# [NTG-context] how to change current directory ?

Mon May 23 10:34:07 CEST 2011

Am 23.05.2011 um 10:21 schrieb 정진기:

> Greeting context users,
>
> Thank you for such a good tool.  Here is my question regarding changing of current directory.
>
> I have quite a number of separate main.tex in different directories. Each main.tex is calling submain.tex
> in the same directory.  Compilation of each main.tex in its own directory is fine.
> What I am trying to do is compiling all submain.tex into one pdf file with minimum change.
> To accomplish my objective, I made a master file and put “\input  …\every\submain.tex”.
> By now, I assume you know what I am getting at.  My objective is not going to get done.
> I have to change all \input commands inside each submain.tex to reflect the absolute path.
>
> I guess there should be one way or the other to change current-directory, so that make my job simple.

You can load file in subdirectories when you set the directory with
\usepath[<name>] and \usesubpath[<name>], you have to replace “\input <file>”
also with “\component <file>” (or “\usecomponent[<file>]”) otherwise
context won’t like in the subdirectories.

Wolfgang

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