[OS X TeX] aid with urlbst on a custom-bib file

mark oilcan markoilcan at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 24 16:51:23 EDT 2006

--- Simon Lisney <simon at lisney.co.uk> wrote:

> I have created a custom style file .bst using custom-bib which works  
> well, however I want to add support for 'webpages' and 'lastchecked'.  
> I thought of using urlbst but I am having problems understanding how  
> to run it on the .bst file.
> I am not sure if urlbst will work on a custom-bib created .bst but  
> wanted to give it a go.
> In the urlbst manual it indicates;
> urlbst [--eprint] [--doi] [--hypertex] [--hyperref]
>             [input-file [output-file]]
> I  did cd in Terminal to open the folder as directory containing  
> urlbst exe file and also the target .bst file, then entered;
> urlbst [mystyle.bst [mynewstyle.bst]]
> but it did not run. It's probably something really simple but I am  
> not overly familiar with perl stuff.

It would be more helpful if you could clarify what you mean by "it did not
run." What exactly happened? Was there some sort of error message?

Mark A

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