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I am using biblatex + biber and some of my citations only have the first author listed, followed by et al. I would like to make all my references include all names no matter what. My current settings are

\usepackage[
abbreviate=false,
backend=biber,
backref=true,
refsection=chapter,
sortcites=true,
sorting=nyt,
sortlocale=en_US,
style=numeric-verb
]{biblatex}

But I am still getting references like Meijaard et al. in my bibliography. How can I force the names to be presented without abbreviation? abbreviate=false apparently does not do it.

The citation entry for this specific example is:

@article{Meijaard2007,
author = {Meijaard, Jaap P. and Papadopoulos, Jeremy M. and Ruina, Andy and Schwab, Arend L.},
journal = {Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
month = aug,
number = {2084},
pages = {1955--1982},
title = {{Linearized dynamics equations for the balance and steer of a bicycle:     a benchmark and review}},
volume = {463},
year = {2007}
}

Any ideas?

marked as duplicate by Claudio Fiandrino, Mensch, dustin, Joseph Wright Aug 29 '13 at 17:57

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  • I think the option you are looking for is maxnames (or one of its variants) – Corentin Aug 29 '13 at 15:25
  • You should also read about the uniquelist option which is true by default - this automatically sets maxnames on a per-entry basis to automatically disambiguate name lists. – PLK Aug 29 '13 at 16:19
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As Corentin mentions, setting maxnames in the biblatex options fixes the issue, so

\usepackage[
abbreviate=false,
backend=biber,
backref=true,
refsection=chapter,
sortcites=true,
sorting=nyt,
sortlocale=en_US,
style=numeric-verb,
maxnames=10
]{biblatex}

did the trick.

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