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After years with LaTeX, I need to take control over the output formatting of my citations in various projects. I've referred to the manual as well as the otherwise excellent tame the BeaST but I'm looking for a more pedagogical less manual-like approach.
The web is full of hacks for specifics, but provides no overall systematic understanding of the rules that govern how .bib-files are turned into footnotes and bibliographies with dots, italics and what information from bib-files are included where. I would like to and never again feeling the need to google stuff like "remove initials in name in from footcite".
I don't want to be given a fish; I want to learn how to be a fisherman.
Does anyone know of a good book to read?