{author-number} is about the number of authors displayed in bibliographies/citations for multi-author works. If you use this tag, add the appropriate tags specifying the bibliography packages and/or backend programs you use, e.g., {bibtex}, {natbib}, or {biblatex}.

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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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only use one author, biblatex [duplicate]

I am using biblatex and I have the following \usepackage[ natbib=true, style=alphabetic, dashed=false, backend=biber, citestyle=authoryear, bibstyle=authoryear, uniquename=init, ...
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biblatex use et al. for more two authors [duplicate]

In my preamble I have the following: \usepackage[ natbib=true, style=authoryear, maxbibnames=3, maxcitenames=2, uniquelist=false, firstinits=true, backend=biber ]{biblatex} I use natbib because I ...
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Get full list of authors instead of “et al” [duplicate]

When a reference now contains a lot of namen I see Jesse Levinson et al for example in my bibliography. However, I want to see all full names This code I use ...
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How to show all the names of three or less authors in text?

I am using the article document class and the natbib package. When I cite 3 or more authors, this is shown as FirstAuthor et al. I want to change this such that when I have one, two or three authors, ...
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Removing citations from text and bibliography without messing up the citation numbers

I'm doing my references as below. Within text, I make citations like this: First introduced by Viola and Jones \cite{violaJones} to detect human faces, the cascaded boosted classification is one of ...
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Show only first author in citation call-outs

I am using scrbook and the natbib package. What I basically want to do is that in the reference when using \citep only the last name of the first author and the year should be shown no matter how many ...
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\index and \citep

Using the makeidx package, I would like to use \index to include an author's name in my appendix. I do not want to use the authorindex package to create a separate author index. If I include ...
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Putting 2 authors on 2 rows

I am looking for adding a second author with affiliation that will respect the same presentation. Using \author1 and \author2 doesn't seem to work. Is there any way to deal with it? Thanks a lot. ...
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Additional author causes biblatex to ignore maxcitenames [duplicate]

I have 2 books and in the latter one an additional author is added. This somehow causes my set maxcitename in the options for biblatex to be ignored. In the attached picture you can see how it looks ...
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How do I instruct \fullcite to use maxbibnames rather than maxcitenames?

For my PhD thesis, I am including a List of appended papers automagically. To generate the references, I used to use \bibentry, but now I switched to biblatex and headed for \fullcite hoping it to be ...
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Remove et al listing in bibliography; list all authors by full name [duplicate]

I'm currently using TexMaker and Biber on a Ubuntu machine. I'm quite happy with just using the standard numeric citation style, safe for 1 thing: it shortens all authors in my bibliography to "First ...
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Inconsequent text citations [duplicate]

I want maximum one citation name in my text. Therefore I used the option maxcitenames=1 in the biblatex package. This works for all my references except for two: verdonck2009 and verdonck2011. I am ...
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BibTeX: How can I automatically reduce long author lists to “xxx et al.”?

I have several entries in my list of references that include of the order of 40 authors. Is there a way to make bibtex automatically reduce these lists to e.g. the first name + "et al."? I don't want ...
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How to set up authors in LNCS template?

I would like to setup the authors and emails in a LNCS paper, but I dont find what is the correct way to do this. I tried this: \author{FirstAuthor LastName, Second Author LastName} The problem is ...
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Multiple references with the same author replaced with dashes when using the Siam citation style

When using the siam bibliography style, if any two references contain the same author field, then the author field in the output is replaced with dashes (-----). I can see by looking through other ...
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To get “et al” in the text when a reference is cited with natbib and IEEEtranN

I have loaded \usepackage[round, sort]{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranN} my .bib is: @misc{kinaSUR, author = "{Barnett, S., Etchells, D., Weidelich, Z. and Tomkins,M}", title = ...
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Using @set entries in biber --> No author display in second entry

I'd like to shorten the bibliography by combining entries of the same authors and years (but different articles) by using biber's @set-function. If combining two bibliography entries (Bringmann.2005 ...
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Right way of citing: First author and year the same, co-authors differ

We had a short discussion about distinguishing bibliography, if the first author and the year is the same, but the co-authors differ. M Now I'm facing a similiar "problem" by myself or rather do not ...
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How to display the each value in author attributes

I am using xkeyvalue and authblk style files. I have a two corresponding author address and email id implement in tex file. But I am getting last in first output concept is executed. Last ...
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Author number relax using xkeyvalue option

I am using xkeyvalue and define the author attributes. But i need to execute the author number condition. I don't know how to control the author numbers. Condition 1: The key command aff={1} is ...
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Bibtex Automatic replacement of 4+ authors with et al.

When copying bibtex entries from journal websites, they usually include a lot of information, and not all of it is necessary depending on the journal you are submitting the paper too. Currently I ...
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How to modify bst to abbreviate to et. al. after n authors [closed]

I have a bst file that shortens entries with more than 5 authors to et. al. but I would like to modify it to do so for more than 4 authors. I believe this is the relevant code snippet but how can I ...
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Multiple Authors, Multiple Affiliations without authblk

I am trying to make a latex template for reuse by me and other people in my lab. The template reference is a word doc. I have gotten most of the way using the asme2e class, but I am having trouble ...
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How to get number of author, align author command?

I am a new bee in latex. I was building a document that uses ACM SIG Proceedings Templates. The sample tex file contains \numberofauthors \alignauthor and several other tags. When I try to build it in ...
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How can I add lots of authors (8 or so) without overfilling the area?

I am writing a document for a group project and I obviously want to include everyone who was worked on this documentation but I'm not sure how I should properly add so many authors to one LaTeX ...
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I need to make a slightly-less-than-\fullcite

I am attempting to adapt the tufte-latex style to typeset a Ph.D dissertation. The style currently uses the natbib/bibentry package to insert full-text citations as numbered side-notes, and also emits ...
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Combine author affiliations in sig-alternate

I have four authors, all belonging to the same organization but I need to put different email IDs and different footnotes (3 footnotes, 1 is common for 2 of the authors). What is the exact way to do ...
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Reference not showing all names [duplicate]

When I cite a paper in the main text with more than 2 authors I want biblatex to add et al. This is happening but at the end of the document in References only one author is shown with et al. ...
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Citation “et al.” only for four and more authors with natbib and jf.bst

I am using the package natbiband the following jf.bst-file for the citation in my thesis http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/stanton/texintro/. According to the citation requirements the citation has to ...
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Remove lettering for references with same first author, different second author, and same year

I have 2 references with same first author but different other authors and same year (2006). Currently, these entries are appearing as 2006a and 2006b in my bibliography and in-text citations. I ...
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How to shorten natbib bibliography authors to et al

I'm using aastex (which uses natbib) with zotero (which outputs a bib file). I've gone into the natbib abbrvnat.bst file and removed isbn, url & doi etc. At the moment it reads: M. G. Abadi, ...
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BibTeX: Citations appear with three names instead of first name + et al

I use natbib and the bibliography style aipauth4-1.bst. When I cite entries that have 3 authors, all three names appear in the text. It is the first time I see something like that, other bst styles do ...
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How to limit number of authors in square brackets in alphabetic biblatex style?

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. If there are multiple authors it takes the first Letter of every author (first example), but I'd like to have just the first author (second example, but ...
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Strange Biblatex behaviour when citing two different entries with the same first author [duplicate]

I have two different references with different years but same first authors. I expect the outcome of citings to be Doe et al. (2005) and Doe et al. (2007). However the produce output is John, Mike, ...
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Biblatex citation problem - disambiguate by year only [duplicate]

I am trying to switch to biber from bibtex8 and I really need the apalike settings. I am calling \usepackage[ uniquename=false, maxcitenames=2, mincitenames=1, maxitems=2, minitems=1, ...
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output does not contain 'et al.', although the citation abbreviates to one author [closed]

i have found many helpful answers to other question here, so i hope you can solve my problems as well. I'm currently writing my masters thesis and had to change to using biblatex, which brought a lot ...
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Biblatex: Modify maxcitenames to work in three cases

Classically maxcitenames in biblatex ist set to something like \usepackage[maxcitenames=2,style=authoryear]{biblatex} to get the following citations: One author name if there is only one author Two ...
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only display all authors, of multi-author works, the first time a citation is used with biblatex

Some style manuals recommend that you, with more than two authors, only use all of the names in the first citation and afterwards just use the last name of the first author followed by “et al.” I ...
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Display four or more authors instead of “et al.” [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a bibliography in which many authors of a book appears in this format: Author1, Author2, Author3 and Author4 So, I'm using here biblatex this way: \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, with all authors and years included

I cannot get my citations to work using natbib, compiling the entire document gives an error Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. My preamble is the ...
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Limiting the number of authors in the references with IEEEtran

I'm trying to limit the number of authors that appear in the references by putting "et al." when their number is equal or greater than 3. According to the documentation (in page 8), you have to ...
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citations using biblatex? [duplicate]

The following one is working for restricting maximum number of authors for both citations and bibliography but how do we restrict to only citations. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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change maxnumber in the middle of document with biblatex

Is there a possibility to change biblatex's maxnames option in the middle of the document? Background: I am including a list of my own publication at the end of my thesis. I include also some papers ...
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biblatex: Setting maxbibnames option truncates to first name + et al., not to the maxbibnames value

I'm using: biblatex 1.7.1; biber (0.9.6 I guess) and working on LyX on Kubuntu 12.04. For example, I'm setting in my .bbx file the value to 6: \ExecuteBibliographyOptions { maxbibnames = 6 } ...
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biblatex-apa: Multiple citations in the same parentheses with the same first author, but different co-authors get condensed

@MISC{john_big_1991, author = {John, Oliver P. and Donahue, E. M. and Kentle, R. L.}, title = {The Big Five Inventory--Versions 4a and 54}, date = {1991}, langid = {american}, publisher = ...
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Reduce author names to author el al. using jabref, lyx, springer LNCS class on windows [closed]

I had a problem in citing bibtex enteries in my paper created using jabref. I want to show the citation in a format like niazi et al. ({2011}) When I insert citation using lyx, it looks same ...
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can I make apacite citation always use et al. for more than two authors?

The apacite package documentation here: http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/CTAN/biblio/bibtex/contrib/apacite/apacite.pdf states that whenever citing more than two authors (but less than six), ...
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Too many authors in author field

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Biblatex: How to make maxcitenames to work with Custom styles? [duplicate]

I was trying to use different Custom styles with Biblatex, but seems that maxcitenames=2 is not properly working with biblatex-apa. The option is working with build-in style (e.g. authoryear,verbose), ...