[NTG-context] Bib-module: crossreferences

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Oct 7 16:18:28 CEST 2005

Hi Roelof,

Roelof Langman wrote:
> Hi Taco,
> Are crossreferences supposed to work in the new bib module? According to the

No, this doesn't work, but I believe there is a workaround by putting


just before the normal \placepublications or \completepublications.
(This works because it explicitly executes the embedded \crossref
outside of the actual publication list)

If that doesn't work or has undesired side-effects, you can do


but that solution requires you to know the used cross references
that appear in the bib file, whereas the first solution doesn't.

I'll try to fix this in a week of so. You have to wait until
after Idris' problems are solved, because I do not enough time
right now to fix everything.

> Latex companion pp. 404ff. a crossreference can be made in an @inbook to a

You do know that, generally speaking, the latex companion doesn't
apply to the bib module, right? There are rumours about ConTeXt
actually being LaTeX3, but I can assure you those are untrue :-)

> In the new bibtex-module for Context, the crossreferences are resolved
> properly, I think, but the crossreferenced entry is not yet included in the
> reference list.

Yes, but it happens too late to allow inclusion in the list.

Cheers, Taco

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