MMD -> PDF with BibTeX compilation posssible?


the new possibility to export directly MMD to PDF is really amazing. Thank you for that. In this context I have a question. Can you also tell the compiler that it should run BibTeX? That would be great because then I could export directly to PDF with citations.

best regards


Sorry, I’m not answering your question. But how do you go straight from MMD to PDF? I’m not seeing the option. (Yes, I have v 2.3)

Thanks for your answer. The direct PDF export is a new feature of 2.3 release which required a working TeX distribution. Have you installed a TeX distribution like MacTeX? Otherwise the option won’t appear.

Aha, makes sense. No, I don’t have a TEX distribution.

Good. One ‘solution’ is done :wink:

This is from Ioa’s announcement of MMD 3 compatibility:


Hi MrGruff,

thank you for this information. However, very sorry to hear it. I hope that the option will be implemented in future.

best regards

Hi Fabian,

if you compile the *.bib file in another Latex Editor and copy the created files to /Users/XXX/Library/texmf/ the references are working.

The *.bbl and *.blg file must have the same name as the *.pdf you created.

I find this workaround easier for me than compile the MMD->Latex and than the pdf.

regards, Chris
p.s: Scrivener 2.3.5 beta on mac.