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How to reverse the order of Name, Firstname in the bibliography when using a *-dw style ? The xpatch trick does only work with built-in and some other styles, not biblatex-dw ones.

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A method that works for the biblatex-dw styles as well as for the standard styles that come with biblatex is to declare

\DeclareNameAlias{sortname}{first-last}

in the preamble. See the section "Bibliography – order of first names and last names" of this answer for details.

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage[style=footnote-dw]{biblatex}

\DeclareNameAlias{sortname}{first-last}

\usepackage{filecontents}

\begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib}
@misc{A01,
  author = {Author, Adam},
  year = {2001},
  title = {Alpha},
}
\end{filecontents}

\addbibresource{\jobname.bib}

\nocite{*}

\begin{document}

\printbibliography

\end{document}
  • newer versions of biblatex should use family-given instead of first-last would you mind editing your question to that effect? – moewe May 4 '18 at 8:02

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