[OS X TeX] aid with urlbst on a custom-bib file
simon at lisney.co.uk
Thu Aug 31 07:51:46 EDT 2006
Thanks for the response.
Like I said I tried with and without the % only because it was
included in the examples.
the result of 'which urlbst' in Terminal is;
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> Mac-G4:~ simon$ which urlbst
> no urlbst in /bin /sbin /usr/bin /usr/sbin /usr/local/bin /usr/
> Mac-G4:~ simon$
Some help with the installation process would help as I think that is
> Download the file urlbst-0.5.1.tar.gz and unpack it.
> The simplest thing to do is to check that the path to the Perl
> is correct in the distributed urlbst script, and then copy that
> to a
> suitable place (such as /usr/local/bin). Then copy the various .bst
> files somewhere in the BibTeX search path (type kpsepath bst on
> to find out the list of places BibTeX searches).
1. How do I "check that the path to the Perl binary is correct" ?
2. How do it copy to "/usr/local/bin" as I can see it in my
directory (alias in Library to teTex/bin/ ?)
3. Do I only copy the 'urlbst' file as the Perl binary. Folder contents;
What about 'configure' and urlbst.in which look like binary files too.
4. Do I need to copy the .bst files
to the texmf/bibtex/bst folder even if I do not intend to use them?
On 31 Aug 2006, at 13:08, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 31.08.2006 um 11:53 schrieb Simon Lisney:
>> I tried with and without the %.
> You should type without the %! This has been the prompt in the
> other shell.
> Presumingly all your commands were in vain. Bash even reported
> 'urlbst: command not found' – do you have urlbst installed? What is
> bash (your shell) reporting when you type 'which urlbst' (just the
> two words)?
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