[texworks] MiKTeX bibtex in Dropbox folder

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 21:32:07 CET 2013

On 13-12-14 10:50 AM, Stefan Löffler wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 13.12.2013 20:42, schrieb Mark Dykman:
>> MikTex does not directly process bibliography in
>> "pdf+bibtex+makeindex", I have to run bibtex seperately. But this only
>> happens when I work in the directory that is synced with Dropbox.
>> Pausing syncing does not help. Your advice will be much appreciated.
> MiKTeX has a tool called "pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX". This is a custom
> addition by the MiKTeX developers and not maintained by the TeXworks
> team. Also, AFAIK, it just runs MiKTeX's "texify" tool, so the problem
> is probably with that program. Thus, I recommend you report this to the
> MiKTeX people - I think there is nothing we can do on the TeXworks side...

I haven't seen that particular problem, but I do have problems in 
MikTeX's texify when I use it on a network drive:  it fails every other 
time, so I have to run it twice. I'd guess this is something to do with 
them using a method to detect file changes that fails on that kind of 


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