# [tex4ht] tex4ht and biblatex?

Mon Apr 5 12:11:09 CEST 2010

```On 04-Apr-2010, at 4:10 PM, Radhakrishnan CV wrote:

> On 03-Apr-2010, at 5:43 PM, Joseph Reagle wrote:
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>> Yes, but I fear I'm not making myself clear. If you look at the DVI from a latex build, the comma is within the quote and it says "accessed" instead of "visited" so I think this *is* an htlatex issue. Right? Why would it be different?
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> OK, got it now.  Let me try to figure out what went wrong.

Seems like we have a bit more progress in debugging.  The main culprit seems to be babel and its incompatibility with TeX4ht (more correctly, TeX4ht's incompatibility with babel). You have used:

\usepackage[american]{babel}
\usepackage[babel,english=american]{csquotes}

This works fine when you run (pdf)LaTeX.  However, when you run htlatex, TeX4ht does not support the option 'american' and falls back to 'english', that was the reason for the difference in the pdf (dvi) and html outputs.  If you try with the following:

\usepackage[british]{babel}
\usepackage[babel,english=british]{csquotes}

you will get identical outputs in your dvi and html.

We have to do a lot of work to make it compatible with all options.  Anyway, I think, we have traced the reasons and we will try to write the missing bits at the earliest.

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