# [texhax] using /include

Wayne Richter richter at math.umn.edu
Fri Jul 13 19:03:54 CEST 2007

```Sorry, I meant  \include (not /include).

On Fri, 13 Jul 2007,
richter at math.umn.edu wrote:

> need help with /include.
> I can get  /include{<file>} to work provided that <file> is in the same
> directory as the source. However, if <file> is in a different directory,
> I get an error message
> saying it can't write to the .aux file.
>
> What seems to be happening is that if
> <file> is in the same directory as the source file then a file.aux file
> is created,
> but if <file> is in a different directory then no file.aux file is
> created, and hence the error message.
>
> (/input{<file>} does work (I guess it does not need a  file.aux file)).
>
> What am I doing wrong?
>
> Thanks,
> Wayne Richter
>
>
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