[OS X TeX] BibDesk import (was Endnote 8)
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Thu Dec 2 11:40:17 EST 2004
On Dec 2, 2004, at 12:04 AM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Dec 1, 2004, at 19:16, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> isi2xml file.isi | xml2bib works correctly.
>> You are right. I also emailed the author and he has corrected his
>> isi2xml utility so that it works without having to modify anything in
>> the ISI formatted file. He should be posting the new version soon.
> That's good news. A further note on BibDesk: you can use its "Open
> Using Filter..." menu item to import files from Web of Science
> directly into BibDesk using isi2xml or other shell commands.
> You'll get a standard open panel with a text field labeled "Filter
> Shell Command" near the bottom; in the text field, enter
> '/usr/local/bin/isi2xml | /usr/local/bin/xml2bib' (no quotes, and
> substitute /usr/local/bin/* for the paths on your system). Select
> your isi file, and click the "Open" button.
That is beautiful! I was wondering what "Open Using Filter..." does. :-)
> I'm copying the bibdesk-users mailing list on this, since this feature
> is apparently undocumented, although it's been part of the program for
Thank you for mentioning a mailing list. I have subscribed from the
BibDesk web site.
All the best,
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