[OS X TeX] OT: low-tech bibliographic hyperlinking

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Thu May 3 08:35:19 EDT 2007

On Thu, 3 May 2007, Simon Spiegel wrote:
> On 03.05.2007, at 14:11, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>> I find myself in exactly the same situation with the time, bibliography 
>> (etc.)... The citation requirement that you describe above are provided by 
>> Springer's package llncs2e (Lecture Notes in Computer Science):
>> http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/lncs?SGWID=5-164-7-72376-0
>> Instructions how to use the llncs style are provided inside the package and 
>> will take you about half an hour.
>> It seems that most of the conferences in CompSci and math foundations, use 
>> llncs style. I have no idea about Springer's packages in pure math and 
>> physics, so it might be that the rest of the llncs package would not fit 
>> your other typesetting requirements. In particular, hyperref works but 
>> you'll get the references list with the year labels.
>> I've tried to get the same effect for the references (because I think they 
>> look good) without llncs, in the hard way you describe, but haven't 
>> managed. You can fetch (take a look at) my "test-bibl.tex", its pdf, etc. 
>> from:
>> http://stp.ling.uu.se/~rloukano/tests/
>> It does seem that we have to switch to BiBTeX, as I used it in the past, 
>> and learn BibDesc as soon as time lets...
> I guess you mean BibDesk. If so: There's little to learn about BibDesk which 
> will help you with the format of your bibliography. BibDesk is "just" a 
> database for bibtex files, it has no influence on how your document looks 
> (Don't get me wrong, it's a terrific,

At least, I think that I am getting you rightly about one thing: I have to 
put my hands on it (some things may take just few minutes of us, but 
ages to get to the right moment for that to happen :)

> it just isn't a bibtex style). 
> Biblatex, on the other hand, is a bibtex style which is highly configurable. 
> It basically handles all bibtex formatting over to LaTeX which means a level 
> of flexibility and ease of use no other bibtex style has.

Then this is a must too.


> simon

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