[OS X TeX] bibtex and Japanese (or Chinese)
simon at simifilm.ch
Wed Nov 14 07:51:27 CET 2007
On 14.11.2007, at 00:57, Álex Bueno wrote:
> On 13 Nov 2007, at 12:59 pm, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> You can probably do this by adding a BibTeX field for your
>> translations, e.g. Title-Kanji and Author-Kanji, then modifying
>> a .bst file to print those appropriately. If you use XeTeX and
>> UTF-8 for your .tex and .bib file, this will likely work, but
>> don't try and sort by those fields.
> That's what it seems I'll have to do, though I don't know if I'll
> be easily able to modify it to recognize Japanese names to
> correctly order last names. That's also why I was hoping there was
> a package for this.
> Googling again now, it seems biblatex might be a good package to
> attempt this with, seeing as jurabib only got close to Chicago
> format. Though the prospect of writing the format from scratch is
> somewhat unsettling.
I don't know whether it helps you with your Japanese problem, but IME
biblatex is simply one of the greatest improvements for working with
LaTeX/BibTeX for quite some time.
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