[NTG-context] bibliography: current status, Wiki page Bibliography, [[error 2]] and bibltx

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Fri May 20 22:36:34 CEST 2011


Am Freitag, den 20.05.2011, 14:04 -0300 schrieb George N. White III:
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Paul Menzel wrote:

> > I am trying to use the module bib, but I only get [[error 2]] displayed.
> 
> I see the same result from "context bibtest".
> 
> I was just trying the bib support with a fresh "minimals".  At some
> point, I read that the bib module is no longer needed, so I tried
> without the \usemodule lines and got the same result.  Then I replaced
> the \completepublications and get something better, but ref. [1] is
> blank:
> 
> %orig: \usemodule[bib]
> %orig: \usemodule[bibltx]
> \setupbibtex[database=sample]
> \setuppublications[numbering=yes] % Show reference numbers in the
> generated list.
> 
> \starttext
> As \cite[hh2010b] already indicated, bibtex is a \LaTeX-centric program.
> 
> \placepublications[criterium=all]
> %orig:\completepublications
> \stoptext

Thank you very much for this hint. I am getting the same result as you.
Everything works but the listing of all entries.

[…]

> > I copied the file `sample.bib`
> >
> >        @STRING{hh = {Hans Hagen}}
> >
> >        @ELECTRONIC{hh2010,
> >          author = hh,
> >          year = {2010},
> >          title = {Metafun. \CONTEXT\ mkiv},
> >          url = {http://www.pragma-ade.nl/general/manuals/metafun-s.pdf},
> >        }

I am guessing that `@ELECTRONIC` is the problem.

> >        @ARTICLE{hh2010a,
> >          author = hh,
> >          title = {The Font Name Mess},
> >          journal = {MAPS},
> >          year = {2010},
> >          volume = {40},
> >          pages = {2-8},
> >          keywords = {context},
> >        }
> >
> >        @ARTICLE{hh2010b,
> >          author = hh,
> >          title = {Grouping in Hybrid Environments},
> >          journal = {MAPS},
> >          year = {2010},
> >          volume = {40},
> >          pages = {67-71},
> >          keywords = {context},
> >        }
> >
> >        @BOOK{Eijkhout1991,
> >          title = {\TeX\ by Topic. A \TeX nician's Reference},
> >          publisher = {Addison-Wesley},
> >          year = {1991},
> >          author = {Victor Eijkhout},
> >          address = {London},
> >          keywords = {general},
> >        }
> >
> > from the bib module to the directory.

[…]

If everything is solved I will add a note to the Wiki page stating that
in the current ConTeXt version no module is needed and add a link to the
mailing list thread.


Thanks,

Paul


> > [1] http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Bibliography
> > [2] http://modules.contextgarden.net/bibman
> > [3] http://dl.contextgarden.net/modules/bibmod-doc/doc/context/bib/
> > [4] http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Context_2006.04.06
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