I want to add a table from a separate tex file to my document. I get an error saying the file vr_sets.tex is not found, when I do this in Chapter2/chapter2.tex:


This also fails:


This works:


But how can I avoid having to specify the full path each time I want to include content (e.g. tables, sections, figures) from another tex file in a sub directory of the "current working directory"? Is there no such thing as relative paths in tex?

In my main.text I have:


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I was able to solve my problem. I changed this:


To this:


And I was then able to do inputs with relative paths.

  • This seems to break references, so not a viable solution. Commented Mar 3, 2015 at 15:03

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