[OS X TeX] aid with urlbst on a custom-bib file
simon at lisney.co.uk
Sun Aug 27 15:56:18 EDT 2006
Thanks a lot for your feedback Norman. I will check out the
information you have
updated and give it another go.
On 27 Aug 2006, at 16:47, Norman Gray wrote:
> Simon, hello.
> On 2006 Aug 24 , at 20.46, Simon Lisney wrote:
>> I am not sure if urlbst will work on a custom-bib created .bst but
>> wanted to give it a go.
> Urlbst won't work on _everything_ (the parsing is already very
> messy), but I'd hope it would work on custom-bib output. If not,
> do let me know.
>> then entered;
>> urlbst [mystyle.bst [mynewstyle.bst]]
>> but it did not run.
> I take it that you entered that text literally, yes? (as Mark
> Oilcan remarked, it's useful to cut-and-paste exactly what the
> response was).
> The square brackets are a conventional way of showing optional
> (Unix) arguments, so 'urlbst [input-file [output-file]]' indicates
> that usages
> urlbst input-file
> urlbst input-file output-file
> will all be accepted by the script. Where a file is missing, the
> input or output will be from/to the standard input and standard
> output respectively (ie, the keyboard and the screen by default).
> Though the urlbst webpage has an example command line, I realise
> now that the manual doesn't. So I've added one, and you can find
> that at <http://nxg.me.uk/dist/urlbst/urlbst.pdf>. If you spot any
> other infelicities in the manual, now would be a good time to point
> them out.
> All the best,
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