Embedding citation in Word without brackets
May 18, 2021
In my wanderings through various links, and links in links, I found this:
This discussion was over my head in the detail, but I think I followed it in general, and the comment I linked to above seems to suggest that the problem was solved and a solution implemented. What happened? Have I misunderstood something or did it not work and the thread wasn't updated?
March 10, 2022
I hesitate to reopen this, but it is clearly a major issue and some progress seems to have been made but stalled. It would be helpful if someone with better knowledge could summarise the state of play.
From what I can tell, a decision was made to offer an Author only option. However, this confuses me, because it seems a very difficult and problematic route to go down, when the suggestion here
offers an elegant and potentially easy to implement solution. Can anyone explain why the Author only solution was chosen over the Author-as-text and Date-as-field solution?
March 11, 2022
Formal support of “author (year)” style citations will be part of CSL 1.1. There is no need for further discussion of it