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## Re: [O] org-ref for biblatex

 From: Andreas Reuleaux Subject: Re: [O] org-ref for biblatex Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 23:38:05 +0100 User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

John,

thanks a lot, I will try them out, and let you know.

Never mind about the comfort (or lack thereof) of how to add an s or the
like in org. - I can easily do that by hand.

Working back ends (exporters) for the various citiation commands seem
much more important at this point.

-Andreas

> I added the multicite commands. you have to use cites:foo,bar,baz, and it
> will export to the format you suggested. org-ref is not smart enough to
> reference, you have to be smart enough to do that.
>
> can you try it out and let me know if it does what you need?
>
> John
>
> -----------------------------------
> John Kitchin
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> Carnegie Mellon University
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>
>
>
> On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 1:16 PM, Andreas Reuleaux <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> John,
>>
>> to come back to org-ref, which basically runs fine for me now, thanks.
>>
>> I am running biblatex (as opposed to bibtex) though, with meanwhile
>> biber as a backend.
>>
>> The biblatex manual is very comprehensible and explains the different
>> citation commands from page 79 onwards.
>>
>>
>> http://ctan.mirrorcatalogs.com/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex/doc/biblatex.pdf
>>
>> I just ran into this: Having added a few citations to an existing
>> one with C-u C-c d, I have something like
>>
>>   cite:foo,bar,baz
>>
>> which gets exported to latex as
>>
>>   \cite{foo,bar,baz}
>>
>> whereas biblatex expects
>>
>>   \cites{foo}{bar}{baz}
>>
>> as I understand (note the plural s as well), and there are other config
>> tweekings I am doing for biblatex (that I intend to explain some other
>> time).
>>
>> Maybe a switch (an org-ref variable) would be a good idea, that lets
>> one choose: use either biblatex or plain old bibtex?
>>