[texhax] \input command under Linux

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Mon May 3 14:41:51 CEST 2010

Randolph J. Schilling <RChilling at comcast.net> wrote at 03.05.2010 06:08:26:
> I have a .tex file with the following Linux path and name:
>   /home/randy/RJSTeX/UTILITIES/AAMacros.
> This file contains nothing but macros and I want to be able
> to use TeX's \input command to be able to use these macros 
> in other .tex files.  
> What is the correct syntax for the \input command?
> These attempts failed with the "can't find this file" error:
> \input /home/randy/RJSTeX/UTILITIES/AAMacros (FAILS)
> \input home/randy/RJSTeX/UTILITIES/AAMacros (FAILS)
> \input AAMacros (FAILS)
> I know how to do this in windows but I'm stuck trying 
> to set things up under Ubuntu.  I'd be grateful for any help.

Just guessing: 1. maybe /mnt/home...
2a. move to that directory using cd; then pwd; copy the result (it's /mnt... with me)
2b. move to that directory using your file manager, then call the console there, 
(with me) it opens with that directory as the current one, then pwd ... as above. 

HTH -- Uwe.
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