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Re: [O] isbn-to-bibtex (from org-ref) fails

From: John Kitchin
Subject: Re: [O] isbn-to-bibtex (from org-ref) fails
Date: Mon, 09 May 2016 13:10:27 -0400
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In this particular case 0062190377 does not seem to be a known ISBN.

i.e. this

leads to this:

I modified this function a bit to avoid this issue. It does not help
with this isbn, but gives a better error.

I assume you were looking for Seveneves: A Novel? Maybe it is too new
for xisbn. BTW: Did you read it? Is it good?

Julien Cubizolles writes:

> Julien Cubizolles <address@hidden> writes:
>> John Kitchin <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I found a (save-buffer) in the bibtex entry clean functions and took
>>> that out. I think it solves this problem.
>> It's working fine now, thanks.
> Actually it seems to be broken again:
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument arrayp nil)
>   isbn-to-bibtex("0062190377" "~/enseignement/papiers/bibliography.bib")
>   funcall-interactively(isbn-to-bibtex "0062190377" 
> "~/enseignement/papiers/bibliography.bib")
>   call-interactively(isbn-to-bibtex record nil)
>   command-execute(isbn-to-bibtex record)
>   helm-M-x(nil "isbn-to-bibtex")
>   funcall-interactively(helm-M-x nil "isbn-to-bibtex")
>   call-interactively(helm-M-x nil nil)
>   command-execute(helm-M-x)
>   --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> Also, the first time I call it, it doesn't even prompt for the ISBN
> number. When call it with point on an ISBN number, I get the ISBN
> prompt, with this value already filled for all subsequent calls, but
> with the same wrong-type-argument error.
> Regards,
> Julien.

Professor John Kitchin
Doherty Hall A207F
Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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