LKBIB(1)LKBIB(1)NAMElkbib - search bibliographic databases
SYNOPSISlkbib [ -v ] [ -ifields ] [ -pfilename ] [ -tn ] key...
It is possible to have whitespace between a command line option and its
DESCRIPTIONlkbib searches bibliographic databases for references that contain the
keys key... and prints any references found on the standard output.
lkbib will search any databases given by -p options, and then a default
database. The default database is taken from the REFER environment
variable if it is set, otherwise it is /usr/share/dict/papers/Ind. For
each database filename to be searched, if an index filename.i created
by indxbib(1) exists, then it will be searched instead; each index can
cover multiple databases.
OPTIONS-v Print the version number.
Search filename. Multiple -p options can be used.
When searching files for which no index exists, ignore the con‐
tents of fields whose names are in string.
-tn Only require the first n characters of keys to be given. Ini‐
tially n is 6.
REFER Default database.
/usr/share/dict/papers/Ind Default database to be used if the REFER
environment variable is not set.
filename.i Index files.
SEE ALSOrefer(1), lookbib(1), indxbib(1)Groff Version 1.19.2 20 October 2005 LKBIB(1)