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Re: [AUCTeX] RefTeX: citing process

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] RefTeX: citing process
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:03:51 +0200

* Frederik (2011-04-15) writes:

> Am 10.04.2011 19:34, schrieb Ralf Angeli:
>> AFAICS you can only choose between \cite{a}\cite{b} (inserted with `A')
>> and \cite{a,b} (inserted with `a').  The syntax you want does not seem
>> to be very common.
> Hm, it's the biblatex-way of citing several references in a single 
> footnote. This way of citing is quite common in the humanities and 
> biblatex provides very good support for these purposes.

Biblatex isn't that old.  According to its documentation the citation
commands you are referring are called multicite commands.

> I just meant, 
> that it shouldn't be too difficult to support this syntax...

RefTeX tries to understand and work with citation commands at various
places.  So adding support just for the insertion of multicite commands
would not cut it.  And that means it is not trivial.


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