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Import book sections

Postby byxx » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:57 am


I am writing a Book 2 where I want to include chapters of a Book 1 with images. How can I specify certain chapters of Book 1 to import with the according pictures into Book 2?
I guess its a good idea to keep seperate folders of Book 1 and Book 2.

So its this file structure at the moment:


I would like to learn proper file handling maybe with additional picture folders or so.

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:30 pm

Hi byxx!

Indeed, splitting in handy files and organizing in folders is a good way when working on a large project. Choose folders that fits whatever you think is good for organizing - it can be a folder for images, or even folders for different image types. Or tables to be included.

Including chapters of one book in another book looks a bit strange to me. For sure that can be done. There will be .aux files for each chapters when you compile each book, containing the labels for the position in that book...

Another way is using the pdfpages package to bundle chapters together in different arrangements, if the chapters are compiled on their own.

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