[NTG-context] Bibtex change short key

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Mar 24 11:37:30 CET 2010

Hubertus wrote:
> Dear Mailinglist,
> I use the excellent BibTex module with this setup:
>   \setupbibtex[database=biblio,sort=author]
>   \setuppublications[alternative=apa,refcommand=short,sorttype=bbl,criterium=cited]
> So if I have something like this
>   @ARTICLE{Akimoto2005,
>     author = {R. Akimoto and B. S. Li and K. Akita and T. Hasama},
>     ...
>   }
> in my *.bib file, the \cite[Akimoto2005] results in [ALAH05]. Is there a way to
> get only the first author with three letters and the year ([Aki05]) in the
> citation?

Patch the generated .bbl file by hand. after its initial creation, it
will not be modified by context itself anymore.

Best wishes,

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