# [NTG-context] YABQ (yet another bib question...)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Sep 11 19:11:13 CEST 2006

Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> Sanjoy,
>
> thanks for your rely. Of course you're quite right, this is the wau
> to go, and it works. But my question was imprecise because I did not
> mention what was causing the problem: I'm working with split
> bibliographies and want to refer in chapter 2 to an item already
> included in the biblio of chapter 2. If I just put a \cite command
> somewhere, this item will be included a second time in the list of
> chapter 2. So my question is: this item does already have a counter
> attached to it. Is it possible to refer to this raw counter across
> chapters? Like so:
>
> Chapter 1
>
> [1] main reference
>
> Chapter 2
>
> [2] another thing
>
> [3] and yet another [reprinted in [1]]
>
> without having [1] main reference repeated. This my very well be
> impossible, I'm just wondering.

You can try this:

\def\silentcite[#1]%
{\bgroup