Hi David, searching around for ways to integrate some bibliographic system
(Bibtex is preference) with TW5 --- came across this thread. Have you made
any progress using JabRef? Seems to me that a custom layout would allow an
entire JabRef dbase to be integrated into TW -- perhaps using the Bibekey
as the tiddler title? And perhaps adding some custom fields in JabRef as
On Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 9:06:21 AM UTC-4, David Myers wrote:
> I currently use JabRef for my bibliography, and one of the tabs in the
> panel gives access to the complete BibTex entry ~ including abstract and
> any other info I may have added (such as keywords, cross references).
> If you do intend to work on your plugin in the future, I will be happy to
> help test is out.
> I can be both a bit of a nerd, and rather stupid ~ occasionally
> simultaneously ;) ~ this means I have a the inability of a complete newb
> (such as how to install stuff or call a macro), but an idea of how to
> If you do think to make some advances on your plugin here is what I think
> it may be missing.
> import from bibtex format -
> most bibliography software has an option to export the info into a single
> bibtex file (or .bib), JabRef gives other options for HTML tabular output,
> or XML also.
> In fact with my current project I may need to work on an XML to Json
> I don't know how easyily I could write this in js ?? I guess I could have
> a bash at it !
> Referencing method
> This could probably use a macro with some form of transclusion.
> What would work really well would be placing all the references in their
> own sepratare tiddlers (as you do now) and having them in a tab on the side
> bar (bit like a TOC), and a copy of the required macro call to use as the
> reference (this part I may be able to do ?).
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Jed Carty <inmy...@gmail.com
>> At the moment there isn't any way to copy in multiple bibtex citations at
>> once. You have to do them individually under the 'Add Citation' tab. Give
>> it a title, copy the abstract (if you have one) into the top text box and
>> the bibtex into the bottom box. I have just been using it to automatically
>> building .bib files so I can easily add or remove references.
>> I have had some troubles recently and haven't had much time to work on
>> tiddlywiki. At the moment there is absolutely no manipulation of the data
>> in the citation. So what you paste in is what you get, there are no
>> formatted in-line citations. Adding a macro that lets you insert expandable
>> bibtex citations into a tiddler would be a good addition to the plugin. I
>> made the plugin so this may get a complete rewrite that lets it put in
>> properly formatted citations.
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