[texhax] string definition - abbreviations for journals in a bib file

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Feb 14 15:13:22 CET 2011

Am 14.02.2011 15:01, schrieb Olga Lyashevska:

>>> %Journal short strings manually defined
>>> @STRING(JVS = "J. Veg. Sci.``)
>> that should be:
>> @STRING{JVS = "J. Veg. Sci."}
> For some reason every time  I type " I get two single quotes in Vim, but
> it is another problem.
> I do not have an error now, however my final output still looks like:
> Botta-Dukat, Z., Wilson, J. B., Oct. 2005. Rao’s quadratic entropy as a
> measure of functional diversity based on multiple traits. JVS 16 (5),
> 533–540.
> Apparently, bibtex can see both files, but for some reason it doesn't
> use the string value for JVS? Why?


I suppose you have in the bibtex data entry something like

journal = {JVS},

but it should be

journal = JVS,

if it shpould be replaced by the defined string.


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