[Mac OS X TeX] TeXShop and BibTeX

Andreas Monitzer am at yline.com
Tue May 8 11:40:12 EDT 2001

<x-flowed>On Tuesday, May 8, 2001, at 05:27 , Arthur Ogus wrote:

> I'm having the same trouble.  According to a local expert, the trouble
> is the difference between LF (unix) and CR (Mac).  Bibtex expects
> ASCII input which is limited to 1052 (?) characters per line.  If you 
> have a mac file, everything appears on the same line to unix.

To convert the file, use BBEdit or the following command in Terminal:

tr '\r' '\n' < "input file" > "output file"

(those files must not be the same)

Discussion forthcoming.

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