# Creating a multi-file project using figures from a different directory [closed]

I am trying to set up a multi-file document where I use \input to add different .tex files to my main document. Each .tex file is in its own directory/folder. There is also a separate directory for figures. When I compile one of the .tex files (called 'Methods') which contains a figure, the image loads as expected.

However, when I add this file to the main document and compile, the image is missing and I get the following error message:

File Testimage' not found. ...ludegraphics[width=1\textwidth]{Testimage}

I have included the following MWE:

Main document

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report}
\usepackage{graphicx}
% put all the other packages here:

\usepackage{My_style_package}
\usepackage{hyperref}
\begin{document}
%TITLE PAGE AND ABSTRACT
\input{./Title_and_abstract/Title_and_abstract.tex}
%\tableofcontents
%\listoffigures
%\listoftables
\input{./Intro/Introduction_v0.1.tex}

\input{./Methods/Methods.tex}
%\maketitle

%\input{./tex/intro.tex}
%\input{./tex/main_part.tex}
%\input{./tex/conclusions.tex}

%\appendix
%\input{./tex/myappendix.tex}

% Bibliography:
%\clearpage
%\input{./tex/mybibliography.tex}

\end{document}


My style package - contains all of the preamble from the various .tex files.

\ProvidesPackage{mystyle}
\usepackage{color}
\usepackage{graphicx, epstopdf}
\usepackage{etoolbox}%This package combined with the \pathcmd rewrites the standard style for 'Chapter' to allow the fancy horizontal and vertical lines.
\patchcmd{\chapter}{\thispagestyle{plain}}{\thispagestyle{mystyle}}{}{}
\usepackage{gensymb}
\usepackage{times}
\usepackage{tabulary}
\usepackage{tabularx}
\usepackage{longtable}
\usepackage{booktabs,caption, makecell}
\usepackage{pdflscape,afterpage,caption}
\usepackage[british]{babel}
\usepackage[backend=bibtex, citestyle=ieee, bibstyle=ieee]{biblatex}
\usepackage[section]{placeins}%Allows you to permanently fix figures.
\usepackage{titleps}%fancy page borders?
\usepackage[left=2.8cm, right=2.8cm, top=3.5cm, bottom=3.5cm]{geometry}
%\usepackage{caption}
\captionsetup[figure]{font=scriptsize,labelfont=scriptsize}
\usepackage{microtype}
\usepackage{setspace}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{datetime}
\newdate{date}{28}{02}{2018}
\date{\displaydate{date}}
\onehalfspacing

\sloppy%Makes sure that none of the text exceeds text width. Useful if have long chemical words.

\newpagestyle{mystyle}{%
\setfoot[{\makebox[\marginparwidth][r]{\thepage~}\smash{\rule[-20ex]{0.6pt}{22ex}}}][][]{}{}{\smash{\rule[-20ex]{0.6pt}{22ex}}\makebox[\marginparwidth][l]{~\thepage}
}
}%This part creates the fancy top (horizontal) and bottom (verticle) lines that you see from the 'Abstrct' page onwards.


Methods .tex file - contains the image.

\chapter{Methods}
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\begin{figure}[h!]
\centering
\includegraphics[width=1\textwidth]{Testimage}%Since we have identified the graohic location we just need the file name.
\caption{Test image}
\end{figure}


• In your style file you set a graphics path. Here the / at the end is missing.
• Thanks @Mike. I amended my code as you suggested but there is still a problem when I compile the main document. The picture appears but I get the same error message as above. Do you know if \input and \graphicspath commands are compatible in the same document? May 14, 2018 at 10:15
• That's odd, I never heared of graphicx` not finding an image and nevertheless including it. Are you testing with the real document? If so, are all images in the same folder? And if this is also the case, you may want to check for typos in the file names.