# [texhax] using /include

Senthil Kumar M senthil.debian at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 07:23:23 CEST 2007

```On 7/14/07, richter at math.umn.edu <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.

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Hi,

Please have a look at TeXFAQ to see what \include command does:

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=include

Also, as suggested by a poster in the following forum, if you are
using Linux/Unix systems, you can use symbolic links . But another
poster had mentioned that he/she does not have any problems \including
files from different directories: