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LOOKBIB(1)                                                          LOOKBIB(1)



NAME
       lookbib - search bibliographic databases

SYNOPSIS
       lookbib [ -v ] [ -istring ] [ -tn ] filename...

       It is possible to have whitespace between a command line option and its parameter.

DESCRIPTION
       lookbib  prints  a  prompt  on the standard error (unless the standard input is not a terminal), reads from the
       standard input a line containing a set of keywords, searches the bibliographic databases filename...  for  ref-
       erences containing those keywords, prints any references found on the standard output, and repeats this process
       until the end of input.  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.

       -istring
              When searching files for which no index exists, ignore the contents of fields whose names are in string.

       -tn    Only require the first n characters of keys to be given.  Initially n is 6.

FILES
       filename.i  Index files.

SEE ALSO
       refer(1), lkbib(1), indxbib(1)



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