# Input files relative to main file when using subfiles [closed]

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?

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

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