[OS X TeX] Papers or BibDesk?

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Mon Apr 30 09:01:19 EDT 2007

On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 29 avr. 07 à 21:18, Oliver Buerschaper a écrit :
>> On the other hand BibDesk is rather stable and for my purposes it does a 
>> good job keeping all my references together. However, I miss a few things 
>> like being able to group papers into subcategories of first level groups. 
>> But still BibDesk has been my number one choice for quite some time (and 
>> will probably remain so for a little while ;-)
> Do you mean it's possible with BibDesk to group papers based on various types 
> of metadata, and then to filter out and sort them and prepare lists of the 
> output? That's the kind of things I did more than a decade ago with FileMaker 
> Pro (not for papers, it was for organizing a conference), but I'm wondering 
> whether BibDesk could do this.
> To be more specific: below are examples of lists I do currently through 
> tedious cut-and-paste, which is clearly sub-efficient:
> <http://homepage.mac.com/bvoisin/.cv/bvoisin/Sites/.Public/Gorodtsov-All.pdf-zip.zip>
> <http://homepage.mac.com/bvoisin/.cv/bvoisin/Sites/.Public/Gorodtsov-Waves.pdf-zip.zip>

I've tried to take a look, but it seems you took away the access.

> That's the kind of functionality I'm interested in for BibDesk at the moment,

All this sounds as what I need too. Unfortunately, I would not have time 
in the coming 1-2 months, but it seems I have to try BibDesk, may be 
following your steps.


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