Am Thursday, 22. August 2013, 20:46:14 schrieb Csikos Bela:
> >So I select under tools>output>latex> Bibliography Processor > bibtex
> >(or custom? or bibtex8?)
> It seems you are using an older lyx version. It should work with it,
> still I suggest upgrading lyx to version 2.x.

###Thanks for your answer.
I am using 2.0.6
May be I should upgrade, but I am always afraid I do something wrong and 
can't work with it afterward. There is a deadline for a book chapter 

> Set bibliography processor to bibtex. bibtex8 might work as well, I
> never tried it. If you select bibtex, make sure those fields in the bib
> database file that will be in the output do have only ASCII or latin-1
> encoded characters. Special characters should be replaced by latex
> commands (eg. รถ is \"{o} etc.).
> >Since I have over 700 citations, I used Jabref for my bibliography and
> >clicked the references via the lyx-export of jabref to the
> >corresponding places of my document. If I use 
> >instead of your proposed \setcitestyle{round,aysep={}}, and if I put
> >() around the citation, I get what I need.
> Do not add manually '(' and ')' around citations. The opening and
> closing braces (rounded, square, or other) are part of the citation.
> And it is better to add the citations within lyx.
> I don't know if jabref can handle the two different types of citations:
>  ' and 'text (Author year) text'. Can it make a
> difference? If you insert the citations within lyx you can select which
> type you want. If you look at the source you can see that the latex
> command for the two types are different, \citet and \citep.
> Also, if you have several citations in a group, lyx can handle it.
> Can jabref handle that?
###I do it via lyx (add)
> Unfortunately you have to go through all the citations and adjust them
> manually. Or you can work on the .lyx source file directly using a text
> editor and replacing all cite* command with citep. (Make a backup
> of the original file before editing!) After this open your edited file
> in lyx, find the few (I suppose) occasions of 'text Author (year) text'
> type citations and adjust them manually.
> The  \setcitestyle{round,aysep={}} and  \setcitestyle{aysep={}}
> commands in the preamble have the same effect, as round is the
> default option in case of author-year citation. Removing or adding it
> does not make any difference.
> >But what about eg: (Praschak-Rieder and Willeit 2012) and in case
> >of three authors and more (Crosthwait et al. 1997)?
> I don't understand what your question is.

### here I meant the 'et al' after more then 2 authors in a (one!) 
author 1
author 1 and author 2
author 1 et all (3 authors or more)

> Unfortunately latex handles citations in goups. One group is all
> the citations selected and added at the same time. All these citations
> will be between the same pair of parentheses. If you add neighboring
> citations separately, they will be within different parentheses pairs.
> The source also shows the difference. For example.
> 3 citations in one group:
> \citep{citation1,citation2,citaton3}
> The output will be:
> (author1 year1, author2 year2, author3 year3)
> However if you add them separately, like this:
> \citep{citation1} \citep{citation2} \cite{citaton3}
> the output will be:
> (author1 year1) (author2 year2) (author3 year3)
> You can adjust the opening and closing braces and the seperators
> between authors etc using \setcitestyle.
> Read the natbib manual (available at CTAN) section 2.9 Selecting
> citation punctuation.
> >Where in the .lyx file (or elsewhere) would I place the authdate.bst
> >file you kindly supplied?
> You can put it anywhere you want, but the best place is the directory
> where your .lyx file is. You select the bst file by clicking 'BibTeX
> Generated Bibliography' and browse for it.

### I guess there is a 'normal' place? I have it now in .lyx/layouts
> If you still have questions don't hesitate to ask, but be specific,
> please.

Hope I was this time.


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