Is it possible to set the number of names to appear in a bibliography entry differently from the maximum number of names that appear in the citation key (using
[ABCD06] Alice, Bob, Carol, and David. "Title", 2006. [ABC+06] Alice, Bob, Carol, David, and Eve. "Title Revisted," 2007
This is how
alpha behaves in BibTeX. With four authors, all are listed in both the entry and the citekey. With five or more, all authors are still listed in the entry but only the first three (with a +) are listed in the citekey.
I played a little (without luck) with
mincitenames but figured it will be quicker to just ask.