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Simple example of using BibTeX with LyX
This example illustrates how you can use BibTeX together with LyX.
Notes and history
Excerpt from mail on the user's list by Jean-Pierre:
As far as the bib file is concerned, my opinion is that the bib data should always be self contained, so that using @preamble should not be encouraged (nor crossref in fact, or abbreviations).
Christian: My opinion is that these are fine to use, but that you have to remember when you use these constructions. And when necesseary, you have to use some tool such as
Besides, the URL sould be described in an appropriate field, which will be understood or not depending on the bst file (natbib bsts understand the url field). In that line, the \url command will be managed by the document.
Christian: Makes sense.
This example was created using the following version of LyX:
localhost:~>lyx --version LyX 1.3.2 of Tue, May 6 2003 Built on May 13 2003, 10:42:46 Configuration Host type: i686-pc-linux-gnu Special build flags: C Compiler: gcc C Compiler flags: -g -O2 C++ Compiler: g++ (2.96) C++ Compiler flags: -O -fno-exceptions -ftemplate-depth-30 -Wno-non-template-friend Linker flags: Frontend: qt Qt version: 3.0.3 LyX binary dir: /pkg/lyx/1.3.2qt/bin LyX files dir: /pkg/lyx/1.3.2qt/share/lyx