[OS X TeX] BibTeX-Problem on Mac: couldn't open style file/ couldn't open database file
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Oct 29 22:07:48 EDT 2008
On Oct 29, 2008, at 7:46 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>>>> I have them all inside a folder:
>>> It might work when you move (drag) the test directory (folder)
>>> into /
>> no it still doesn't work... same error: :-(
> A really stupid question, just to clear something up: in what
> directory did you put the .bst file?
> It seems that kpsewhich (and presumably the TeX commands in general)
> are kind of persnickity about where they expect to find specific
> kinds of files.
> If I put "fred.bst" into my local texmf tree (~/Library/texmf), I
> get the following from kpsewhich
> ~/Library/texmf/bibtex Not Found
> ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bst Found
> ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib Not Found
> If I put "fred" (no ".bst") in either of those locations, it is not
The unsrt.bst file is part of MacTeX-2008 (TeX Live 2008) and is in
the correct location; I'm able to compile the file(s) fine. I'm
wondering whether the the full MacTeX is really installed, that's why
I asked what the System Preferences->TeX Distribution preference pane
said about the active distribution. It's also why I wondered what the
run in Terminal returned.
It the .bib files are in the same directory as the .tex file that
should be ok also.
Also, what does
return in Terminal?
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