• ## Search your .bib files

Posted by James on March 7, 2016

This article was originally published on the ShareLaTeX blog and is reproduced here for archival purposes.

When you have a .bib with hundred of references, it can be annoying to hunt through it looking for a specific entry and \cite key. That's why we've made it possibleto search for entries in your .bib files by author, title, year or journal, and then enter the citation key directly without needing to leave the editor:

To access the search, press Ctrl-Space in the citation-key autocomplete menu:

I hope you enjoy using this feature and that it improves your citing workflow. Let us know what you think!

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