[OS X TeX] BibDesk preview

Jan Hegewald rurapente at gmx.de
Thu Mar 30 12:35:15 EST 2006

Am 30.03.2006 um 17:35 schrieb Adam R. Maxwell:

> On Mar 30, 2006, at 06:23, Jan Hegewald wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have a little issue with BibDesk not displaying custom entries  
>> of a publication. Can anyone confirm this or is there something  
>> wrong with my setup?
>> Example:
>> - use BibDesk to add a new publication of type "webpage" in your .bib
>> - enter some stuff, e.g. the year
>> - things will show in the preview (maybe url is missing, this  
>> depende on the selected \bibliographystyle)
>> - add a new field, "Author" and enter some names.
>> - refresh preview: no author is displayed.
> I just checked; this only appears to happen with the "webpage"  
> type, probably because it's not a type recognized by the style I  
> use (natbib/apalike).

No, this also happens for the "techreport" publication if I add a  
"Note" field.

> http://www.google.com/search?ie=utf8&oe=utf8&q=bibtex+webpage+type
> reveals that this is used by urlbst; the TeX FAQ has more info on  
> using urlbst.  Changes to "Author" in standard BibTeX types are  
> recognized by the TeX preview, so this doesn't appear to be a  
> BibDesk-specific problem.

But Author is already present in most other publication types, so one  
won't notice.

>> If edit previewtemplate.tex by hand and typeset via TeXShop or  
>> Terminal, everything works as expected.
> What changes to previewtemplate.tex are made?

I only replaced <<File>>  and <<Style>> with the appropriate names.  
Because it works fine this way I assumed it is BibDesk's fault here.

Please tell me if there is anything I can do to assist to locate this  

-- Jan
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