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LKBIB(1)							      LKBIB(1)

NAME
       lkbib - search bibliographic databases

SYNOPSIS
       lkbib [ -v ] [ -ifields ] [ -pfilename ]	[ -tn ]	key...

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

DESCRIPTION
       lkbib 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.

       -pfilename
	      Search filename.	Multiple -p options can	be used.

       -istring
	      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.

ENVIRONMENT
       REFER  Default database.

FILES
       /usr/share/dict/papers/Ind  Default  database  to  be used if the REFER
				   environment variable	is not set.

       filename.i		   Index files.

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

Groff Version 1.19.2		 27 June 2014			      LKBIB(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | ENVIRONMENT | FILES | SEE ALSO

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