[OS X TeX] capitalization solution in bibtex bib files

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at engr.psu.edu
Tue Sep 29 03:22:25 CEST 2009

On Sep 28, 2009, at 4:09 PM, David Airey wrote:

> Various sources online suggest enclosing parts of the citation in an
> extra set of curly brackets {} to maintain capitalization if it is
> lost. Since my citations are usually science citations with lots of
> lame acronyms and capitals, what is wrong with enclosing the whole
> title as a matter of course with and extra set of brackets?
> Title = {{...}}
> to preserve capitals in my bibliography, rather than
> Title = {...{}...{}...}, etc.?

With Title = {{...}} you will force the capitalization of your title  
as it appears in the bib file. If a bib style calls for the title to  
appear in full capitals, your approach will prevent that from  
happening. If that's not a concern for you, I don't see a problem with  
your approach.


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