[OS X TeX] Re: Modifying bst files

Dr.John R.Vokey vokey at uleth.ca
Fri Oct 22 02:11:31 CEST 2004


If apalike is close, then the apacite package should give you what you 
want, as the commas and ``&'' and ``and'', et al. are defined in LaTeX 
variables that you can set to anything you want.  For example, setting 
\BBAY to empty will eliminate the comma between the name and the date.

On 21-Oct-04, at 6:00 PM, TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List wrote:

> Subject: Modifying bst files
> From: "Denis Chabot" <chabotd at globetrotter.net>
> Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 23:38:46 +0200
>
> Hi,
>
> There are not many bst files ready-made for biological journals, or at
> least I have not found many.
>
> I found that "apalike" was not too far from what I needed (Canadian
> Journal of Zoology). I found out how to modify it to stop some of the
> capital letters in my titles from becoming small letters (example
> straight out of the LaTeX Companion). But I need more help.
>
> For instance references in text are like (Chabot, 2004) or (Claireaux
> and Couturier, 2004). I need to remove the comma  between the name of
> the last author and the date.
>
--
John R. Vokey, PhD
Professor
B.E.R.G. - Behaviour and Evolution Research Group
Micro-Cognition Laboratory
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4
CANADA

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