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I use Jabref to store all articles I need and bibtex4word add-on (in MS Word) to maintain the reference list. So, I would like to know how to properly fill the "author" field in Jabref with multiple authors to appear them correct in the reference list.

For example, I've got the article with several authors:

E. Orti, J.L. Bredas, C. Clarisse

And I would like them to appear in this manner. But instead I get this:

C. C. E. Orti, J. L. Bredas

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The appropriate separator for authors is "and". Comma is used to distinguish first and last name (link):

author = "Orti, E. and Bredas, J.L. and Clarisse, C.",
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Wow! Thanks. It works :) – jacksonslsmg4 Nov 28 '11 at 10:26
Just a comment for people looking at this later. Biber 1.5+ allows you to customise the separator for names and lists to something other than 'and' if you want to. – PLK Dec 2 '12 at 22:04
@thiton The link is broken. – stefan Jan 1 '14 at 21:08
@stefan, Here is the page on (from June 20, 2013):… – Conrad Meyer May 1 '14 at 18:49
Shouldn't J.L. be J. L.? – mankoff Jan 9 at 1:31

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