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To insert Bibliography using BibTex, I exported my references from Zotero using the .bib extension and saved it in the folder BibTex/bib (specifically C:\swp55\TCITeX\BibTeX\bib\mybib) and chose a style C:\swp55\TCITeX\BibTeX\bst. I then inserted citation and bibliography, but I only got "?" as citation and nothing for bibliography. Please suggest me what to do, I have little if any technical background. If important my pc is 64bit.

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if you change the bibliographystyle to plain instead of C:\swp55\TCITeX\BibTeX\bst does it work then? but like @Canaaerus says, a MWE would be very helpfull –  Rick de Groot Jul 12 '12 at 8:12
@Daniel, you may have a look at this workflow investing in Zotero + biblatex+biber. Let me know if that was useful. –  doctorate May 20 '13 at 12:32
@doctorate that helpful. It is working now. I didn't know that I had to compile the document again. There was some minor problem too. –  Daniel Lårs May 22 '13 at 13:25
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Your bib file should lie in the same directory as your tex file. Also make sure to run latex, then bibtex and then latex again another 2 times. Furthermore look at the output of those commands for any error messages. A blg file should contain an even more detailed log of the bibtex run.

If that does not help, you should post a MWE containing tex and bib file, as well as the exact commands you use for compiling everything.

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It does not have to lie in the same directory, that just makes the linking really easy. –  Rick de Groot Jul 12 '12 at 8:06
@Rick: Of course you are right. That's why I said “should lie” as this is about getting a basic setup working. –  canaaerus Jul 12 '12 at 8:08
@RickdeGroot and @canaaerus; I am using SWP( I don't know much about latex. I just followed the steps to insert bibliography and citation, but it couldn't work for me. –  Daniel Lårs Jul 12 '12 at 8:17
I have no experience with SWP so I can't help you any further. –  Rick de Groot Jul 12 '12 at 9:17
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