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Attila Molnar

Thank you, it is a great help.

My case is a bit tricky, because of the regulations of the biology faculty, the thesis must be provided in ".docx" :( . However, I am so comfortable with Emacs, since I use it every day to work, and so alien to any kind of office app, that writing my thesis in org mode, then formatting it in some office app on completion will be more efficient than using an office app from the beginning. It will also have some code in it, so I can use babel to make it reproductible. However, during the org-mode phase it would be nice to export it to .pdf, and when all is finished I will able to publish it to GitHub.

I use org-latex-export-to-pdf, and you as you said it gave me a hard time with a 'undefined citation' error, it has a strange solution: one should use texi2dvi as a .pdf exporter:

(setq org-latex-pdf-process (list "texi2dvi -p -b -V %f"))

then it works perfectly with one call.

I export the .bib file from Zotero.

and you are totally right I should not overkill this one, since this will be my first thesis.