[texhax] Bibliographystyle which sorts by year

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Tue Jun 26 05:19:38 CEST 2007

On  25 Jun, 2007, at 02:36, Victor Ivrii wrote:

> I have a strange problem: the same author's name appears in different
> variants in different papers: say J. Doe, Joe Doe, J. W. Doe, Joe W.
> Doe (etc). Then bibliographystyle alpha would list J. Doe first
> (sorting by year), then J. W. Doe, etc.
> * Is there any way to tell LaTeX that this is the same author (without
> replacing all these names by one)?
> * Is there a bibliographystile which sorts by year, author rather than
> by author, year as alpha doe?

  Will Robertson wrote to the XeTeX mailing list:

> I can highly recommend the biblatex package. It is, without
> exception, superior to every other bibtex interface package that I've
> looked at. It supports more metadata, more citation formats, and has
> a highly customisable bibliography format. It can also do per section/
> chapter bibliographies, as well as "keyword" bibliographies, where
> only cited references that contain certain keywords are included.

I haven't tried, but it seems really good. You might want to take a  
look at the documentation:




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