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I have a article called v2.tex and a bibfile called research.bib. Both are in the working directory. I use windows and have installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio.

In the v2.tex file I have the following code:


some text from author \citet{clewlow} and \citet{pindyck}. 



And in the bibfile I have two articles, called "Clewlow" and "Pindyck".

When running bibtex and latex, I get

there were undefined citations

in the tex file, and error that

log file is not found

in the bibfile. The citations in the pdf ends up as question marks.

I have been googeling this for days, and I cant seem to figure it out! Any tips?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Joseph Wright Aug 13 '13 at 11:03

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You cite the articles as "clewlow" and "pindyck" (small), and in the bib file they are called "Clewlow" and "Pindyck" (capital)? – mafp Apr 16 '13 at 15:32
Yes, this command is case sensitive. – smh Apr 16 '13 at 15:58
I have the exact same problem. I have a shared folder between a windows computer and mine which has ubuntu and once in a while these problems arise in Windows but not in ubuntu. I've compiled the file dozens of times without problems and just today the citations decided to be gone. – Gerardo May 1 '13 at 2:28
To be able to answer here, we'll need to see the .bib file and also the logs (or at least part of them). Until then, this is 'unclear' as we can't answer. – Joseph Wright Aug 13 '13 at 11:03
It's a TexStudio problem. TexStudio does not know where to look for the log file, which is in another directory as the current file being compiled. I tried to set a "master" file, which I expected would resolve the issue. Still looking for answer. – PatrickT Oct 21 '14 at 8:56

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