[OS X TeX] Simple question

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Apr 10 15:00:30 EDT 2007

On Apr 10, 2007, at 1:47 PM, Nathan Paxton wrote:

> 	But I can't seem to find an answer.  If I have a file in a  
> different directory, and that directory has spaces in the name,,  
> how can I use it in an \includegraphics command.  The file I want  
> to use is ../Dissertation Materials/pictures/BeliefReX.pdf.  But  
> that space in Dissertation Materials makes life when I pdflatex  
> difficult.
> Best,
> -N


Try wrapping the full path in double quotes (not `` or '' but "):

\includegraphics{"../Dissertation Materials/pictures/BeliefReX.pdf"}

might work. I tried it with a file with spaces in its name in the  
same directory as the tex file and it worked.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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