# [Tex/LaTex] Typeset single chapter from book

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I am working on a multi-chaptered document, tied together with a main tex file that pulls the chapters in via \include. To build the entire document, in its current draft form, can take upwards of 15-20 minutes, depending on the machine I am working on. I am wondering if there is a way that I could choose to typeset only one specific chapter at a time without having to restructure my whole setup. Any ideas?

If you are using \include for your chapters, then you can use \includeonly to include just specific chapters.

e.g.

\documentclass{book}
\includeonly{Chap2} % will cause just Chap 2 to be included
\begin{document}
\include{Chap1}
\include{Chap2}
\include{Chap3}

\end{document}