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pybtex ā€” BibTeX-compatible bibliography processor in Python

Synopsis

pybtex [ options ] auxfile.aux

Description

Pybtex reads citation information from a LaTeX .aux file and produces a formatted bibliography. Pybtex understands BibTeX .bib and .bst style files and can be used as a drop-in replacement for BibTeX.

Besides BibTeX .bib files, BibTeXML and YAML bibliography files are supported.

It is also possible to define bibliography formatting styles in Python.

General Optons

--version

show program's version number and exit

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

--strict

turn warnings into errors

--terse

ignored for compatibility with BibTeX

--min-crossrefs=NUMBER

include item after NUMBER crossrefs; default 2

-f FORMAT, --bibliography-format=FORMAT

bibliograpy format (bibtex, bibtexml, yaml)

-b BACKEND, --output-backend=BACKEND

output backend (docutils, html, latex, markdown, plaintext)

-s STYLE, --style=STYLE

bibliography formatting style

-l LANGUAGE, --style-language=LANGUAGE

style definition language to use (bibtex or python)

Pythonic Style Options

--label-style=STYLE

label formatting style (alpha, number)

--name-style=STYLE

name formatting style (lastfirst, plain)

--sorting-style=STYLE

sorting style (author_year_title, none)

--abbreviate-names

use abbreviated name formatting style

Encoding Options

-e ENCODING, --encoding=ENCODING

default encoding

--bibtex-encoding=ENCODING

--bst-encoding=ENCODING

--output-encoding=ENCODING

See Also

https://pybtex.org/

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2017-01-20 0.21 Pybtex