[texhax] Who is using biblatex?

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Fri Nov 26 03:05:51 CET 2010

Thanks Lian,

Looking at the sample bib files, they appeared to be quite different  
to what I have, especially where there are multiple authors. The  
different title types are interesting.

I think most of the changes I would be making are the in-text  
citations which use apacite style commands. I suppose most can be  
easily swapped out.

How do you handle cross-references for, example, multiple in-book, in- 
proceedings, etc. references? I couldn't find anything explicit in the  


On 26/11/2010, at 2:55 PM, Lim Lian Tze wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there anyone on the list that is currently using this (biblatex  
> or biblatex-apa)? Apart from the major changes to structure (and I  
> am afraid I am very comfortable with bibtex field structures), are  
> there any issues you found?
> I have been using both biblatex and biblatex-apa for since biblatex  
> 0.6. I haven't had to change anything in my bib files, except for  
> one thing: if you're used to typing "Sept" for the month field in  
> your bibtex days, you must now change it to the number "9". Month  
> fields in biblatex accept only a number in the 1 - 12 range.
> Hope that helps,
> Best regards,
> - Lian Tze -

Alan T Litchfield
PO Box 1941, Auckland, 1140
New Zealand

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