[texhax] Bibliographystyle which sorts by year
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Mon Jun 25 11:33:24 CEST 2007
On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Victor Ivrii wrote:
> I have a strange problem: the same author's name appears in different
> variants in different papers: say J. Doe, Joe Doe, J. W. Doe, Joe W.
> Doe (etc). Then bibliographystyle alpha would list J. Doe first
> (sorting by year), then J. W. Doe, etc.
> * Is there any way to tell LaTeX that this is the same author
> (without replacing all these names by one)?
I'm guessing you're using BibTeX. There's a nice trick in item 13 on
which amounts to putting these in the database with
author="J[oe W.] Doe"
author="Joe[ W.] Doe"
author="J[oe] W. Doe"
author="Joe W. Doe"
> * Is there a bibliographystile which sorts by year, author rather than
> by author, year as alpha doe?
There's a package on CTAN called custom-bib. With this package, you
LaTeX a particular file, LaTeX interactively asks you a bunch of
questions about what you want your bibliography to be like, and it
creates a bibliography style based on your answers. One of the
questions it asks is whether you want references to be sorted by
author, year, reverse year, or not at all.
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