I have a problem with a path to a image. The image path looks like this:


If i put mouse over the image path it shows up but when i try to compile give me some error because of "~". The entire username is JOHN.WELSH

Error is:

Missing \endcsname inserted. ^^I^^I}{}

I don't hava alternatives. The path to the image is given in this way(are added automaticaly). How can i add this image in my document using this type of path?

Thank you all.


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As ~ is an active character (i.e. is actually a macro) the file path is not a normal string. You need to place a string version of ~. This can be done by appending the TeX primitive \string in front of it.

The following should do it:


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