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    Bibtex/Latex and PHP

    does anyone have experience using Bibtex with PHP? I am working on a project where I must generate bibliographic entries in Bibtex formats on a page using information from a database.

    Any way to do this?

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    I don't believe there is any native way (built into PHP) for you to simply pull information from a database, feed it to a function, and be done with it.

    You can do one of two things.

    A) Try to obtain a pre-written class in PHP

    or

    B) Code your own

    If you choose option B, you're basically going to be pulling information from your database and then using PHP's string functions to format it the correct way.

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