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Create a BibTeX File from a BibEntry Object e Creates a Bibtex File from a BibEntry object for use with either BibTeX or BibLaTex.

Usage

WriteBib(
  bib,
  file = "references.bib",
  biblatex = TRUE,
  append = FALSE,
  verbose = TRUE,
  ...
)

Arguments

bib

a BibEntry object to be written to file

file

character string naming a file, should; end in “.bib”. Can be NULL, in which case the BibEntry object will be written to stdout.

biblatex

boolean; if TRUE, toBiblatex is used and no conversions of the BibEntry object are done; if FALSE entries will be converted as described in toBibtex.BibEntry.

append

as in write.bib in package bibtex

verbose

as in write.bib in package bibtex

...

additional arguments passed to writeLines

Value

bib - invisibly

Note

To write the contents of bib “as is”, the argument biblatex should be TRUE, otherwise conversion is done as in toBibtex.BibEntry.

See also

write.bib in package bibtex, ReadBib, toBibtex.BibEntry, toBiblatex, BibEntry

Author

McLean, M. W. based on write.bib by Gaujoux, R. in package bibtex.

Examples

if (requireNamespace("bibtex")){
    bib <- BibEntry("Article", key = "Carroll_2012",
                    doi = "10.1080/01621459.2012.699793",
                    year = "2012", month = "sep",
                    volume = 107, number = 499,
                    pages = {1166--1177},
      author = "R. Carroll and A. Delaigle and P. Hall",
      title = "Deconvolution When Classifying Noisy Data ...",
      journal = "Journal of the American Statistical Association")

  ## Write bib if no server error and bibtex available
  if (length(bib)){
    tfile <- tempfile(fileext = ".bib")
    WriteBib(bib, tfile, biblatex = TRUE)
    identical(ReadBib(tfile), bib)
    unlink(tfile)
  }
}
#> Writing 1 Bibtex entries ... 
#> OK
#> Results written to file ‘/tmp/RtmpqHcXgv/file3782ca4e060.bib’