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natbib: setting max number of authors displayed in the references [duplicate]

How do I limit the maximum number of authors displayed in the references. Example: @ARTICLE{2013Natur.495...76P, author = {{Pietrzy{\'n}ski}, G. and {Graczyk}, D. and {Gieren}, W. and {...
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Is there any bibliography style can give me more brief author text? [duplicate]

My problem now is in my thesis on the References part some references it take to much lines because i refer some papers from CERN, RHIC (so much authors per paper may be more that twenty, that too ...
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Bibtex Automatic replacement of 4+ authors with et al.

When copying bibtex entries from journal websites, they usually include a lot of information, and not all of it is necessary depending on the journal you are submitting the paper too. Currently I ...
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Limiting the number of authors in the references with IEEEtran

I'm trying to limit the number of authors that appear in the references by putting "et al." when their number is equal or greater than 3. According to the documentation (in page 8), you have to ...
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How do I use "John et. al. 1990 " citation for more than two authors?

I am trying to use natbib for citation. Whenever I am trying to use more than two authors for citation instead of using "et. al. " , citation becomes number format instead of author year citation. I ...
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AGSM bibliography style sometimes doesn't abbreviate to "et al." for duplicate author+year

With BibTeX and the harvard/AGSM style, some references (from authors who have multiple papers per year) aren't abbreviated to "et al.", with the addition of a, b, et cetera. For example, with the ...
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How do I truncate the author list and substitute et al.?

Can someone please tell me if there is a way to truncate more than 2 authors for a publication and substitute it by et al. instead? I am using BibTeX.
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maximum number of authors

I want to write Boehler et.al. (2003) but I 'm getting names of all authors. How can I fix maximum number of authos with How can I get 30 Sept. – 4 Oct. Currenty , I ' getting 30 Sept. 4 Oct \...
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How to find the unsrt.bst file

I am sorry to post this probably very basic question, but I am having a hard time locating my unsrt.bst file as I want to edit it. I have read through a lot of questions in here, but in all of them it ...
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How to not use the full fist name in IEEE spconf paper (abbreviated first name with bibtex)

I'm trying to put the first name of the authors in the references, abbreviated. For example John Smith should become J. Smith. I was able to produce the problem even from official MLSP conference ...
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BiBTeX Name Order

When I compile my bibliography it lists the names as "John Smith" instead of "Smith, John". How do I change this? By the way, I am using BibDesk.
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How to modify bst to abbreviate to et al. after n authors [closed]

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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Wrong alphabetical order in .bbl file

I have a problem with alphabetical order of my bibliography, which is not due to my .bib file, but rather in the way in which the .bbl file is generated. Let me explain the problem by means of a ...
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Automatically reduce long authors list

I've found this topic which is very near to my problem: BibTex: How can I automatically reduce long author lists to "xxx et al."? I'd like to use natdin though. Can anyone help me with the code?
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Editing BibTeX stylefile from Biometrics Journal to accommodate their requirements

For submitting a paper, the references need to be in the following format: References in the text should be ordered by author's surname and publication date. In publications by three authors, all ...
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