[OS X TeX] Cross-references in BibDesk
amunn at msu.edu
Fri Mar 23 21:26:25 CET 2007
At 4:21 PM -0400 3/23/07, Alan Munn wrote:
>I make a book entry for some collection, with the Title, Editor,
>Date and Publisher information filled in.
>For each article in the collection, I select the book entry and use
>Make New Publication with Crossref. This publication will be the
>When I do this, BibDesk puts the title of the book in the title
>field of the Incollection rather than in the booktitle field. This
>means that I have to override the title information with the article
>title and re-enter the book title into the appropriate field.
>Is this the expected behaviour, or am I doing something wrong? If
>it is the expected behaviour, why is it this way rather than putting
>the cross-referenced title into the booktitle field?
Answering my own question, I now see that this is a preference
setting. (So I was doing something wrong).
>P.S. The search function on the BibDesk help never seems to get the
>links right. So if I type "crossreference" into the help search
>box, I get the correct list of links, but clicking on the links
>leads to the wrong place. For example, the first link that comes up
>is to section 5.3.4 (which is correct), but the link ends up at
>5.3.3 (which is the wrong section). Similarly, the 3rd link is to
>section 10.10 but the link ends up in section 11.7
This of course was the source of my problem ;-) It makes it a little
hard to RTFM.
amunn at msu.edu
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and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages Fax. +1-517-432-2736
Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824 Tel. +1-517-355-7491
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