[OS X TeX] BibTeX Can't Find Style that pdfTeX can

Siep siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri Jul 12 17:48:15 CEST 2002

On Fri, 12 Jul 2002 11:14:51 -0400
Jeff Collins <vze22kt4 at verizon.net> wrote:

> Please forgive the specificity of my question. I'm using apacite and have
> placed the folder containing the .sty and .bst files in the correct
> directory (~/Library/texmf/tex/).  
> PdfTex has no trouble finding the package, as shown below: 
> >This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159-1.00b-pretest-20020211 (Web2C 7.3.7x)
> >(/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/article.cls
> >Document Class: article 2001/04/21 v1.4e Standard LaTeX document class
> >(/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/size12.clo))
> >(/Users/jeff/Library/texmf/tex/apacite/apacite.sty)
> Yet when I run BibTeX, I get the following error:
> >This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (Web2C 7.3.7x)
> >The top-level auxiliary file: prospectus2.aux
> >I couldn't open style file apacite.bst
> I can get BibTeX to work by placing apacite.bst in the folder containing
> prospectus2.tex, but this seems like a kludge.  
> Is there something special I need to do to tell BibTeX where to look for
> packages?  (I had assumed that if pdfTeX could find the files after a
> 'sudo texhash', then bibtex could find them too).  
> Thanks for any insight,
> Jeff

The correct directory for bst files is texmf/bibtex/bst/.


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