Bibliography.dita example / bibliolist result

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Bibliography.dita example / bibliolist result

Post by davdup » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:49 am

Could anyone provide an example of a bibliography.dita file, and eventually the result after transformation, as per: ... olist.html
Or indicate where I could find more information about this particular type of topics and how it is used?


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Re: Bibliography.dita example / bibliolist result

Post by Radu » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:05 pm

Hi David,

As far as I know (but we are not using bibliographies in our user's docs) DITA does not special element names for creating bibliographies so you will need to use the DITA regular tags (bold, italic, underline, links, lists) to create the bibliographical topic.
You can also try to register on the DITA Users List (Yahoo Group) and ask there, see what others in the DITA community who have they same problem do.

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Re: Bibliography.dita example / bibliolist result

Post by zuza » Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:15 pm

Hi David,

I created a very simple bibliography file as a concept topic with an ordered list and defined a key to point to this file:

<keydef keys="bibliography" href="... />

Each list item has an id, and in the topics I need a cross reference to bibliography I use "see [<xref keyref="bibliography/id_of_bib_item"/>]".
(you don't really need the key, that's just my implementation)

The output looks like real bibliography references, such as "see [1]", with proper hyperlinks.

I hope this helps.


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