[Tellico-users] Exporting tellico file from command line

Robby Stephenson robby at periapsis.org
Mon Apr 13 11:20:09 UTC 2015

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Steffen Ganschow
<ganschow at ikz-berlin.de> wrote:
> this solution is great - simple and efficient. But what if I wanted to
> export into a bibtex file?
> The background is the following: I use tellico as my bibliography database
> but need to generate a bibtex file for use in latex (or lyx) documents. I
> started an incron job that is invoked every time my tellico database is
> changed (saved). If there was a simply command-line way to export the whole
> database to bibtex I could easily keep the two files synchronized.

A bibtex export isn't as simple since there's some logic about
formatting and so on. But a basic XSLT for transforming to bibtex
might cover 80% of what you want. I may have some time this week to
work up an example...


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