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# Bibtex in TeXnicCenter

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Hello, I'm attempting to add references to my paper using Bibtex, but it's acting strangely. So let's consider the very simplest example:

% Test.tex
\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
\bibliographystyle{plain}
\bibliography{Master}
\end{document}

and a BibTex file:

% Master.bib
@BOOK{texbook,
author = "Donald E. Knuth",
title= "The {{\TeX}book}",
year = 1984
}

@BOOK{latexbook,
author = "Leslie Lamport",
title = "{\LaTeX \rm:} {A} Document Preparation System",
year = 1986
}

When I compile this (twice) in TeXnicCenter from LaTeX => PDF, the resulting PDF has 'References', but then the actual references themselves are not listed.

Any ideas why this is?

Thank you!
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Commented:
Bibtex only uses what is actually cited in the paper, not all the references in .bib!

so try

\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}

Citing \cite{texbook} and \cite{latexbook}.

\bibliographystyle{plain}
\bibliography{Master}
\end{document}
Commented:
I must correct myself a bit ;-)

You can include a citation without explicitely citing it with
\nocite{texbook}

or include all the citations from bib with
\nocite{*}
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Commented:
Ah yes, you are right. I was hoping that solving this problem would solve my more pressing issue though, but it does not.

So I've created a new thread with my REAL question. I'd appreciate it if you took a look:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Page_Layout/LATeX/Q_26263205.html

Thank you very much
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