I'm using texshop on a Mac, and for some reason it's not generating bbl files upon first compilation. My source code starts out like this:


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    Please make your code snippet compilable and add two of your bib entrys to your question. Show us how you call them for your bibliography ... – Mensch Dec 18 '17 at 1:33
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    If that really is your code, no compiler will generate anything but errors. In any case, why is this tagged biblatex? Why is it tagged hyperref? You load lots of things, but don't seem to be using either of those packages. You are loading lots of pointless things: most of the ams packages are unneeded with ams classes and several of them are unneeded even with standard classes, given the others. I'm think some of them are just overriding each other in terms of font configuration. I'd recommend switching TeXShop to use UTF-8 by default and amending the input encoding for new documents. – cfr Dec 18 '17 at 1:35
  • Unfortunately, the code you have shown us so far does not show us how you generate your bibliography (it does not load any bibliography packages - in particular not biblatex). but of course that is crucial information for a question about the .bbl. Please provide a full, yet minimal MWE/MWEB that shows us what you are trying to do. – moewe Dec 18 '17 at 22:06
  • The standard problems are: tex.stackexchange.com/q/63852/35864, tex.stackexchange.com/q/154751/35864 and tex.stackexchange.com/q/286706/35864 (the last two are only relevant if you are indeed using biblatex as the tagging suggests, if not you should retag your question and read only the first link). – moewe Dec 18 '17 at 22:08
  • Any news here? Your question is lacking important detail. As it is now it cannot be answered. – moewe Dec 20 '17 at 16:22

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