[texworks] Message from TeXworks user

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 21 00:59:50 CET 2011

On Nov 20, 2011, at 5:06 PM, sigmundv at gmail.com wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 23:02, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com>wrote:
>> I don't know how things are with MikTeX but with recent versions of TeX
>> Live the graphicx package includes epstopdf package and pdflatex has the
>> ability to automatically do a conversion
>> file.eps->file-eps-converted-to.pdf and then include that .pdf file even
>> without using -shell-escape (it uses a highly restricted form of epstopdf
>> without -shell-escape). Whether this can happen is configurable so MikTeX
>> may have it turned off. Oh... I believe you must have Ghostscript installed
>> to use epstopdf.
> Thank you for the tip, Herr Schulz. I wasn't aware that graphicx includes
> epstopdf.
> /Sigmund


What you should be able to do is to add the epstopdf package after the graphicx package and also setup -shell-escape (I have no idea what you must do to use that under MikTeX).

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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