(BSD System Compatibility)
(BSD) create or extend a bibliographic database
/usr/ucb/addbib [-a] [-p promptfile] database
starts up, answering
to the initial
prompt yields directions; typing
then prompts for various bibliographic fields, reads responses
from the terminal, and sends output records to
A null response (<Return>)
means to leave out that field.
A ``-'' (minus sign)
means to go back to the previous field.
A trailing backslash allows a field to
be continued on the next line.
prompt allows the user either to resume by typing
to quit the current session by typing
or to edit
with any system editor
The following options are available:
Suppress prompting for an abstract;
asking for an abstract is the default.
Abstracts are ended with a
Use a new prompting skeleton, defined in
This file should contain prompt strings, a
and the key-letters to be written to the
Bibliography key letters
The most common key-letters and their meanings are given below.
insulates you from these key-letters,
since it gives you prompts in English,
but if you edit the bibliography file later on,
you will need to know this information.
Book containing article referenced
City (place of publication)
Date of publication
Editor of book containing article referenced
Footnote number or label [supplied by
Government order number
Header commentary, printed before reference
Journal containing article
Keywords to use in locating reference
Label field used by
Bell Labs Memorandum (undefined)
Number within volume
Other commentary, printed at end of reference
Corporate or Foreign Author (unreversed)
Report, paper, or thesis (unpublished)
Title of article or book
Abstract -- used by
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