Feature request: allow different citation styles

Christian Fritz 10 years ago updated 5 months ago 12

This is a feature that has been requested and I'm trying to gauge it's importance to other users. Please vote it up or down to let me know.

The idea would be to allow different styles such as APA the way they are supported by bibtex.

I would use it for sure ! Thank you for this great tool by the way, it's fantastic.
Yep - APA for sure.
This isn't the end all be all solution to this feature request, but it is now possible to list authors before titles using the new "authorFirst" option, like this:

Most of the other style aspects can be accomplished using CSS. We've also added a new predefined style "simple": 

This would be a great feature!

I would like to give this request a little push. It would be great, if you could add a support for different citation-styles.

Best regards

I am wondering how an author-date citation style can be achieved with CSS? And would there be the possibility to generate a numbered list? This would be enormously helpful. I would be glad to help.


A humanist here. Would be very happy to see support for Chicago style.

We've just added another style customization option: "commas". When present, replaces semicolons with commas, and "and" with "&", e.g.,

Graham, R. L., Knuth, D. E., & Patashnik, O.

instead of

Graham, R. L.; Knuth, D. E.; and Patashnik, O.


Support for IEEE style will be appreciated as well :) 

Looking at the style as described in https://www.bath.ac.uk/publications/library-guides-to-citing-referencing/attachments/ieee-style-guide.pdf:

S. Adachi, T. Horio, T. Suzuki. "Intense vacuum-ultraviolet single-order harmonic pulse by a deep-ultraviolet driving laser," in Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, San Jose, CA, 2012, pp.2118-2120.

I think if you set "authorFirst" in BibBase you can already get very close to IEEE style. You might even be able to make all the remaining changes with CSS (make title not bold but italic, add quotation marks before and after the title).

Unfortunately we've been getting a lot of spam on this ticket specifically, so I'll disable commenting. I believe the upshot here is clear: this is something people want. If there is anything specific you want to say or add, please create a new ticket.

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