I use natbib under bibtex. If I want to reference an article in a collection I get the template

author = {author},
title = {title},
booktitle = {booktitle},
OPTcrossref = {crossref},
OPTkey = {key},
OPTpages = {pages},
OPTpublisher = {publisher},
OPTyear = {year},
OPTeditor = {editor},
OPTvolume = {volume},
OPTnumber = {number},
OPTseries = {series},
OPTtype = {type},
OPTchapter = {chapter},
OPTaddress = {address},
OPTedition = {edition},
OPTmonth = {month},
OPTnote = {note},
OPTannote = {annote},

and a corresponding output when filed in. But often there are several editors of a volume. How can I get a modified template that allows me to reference several editors?

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    Do you mean something like editor={Editor1 and Editor2 and Editor3}? – Mensch Sep 30 '15 at 20:32
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    Yes, this is what I mean. Does it suffice to use "and" as separator? – Sapiens Sep 30 '15 at 21:51
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    Yes, you can use "and" to concatenate editors like you do with authors. – Mensch Sep 30 '15 at 22:08
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    Please see my answer. You get "editors" if there are more than one ... – Mensch Sep 30 '15 at 22:19
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    I have become confused and am calling for some assistance. Please bear with me. I will accept your answer when I learn how to get my head around it. :) – Sapiens Oct 1 '15 at 1:46

Please try the following MWE:

  author    = {Goossens, Michel and Mittelbach, Frank and 
               Samarin, Alexander},
  title     = {The LaTeX Companion},
  edition   = {1},
  publisher = {Addison-Wesley},
  location  = {Reading, Mass.},
  year      = {1994},
  title     = {The Restaurant at the End of the Universe},
  author    = {Douglas Adams},
  series    = {The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy},
  publisher = {Pan Macmillan},
  year      = {1980},
  editor    = {First Editor and Second Editor2 and Third Editor3},
  title     = {Test to show the effect},
  publisher = {Publisher},
  year      = {2015},
  ISBN      = {0-0000-000000-0},


  newcommands     % \RaggedRight=\raggedright etc. 
 ,newparameters   % use default settings of ragged2e
\usepackage{showframe}  % to visualise the typing area and margins


This is text with \cite{Goossens} and \cite{adams}.

\nocite{*} % to test all bib entrys
{\raggedright  % group to end left justification after bib
}              % ends group for left justified bibliography


In book "Test" you see the line editor = {First Editor and Second Editor2 and Third Editor3},. The result is:

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See entry 3 of the bibliography.

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