BibDesk Citation

The Citation preference pane lets you set what gets copied and dragged by default to other applcations from BibDesk.

gfx/citationPrefs

Copying and Dragging: This controls what gets dropped (or copied) on a drag (or copy). The alternate default format is used when the Option key is held down during the drag (or copy).

Cite Command Style: This lets you define the default cite command style that is used when dragging TeX cite commands from the publication table.