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I am using Biblatex for my dissertation bibliography. The journal format I am using requires that et al, but in italic and have a period at the end.

What I have:

Beadle et al.,

What I want:

Beadle et al.

Also, when only two authors are present, the citation need to be like this:

(Beadle and Tautum 1949)

But what I have right now is (Beadle and Tautum, 1949) (notice the comma)

I looked at the biblatex manual, but could not figure out how to go about this. Also, search on stackexchange hasn't turned up anything useful either. Thanks.

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marked as duplicate by egreg, Werner, Speravir, diabonas, Kurt Feb 21 '13 at 22:49

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Both issues have been addressed already: and – Audrey Feb 21 '13 at 21:05
Excellent! I need to learn to do better searches. Should I delete this question (if I can that is?) – cryptic0 Feb 21 '13 at 22:10
You can vote for closing your own question or you can delete it. – Speravir Feb 21 '13 at 22:43

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