[texworks] Trouble with auto-pst-pdf

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Tue Nov 25 08:28:11 CET 2008

On 25 Nov 2008, at 20:12, Will Robertson wrote:

> On 25/11/2008, at 5:34 PM, Iwan Setyawan wrote:
>> 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?
> Nothing should be wrong it, but the exact option might have a  
> slightly different syntax. Head to the command prompt and type  
> `latex --help` to find out what the exact option is. It might need  
> two dashes, instead.

No, -shell-escape is correct.

> If *that* doesn't work, there's a chance this is a bug in how  
> TeXworks is passing arguments to pdfTeX...

I don't think so, as it didn't work on the command line either. I have  
no idea what's wrong.


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