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 author et al". I was wondering how to set it to list all authors with their full name? The answer is probably pretty straight forward, but I can't seem to find it.

\usepackage[backend=biber, style=numeric, sorting=none]{biblatex}



Use the loading option: maxcitenames=50, say (if you have no more than 50 authors in your bibliography). If you want this specification to be valid also for the bibliography, simply use maxnames=50.

For fullnames, firstinits=false.

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    As I understood it when you use maxcitenames=50 a bibliography entry with 50 authors will list all 50 authors but if that entry has 51 authors it gets shortened with et. al.? Did I get that wrong? – Philipp May 22 '15 at 20:37
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    Yes, exactly. There's also a min(cite)names key that sets the number of authors that are printed before et al. The default is 1. – Bernard May 22 '15 at 21:00
  • OK, just because I understood your answer more in the sense 'if you have more 50 authors in your bibliography (as a whole)' and not per entry in the bibliography. But that might be because my English sometimes sucks :) – Philipp May 22 '15 at 21:42
  • I'm not always very explicit, I must confess. I tend to think my interlocutors will complete my words… :o) – Bernard May 22 '15 at 21:47
  • Thanks guys, that worked! One simple addition to the preamble, and all is fixed :) – Chris May 22 '15 at 22:28

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