Re: [Rd] BibTeX entries in CITATION file

From: Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini <mauricio.zambrano_at_jrc.ec.europa.eu>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:01:14 +0100

On 22/11/12 18:23, Achim Zeileis wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Nov 2012, Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini wrote:
>
>> On 22/11/12 17:36, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>>> On 22/11/2012 11:28 AM, Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini wrote:
>>>> Dear List,
>>>>
>>>> While trying to define a customised CITATION file for a package,
>>>> following R-exts, I realised that if I use only one 'citEntry' I got
>>>> both a text description and a BibTex entry for the package, as for the
>>>> 'nlme' package:
>>>>
>>>> --------------------------
>>>> citation('nlme')
>>>>
>>>> To cite package 'nlme' in publications use:
>>>>
>>>> Jose Pinheiro, Douglas Bates, Saikat DebRoy, Deepayan Sarkar and the
>>>> R Development Core Team (2012). nlme: Linear and Nonlinear Mixed
>>>> Effects Models. R package version 3.1-105.
>>>>
>>>> A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is
>>>>
>>>> @Manual{,
>>>> title = {nlme: Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Effects Models},
>>>> author = {Jose Pinheiro and Douglas Bates and Saikat DebRoy and
>>>> Deepayan Sarkar and {R Core Team}},
>>>> year = {2012},
>>>> note = {R package version 3.1-105},
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> -----------------------------------
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> BUT, if I use two or more 'citEntry' in the CITATION file (e.g., for
>>>> the
>>>> manual and a book), the bibTeX entries are NOT shown any more, and only
>>>> the text description for the two or more entries are shown, as for the
>>>> 'boot' package:
>>>>
>>>> -----------------------------------
>>>> citation('boot')
>>>>
>>>> To cite the 'boot' package in publications use:
>>>>
>>>> Angelo Canty and Brian Ripley (2012). boot: Bootstrap R (S-Plus)
>>>> Functions. R package version 1.3-7.
>>>>
>>>> Davison, A. C. & Hinkley, D. V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their
>>>> Applications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN
>>>> 0-521-57391-2
>>>> -----------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Is there any way to show the two bib entries for cases similar to the
>>>> 'boot' package ?
>>>
>>> toBibtex(citation("boot"))
>>>
>>> should do it.
>>>
>>
>>
>> Thank you very much Achim and Duncan.
>>
>> However, I was not clear enough. My question is if there is any way in
>> which I should modify the CITATION file of my package in order to show
>> the two or more bib entries automatically. For example, when you type:
>>
>> citation("boot")
>>
>> my expected output is something like:
>>
>> ------------
>> To cite the 'boot' package in publications use:
>>
>> Angelo Canty and Brian Ripley (2012). boot: Bootstrap R (S-Plus)
>> Functions. R package version 1.3-7.
>>
>> Davison, A. C. & Hinkley, D. V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their
>> Applications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN
>> 0-521-57391-2
>>
>> BibTeX entries for for LaTeX users are:
>>
>> ....
>> ....
>>
>> ----------------
>>
>> Is there any way in which I can achieve this ?
>
> No, this is currently not possible. format.bibentry() always omits the
> BibTeX if there are 2 or more entries (in style = "citation").
>
> The CRAN web page for the package always displays all BibTeX entries
> though: http://CRAN.R-project.org/web/packages/boot/citation.html
>

Thanks !

All the best,

Mauricio
>>
>> Mauricio
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