I have a question about citing multiple authors, but only printing the full author list for one of the papers. I have a situation where I want to cite two papers in the same set of parenthesis, but I only want to expand the set of authors in one of the papers. I am using the Natbib and Bibtex packages. The set up is as follows:
paper1: 4 authors; paper2: 3 authors (the standard in my field is to expand 3 author papers on the first citation)
The problem I am having is that this command expands both author lists into the long citation. I know I could use the option [longnamefirst] in my natbib package declaration, but I only want to expand 3 author papers on the first citation, not all papers.
Any suggestions? Thanks in advance for your help!