[OS X TeX] TeXShop Daily Experience/Usage (\ref, \cite)

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Fri Sep 16 04:43:33 CEST 2005

On Sep 15, 2005, at 08:27, Adam Maxwell wrote:

> On Thursday, September 15, 2005, at 07:50AM, Jung-Tsung Shen  
> <jushen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I read the Help file, but still couldn't get \cite to work. I also
>> tried fn + F5 (I am using a PowerBook 10.4) ... :-(
>> \ref works great, though.
> OK, if \ref works, you have it installed, and it's enabled for your  
> application in BibDesk's preferences.  You also need to have the  
> correct .bib file open in BibDesk, with BibDesk running in the  
> background (or else have a default file set in BibDesk's  
> preferences).  If it still doesn't work, e-mail me off-list so we  
> don't bore everyone with debugging, and we can summarize the  
> problem later.

For the archives, or anyone following this thread:  you need to enter  
some text after the \cite command in order to get the autocomplete  
list.  I've added some notes to BibDesk's online help to clarify  
this, since I think it's come up before.

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