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lkbib - search bibliographic databases
lkbib [-n] [-i fields] [-p filename] [-t n] key ... lkbib --help lkbib -v lkbib --version
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 indxbib(1) exists, then it will be searched instead; each index can cover multiple databases.
Whitespace is permitted between a command-line option and its argument. --help Display a usage message and exit. -istring When searching files for which no index exists, ignore the contents of fields whose names are in string. -pfilename Search filename. Multiple -p options can be used. -tn Only require the first n characters of keys to be given. Initially n is 6. -v --version Display version information and exit.
REFER Default database.
/usr/dict/papers/Ind Default database to be used if the REFER environment variable is not set. filename.i Index files.