# [OS X TeX] bibliography and citation doesn't appear

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Mar 29 17:04:05 CEST 2012

On Mar 29, 2012, at 9:50 AM, konstantinos vasilakos wrote:

>
>>
>> No, the BibDesk plugin is used to fill in \cite commands. To use it: 1)enable its use check TeXShop->Preferences->Source->Editor->BibDesk Completions; 2)Open the .bib file in BibDesk.
> The problem lies right here, I followed the above but this not seems to fix it. I dont know if I am doing something wrong with Bibdesk, ( opening new bibliography, loading some article to it, and the saving it as BibTex format in same folder with the rest ).
>>
>> If your problem is that citations and the bibliography are not showing up after going through the processing I stated before, that has to do with a problem in your .tex file. We will have to see a sample file (or files) that shows your problem to figure out what is going on.
>
> Also bibliography is not there, here is what I am typing to:
>
> \documentclass[12pt]{article}
> \usepackage{geometry}
> \geometry{a4paper}
> \usepackage[parfill]{parskip}
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> \usepackage{amssymb}
> \usepackage{epstopdf}
> \DeclareGraphicsRule{.tif}{png}{.png}{convert #1 dirname #1/basename #1 .tif.png}
>
> \title{Title of My Article}  %Also my title doesn't appear at my preview file.
>
> \author{Konstantinos Vasilakos} % either the name.
>
> \date{29/3/2012}          %same for date.
>
> \begin{document}
>
> I am writing here for Sample Reasons\cite{cite-key}
>
> \nocite{cite-key} %Here I put the citation key.
>
> \bibliographystyle{plain}
>
> \bibliography{references}%this is the name of my .bib file without the extension.(in same folder with .tex)
>
> \end{document}
>
> %Best \K.

Howdy,

Is the citation key for that citation really just called cite-key' or is it something else? Could you include the .bib file?

As a side note: the way you include .tif(f) files is a bit different in recent versions of epstopdf. See the enclosed file for more information.

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Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)