[OS X TeX] Crossrefs and BibDesk

Matthias Damm macplanet at macnews.de
Sun Jul 3 19:15:38 CEST 2005


Am 02.07.2005 um 03:25 schrieb Jon Hanson:

> I wish to refer to separate chapters of an edited volume.  Each  
> chapter has its own title and authors.  My reading of Kopka & Daly  
> (3rd ed) led me to think that I should thus use the "book" type for  
> the parent record and the "incollection" type for the child  
> records.  What I find is that BibDesk pulls the "Title" field from  
> the parent record and puts it in the "Title" field of the child  
> record, but I think it should go to the "Booktitle" field.  Am I  
> correct?

Yes, this is what should happen, and it is what actually happens in  
my experience -- I use crossrefs a lot for the described incollection/ 
book scenario (without and with BibDesk), and it has always worked fine.

Can you provide a sample .bib file with one book and one or some  
incollection items which does not work as expected for you?

Best,
Matthias

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