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Pepe93
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bibtex: @book-fields

Postby Pepe93 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 1:14 pm

Hi to all,

I want to insert some references (articles, proceedings-publications and also books) into my bib-file.
If I start typing "@arti..." (for article) TeXnicCenter automatically offers me the fields for the article entries.
But doing the same with "@book.." does not work.
Do I have to write all the fields for the book everytime myself, or is there also an auto-complete-option for the books?

Thanks in advance
Pepe

alebreez
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Postby alebreez » Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:42 pm

Hi Pepe,

No you don't have to write *all* fields just the mandatory ones. For @book entry the mandatory fields are: author or editor, title, publisher, year.

For more information you may look at this reference: ftp://ftp.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/bib ... ttb_en.pdf

Hope this helps......

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vserghi
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Postby vserghi » Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:26 pm

Try this bit of software called JabRef http://jabref.sourceforge.net/. It is open-source and it is very easy to use. You can use an existing bib file or create a new one.

It needs Java installed and is supposed to work on Windoze, Linux and Mac OSX.
Vas

Pepe93
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Postby Pepe93 » Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:29 pm

Thanks to both.
I will have a closer look to the jabref-tool. Looks interesting...


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