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Direc­tory tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/usebib

The usebib package is a poor person's replacement for the
more powerful methods provided by biblatex to access data
from a .bib file. After


in the preamble, one is able to say


for printing in the document the title of the work with
the BibTeX key `newton1687'. Access to other fields is

This is version 1.0 of the package

Copyright (C) 2011 by Enrico Gregorio 
<Enrico dot Gregorio at univr dot it>

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any
later version. The latest version of this license is in
and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions
of LaTeX version 2005/12/01 or later.

This work has the LPPL maintenance status `maintained'.

The Current Maintainer of this work is Enrico Gregorio.

This work consists of the files
and the derived file usebib.sty.

To install the distribution:

o run "latex usebib.ins"
o move "usebib.sty" to locations where LaTeX will find
  it (the FAQ on CTAN in /help/uktug-FAQ gives more
  information about this magic place

To produce the documentation in pdf format:

o run "pdflatex usebib.dtx"
o run "makeindex -s gind.ist usebib"
o run "makeindex -s gglo.ist -o usebib.gls usebib.glo"
o run "pdflatex usebib.dtx"

Enrico Gregorio


Name Size Date Notes
README 1527 2012-04-13 23:30
use­bib.dtx 14844 2012-04-13 23:30
use­bib.ins 2529 2012-04-13 23:30
use­bib.pdf 254079 2012-04-13 23:30

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (253.1k).

use­bib – A sim­ple bib­li­og­ra­phy pro­ces­sor

The pack­age is de­scribed by its au­thor as “a poor per­son’s re­place­ment for the more pow­er­ful meth­ods pro­vided by BibLaTeX to ac­cess data from a .bib file”.

Its prin­ci­ple com­mands are \bib­in­put (which spec­i­fies a database to use) and \use­bib­data (which type­sets a sin­gle field from a spec­i­fied en­try in that database.

Pack­age De­tailsuse­bib
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2011 En­rico Gre­go­rio
Main­tainerEn­rico Gre­go­rio
TDS archiveusebib.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as use­bib
MiKTeX as use­bib
Topics bib­li­og­ra­phy pro­ces­sor
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