# How to include PDF file in LaTex Doc from folder location?

I'm using the `\usepackage{pdfpages}` to include PDF files.

I'm using the following convention: `\includepdf[pages={1-7}]{myFile.pdf}`

My question is, how can you include a link to a folder that contains the PDF?

I tried this with no luck: `\includepdf[pages={1-7}]{Resources/myFile.pdf}`

My folder "Resources" is in the same folder as my Tex doc and the error I get trying to find the location is this:

``````Missing \$ inserted ../Resources/myFile.pdf}.
``````

You either need to specify the full path e.g.:

``````\includepdf[pages={1-7}]{/home/bob/Documents/MyFolder/Resources/myfile.pdf}
``````

or specify it relative to the current directory e.g. suppose your document is /home/jane/mydirectory/mydoc.tex and you need to include /home/jane/myotherdirectory/Resources/myfile.pdf then:

``````\includepdf[pages={1-7}]{../myotherdirectory/Resources/myfile.pdf}
``````

If Resources is a sub-directory of your current directory, try:

``````\includepdf[pages={1-7}]{./Resources/myfile.pdf}
``````
• I'm still getting an error: `Missing \$ inserted ../Resources/myFile.pdf}`. My folder "Resources" is in the same folder as my Tex doc. – Reanimation Dec 11 '13 at 2:37
• This is why you need to provide a MWE - so that people have sufficient information about the problem you're trying to solve to not have to guess the details! Anyway, I've edited to accommodate this third possibility. – cfr Dec 11 '13 at 2:44
• A MWE isn't applicable in this situation as you do not have the files or locations I'm testing, therefore is irrelevant. I provided enough details, including unsuccessful attempts. However if other questions arise, I shall bare that in mind. Your third option solved my problem. Thanks. – Reanimation Dec 11 '13 at 3:05
• Sorry. I just realised that I somehow missed the information concerning the relative location of the pdf to be included when I first read your question. (That's why my initial attempt at an answer didn't address that location and why I said you didn't provide enough details.) Again, my apologies. – cfr Dec 11 '13 at 3:21
• Cfr does not need to apologize as you are on a correct track. – kiss my armpit Dec 12 '13 at 15:36