[OS X TeX] Bibliography: pedestrian way works too...

Holger Frauenrath mail at frauenrath.com
Thu Jan 13 04:17:03 EST 2005

On Jan 13, 2005, at 10:04, Mohinish wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering about this: I have a rather large bibliography 
> (bibtex) file, and generally all the articles I write pick out 
> citations out of it. What I was thinking was, in order to distribute 
> just the tex file, it would be great to be able to imbed the necessary 
> bibtex entries into the file. I thought of writing an Applescript 
> which would search through all the \cite commands, extract the 
> relevant entries from a bibtex file (directory of files?) and insert 
> these at the end of the tex doc.
> 	Of course, being cr at p at Applescript, I got nowhere :(
> Does someone have something similar?
> Thanks in advance!
> -Mohinish

I may be completely wrong, but isn't it like during the BibTeX run of 
your file foo.tex, a file foo.bbl is created that contains just the 
cited references? Or is this not what you want? The references in the 
.bbl are formatted. Do you mean to embed the complete reference 


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