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I'm using biblatex with the biblatex-ieee style and I've run into a problem with the formatting of citations in a group. For example, I can use:

This is two citations~\cite{ref1,ref2}.  This is three citations~\cite{ref3,ref4,ref5}.

According to IEEE style, this should yield:

This is two citations [1], [2]. This is three citations [3]–[5].

Instead, what is actually produced is:

This is two citations [1, 2]. This is three citations [3–5].

In numeric-comp.cbx (referenced by ieee.cbx), there is a line saying \renewcommand*{\multicitedelim}{\addcomma\space}, but I don't see how I would modify this to close provide "], [" in one case and "]–[" in the case of several citations. Of course, I don't see from this line how biblatex knows to transform \addcomma to a dash in the first place, so I might be looking in the wrong place altogether.

Could someone guide me on how to adjust things to obtain the first example?

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Which version of biblatex-ieee do you have? I remember this issue, and according to the log it should be fixed in v1.1a. –  Joseph Wright Dec 4 '12 at 19:47
    
Hi Joseph, I'm using 1.1d, according to ieee.cbx and ieee.bbx. They have 2012/10/12 v1.1d biblatex bibliography style at the beginning. If it matters, this is with biblatex 2.4. –  Tyler Dec 4 '12 at 19:51
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Problem located: expect a CTAN update to go today! –  Joseph Wright Dec 4 '12 at 20:04
    
Okay, perfect! I'll keep an eye out for it. Thanks for your quick response. –  Tyler Dec 4 '12 at 20:13
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closed as too localized by lockstep, Guido, Werner, Kurt, diabonas Feb 15 '13 at 19:21

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