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authorJohn MacFarlane <>2015-09-26 16:14:43 -0700
committerJohn MacFarlane <>2015-09-26 16:14:43 -0700
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Merge pull request #2418 from nickbart1980/patch-3
Give details of locator terms
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@@ -2809,12 +2809,19 @@ a locator, and a suffix. The citation key must begin with a letter, digit,
or `_`, and may contain alphanumerics, `_`, and internal punctuation
characters (`:.#$%&-+?<>~/`). Here are some examples:
- Blah blah [see @doe99, pp. 33-35; also @smith04, ch. 1].
+ Blah blah [see @doe99, pp. 33-35; also @smith04, chap. 1].
Blah blah [@doe99, pp. 33-35, 38-39 and *passim*].
Blah blah [@smith04; @doe99].
+Pandoc detects locator terms based on the locale file. Either abbreviated or
+unabbreviated forms are accepted. In en-US, locator terms include book, bk.;
+chapter, chap.; column, col.; figure, fig.; folio, f.; number, no.; line, l.;
+note, n.; opus, op.; page, p. paragraph, para.; part, pt.; section, sec.; sub
+verbo, s.v.; verse, v.; volume, vol. as well as the plural forms of all these.
+If no locator term is used, "page" is assumed.
A minus sign (`-`) before the `@` will suppress mention of
the author in the citation. This can be useful when the
author is already mentioned in the text: