# IEEE style giving error in Biblatex [closed]

I've been have a really hard time getting the IEEE style for biblatex to work. If someone could tell me what I'm doing wrong that would be great.

I've installed the publishing packages suggest here. I get the error:

!Package biblatex Error: Style 'IEEEtran` not found

Here is what my .tex file looks like

\usepackage[stye=IEEEtran}{biblatex}
...
\bibliography{reference.bib}

and

\usepackage{stye=IEEEtran}{biblatex}
\addbibresource{reference.bib}
....
\printbibliography

I have also tried style=ieee, style=ieeetr, etc. Any help would be appreciated. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 if that helps.

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## closed as too localized by lockstep, zeroth, Thorsten, Marco Daniel, Stefan Kottwitz♦Feb 16 '13 at 10:33

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Are you writing for submission to the IEEE? If you are, I can't recommend using biblatex and the ieee style as this is 'unofficial'. – Joseph Wright Feb 4 '13 at 7:01
are you really writing \usepackage{stye=IEEEtran}{biblatex}? the first argument is surely optional, so \usepackage[stye=IEEEtran]{biblatex} (or whatever); however, i would pay attention to joseph's warning – wasteofspace Feb 4 '13 at 9:21
The site you are linking to points only to the ieeetran package. This package contains only bibtex support files. For biblatex you will have to install the biblatex-ieee package. After the installation you can use it with \usepackage[style=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} or with \usepackage[style=ieee]{biblatex}. – Ulrike Fischer Feb 4 '13 at 10:29
@Joseph I have to use IEEE (computer engineer) for my reports. – GEverding Feb 6 '13 at 1:46
@Ulrike should I use biblatex or bibtex? What is the difference? – GEverding Feb 6 '13 at 1:47