# [TxMt] Problems with \cite-items

Fri May 23 10:32:24 UTC 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Charilaos Skiadas <cskiadas at gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 23, 2008, at 1:07 AM, Niels Kobschaetzki wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>>
>> I have a strange problem lately when I compile tex-files (actually I
>> can't say how "new" the problem is because I didn't compile a tex-file
>> for a longer time now):
>>
>> When I compile a file with a bibliograpy the cite-fields won't get
>> filled out. Let's say I have a bib-item with the bibkey test:2007sf
>> (authors last name test, year 2007) and I write for example \cite[p.
>> 45]{test:2007sf} it will compile to (?, p. 45). In the log-file stands
>> that the item cannot be found in the bbl-file. Looking into the
>> bbl-file the item is there. Even several recompiles won't work.
>> But if I compile the file with TeXShop everything works as expected. A
>> re-compile with TextMate will then also compile as expected. If I
>> introduce new items via \cite the same problem as before occurs.
>>
>> I use TM 1.5.7 (1464) and update my bundles regularly via svn. The
>> TeX-distributions I am using are gwTeX and TeXLive 2007 and I use
>> Latexmk.pl for compiling my files with TM which uses pdflatex (but
>> with latex the same problem occurs).
>>
>> Any ideas what's happening here?
>
> I've had something similar happen occasionally. The best I could come up
> with is that latekmk.pl somehow gets confused into thinking things up
> up-to-date, and for instance doesn't do a bibtex run even though it should,
> or for whatever reason it doesn't do a new recompile. Do things work
> properly if you run bibtex and latex manually, i.e. disabling latexmk.pl?

i did a manual run from the  compile-window (run bibtex, re-run
pdflatex) and it didn't help or use one of those latexmk.pl again?
I can try disabling latexmk.pl and doing the "runs" manually in the
late afternoon when I'm at home again.

Niels