initials and chicago
I'm using 'Chicago Manual of style 16 edition (full note, no ibid)', and my supervisor has told me for consistency to use only initials of first names and last names, as I can not get hold of all the first names of the authors. It there anyway to make it automatically use initials for the first names, without removing the information from Zotero?
initialize-with="."as an attribute to the <name> element (see docs).
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<style xmlns="http://purl.org/net/xbiblio/csl" class="note" version="1.0" demote-non-dropping-particle="never" page-range-format="chicago" initialize-with=".">
This will change names to something like 'J.B. Doe', following modern conventions; if you want to be really strict about following Chicago and instead get 'J. B. Doe', use the following: