Dear Experts,
I am not a regular user of LyX, but I do suggest this excellent programme to my students for their thesis/dissertation and the result is normally very good. Personally, I prefer using LaTeX directly.

I use Biblatex with LaTeX and I was making some experiments with LyX to see what I can suggest to my students. I followed the instructions given on and it's all right on my xubuntu 13.04 Linux box, provided you accept some problems with the 'verbose' styles. I tried the same files on Windows and (despite putting the bib file on the regular biblio directories, in this case the 'base' folder) I can't obtain a PDF with the citations in order. I am puzzled because I exported the file as a TEX file, run biber, but even there I could not get the desired result.

I am not familiar with Windows, I'm afraid, but I'm sure that it is simply a PATH problem. I also tried to use the current directory asinput folder for the BIB file, but I could not deal with the '/' or '\' problem. I read some threads about this but could not solve the issue.
I tried:
* C:\soandso\soandso\file.bib
did not work because it was interpreted as a command
* "C:\soandso\soandso\file.bib"
no success either
* C:/soandso/soandso/file.bib
did not find the file

If a minimal file can be useful I'll upload it.
Many thanks for your kind attention and for this splendid programme!

guido, italy

Guido Milanese
Professor of Classics, Docteur HC Paris ICP
Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano and Brescia, Italy

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