[OS X TeX] [ANN] BibDesk 0.99.3 available

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Wed May 11 16:23:34 CEST 2005

On May 11, 2005, at 06:05, James Owen wrote:

> I would like to be able to sort all the citations in a bib file,  
> (by date et al.) and then resave the file, and have the bib text  
> file reflect the sorting that has just been done.

BibDesk doesn't support this at present, I'm afraid, so you'll need  
to use BibTool.  Please file an enhancement request.

> On a related note, when performing an export to html format,  
> although the html will reflect the sort column which has been used,  
> it does not reflect the sign of the sort. For example, if you save  
> by date, the oldest citations will always be at the top, even if in  
> the bibliography the sorting column has been selected to have the  
> newest citations appear at the top.
> This is a general issue, the same thing happens when sorting by  
> first author. Authors beginning with 'A' will always appear at the  
> top of the html file.

Please file a bug report.

> Can this be fixed?
> Does BibDesk interact with Spotlight in any way?

We're working on it.  I've previously posted here about the  
mdimporter plugin.


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