[IPython-User] reference tracking in ipython notebook?

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Tue Jun 18 13:28:02 CDT 2013


Skipper,

Nice!  Any ideas on how to cite the refs?

Brian

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:30 AM, Skipper Seabold <jsseabold@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here is the way I am handling references:
>>
>> * If I am worried about references, that means I am dealing with LaTeX.
>> * In that case, I use Raw Text cells for all of my text.
>> * In those Raw Text cells I put raw LaTeX code, including references.
>> * I output LaTeX my walking through the notebook JSON structure.
>>
>> Markdown does't really have a general notion of references, so I don't
>> think it will be very useful for these types of things, unless you
>> only have references that are links.
>>
>> What other ideas do you have?
>
> Blowing the dust off this thread. I was recently looking into some
> solutions for easily including references in my notebooks. I started
> looking at Python bibtex parsers and wondering what I could hack
> together, but I came up with a 15 second solution. Anyone doing
> anything better/similar these days?
>
> I installed bibtex2html [1]. I have a code cell with
>
> !bibtex2html mybib.bib
>
> Then another code cell with
>
> loadpy mybib.html
>
> I go into the next cell and convert it to markdown. Voila. An
> (admittedly, hackish) HTML reference section.
>
> Skipper
>
> [1] https://www.lri.fr/~filliatr/bibtex2html/
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Brian E. Granger
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