 
> (--pages seems to cause an implicit --once).
> Otherwise, if I run without --pages it works fine.

in that case:

\the\numexpr\lastpage-2\relax

may help

Hans


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