Supressing output when calling pdflatex using `system()`

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For this application it is convenient for me to build a latex file in matlab and compile it by
system(['pdflatex ', latexFile]);
Doing this, however, results in the latex compiler output being printed to my matlab console for example
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.20 (TeX Live 2019) (preloaded format=pdflatex)
restricted \write18 enabled.
entering extended mode
(./stat00_dyn11.tex
LaTeX2e <2020-02-02> patch level 1
but there's a lot more. Is there any way to supress this?

Accepted Answer

Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 21 Jul 2020
if ispc()
system(['pdflatex ', latexFile, '>NL0:']);
else
system(['pdflatex ', latexFile, '> /dev/null' ]);
end

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