[OS X TeX] eps to pdf conversion

Themis Matsoukas tmatsoukas at me.com
Thu Oct 11 14:31:02 CEST 2012

On Oct 10, 2012, at 7:44 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> Howdy,
> Let me expand on my comment about personal vs system-wide file change. I was being very imprecise. Which one to change really depends upon what you are changing.
> The problem with adding the --shell-escape flag back to TeXShop as noted in Appendix A in the document noted above is that it is now set for ALL documents typeset using pdf(la)tex or the latexmk based engines in TeXShop.
> Similarly, re-setting that variable in texmf.cnf is a system-wide change that is applied to all documents.
> I can supply you with a latexmk based engine which uses pdflatex to process your file and includes the shell-escape flag for that engine alone. That way you can use that engine only for the files that need that flag set. If you are interested please let me know. It would involve two small files.

I haven't worked with latexmk, I am not sure what I would have to do.


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