write.bib: Generate a Bibtex File from Package Citations

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples

View source: R/bibtex.R

Description

Generates a Bibtex file from a list of packages or all the installed packages. It is useful for adding relevant citations in Sweave documents.

Usage

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write.bib(entry, file = "Rpackages.bib", append = FALSE, verbose = TRUE)

Arguments

entry

a bibentry object or a character vector of package names. If NULL, then the list of all installed packages is used.

file

output Bibtex file.

append

logical. If TRUE content is appended to the file.

verbose

a logical to toggle verbosity.

Value

the list of Bibtex objects – invisibly.

Author(s)

Renaud Gaujoux, based on the function Rpackages.bib from Achim Zeileis (see References).

References

[R] Creating bibtex file of all installed packages? Achim Zeileis. R-help mailing list.

Examples

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write.bib(c('bibtex', 'utils', 'tools'), file='references')
bibs <- read.bib('references.bib')
write.bib(bibs, 'references2.bib')
md5 <- tools::md5sum(c('references.bib', 'references2.bib'))
md5[1] == md5[2]

bibtex documentation built on July 4, 2017, 9:06 a.m.