[texhax] Bilbliography problem

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at uninsubria.it
Wed Nov 2 12:05:02 CET 2005

> I'm writing up my work, or rather not at the moment. The problem comes
> with trying to reference using bibtex. I can latex the document fine
> (only with a warning that i'm using an out of date style format),

Well, you might consider updating anyway.

> i Then bibtex it again with no problems. now when i latex the document
> i get the following error.
> [13.1] [14.1]) [15.1] (zthesis.bbl
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> <argument> \@listctr
> l.3 \bibitem{str98}
> ? (press return then the following)
> ! You can't use `\relax' after \the.
> <recently read> \c@
> l.3 \bibitem{str98}
> ?
> It does this for all the references written up into the .bbl file form
> .bib.

Well, my crystal ball's been acting up lately - it just refuses to let me
see what style files people are using.  So, you'll just have to let us know
the hard way: please, add a note on which .sty and which .bst you're using
and someone might be able to help you.

Cheers,  Phil

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