Projects / sixpack


Sixpack is a graphical and command-line bibliography database manager written in Perl/Tk. It interacts with the supplied package 'bp', which can import and export from a number of formats including bibtex, endnote, medline, procite, and many others. It can download references directly off the Web, and open articles using external viewers. It can also interface with Emacs/XEmacs and Lyx.


Recent releases

  •  23 Dec 2000 08:03

    Release Notes: Sixpack can now interface with Emacs/XEmacs to insert references, just as with LyX. Other features include 8-bit unicode support, unicode chars (e.g. ) are easily entered, displayed correctly, and can be used in queries.

    •  21 Dec 2000 01:11

      Release Notes: This release adds documentation, many bugfixes, speed improvements, the ability to open several databases, an interface with LyX, and the ability to mark citations according to what is used in a LaTeX file (by examining the aux file), to create CITEIDs, and to do queries directly in PubMed. Sixpack can now be considered beta,

      •  06 Mar 2000 07:28

        Release Notes: Initial freshmeat announcement; many bugfixes.


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