LKBIB

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
FILES
SEE ALSO

NAME

lkbib − search bibliographic databases

SYNOPSIS

lkbib [ −v ] [ −ifields ] [ −pfilename ] [ −tn ] key...

DESCRIPTION

lkbib searches bibliographic databases for references that contain the keys key... and prints any references found on the standard output. lkbib will search any databases given by −p options, and then a default database. The default database is taken from the REFER environment variable if it is set, otherwise it is /usr/dict/papers/Ind. For each database filename to be searched, if an index filename.i created by indxbib(1) exists, then it will be searched instead; each index can cover multiple databases.

OPTIONS

−v

Print the version number.

−pfilename

Search filename. Multiple −p options can be used.

−istring

When searching files for which no index exists, ignore the contents of fields whose names are in string.

−tn

Only require the first n characters of keys to be given. Initially n is 6.

ENVIRONMENT

REFER

Default database.

FILES

/usr/dict/papers/Ind

Default database to be used if the REFER environment variable is not set. filename.i Index files.

SEE ALSO

refer(1), lookbib(1), indxbib(1)