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JabRef_LibreOffice_Converter

A LibreOffice extension that converts JabRef references to plain text code and vice versa so that you can use your references with MS Office and other software.

HowTo

  • Donwload & install the extension in LibreOffice (JabRefConverter.oxt)
  • Restart Libreoffice
  • Open your manuscript
  • Click on the JabRef icon
  • Convert

What it does

  • Convert references created by JabRef into plain text code with a certain pattern: \cite{_1_Bibtexkey}
    • now you can use every text processor
  • Convert the text pattern to a JabRef reference
    • you can create a proper reference list regardless which word processor was used before
  • Special feature:
    • You can add references by using the \cite{key} function of JabRef (Press: CTRL+K in JabRef).
    • It will be converted to a proper citation
    • This way you can work with your manuscript even without a connection to LibreOffice.

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A manuscript:

Convert to text code:

And convert back to JabRef Reference

... you just need to refresh the database from within JabRef now.

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A LibreOffice extension that converts JabRef references to plain text code and vice versa so that you can use your references with MS Office.

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