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Change plain.bst authors to first+et al

In the plain.bst file, I need to modify the authors so that only the first author appears, followed by "et al". I'm stressing that, for reasons not worth mentioning here, this has to be done ...
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three authors followed by “et al” on BibTeX reference list

I found this answer to a very similar question: BibTeX: How to reduce long author lists to “Firstauthor et al.”? However, the proposed solution did not work for me. I have a style provided by the ...
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How to show at most three authors for any bibliographic entry [closed]

If a bibliographic entry has more than three authors, I want to have only the first three authors' names written out, plus "et. al". I found out that to achieve this I have to change the ....
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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 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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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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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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Displaying first author's name in a bibliographic entry in the form: Surname, Initials and co-authors in the form: Initials, Surname

I would like to format my references according to the following specifications: Author: Surname, Initials, Co-authors: Initials, Surname I am using natbib, abbrvnat for bibliography style and I ...
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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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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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Cite: How can I automatically reduce long author lists to “xxx et al.”, using the unsrt-style?

I want to shorten my bibliography by adding et al. after a certain number of authors (e.g. 3) in my reference list, using the unsrt-Style. In my preamble I add the cite package for superscript ...
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Is there a way to control 'et al' in bibtex gost style?

The references in my document should be formatted according to the standards which are implemented in gost package and in biblatex-gost. There is only one feature of biblatex-gost which I need and ...
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How can I manually include 'et al' in a biblatex reference? [duplicate]

When I try to use "authorname et al" in the author field of my bibliography.bib, this is interpreted as part of the first author's name, and hence is not presented correctly. How can I use et al in my ...
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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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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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