[OS X TeX] BibTex Can't Find My Bib-File Anymore

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Wed May 2 15:35:35 EDT 2007

Richard L. Aurbach wrote:
> I recently updated TeXShop to 2.10b8 (as part of the TeXLive 2007
> update), and the behavior of the bibtex support has changed.
> I have been keeping my bibliography databases in ~/Library/texmf/
> bibtex/. For example, with a database named CompSci.bib in that
> location, Texshop PREVIOUSLY had no problem finding and processing
> the database using \bibliography{CompSci}.
> Now, however, bibtex (run via TeXShop) doesn't find it. I can work
> around the problem by using a full path specification, but this is ugly.

Try ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib

You can see the possible paths that are searched by

  kpsepath bib


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