# [OS X TeX] (OT) bibliography

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Thu May 11 11:44:12 EDT 2006

On May 11, 2006, at 10:20 AM, Gerrit Glabbart wrote:

>
> Am 11.05.2006 um 15:32 schrieb Themis Matsoukas:
>
>> I have a latex file with its bbl companion, which looks like
>>
>>    \begin{thebibliography}{}
>>    \bibitem{foo1}
>>     ...
>>    \end{thebibliography}
>>
>> This produces a /numbered/ list of references. Is it possible to
>> suppress the numbers in the reference list? I mean, is there a
>> simple change that I can make in the bbl file that would suppress
>> these numbers? Obviously, I am trying to avoid having to create a
>> bib file out of the bbl which I could then run with latex/bibtex
>> and the appropriate bst.  I tried \bibitem[]{foo1}, which indeed
>> removes the numbers but still prints the empty brackets [] in
>> front of each reference.
>
>
> Does this work? (I haven't tried it, but found it by chance recently)
>
> ---------------------
>
> No Labels in Bibliography
> with
>
> \renewcommand\@biblabel[1]{}

Yes!

with a small difference: not by placing the command in the latex
preamble, as suggested in the tug web page, but by putting it in an
sty file that is then imported with \usepackage.

Thanks!

Themis

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