[texworks] latex->dvips->ps2pdf on Windows

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Thu Jun 11 02:46:16 CEST 2009

> One remark to this. Passing arguments from TW to the batch with100%
> reliability might be very tricky. The problem is that TW detects and
> quotes arguments with spaces, otherwise they are passed as is. This is
> not sufficient for batch scripts, because e.g. name,with,commas.tex
> will be split into 3 batch arguments (comma and several other
> characters are treated as whitespace by cmd.exe). Special characters
> like & will also cause troubles. Some workarounds might be possible
> but nothing particularly elegant springs to mind.

  Should that not best be fixed in the Windows version of TeXworks then?
It could escape the comma, the ampersand, etc. in addition to the space


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