[texhax] Question mark in BibTeX title

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Tue Nov 10 11:07:08 CET 2009


I'd propose two not very elegant hacks:
The bibentry should read:

title="{Language Change:\ Progress or decay?\killstop}",

Then, in your document, either



\def\gobblestop#1#2{#1}% We have to take care of \maybe at ic at the end of 

I can't say which is best.


Jakob Leimgruber a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get the entry below to display the question mark at the 
> end of the title instead of the full stop before the publisher. What I 
> get at the moment (using natbib and \bibliographystyle{linquiry2}) is 
> the following:
> Aitchison, Jean. 2001. Language Change: Progress or decay?. Cambridge: 
> Cambridge University Press, 3rd edition.
> I can't seem to find a way to remove the period, which, particularly 
> with an \emph title, looks rather ugly.
> @book{Aitchison2001,
>     author="Aitchison, Jean",
>     title="{Language Change:\ Progress or decay?}",
>     edition="3\textsuperscript{rd}",
>     address="Cambridge",
>     publisher="Cambridge University Press",
>     year=2001
> }
> Many thanks for your suggestions.
> Best,
> Jakob
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