[XeTeX] Biblatex and Biber UTF-8 file

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Nov 12 17:01:37 CET 2010

On Nov 12, 2010, at 9:22 AM, Karljurgen Feuerherm wrote:

> Hello,
> As it happens, once I figured out how to get Biber running (more or less; not much documentation and what there is is pretty obscure for a newcomer and I'm still not sure I'm totally clear on it), it told me that I needed version 9e of Biblatex; it turns out that the TL2010 version (which I downloaded yesterday afternoon; until that point I was on TL2009) was 9a. Updating Biblatex got me past the initial hurdle. Then I had to update etoolbox and something else as well.
> I can now make some of the styles work (e.g. philosophy-modern, philosophy-classic) but not others (philosophy-verbose, and one or two more). I'll have to experiment a bit more with this and perhaps post again.
> The big problem yesterday was that I was not getting any help from the XeTeX messages. It wasn't until I started playing with Biber that I saw the versioning issue.
> Thank-you!
> K


There have been many updates since TL2010 was frozen. Learn to use tlmgr to update TL on your system.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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