lkbib - search bibliographic databases
lkbib [ -v ] [ -ifields ] [ -pfilename ] [ -tn ] key...
It is possible to have whitespace between a command line
option and its parameter.
lkbib searches bibliographic databases for references that
contain the keys key... and prints any references found
on the standard output. lkbib will search any databases
given by -p options, and then a default database. The
default database is taken from the REFER environment variable
if it is set, otherwise it is
/usr/share/dict/papers/Ind. For each database filename to
be searched, if an index filename.i created by indxbib(1)
exists, then it will be searched instead; each index can
cover multiple databases.
-v Print the version number.
Search filename. Multiple -p options can be used.
When searching files for which no index exists,
ignore the contents of fields whose names are in
-tn Only require the first n characters of keys to be
given. Initially n is 6.
REFER Default database.
/usr/share/dict/papers/Ind Default database to be used if
the REFER environment variable
is not set. filename.i Index
refer(1), lookbib(1), indxbib(1)
Groff Version 1.16.1 April 8, 2001 LKBIB(1)
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