[texworks] Problems with proxy and -shell-escape (WinXP, TexLive2011)

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Mar 13 19:35:08 CET 2013

On Mar 13, 2013, at 9:41 AM, Ubaldo Tiberi <info at ubaldotiberi.it> wrote:

> Hello!
>  Hi have installed TexLive2011, and I cannot download packages with tlmgr. However, they provided me a proxy server to use in order to download packets from my building, but I cannot find where to insert this information. Could you please help me?
> Finally, I wish to use psfrag with pdfLaTex. By performing a web search I found that I need the package pstools and I have to enable shell-escape. Ok for the package, but how can I set -shell-escape? Could you help me in doing that please?
> Thanks,
> Ubaldo
> ----- configuration info ----- 
> TeXworks version : 0.4.3r858 (official) 
> Install location : C:/texlive/2011/tlpkg/texworks/texworks.exe 
> Library path     : C:/Documents and Settings/yt75534/.texlive2011/texmf-config/texworks\ 
> pdfTeX location  : C:/texlive/2011/bin/win32/pdftex.exe 
> Operating system : Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 
> Qt4 version      : 4.7.3 (build) / 4.7.3 (runtime) 
> ------------------------------


Tlmgr can only update the presently active TeX Live distribution which is TeX Live 2012 at this time.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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