File Extension BBL

File type: TeX/BibTeX BiBLiographic reference file

About the BBL file type:

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The BBL file extension is employed in the identification of reference files of Tex/ BibTex Bibliographic. BibTex is actually an add-on to TeX which is a typesetting application for technical writing. BibTex specifically enables a user to typeset bibliographies of reports and documents. In order to open, edit or access the file extension .bbl, one would require a BibTeX or Tex. Tex is a typesetting system that had been used in standardizing the appearance of the typefaces and fonts in every computer and creating books with ease. Typesetting was once done by means of various blocks of metal or wood with the fonts or typefaces etched on their surfaces. Before the dawn of the computer age, this method had been practiced for the mass production of publications and books. The TeX system digitally recreates the said process. A number of programs that create files use the said system in using specific typesetting and typefaces. Among the programs notably using the TeX system is the word processor LaTeX which is supported by the system.

Detailed information for file extension BBL

Category: Text files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: BibTex, LaTeX.
Open with Linux: N/A
The program BibTeX is another program that employs the TeX system along with the file extension BBL in creating documents and files. The said application is utilized in the creation of references that employ the TeX typesetting system. The BibTeX program had been conceived in order to separate the source document from the reference lists. Bibliographies or reference lists are utilized in the storage of cited or sorted references in a written work. These are frequently attached to research studies and written papers.