# [Tuglist] File name and path in footer

23 Sep 2002 17:06:19 +0530

```>>>>> "HSR" == H S Rai <hsraidce@iitr.ernet.in> writes:

HSR> Is there any way to include path and file name of source file
HSR> in the footer on each page, in addition to page number?

Exploiting the shell-escape,

\immediate\write18{echo "\string\gdef\string\pwd{\$PWD}" > pwd.tex}

%%
%% write the current working directory to pwd.tex
%%

\IfFileExists{pwd.tex}{\input pwd}{\gdef\pwd{.}}

%%
%% read pwd.tex and stores the current path in \pwd
%% In case, for any reason pwd.tex is not written
%% \pwd is defined to {.}, so that LaTeX doesn't
%% complain during the run

\pwd/\jobname.tex

This should give you the path and file name. Use this in the
appropriate position in

\@oddfoot
\@evenfoot

macros.

The LaTeX run shall be:

latex -shell-escpe <file>

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