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Bibliographies: Easy Citation Example 1

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This is an example of how to use easy citations. Just look at the source of this page to see the details of how it is done.

Quick summary:
  1. Use cite(key) to cite items in the bibliography.
  2. Add items to the bibliography as
    : key : Text of this item in the bibliography

You use easy citations to cite items in a bibliography by writing cite(key) which results in [2]. This cites an item in the bibliography list that is automatically generated and placed at the end of the current page. One simple use for citations is have a list of various web pages that you want to refer to as in this example:

This page [4] is a wiki page, and the wiki engine used here is called PmWiki [3] and the easy citations is a so called cookbook recipe [1]. That recipe is required for the citations to work on this page.

Note that citing an item twice does not produce a new number. The use of numbers to refer to items in the bibliography is called using a numerical citation style. There is also a textual citation style, see ??? for an example on how to use that. You can change the citation style by adding a fmt to the (:bib:) directive.

How do I use it?

There are two steps two using easy citations:

You can have as many entries as you like within (:bib:)(:bibend:).

See ?? for further information and examples.




1 to cite means to refer to an item in the bibliography (↑)

References for Easy Citation Example 1

[1]   Cookbook:EasyCitations — the recipe page for easy citations

[2]   Text of the reference that will show up in the bibliography.

[3] — the main website for PmWiki

[4] — this web page

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