[texworks] Trouble with auto-pst-pdf

Iwan Setyawan isetyawan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 08:04:07 CET 2008

Hi Will,

Thanks for the prompt reply. I have tried to use that option in TeXworks,
with no avail. As a test, I launched pdflatex from the command prompt
"pdflatex -shell-escape document.tex" but still get the exact same error.
Any ideas? Or perhaps there's something wrong with my TeXLive install?


- Iwan

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:50 AM, Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 25/11/2008, at 11:40 AM, Iwan Setyawan wrote:
>  It always complain that 'shell escape' or 'write18' is disabled.
> This is probably the hardest thing about getting this package to work :)
> You can enable this in TeXworks by heading to the Preferences, selecting
> the "Typesetting" tab, select "pdfLaTeX" in the "Processing tools" pane,
> clicking "Edit" on the right, and adding "-shell-escape" (without the
> quotes) to the list of "Arguments".
> (Although I thought this was enabled by default...maybe I'm mistaken,
> though.)
> Hope this helps,
> Will
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