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LKBIB(1)							      LKBIB(1)

NAME

lkbib - search bibliographic databases

SYNOPSIS

lkbib [ -v ] [ -ifields ] [ -pfilename ] [ -tn ] key... It is possible to have whitespace between a command line option and its parameter.

DESCRIPTION

lkbib searches bibliographic databases for references that contain the keys key... and prints any references found on the standard output. lkbib will search any databases given by -p options, and then a default database. The default database is taken from the REFER environment variable if it is set, otherwise it is /usr/dict/papers/Ind. For each database filename to be searched, if an index filename.i created by indxbib(1) exists, then it will be searched instead; each index can cover multiple databases.

OPTIONS

-v Print the version number. -pfilename Search filename. Multiple -p options can be used. -istring When searching files for which no index exists, ignore the con- tents of fields whose names are in string. -tn Only require the first n characters of keys to be given. Ini- tially n is 6.

ENVIRONMENT

REFER Default database.

FILES

/usr/dict/papers/Ind Default database to be used if the REFER environ- ment variable is not set. filename.i Index files.

SEE ALSO

refer(1), lookbib(1), indxbib(1) Groff Version 1.18.1.1 27 June 2001 LKBIB(1)

1994 Man-cgi 1.15, Panagiotis Christias <christia@theseas.ntua.gr>