pybtex-format man page

pybtex-format — format bibliography database as human-readable text


pybtex-format [ options ] in_filename out_filename


pybtex-format formats bibliography database as human-readable text.

General Optons

show program's version number and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
turn warnings into errors
-f FORMAT, --bibliography-format=FORMAT
bibliograpy format (bibtex, bibtexml, yaml)
-b BACKEND, --output-backend=BACKEND
output backend (docutils, html, latex, markdown, plaintext)
include item after NUMBER crossrefs; default 2
allow BibTeX entries without keys and generate unnamed-<number> keys for them
-s STYLE, --style=STYLE
bibliography formatting style

Pythonic Style Options

label formatting style (alpha, number)
name formatting style (lastfirst, plain)
sorting style (author_year_title, none)
use abbreviated name formatting style

Encoding Options

-e ENCODING, --encoding=ENCODING
default encoding



See Also


2016-03-17 0.20.1 Pybtex