Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 4 November 2014
lookbib - search bibliographic databases
prints a prompt on the standard error (unless the standard input is not
reads from the standard input a line containing a set of keywords,
searches the bibliographic databases
for references containing those keywords,
prints any references found on the standard output,
and repeats this process until the end of input.
For each database
to be searched,
if an index
exists, then it will be searched instead;
each index can cover multiple databases.
It is possible to have whitespace between a command line option and its
Print the version number.
When searching files for which no index exists,
ignore the contents of fields whose names are in
Only require the first
characters of keys to be given.
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