Citation: Controlling the content of citation link text
Cite markup creates an Author (year) link. What if I want just the author, or just the year, or no brackets?
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An author can choose from a panoply of options for changing the text of a citation link. We start with a simple example, using the bibliography from Tip 00002.
The general format for a reference is
Modifiers control parentheses and text
Each modifier can take a “-” (hyphen) qualifier. This varies the modified behaviour, shown in Modifiers can be qualified.
Modifiers can be qualified
An author can add prefix and suffix text. The general format is
Prefix and suffix text
The hyphen qualifier works here too, shown in Qualified prefixes and suffixes.
Qualified prefixes and suffixes
Finally, we sometimes need a possessive reference, shown in Possessive references.