[OS X TeX] path names with umlauts

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Mar 20 17:44:20 CET 2012

On Mar 20, 2012, at 11:30 AM, Axel Kielhorn wrote:

> Am 20.03.2012 um 11:51 schrieb RA Friedrich Vosberg:
>> Morning.
>> Is there a tool to enable LaTeX and particularly TeXShop to accept umlauts and spaces in path and file names?
>> I won't like to change the directory names on my system. A lot of them are the names of my clients, e.g. »Müller, Günther«. When I try to include a PDF file from within /Müller, Günther into another document by using \includepdf{/Müller, Günther/filename.pdf) it doesn't work.
> When I use:
> \includepdf{Müller, Günther/test.pdf}
> I get:
> ./test2.tex:11: Undefined control sequence.
> l.11 \includepdf
>                {Müller, Günther/test.pdf}
> ? 
> [1] (./test2.aux) )
> I get the same with 
> \includepdf{Müllertest.pdf}
> There seems to be a problem with my MacTeX installation.
> I'm using TeXshop 2.43 on MacOSX.
> Axel


What package defines the \includepdf command? Are you using the graphicx package? Then the command is \includegraphics{...} not \includepdf.

This has nothing to do with the MacTeX installation of TeX Live or TeXShop.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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