[OS X TeX] comment character in bib-files

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 30 15:08:10 EST 2006

On 30 Mar 2006, at 21:59, Armin Goralczyk wrote:

> I would like to comment fields in my bib file so they don't appear  
> in the bibliography. As far as I know the comment charcter %  
> doesn't work but what can I use instead? I don't want to delete the  
> fields. The stored information should just not appear in the  
> bibliography. I use bibliography style plain and do not plan on  
> writing my own style (seems to complicated).

rename the field to something that isn't used otherwise:

	note = {some note that you might want to hide}
	xxxnote = {some note that you might want to hide}

Unrecognised fields are ignored and effectively act as comments (L.  
Lamport, 2nd edition, p 161).


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