[NTG-context] Create a directory using tex

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Aug 29 09:13:57 CEST 2006

Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> Hi,
>   I want to create a macro that writes files in a sub directory. 
> If the directory is already created, things work fine. However, if the 
> directory is not there, tex complains
> ! I can't write on file ....
> Please type another output file name:
>   Is there a way I can ask tex to create a directory if one does not 
> exist?

Not with TeX, but you can use \write18 or \installprogram  to run a
system command.


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