Citation: Numeric references
My preferred reference style is numbered, rather than author–year. How do I do that?
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Wikipublisher provides 2 markup rules: cite is inline markup for referencing a citation; and bib (introduced in Tip of the Week 00002) is block markup for defining a list of citations. They work like this.
In cite(Morville:2005), we learn that finding things is useful. (:bib page=TipOfTheWeek.00002 fmt=num:) (:bibend:)
In the above markup clip, we are able to cite a book described on another page, by using the page=Name option to bring that page’s citation list into the current page.The bib directive also includes a fmt=num option to request numbered references. In addition, an administrator can set group- or site-wide defaults, using the $CiteOpt array. For example, to make numeric references the default, set:
$CiteOpt['fmt'] = 'num';
On this page, the list of references includes only those items cited on the page. We can include all references by specifying fmt=# (numbered) or fmt=* (author–year) in the bib directive. For many uses, cite(key) is all the writer needs. However, the cite markup offers a number of ways to vary the form of the body reference. For example:
The references are sorted into key order. To list them in the order cited, add sort=cite to the bib directive. For more information on the wiki citation features, see Bibliographies.