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Compress 5-6 to 5f. in a citation's postnote: \rangelen in \ifnumequal

I am trying to automatically convert page ranges in a postnote given as, e.g., \textcite[4-5]{Smi83} to 4f. iff the range is exactly two pages long. It appears that biblatex' \rangelen is made for ...
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Sorting list with etoolbox [closed]

I would like make a listing of shortseries fields in my .bib file. I see etoolbox can help make to made a list of themes and to loop on them. My idea is : for each entry, add the shortseries and ...
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biblatex: Is it possible to patch macros created with \newbibmacro?

This question led to a new feature in a package: xpatch The etoolbox package provides various tools that "are useful to hook into or modify existing code" (etoolbox manual, section 3.4). The ...
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Biblatex: Idiom for testing contents of list field

I am creating a Biblatex bibliography style for legal citations. In one particular case, I need to format the citation (of a court decision, i.e. jurisdiction) differently depending on the particular ...