[NTG-context] Multiple citations at one position

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed May 19 23:14:59 CEST 2010

On Wed, 19 May 2010, Hans Hagen wrote:

> On 19-5-2010 10:01, Stefan Müller wrote:
>>  Hi,
>>  I am citing several references at one position in my document and I was
>>  wondering if there is a way to get something like "[1, 3, 9 - 11]" instead
>>  of
>>  "[1] [3] [9] [10] [11]" (what I would get by using "\cite[ref1]
>>  \cite[ref3]
>>  \cite[ref9] ..."). Unfortunately I can't find some deeper information
>>  about
>>  \cite or \setupcite. I'd appreciate any suggestions.
> I'm rewriting the bibtex code (which is boring as I have to figure out what 
> it's about, even more as most bib test files are a mess.
> For the moment it will run alongside the traditional mechanism but the new 
> one will have a compatibility mode at some point; some characteristics:
> - multiple bibtex sessions and mixed styles in one document
> - extensive filtering of entries (using the xml subsystem)
> - a different method to set up the styles (apa etc)
> - a bit of tracing
> - access to the full database (or multiple databases)
> - no more need for the bibtex program
> - new functionality demanding on user input
> I got a first version working but as I don't use bibliographies myself it 
> needs a bit of motivation to finish it soon. I'll probably ask others to 
> prepare the other styles but first I need to clean up some rough edges.

If the internal mechanism is using XML, then CSL can be used for styles. 

(I don't know much about it other than the fact that it exists and is used 
by Zotero)


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