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LKBIB(1)		    General Commands Manual		      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/dict/papers/Ind.  For  each
       database	filename to be searched, if an index filename.i	created	by in-
       dxbib(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/dict/papers/Ind  Default database to be used if the	REFER environ-
			     ment  variable  is	 not  set.   filename.i	 Index
			     files.

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

Groff Version 1.18.1		 27 June 2001			      LKBIB(1)

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

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