I am attempting to use Bibtex for a CV. I have the following preamble:

Pre-Prints, %
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications, %
Conference Proceedings, %

With citations in the following format, for instance:

\nocitepre{VVV99, WWW01}

Where VVV99, for instance, would correspond to the key of a paper in eric.bib that should go into pre.bbl. I cannot seem to get it to generate the bbl files I believe is the issue. When I compile first with PDFLatex, I get the warning, "Citation VVV99 undefined" and so on for all the articles as expected. However, when I run Bibtex, I get the following error:

"This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9) 
The top-level auxiliary file: cv2.aux 
I found no \citation commands---while reading file cv2.aux 
I found no \bibdata command---while reading file cv2.aux 
I found no \bibstyle command---while reading file cv2.aux 
(There were 3 error messages)" 

where cv2.tex is the name of the file.

Does anybody know why this is occuring? I thought the nocite command was supposed to put the references in the bbl files I have created? Any suggestions?


You have to run bibtex on all aux files. This means you have to run bibtex on cv2 as well as pre, peer, conf and talk. The multibib manual (you can read id running textbook multibib from the command line) clearly specify this (section 1.2). The manual also gives instructions on how to generate a script (bash) file to run it on all files

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