[pdftex] Error when using pdflatex with "foil" class and "natbib" package.

Chen, Feiming feiming_chen at spectramarketing.com
Wed Aug 2 22:55:30 CEST 2006

Dear sir:


I am trying to produce a latex presentation using "foil" class (in pp4)
and pdflatex.  Combined with "natbib" package for author-year citation,
it gives a compilation error.  I am using the MikTex system.   Compiles
OK if I do not use "foil" class or "natbib" package.  


Can you help me? Thanks a lot! 



Feiming Chen



Input file (a.tex) is:















The bib file (a.bib) is:



  author =       {Deming, W. E. and Stephan, F. F.},

  title =  {On a Least Squares Adjustment of a Sample Frequency Table
When the Expected Marginal Totals Are Known},

  journal =      {Annals of Mathematical Statistics},

  year =    {1940},

  volume =       {11},

  pages =  {427-444}






Error message (after pdflatex a.tex, bibtex a.tex, pdflatex a.tex) is:


This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.20a-rc7.2-2.2 (MiKTeX 2.4)

output format initialized to PDF

entering extended mode


LaTeX2e <2003/12/01>

Babel <v3.8a> and hyphenation patterns for english, french, german,
ngerman, du

mylang, nohyphenation, loaded.


Document Class: foils 1998/08/15 v2.1.3 FoilTeX Class File, Copyright
IBM 1995,




(C:\Program1\texmf\tex\latex\natbib\natbib.sty) (a.aux)


Package natbib Warning: Citation `deming' on page 1 undefined on input
line 6.



! Undefined control sequence.

\bibsection ->\section 

                       *{\refname \@mkboth {\MakeUppercase {\refname

l.1 \begin{thebibliography}{1}



! Emergency stop.

\bibsection ->\section 

                       *{\refname \@mkboth {\MakeUppercase {\refname

l.1 \begin{thebibliography}{1}


No pages of output.

Transcript written on a.log.


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