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How to replace the "and" between two authors with the "and" in Chinese?

Postby jjmm » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:21 pm


I am typing a Chinese document by latex on Mac, TexStudio. Part of my bibliography are in Chinese. I do not have any problem showing the Chinese texts and bibliography, but have trouble replacing the citation "Smith and Johnson (1998)” with “Smith 與 Johnson (1998)”, where "與", the character between “Smith" and “Johnson” is the “and” in Chinese. In other words, I try to change the “ and “ between the two authors to Chinese.

I understand I need to rewrite the following lines in the .bst file

  1. FUNCTION {bst.cite.and}
  2. { " and " } % (default)


  1. FUNCTION {bst.cite.and}
  2. %{ " and " } % (default)
  3. { " 與 " } %

However, when I compile the tex file, it shows "Smith ? Johnson (1998)”. It can’t read the “ and “ in Chinese. I am able to replace the "and" with something else, like "\&" I use XeLaTex. Is there any solution? Thank you very much!!


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Postby Johannes_B » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:36 pm

I am almost sure BibTeX cannot handle this.

Are you open to using the more modern biblatex with biber? It can handle utf8 and different languages easily. -> ... _and_biber
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