[NTG-context] [bib] getting full author(s)'s name(s)

Philipp Gesang pgesang at ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Feb 12 12:06:46 CET 2010

On 2010-02-12 <08:31:08>, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Philipp Gesang wrote:
> >Good evening,
> >
> >
> >how do I retrieve an author's (or editor's) full name in the correct
> >order (little endian: first name(s) -- surname) from a bib entry?
> >I can do stuff like \getcitedata[author1] but that does leave me with
> >only one of many.
> >
> >I'm convinced the answer lies somewhere hidden in bibl-tra.mkiv inside
> >\complexbibdef and particularly \specialbibinsert but I can't grasp the
> >relevant part (getting the list) of it.
> If you are talking about \cite then the answer is not in
> \specialbibinsert, but in \bibauthorref, which is quite
> complicated because of sorting.
> Sorry, you just can't do this right now.
I see, I'll revert to my workaround, then: adding new fields
\full[author|editor] and format the entries by hand.  This will do but
I'll have to insert the data twice … thanks anyways.


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