{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 modify bst to abbreviate to et. al. after n authors

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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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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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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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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Biblatex: How to make maxcitenames to work with Custom styles?

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), ...
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not always et al, sometime full author list

I am having an odd problem; sometimes the full list of authors is inserted in the text, ie. the citation is not shortened to name et al. (which is what I want). I am confident it is not an error in ...
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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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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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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, ...