[OS X TeX] Database Utility for Bibtex Databases

mark oilcan markoilcan at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 25 16:06:58 EST 2005

--- Frederick Hoyt <fmhoyt at mail.utexas.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm wondering if anyone can help me locate a tool for managing bibtex
> databases.
> I am looking for a program which will allow me to the following:
> (i) 	Search a bibtex database, returning a list of entries, and then 
> export/print this list of results as a .bib file.
> (ii)	Define subsets of a database
> In generally, what I'm trying to do is have one big bibtex database, 
> for which I can define task/project/discipline-specific subsets, and 
> which I can use for generating smaller .bib files on the fly.

Sounds like a job for bibtool. There is an i-installer package for it,
but it is a command line utility. Documentation and the source code can
be found here:


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