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Invoking pdflatex from a notebook

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  • Subject: [mg121264] Invoking pdflatex from a notebook
  • From: Themis Matsoukas <tmatsoukas at>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 03:59:23 -0400 (EDT)
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I am trying to invoke pdflatex from inside a Mathematica notebook but I can't get it to work. Standard shell commands work fine. For example the following gives me a listing of the current directory:

Import["!ls -a", "Text"]


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