[OS X TeX] URLs in bibliographic entries
simon at simifilm.ch
Sat Dec 16 02:32:37 EST 2006
On 15.12.2006, at 18:43, Alan Munn wrote:
> At 12:11 PM -0500 12/15/06, Nathan Paxton wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Another question of basic difficulty. I've done some googling,
>> but it's not quite clear what I need to do.
>> I have a number of biblio entries in BibDesk that have URLs to
>> WWW versions of the papers I cite. I'm using the natbib package,
>> with a chicago.bst reference style. How can I get the reference
>> list to print out the URLs of the papers (which it won't do right
>> now)? I've seen some stuff on the url.sty package, but I can't
>> figure out how to get that to work within my document.
> The chicago.bst style was probably not designed with URLs in mind.
> If it was, URLs should print automatically with it. So you need to
> make a new bst file using custombib to replicate the chicago style
> with URLs included. Towards the end of the custombib prompts there
> is an item "Include REVTeX data fields" to allow you to output
> other information like URLs.
> To make the new .bst file type "latex makebst" into a terminal
> window (assuming your TeX installation was set up to use the
> command line as well.) and follow the prompts. You'll probably
> need a good written description of the chicago style that you need
> at hand to answer all of the questions.
Forget makebst and bibtex strange language and try biblatex. It's a
package which allows all bibtex formatting with LaTeX commands. It's
extremely powerful and although it's only at version 0.5 already very
stable and useable.
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