[pdftex] [Pgf-users] How to make externalizing work with xelatex?

narke narkewoody at gmail.com
Sat May 21 17:56:04 CEST 2011


I succeed by your help!  Many thanks to all of you!

On 21 May 2011 20:43, Christophe Jorssen <jorssen.leraincy at free.fr> wrote:
> 2011/5/21 narke <narkewoody at gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>> With pdflatex, I can use '-shell-escape' to compile my latex source
>> that contains tikz pictures with externalizing activated.  But when I
>> enabled the ttf fonts support with fontspec package and compile the
>> modified source with 'xelatex -shell-escape', I got errors and cannot
>> pass the compiler.
> Hi,
> Sorry I do not have a xetex working system. But you can try the
> following (untested) :
> \tikzset{external/system call={%
>  xelatex \tikzexternalcheckshellescape
>  -halt-on-error -interaction=batchmode -jobname "\image" "\texsource"}}
> Don't forget to enable the \write18 feature on your system for xelatex.
> Best
> --
> Christophe

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