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Re: Select and insert multiple bibliography entries into one \cite comma

From: Vladimir Lomov
Subject: Re: Select and insert multiple bibliography entries into one \cite command with regexp search.
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 08:16:58 +0800

** Arash Esbati <> [2021-08-12 21:45:21 +0200]:

> Hongyi Zhao <> writes:

>> On Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 8:41 PM Vladimir Lomov <> wrote:
>> [...]
>>> The advice is simple: don't use full path, try to put your bibtex files into
>>> $HOME/texmf/bibtex/bib/hongyi/
>> This will work by just using the bibliography file name, but it still
>> can't let the `C-c [' find the bib file:
>> werner@X10DAi:~$ ls $HOME/texmf/bibtex/bib/hongyi/
>> sample.bib

> Which brings us back to[1]:

>     (setq reftex-bibpath-environment-variables
>           '("/home/werner/texmf/bibtex/bib/hongyi//"))

I would suggest a bit different approach, if we go the
'$HOME/texmf/bibtex/bib/hongyi' way:

  (setq reftex-use-external-file-finders t)
  (setq reftex-external-file-finders
    '(("bib" . "kpsewhich -format=.bib %f")))

It is described on the same "page" as 'reftex-bibpath-environment-variables'.

> Best, Arash (who didn't test his advice)

> Footnotes:
> [1]

P.S. We didn't even suggest to use symlink!

WBR, Vladimir Lomov

Real computer scientists don't comment their code.  The identifiers are
so long they can't afford the disk space.

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