remove all the \protect's in front of \MF and \BibTeX Done. Thanks. I don't quite remember the outcome of our previous discussion about I didn't either, which is why I didn't do anything about it until I could go back and look. this, but didn't we decide to move /tex/mft to the top-level. I think we did agree on this. Objections, anyone? introduce another search path variable for MFTINPUTS in kpathsea Yes, absolutely.