I have a problem about using revtex4-1. This version does not automatically truncate long author lists anymore. So I followed the instruction I found here, I made an new .bst file through makebst and use \bibliographystyle{mybstfile}. But I got a strange result as shown in the fig. below:

all my ref. starting from [3], and I got something strange in [1] and [2].

it looks like



[3]normal ref. starting from here

I think, maybe revtex4-1 is written to show all the author list, so I found the older version revtex4, and use \bibliographystyle{mybstfile}, under this version and using my bst file, the ref. list is ok. However, I cannot use superscriptaddress in the documentclass, otherwise, I get the same crazy ref. list as before.

In other words, in order to have a normal ref. list, I am forced to use groupedaddress in the documentclass which will take a lot of space.

please, is there any one who can help me with this problem?

I am fine with both 4, or 4-1 version, as long as I can have a normal ref. list and superscriptaddress working properly in the same time...

closed as too localized by lockstep, Joseph Wright Oct 6 '12 at 21:35

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I'm going to guess that you need to use a newer version of revtex4-1. With

Document Class: revtex4-1 2010/07/25/20:33:00 4.1r

there should not be a problem with using a \bibliographystyle{...} command, although there were problems with earlier releases.

  • I install revtex4-1 one year ago, and also re-install from authors.aps.org/revtex4/revtex4_faq.html last week. I think it must me the latest version, still, it just does not work.... – phlinjoy Sep 17 '12 at 10:25
  • Well, what is the version in the \jobname.log file? – Lev Bishop Sep 17 '12 at 13:34
  • I copy the beginning part of the log. file as following: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.11 (TeX Live 2010) (format=pdflatex 2010.7.21) 18 SEP 2012 15:46 entering extended mode \write18 enabled. Is it what you are referring to? file:line:error style messages enabled. – phlinjoy Sep 18 '12 at 14:05
  • No, I need the revtex version, which should look similar to how I wrote in my answer above. – Lev Bishop Sep 18 '12 at 14:35

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