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From: Leonard Randall <leonard.a.randall@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Bug: Error with org-bibtex export with tags when using custom bibtypes [8.2.5h (8.2.5h-82-gd91d4b-elpaplus @ /Users/leonardaveryrandall/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20140324/)]
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:47:14 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMRQoAnoNowgppV_y15vuzZ0EBHaiaw-1ZQ0-87jC8RGVKnoxw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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When I attempt to run M-x org-bibtex on a .org file with non-standard
bibtex types that have a tag, they fail to export if
org-bibtex-tags-are-keywords is set to t. This persists even if I add the
bibtex type to org-bibtex-types.  I checked, and this problem persists with
a minimal init file, and a minimal org file. I have also checked, and I get
the same problem with Emacs 24.3.5 from emacsforosx.  I just started using
org-bibtex so I do not know how far the bug goes back.

Here is a minimal example that gets the bug.

** Critique of Practical Reason :ex:
:TITLE: Critique of Practical Reason
:BOOKTITLE: Practical Philosophy
:BTYPE: bookinbook
:CUSTOM_ID: Kant:1996a
:AUTHOR: Kant, Immanuel
:PAGES: 133--276
:TRANSLATOR: Gregor, Mary J
:EDITOR: Gregor, Mary J
:YEAR:  1996
:PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press
:ADDRESS: Cambridge UK

I press ``M-x org-bibtex'' it returns ``Bibtex error on "Critique of
Practical Reason"". This error does not occur if I change ``BTYPE" to
``book'' or if I remove the tag ``:ex:'' from the headline. As I noted
above, I added ``bookinbook'' to the org-bibtex-types and added the
appropriate fields there and in org-bibtex-fields.

Here is a minimal init:

(setq org-bibtex-types
     (:description . "An article from a journal or magazine")
     (:required :author :title :journal :year)
     (:optional :volume :number :pages :month :note :annote :url :abstract
:keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A book with an explicit publisher")
     (:required (:editor :author) :title :publisher :year)
     (:optional (:volume :number) :series (:address :location) :edition
:month :note :annote :url :abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A part of a book, which could be, and once was, its
own book.")
     (:required :title (:chapter :pages) :publisher :year :booktitle)
     (:optional :crossref :author :editor :volume :translator :number
:series :type :address :location :edition :note :annote :url :abstract
:keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A work that is printed and bound, but without a named
publisher or sponsoring institution.")
     (:required :title)
     (:optional :author :howpublished (:address :location) :month :year
:note :annote :url :abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "")
     (:required :author :title :booktitle :year)
     (:optional :editor :pages :organization :publisher (:address
:location) :month :note :annote :url :abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A part of a book, which may be a chapter (or section
or whatever) and/or a range of pages.")
     (:required (:author :editor) :title (:chapter :pages) :publisher :year)
     (:optional :crossref (:volume :number) :series :type (:address
:location) :edition :month :note :annote :url :abstract :keywords :file
     (:description . "A part of a book having its own title.")
     (:required :author :title :booktitle :publisher :year)
     (:optional :crossref :editor (:volume :number) :series :type :chapter
:pages (:address :location) :edition :month :note :annote :url :abstract
:keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "An article in a conference proceedings")
     (:required :author :title :booktitle :year)
     (:optional :crossref :editor (:volume :number) :series :pages
(:address :location) :month :organization :publisher :note :annote :url
:abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "Technical documentation.")
     (:required :title)
     (:optional :author :organization (:address :location) :edition :month
:year :note :annote :url :abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A Masterâ EURO (tm)s thesis.")
     (:required :author :title :school :year)
     (:optional :type (:address :location) :month :note :annote :url
:abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "Use this type when nothing else fits.")
     (:optional :author :crossref :booktitle :date :title :howpublished
:month :year :note :annote :location :url :abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A PhD thesis.")
     (:required :author :title :school :year)
     (:optional :type (:address :location) :month :note :annote :url
:abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "The proceedings of a conference.")
     (:required :title :year)
     (:optional :editor (:volume :number) :series (:address :location)
:month :organization :publisher :note :annote :url :abstract :keywords
:file :uri))
     (:description . "A report published by a school or other institution.")
     (:required :author :title :institution :year)
     (:optional :type (:address :location) :month :note :annote :url
:abstract :keywords :file :uri))
     (:description . "A document having an author and title, but not
formally published.")
     (:required :author :title :note)
     (:optional :month :year :annote :url :abstract :keywords :file :uri)))

(setq org-bibtex-fields
  '((:address      . "Usually the address of the publisher or other type of
institution.  For major publishing houses, van Leunen recommends omitting
the information entirely.  For small publishers, on the other hand, you can
help the reader by giving the complete address.")
    (:annote       . "An annotation.  It is not used by the standard
bibliography styles, but may be used by others that produce an annotated
    (:author       . "The name(s) of the author(s), in the format described
in the LaTeX book.  Remember, all names are separated with the and keyword,
and not commas.")
    (:booktitle    . "Title of a book, part of which is being cited.  See
the LaTeX book for how to type titles.  For book entries, use the title
field instead.")
    (:chapter      . "A chapter (or section or whatever) number.")
    (:crossref     . "The database key of the entry being cross
    (:edition      . "The edition of a book for example, 'Second'.  This
should be an ordinal, and should have the first letter capitalized, as
shown here; the standard styles convert to lower case when necessary.")
    (:editor       . "Name(s) of editor(s), typed as indicated in the LaTeX
book.  If there is also an author field, then the editor field gives the
editor of the book or collection in which the reference appears.")
    (:howpublished . "How something strange has been published.  The first
word should be capitalized.")
    (:institution  . "The sponsoring institution of a technical report.")
    (:journal      . "A journal name.")
    (:key          . "Used for alphabetizing, cross-referencing, and
creating a label when the author information is missing.  This field should
not be confused with the key that appears in the \cite command and at the
beginning of the database entry.")
    (:month        . "The month in which the work was published or, for an
unpublished work, in which it was written.  You should use the standard
three-letter abbreviation,")
    (:note         . "Any additional information that can help the reader.
 The first word should be capitalized.")
    (:number       . "Any additional information that can help the reader.
 The first word should be capitalized.")
    (:organization . "The organization that sponsors a conference or that
publishes a manual.")
    (:pages        . "One or more page numbers or range of numbers, such as
42-111 or 7,41,73-97 or 43+ (the â EURO ~+â EURO (tm) in this last example indicates
pages following that donâ EURO (tm)t form simple range). BibTEX requires double
dashes for page ranges (--).")
    (:publisher    . "The publisherâ EURO (tm)s name.")
    (:school       . "The name of the school where a thesis was written.")
    (:series       . "The name of a series or set of books.  When citing an
entire book, the the title field gives its title and an optional series
field gives the name of a series or multi-volume set in which the book is
    (:title        . "The workâ EURO (tm)s title, typed as explained in the LaTeX
    (:type         . "The type of a technical report for example, 'Research
    (:volume       . "The volume of a journal or multi-volume book.")
    (:year         . "The year of publication or, for an unpublished work,
the year it was written.  Generally it should consist of four numerals,
such as 1984, although the standard styles can handle any year whose last
four nonpunctuation characters are numerals, such as '(about 1984)'")
    (:url          . "A URL for the reference")
    (:uri          . "Another common url field")
    (:annote       . "Annotation is typically not exported")
    (:abstract     . "Abstract for annotated bibliography")
    (:keywords     . "Keywords for sorting with ebib")
    (:file         . "A local file path used by ebib to open the reference
in an appropriate application")
    (:location     . "The location published")


(setq org-bibtex-tags-are-keywords t)
(setq org-bibtex-export-arbitrary-fields nil)
(setq org-bibtex-prefix nil)

It may also be useful to note that if I set ``org-bibtex-prefix'' to "bib"
and set ``org-bibtex-export-arbitrary-fields'' to t (and of course edit the
property names in my .org file appropriately), I get an error even with
standard bib types.

Below is the bug report.

Thanks so much for your help,
All the best,

Remember to cover the basics, that is, what you expected to happen and
what in fact did happen.  You don't know how to make a good report?  See


Your bug report will be posted to the Org-mode mailing list.

Emacs  : GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin13.1.0, NS
 of 2014-03-15 on macintosh-2.home
Package: Org-mode version 8.2.5h (8.2.5h-82-gd91d4b-elpaplus @

current state:
 org-tab-first-hook '(org-hide-block-toggle-maybe
 org-speed-command-hook '(org-speed-command-default-hook
 org-occur-hook '(org-first-headline-recenter)
 org-metaup-hook '(org-babel-load-in-session-maybe)
 org-confirm-shell-link-function 'yes-or-no-p
 org-after-todo-state-change-hook '(org-clock-out-if-current)
 org-src-mode-hook '(org-src-babel-configure-edit-buffer
 org-agenda-before-write-hook '(org-agenda-add-entry-text)
 org-babel-pre-tangle-hook '(save-buffer)
 org-mode-hook '(#[nil "\300\301\302\303\304$\207"
   [org-add-hook change-major-mode-hook org-show-block-all
    append local]
 #[nil "\300\301\302\303\304$\207"
   [org-add-hook change-major-mode-hook
    org-babel-show-result-all append local]
 org-babel-result-hide-spec org-babel-hide-all-hashes)
 org-ctrl-c-ctrl-c-hook '(org-babel-hash-at-point
 org-cycle-hook '(org-cycle-hide-archived-subtrees org-cycle-hide-drawers
  org-cycle-hide-inline-tasks org-cycle-show-empty-lines
 org-confirm-elisp-link-function 'yes-or-no-p
 org-metadown-hook '(org-babel-pop-to-session-maybe)
 org-clock-out-hook '(org-clock-remove-empty-clock-drawer)
 org-bibtex-tags-are-keywords t

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             reply	other threads:[~2014-03-25 15:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-03-25 15:47 Leonard Randall [this message]
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2014-03-25 21:03 Bug: Error with org-bibtex export with tags when using custom bibtypes [8.2.5h (8.2.5h-82-gd91d4b-elpaplus @ /Users/leonardaveryrandall/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20140324/)] Leonard Randall
2014-04-19 13:51 ` Leonard Randall
2014-04-19 14:42   ` Bastien
2014-04-19 15:45     ` Leonard Randall
2014-04-19 18:11       ` Bastien
     [not found]         ` <CAMRQoAni6bs8DrTRN-_esu7ck49vYa=fwES7TBMLbhcuZ9ad6Q@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]           ` <87lhv0qzom.fsf@bzg.ath.cx>
2014-04-20 15:18             ` Leonard Randall

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