search bibliographic databases
[ −v ] [ −istring ] [
−tn ] filename...
prints a prompt on the standard error (unless the standard
input is not a terminal), reads from the standard input a
line containing a set of keywords, searches the
bibliographic databases filename... 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 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.
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 string.
Only require the first n characters of keys to be
given. Initially n is 6.
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