# [OS X TeX] Filmography with BibTeX

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Wed Apr 27 08:19:50 EDT 2005

On 19.04.2005, at 15:11, Thomas Schröder wrote:

>
> Am 17.04.2005 um 14:27 schrieb Simon Spiegel:
>
>> "citefull=first" results in the display of the complete filmography
>> entry, including director and country which I both don't want. After
>> more digging and tweaking of jurabib.bst I managed that
>> \citetitleonly gives me "Full title (year)". This is already quite
>> nice, unfortunately I still don't know how I can force it to only
>> display the short title and no year for every additional quoatation.
>>
>> By default \citetitleonly gives the short title (it only gives me the
>> full title now because I tweaked jurabib.bst). So I though I could
>> use "citefull=first" and I tried to tweak it so that it does display
>> what I want at the first time. But I failed. As I said, I'm not a
>> programmer, so when I tweak the .bst file I only have a very limited
>> understanding of what I'm doing. ;) I think "citefull=first" just
>> automatically takes the complete bibliography entry and puts it in
>> the text, so I can't alter this from the .bst file.
>>
>> So, I'm still searching…
>
> I've been doing a little hacking of jurabib today, but it's very hard
> to make sense of it. I kind of get what you want in several places but
> not everything at the same time. I guess your safest bet would be to
> succumb to doing it by hand i.e. cite the title only and then use
> \nextciteshort to tell jurabib that you only want the short title for
> further citations. This solution isn't as automatic as you'd like it
> because you have to know when you cite a film for the first time in
> your document but it's still better than having to do everything by
> hand.

Automation is what I'm looking for, otherwise I could just use jurabib
\citefield command.

But thanks for your efforts

simi
>
> I've prepared 2 example files, a .tex and a .bib file:
>
> ---------
>
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage[annote=true]{jurabib}
> \begin{document}
>
> \renewcommand*{\jbtitlefont}{\scshape}
>
> \begin{description}
>
> \item[First citation:] \citefield{title}{Kubrick.S:1964}
>
> \nextciteshort{Kubrick.S:1964}
>
> \item[Second citation:] \cite{Kubrick.S:1964}
>
> \end{description}
>
> \bibliography{Film}
> \bibliographystyle{jurabib}
>
> \end{document}
>
> ---------
>
> And the the bib file:
>
> ---------
> @misc{Kubrick.S:1964,
> 	Address = {GB},
> 	Author = {Kubrick, Stanley},
> 	Sortkey = {dr_strangelove_or},
> 	Title = {Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love
> the Bomb},
> 	Annote = {(Dr. Seltsam oder Wie ich lernte, die Bombe zu lieben)},
> 	juraauthor = {Dr. Strangelove},
> 	Year = {1964}}
> ---------
>
> Also, the German title is set apart in the references. Not quite what
> you had in mind but better than nothing, eh?
>
> Maybe you should get back to the author of jurabib. If he doesn't want
> to put in your requests he might at least be able to tell you _where_
> to hack in jurabib, so you don't get a full citation but only the
> title. I figure the citation is put together from the various
> variables like author, title, title-addon, address and year and there
> should be some way to patch that so that only the title will be put
> in. But as I said, I couldn't make too much sense of it all :-(
>
> Best wishes, Thomas
>
>
>     Ciao, Thomas
>
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