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From: Richard Lawrence <richard.lawrence@berkeley.edu>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: State of the art in citations
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:53:29 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87lhuqqkx2.fsf@berkeley.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87oazondzo.fsf@gaillac.origami>

Hi Clément and all,

Clément B. <clement@autistici.org> writes:

> As for citations, I find that the most flexible way is to define
> my own link types, that allows control on both org formatting and
> export...

Replacing my inline \cite commands with custom link types is something
I've been meaning to do for a while.  Thanks for the implementation
ideas!  

I have a setup that for some people may complement the one Clément
describes.  Rather than dealing with .bib files and RefTeX, I represent
my bibliography in Org, and use org-bibtex to (re-)generate a .bib file
as needed.  Here's how it works, in brief; I described it more fully at:
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/79016/

1) I store each reading as a TODO headline using a capture template.  I
use the post-capture hook to call org-bibtex-create-in-current-entry as
appropriate.  This allows me to keep notes, links, deadlines
etc. associated with each reading in Org, as well as the bibliographic
data.

2) I have a function that uses org-map-entries to walk over the
headlines for my readings and export them to a .bib file.  This
regenerates my .bib file on an as-needed basis; the real bibliographic
database is stored in Org.  (I call this function from a Makefile, but
it could just as easily be used from within the Org export process.)

The next step, which I haven't yet implemented but which would connect
this setup to one like Clément described, would be to add behavior to
the custom link types so that *following* the link would jump to the
associated TODO entry for the reading, rather than the entry in the .bib
file.  This should be straightforward, since org-bibtex uses the
CUSTOM_ID property to store the cite key.  And jumping to my own notes
about a reference (which might further link to the original text),
rather than to a .bib file, is usually what I want.

-- 
Best,
Richard

  reply	other threads:[~2014-04-28  1:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-04-26 18:26 Clément B.
2014-04-28  1:53 ` Richard Lawrence [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2014-04-27 14:53 Clément B.
2014-04-27 15:26 ` Ken Mankoff
2014-04-27 16:05   ` Clément B.
2014-04-27 16:10     ` Ken Mankoff
2014-04-26 16:56 Clément B.
2014-04-27 13:08 ` Leonard Randall
2014-04-27 14:14   ` Clément B.
2014-04-27 14:41     ` Ken Mankoff
2014-04-27 16:01     ` Thomas S. Dye
2014-04-27 16:16       ` Ken Mankoff
2014-04-27 16:57         ` Clément B.
2014-04-27 19:20           ` John Kitchin
2014-04-27 21:30             ` Clément B.
2014-04-28 13:57             ` Julian M. Burgos
2014-04-28 13:56   ` Julian M. Burgos
2014-04-29  9:30 ` Vikas Rawal Lists
2014-04-29 15:36   ` Richard Lawrence
2014-04-29  9:30 ` Vikas Rawal Lists
2014-04-25 12:11 Julian M. Burgos
2014-04-25 15:42 ` Grant Rettke

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