[NTG-context] Bibtex change short key

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Mar 26 07:24:17 CET 2010

Hubertus wrote:
> Dear Taco,
>>> 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.
> May be I should have tried it first, before editting about 200 entries as you
> suggested. As far as I can judge from the timestamp, at my system the bbl file 
> is generatet every time I run texexec. Have I missed something?

Oh boy, I am sorry! My fault! The *correct* recipe is: run once, so the
bbl exists, then delete the \setupbibtex line from your source, then
edit the bbl, then recompile.

Feeling stupid,

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