I'm getting error running custom processor with the args of pandoc while adding a .bib that is inside my iCloud Drive

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21 Apr, 2021 10:12 PM


This are the args: -f markdown+smart -t html5 --citeproc --bibliography /Users/julio/Library/Mobile Documents/com~apple~CloudDocs/Documentos/Biblioteca/Bibliografia/Referencias.bib

I get "error running custom processor" with this: pandoc: Documents/com~apple~CloudDocs/Documentos/Biblioteca/Bibliografia/Referencias.bib: openBinaryFile: does not exist (No such file or directory)

If I change the location to my local drive with another .bib file the error goes away. I don't know what is causing the trouble using the .bib file inside iCloud.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 21 Apr, 2021 11:01 PM

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    You need to escape the space in Mobile Documents, either with a backslash or double quote the whole path.


  2. 2 Posted by Jvet on 23 Apr, 2021 02:10 PM

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    Thank you, it worked. All the spaces need to have a "\ ".

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 23 Apr, 2021 02:12 PM

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    Correct. It works just like on a Terminal command line where spaces
    would cause it to assume it was a new argument.


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