anystyle VS styles

Compare anystyle vs styles and see what are their differences.


Official repository for Citation Style Language (CSL) citation styles. (by citation-style-language)
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anystyle styles
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8.0 9.6
11 days ago 8 days ago
Ruby Ruby
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Posts with mentions or reviews of styles. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-04.
  • URL in citation with org-cite?
    2 projects | /r/orgmode | 4 Mar 2023
    Seems like in that case you need to use the csl export processor instead of the default basic -- see the instructions at The default CSL style shipped with Org is Chicago author-date. For numbered citations you will need to use a different CSL style, for instance, ieee-with-url.
  • Zotero 6
    4 projects | | 17 Mar 2022
    You can use the BetterBibtex plugin to export the references to a bib or json file which can be ingested by Pandoc. There's an option to have it re-export the file every time you make a change to the library.

    Citations work pretty well. You can customize the output with different CSL files [1].


  • writing scientific paper in Rstudio only?
    2 projects | /r/rstats | 7 Nov 2021
    The bibliography.bib file is your exported bibtex file. The style.csl file is the citation style for the targeted journal (they can all be found here:
  • Alfred Workflow for Pandoc
    2 projects | /r/pandoc | 12 Sep 2021
    In addition, there are dozens of auxiliary features like searching & downloading citation styles from the Citation Style Repository or an "anticipatory" word count (i.e., calculating the word count a document would have when the bibliography has been added, a feature that virtually all markdown writing apps lack).

What are some alternatives?

When comparing anystyle and styles you can also consider the following projects:

bibtex-autocomplete - Python package to autocomplete bibtex bibliographies

citeproc-el - A CSL 1.0.2 Citation Processor for Emacs.

pandoc_alfred - Pandoc-Suite for Academic Writing in Markdown

unparser - Turn Ruby AST into semantically equivalent Ruby source

zotero-standalone-build - Zotero client build utility

neuron - Future-proof note-taking and publishing based on Zettelkasten (superseded by Emanote: