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I'm writing a report where I use the package subfiles to include different parts of my report.

\input{misc/variables.tex}

will include my variables file perfectly and render the subfiles. But if I try to render a subfile it complains about the filepath, as the relative path is different in the subfile.

I would like to use paths relative to the main file, so I can compile just parts of the subfile, while still including files with \input. I can't use absolute paths as the report is shared in a repository, where the others don't have the same absolute path.

Any ideas?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Joseph Wright Aug 9 '13 at 20:10

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Isn't it enough to give (again) a relative path in misc/variables.tex, starting at .../misc now? –  vonbrand Mar 4 '13 at 16:51
    
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