[NTG-context] components and figure search paths

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed May 10 16:38:06 CEST 2006


Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
>>> Is the idea to use \currentcomponentpath in the directory={...}?  I put
>>>   
>>>       
>> indeed
>>     
>
> I've just tried the version below, but abc-1.eps cannot be found (I
> also tried \noexpand\currentcomponentpath):
>
> % file: chap/1/c_ch1.tex
> \startcomponent c_ch1
> \product onebook
> \project project_books
> \setupexternalfigures[directory={\currentcomponentpath}]
> % but, just as a sanity check, this way works:
> %  \setupexternalfigures[directory={chap/1}]
> \title{One}
> Hi
> \useexternalfigure[ff][abc-1.eps]
> \placefigure[here][ff]{Some caption}{\externalfigure[ff]}
> \stopcomponent
>   
so how is this component, when run on itself, supposed to locate itself, 

- how does the dir structure look
- where did you put the file
- where did you run it

(there is also the option to say: \usesubpath[1,2,3,4,5,6]) 

Hans 


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