[OS X TeX] modify @incollection type

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Mon Aug 29 20:42:31 CEST 2011

On 29.08.2011, at 20:23, Stephen Hansen wrote:

> I am trying to use bibtex to create a reference to an article within a book, and I would like the reference to include the book's author rather than its editor. 
> More specifically, I'd like the reference to begin with the following structure.
> Articleauthor, 'Articletitle,' in Bookauthor, Booktitle. xxx
> I have tried using the incollection type within BibDesk, and playing around with bibliography styles (I use natbib, and have used the associated styles), but whenever I introduce Bookauthor into the editor field, it always appends something like "editor" or "(ed.)" to Bookauthor.
> Does anybody have any ideas on how to address this issue?

This is not really a BibDesk issue but one of the style you're using.

In short: none of the traditional bibtex styles supports bookauthors (it least none did last time I checked), only biblatex does. So if you want to handle bookauthors properly, change to biblatex (which I can recommend anyway. Actually, it was the support for bookauthor which made me switch to biblatex originally).

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