[texhax] special characters in \includegraphics arg?

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Wed Aug 29 02:22:57 CEST 2007

2007/8/29, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
> Suppose I want to use \includegraphics to insert a file whose name
> contains \ or # (among other, obviously) characters, for instance:
>   \includegraphics{c:\somefile#.jpg}

Try to avoid this. When I had to write an application that had to
include arbitrary files via \includegraphics, I had the application
create symlinks from these files to files with names TeX can handle
easily, and then let TeX include these files.


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