refer — Expand and Insert References from a Bibliographic Database


/usr/bin/refer [-ben][-ar][-cstring][-kx][-lm,n][-p filename][-skeys] 


The refer command is a preprocessor for nroff(1) or troff(1) that finds and formats references. The input files (by default, the standard input) are copied to the standard output, except for lines between .[ and .] command lines. Such lines are assumed to contain keywords, as for lookbib(1), and are replaced by information from a bibliographic data base. You can avoid the search, override fields from it, or add new fields. The reference data, from whatever source, is assigned to a set of troff strings. Macro packages such as ms(5) print the finished reference text from these ...

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