problem with a variable in pdfinfo, probably something obvious
marchywka at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 18 00:01:38 CEST 2020
Thanks. For my workflow, I just want to put a link on the clipboard and have
a script extract the best, or eventually every bibtex entry. Usually the publisher webpages
have the info but in some cases the downloaded pdf has a doi - scraping is ambiguous
though and you can end up with an unrelated doi...
I also have in my termplate a title page with an appendix for citing info that contains
a copy/paste bibtex entry. This should be extractable with pdf2text but the exif data
would be less amibiguous.
I do not currently have a complete bibtex exif entry just fields but now that you mention it
I should try to do that but may make it in bash instead of with tex :)
I also dropped BomTex activity for now but the bill-of-materials aspect looks like a great way to
get commercial interest and it can even be combined to maybe track
revenue for authors... Machine readable here may make ordering from a document
From: texhax <texhax-bounces+marchywka=hotmail.com at tug.org> on behalf of Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:48 PM
To: texhax at tug.org
Subject: Re: problem with a variable in pdfinfo, probably something obvious
On 17/06/2020 15:05, Mike Marchywka wrote:
> I'm trying to include bib info in the pdf file in a machine readable format
> and it mostly works.
Please also see a proposal from Frode Hegland and Jacob Voß for the
emerging Visual-Meta method (http://visual-meta.info/) of embedding
visible metadata in BiBTeX format.
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