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I have just started using LaTeX and have made a practice document where I am trying to add a reference list and it is not appearing in the PDF viewer. Here is the simple code I have



Hello there




Would be grateful for any tips - also keep in mind I am a beginner and my understanding is very limited.

marked as duplicate by user36296, diabonas, barbara beeton, Mensch, Troy Oct 6 '17 at 16:18

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    Do you use \cite{however you named an item in your bib file} in your document? – user36296 Oct 6 '17 at 13:59
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    Welcome to TeX.Stackexchange! – user36296 Oct 6 '17 at 13:59
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    How do you compile? Did you use bibtex? Is conttimeReferences.bib in the same folder as your .tex file? – user36296 Oct 6 '17 at 14:04
  • Yes both files are in the same folder – Mimi Oct 6 '17 at 14:08
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    To make your life easier: don't use spaces in file names and don't use build directories – user36296 Oct 6 '17 at 15:25

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