[OS X TeX] bibtex and Japanese (or Chinese)
jonathan_lewis at mac.com
Tue Nov 13 19:31:16 EST 2007
It goes without saying that you're more likely to find answers to
these questions written in Japanese than in English :-)
I haven't tried this myself but the following page offers basic
advice about Japanese in bibtex:
As far as sorting names is concerned, as with any other database of
Japanese personal names, you create a field with the kana version of
the name and sort on that.
As regards the order of name/surname, they enter names in the
奥野 正寛 and 鈴村 興太郎
So no automatic ordering of name/surname takes place.
Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo
> That's what it seems I'll have to do, though I don't know if I'll
> be easily able to modify it to recognize Japanese names to
> correctly order last names. That's also why I was hoping there was
> a package for this.
> Googling again now, it seems biblatex might be a good package to
> attempt this with, seeing as jurabib only got close to Chicago
> format. Though the prospect of writing the format from scratch is
> somewhat unsettling.
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