[texhax] Help please

Dr R. Hasson R.Hasson at open.ac.uk
Thu May 22 11:48:05 CEST 2003

At 17:09 22/05/2003 +1000, eugene lim wrote:
>Hi,   When I compile my .tex file using bibtex I got the message      
>Database file #1: referemces.bib  "illegal end of database file".  :  : I
>am skipping whatever remains of this entry.    Does anyone knows how to
>troubleshoot this problem? This is the last line where I think the error
>occurs.   @book{JavaSoftware,
>    author = "R Winder and G Roberts",
>    title = "Developing Java Software",
>    edition = "2",
>    publisher = "John Wiley and Sons Ltd",
>    address = "UK",
>    year = "2000",

The problem is the comma after year = "2000". Bibtex is expecting another
field and then complains when the field turns out to be empty.


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