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How do I reach a file in another folder when using \input?

E.g. I have my main document frontpage.tex in a folder called main and a file chapter1.tex in a folder chapters. How do I in frontpage.tex reach the chapter1.tex with a command like the following, which I can't get working:

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use / not \ – David Carlisle Nov 26 '12 at 9:41
Correct. Thanks. Please leave an answer. – Steeven Nov 26 '12 at 9:55
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Use / not \. ...........................

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