Enable shell escape in Miktex running from WinEdt

I use Miktex 2.7 with Winedt for writing Latex documents.

In Winedt I did the following changes to enable shell-escape, allowing me to use automatic eps-pdf conversion.

Go to Options → Execution Modes:

for LaTeX switches type in:

--shell-escape %0

for Pdflatex switches:


for Texify switches:

--tex-option=-shell-escape %0

for PDFTeXify switches:

--pdf --tex-option=-shell-escape

for ConTeXt:



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  • Last modified: 2009/06/21 09:51
  • by brb