One to Many Relationships between books and Pages

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pmcleod
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One to Many Relationships between books and Pages

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Is it possible to add a book and then add page citations against that single book entry?

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Re: One to Many Relationships between books and Pages

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I'm not sure what you're asking for. If you mean can you include specific pages in a citation, then sure, that's called Cited Pages (look it up in the user guide). Like this

{temp cite@12-14}

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Re: One to Many Relationships between books and Pages

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I know I can add the pages manually

What I mean is: I have added a book to Bookends let's call it the parent reference. Now I want to add child entries for the pages themselves under the parent. Then I select which pages I want and they are always stored in bookends for future citations.

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Still not sure I get it. You can have Book Chapters derived from this Book, and they can of course have their own page ranges. If you mean can you have multiple page ranges associated with a book and somehow have Bookends select which ones to use when you cite that book, the answer is no.

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P.S. You could store them in the reference in some field (e.g. Notes), for reference, but you'd still have to enter them manually when you created the citation.

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Re: One to Many Relationships between books and Pages

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Yes you nailed it. I do like bookends but I am trying to find a tool that will allow this type of relationship management betwe the root book and the pages cited.

I write papers for several publications and often cite several different pages within the same book accross numerous papers, essays and blogs.

Do you know of a solution that offers this level of referencing. It has to work with Ullysses.

Suggestions?

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Re: One to Many Relationships between books and Pages

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I don't (in fact, I can't imagine this this could be done in a way that is not be more cumbersome than entering the pages in the citation), but perhaps others who read this might...

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P.S. Bookends does have Edit -> Copy Citation With Modifiers, which lets you enter the page ranges in a dialog instead of in the word processor. But you still have to enter from the keyboard.

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