# [texhax] working directory

E. Krishnan ekmath at asianetindia.com
Wed Apr 30 02:19:13 CEST 2008

```On Tue, 29 Apr 2008, latexch wrote:

> Anybody can help me. How can I print the ``current working folder path''
> in my dvi file.

In a Linux system, you can do this as follows:

1. Have the line

\immediate\write18{pwd > path.tex}\input{path}

in your document, at the place where you want the name of the working
directory.

2. Run latex with the command

latex -shell-escape filename

where filename is the name of your file.

--
Krishnan
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