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Is it possible to number tex files? I'm avoiding it now but, I would like to order a list of files (chapters in a book) so that each chapter is easy to find. Will this cause a problem? I have in mind:

aaa_introduction
001_chapter_one.tex
002_chapter_two.tex
bbb_backmatter.tex
etc.

Mike

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    You can name your files any way you like. chapter01.tex, chapter02.tex ... will sort themselves nicely. – Ethan Bolker Mar 14 '15 at 20:00
  • Sure, other than restrictions on spaces (never a good idea) or really funny characters, most filenames will work. I generate stimulus lists with LaTeX using numbered filenames, which allows me to generate the lists with a loop. – Alan Munn Mar 14 '15 at 20:00
  • And related: allowable filenames for source files. – Alan Munn Mar 14 '15 at 20:07
  • I often use 1-whatever.tex etc. for this purpose. (Mainly for sections of a course.) – cfr Mar 15 '15 at 4:16