If I use for example the command \cite[X.2]{book} with X.2 as optional argument, I get [p. X.2,BOOK] as a result (where BOOK stands for the reference number of the book reference). Because X.2 stands for a chapter, rather then page number, I would of course like to get rid of the "p.". Because I rather rarely refer to pages, I would like to have this behaviour by default. I can probably change it using an optional argument of \usepackage{biblatex}. Which one?

Now I have in my preamble: \usepackage[doi=false,url=false,isbn=false,sorting=none,style=numeric-comp,backref=true]{biblatex}


You simplly have to add the following line in the preamble










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If, for any reason, you want the page abbreviation in one citation, use the commands \pno to print p. and \ppno to print pp., for example \cite[\ppno~X.2]{angenendt}.

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    +1 You might want to note that one still can use \pno and \ppno to force page numbers if need be.
    – moewe
    Mar 30 '15 at 17:02
  • Thank you, this works as expected. And sorry that it was you who had to supply the MWE.
    – wondering
    Mar 30 '15 at 18:28
  • @wondering You're welcome. And no problems for the MWE. The question was quite clear even without it :) Mar 30 '15 at 18:41

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