Questions tagged [author-number]

{author-number} is about the number of authors displayed in bibliographies/citations for multi-author works. If you use this tag, add the appropriate tags specifying the bibliography packages and/or backend programs you use, e.g., {bibtex}, {natbib}, or {biblatex}.

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How can I force biblatex to write only the first author's name before “et al.”?

I have a very annoying problem with Biblatex. Whenever a cited publication has exactly three authors, the in-text citation will read "Author 1, author 2, et al. (year)" rather than "...
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Customizing bibliography author names from the bst file

I'm using this bibliography style from this question. What I like about it is that it (almost) doesn't show the initials of the authors, which is what I'm looking for. However, if the reference has ...
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How can I change the symbols to numbers in multi-authors in conference \IEEEauthorrefmark?

How can I control the symbols of \IEEEauthorrefmark. I want to change these sumbols (*,|,+) to number (1,2,3). The used code : \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \title{An ...
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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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BibTeX: How to reduce long author lists to “Firstauthor et al.”?

I have several entries in my list of references that include of the order of 40 authors. Is there a way to make bibtex automatically reduce these lists to e.g. the first name + "et al."? I don't want ...
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How to add ORCID ID icon for Springer \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} format?

It seems like adding ORCID ID ICON to Springer \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} format is different from IEEE format. I tried several methods but I could not solve it. Can someone help me with the ...
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how to write Authors’ names and addresses for IOP journal

How to write Authors’ names and addresses for IOP journal in overleaf ? Author 1 has two addresses and Author 3 should be the coauthor, so what should I do? \documentclass[12pt]{iopart} \begin{...
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Numeric citations using \usepackage{jmlr2e}

Is it possible to use the package jmlr2e, but have this type of reference? and citations like [1] instead this: and author-date citations.
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How to add multiple authors as this style for a conference paper

I'm using the coling2020 latex template (https://coling2020.org/coling2020.zip) and I would change the proposed authors's style since I want to include multiple authors. The style that I want to use ...
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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 change spacing in the ACM conference template?

I am using ACM conference template. I cannot add spacing between the first author's e-mail and the second author's. I have this code: \documentclass[sigconf]{acmart} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \...
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biblatex: separate maxnames for authors and editors

I am using biblatex/biber and would like to have separate maxnames values for author and editor lists. What is the cleanest way to do this?
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“Undefined control sequence. \maketitle” when I add authors

I use IEEEtran style. I am following the guidelines. But I get an error when I add the authors names: \documentclass[journal,comsoc]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %optional \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Bibtex entries with many authors don't work in biblatex-chem? [duplicate]

I'm using the biblatex-chem bundle by @Joseph Wright. It works fine for entries in my bibliography that have three or fewer authors. But if there are four authors, instead of getting the numeric ...
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Define which author should be printed by BibLaTeX, if abbreviated with “et al.”

I use BibLaTeX together with Biber and the standard alphabetic style. If a bibliography entry contains more than a specific number of authors (default = 3), BibLaTeX only prints the first author ...
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Repeat in author names when referring to three or more authors

I am using the two-column format of the latex template provided by Springer( https://www.springer.com/gp/livingreviews/latex-templates ). To break longer citations I am using "breakcites" package. I ...
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How to add a footnote mark next to author name

I need to add a mark (e.g., a star) next to an author name and a footnote with this mark at the bottom. Something similar to \footnote but at the author name. I use an ACM format article. I found ...
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Physics Review Journals Ordering Authors and Group Affiliations Question

In the environment that is included in the tex sample file from PR, we find: \documentclass[reprint,amsmath,amssymb,aps,pre]{revtex4-1} In here we directly use things like \title{My Title} \...
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References by multiple authors written both separately and together with authors names written only once?

The @xdata entry type and the xdata field are nice as they help us to let redundancy as low as possible, like in the following MCE where long and error prone authors' names: de La Vallée Poussin, ...
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Add superscript inside \author, problem in IOP template

I want to use the IOP template from this link: IOP Template In this template, I have the problem. I use the $^1$ inside \authour{}, but in *.pdf file I see the '1' in line, not in superscript. ...
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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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biblatex: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography

I'm using the biblatex package to add citations and a bibliography to my LaTeX document. I've noticed that only the first author plus "et al." is displayed for works with more than three authors. That'...
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Count authors of a bibliography entry

I would like to have a command that would give me the number of authors of a given bib entry. What I have unsuccessfully attempted so far was to create a key-value storage (prop), hook on the bbl ...
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Edited book: Multiple authors in one chapter and Table of contents for the same

I want to include the author name before the chapter title. I am using the following: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{titletoc} \usepackage{lipsum}% just to generate some text ...
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Biber removes a single author in bibliography

I am not experienced at working with biber, but recently my bibliography has shown an odd problem. With multiple authors (>5) the bibliography does not print the 4th- 5th authors name whatsoever. ...
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Multiple affiliations in ACM conference template

The first author has multiple affiliations that are different in everything including country. The second author also has diffirent affiliation than the first author's two affiliations. How should I ...
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How to reduce the number of authors above >3 to 'First Author et al., (year)'?

\documentclass{UnimasThesis} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[labelfont=bf]{caption} \captionsetup{labelfont=bf} \usepackage{pdflscape} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{dcolumn} \usepackage{...
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Shortening citation call-outs to first-author-et-al in natbib (MNRAS syle)

I'm using the natbib package with the MNRAS bibliography style, and I'm wondering how I can possibly have it so the citations within my article give one, or two authors, followed by et al rather than ...
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Biblatex: How do I truncate in-text author-list after first appearance? [duplicate]

I am using biblatex with citestyle=authoryear and maxnames=5, along with \parentcite in the text. For papers with 3-5 authors, I would like them to appear with the full list the first time they are ...
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Remove Title of the paper from Table of contents

I am writing a report using lncs package. In my table of contents, the title of the page and author's name is also appearing. How do i remove this? \title{Evaluation of xyz} \author{Alina} \institute{...
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How to remove author and affiliation superscript?

I am using the code below but I do not want the author and the affiliation to have that superscript symbol appearing. How do I remove it using the latex script below: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{...
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Reference contains five authors (reference writing) [duplicate]

When you use bibtex to write references that contain more than three authors, not all names appear, but only the first name and others appear How can I show the names of all authors Example \...
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Typeset one citation with all authors

I'm using the authoryear style in biblatex with the following options name length options: maxcitenames=1, mincitenames=1, maxbibnames=999, minbibnames=999 So citations (usually issued with \cite) ...
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Author and Title

I dont know how to make an author and title to look exactly like that in screen. Can someone help ? I used this code but spaces between letters in word "zero" are to small \documentclass[a4paper,...
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biblatex is ignoring maxcitenames

I am using the following line in my document: \usepackage[citestyle=apa,maxcitenames=2,bibstyle=authoryear,doi=true,url=true]{biblatex} However, biblatex ignores maxcitenames, and prints out every ...
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Too many authors in author field [closed]

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{...
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How to indicate authors' affiliation correctly in order?

If I have three authors listed according to their contributions and one author listed in the middle has different affiliation than others. Hence the title should look roughly like this: How can I do ...
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Footnote numbering starts at 2

I have a Springer llncs.cls template. I used the \inst directive in the authors institutions which looks like a footnote. The problem is that the footnote now starts at number 3 and not 1. The ...
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How to force a manual line break in author list in revtex4-1?

I am using revtex4-1, prl style. I have 6 authors. I want 4 authors in the first line of author list and 2 in the 2nd one. However, Latex is breaking the line after the 3rd author. I am using: \...
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How to tweak 3-5 authors citation with the biblatex-apa style?

One thing about the biblatex-apa style I could not get used to, is the 3-5 authors citation: if the authors number is between 3-5, all of them will be printed in citation. e.g. Biblatex-apa style: ...
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Biblatex-apa: No change of citation with three authors to “et al.” (“/u.a.” in german) after first citing the source

in my doc, biblatex-apa seems not to change citation-style to "et al." for a source with three authors after first citing that source, if there are other citations in between. So, when citing the ...
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Combine ieee-alphabetic with maxalphanames in biblatex bibliography

I customized my bib labes to show the first three letters of the first author only and the full year, which requires maxalphanames=1. But I'd like to use the IEEE style for the actual bib entry. ...
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How to modify APA Biblatex style to look like “elsarticle-harv” style?

I have been using the \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} style for a long time, since I newly swtiched to biblatex and it is only for natbib, so how to modify the default biblatex style or ...
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Set limit to one author when using “et al.” in biblatex

In the header of my document I set the maximal author names to 2: \usepackage[style=authoryear-icomp, maxbibnames=9, maxcitenames=2, backend=biber]{biblatex} Now, when I cite texts with two authors, ...
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Using authblk package for acmart class

I use \documentclass[sigconf]{acmart} class. I want to use \usepackage[noblocks]{authblk} package but it seems it does not work unless if I moved to \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}, based on this ...
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Biblatex: Changing number of authors listed in bibliography only for one section

I am using biblatex to print bibliographies per section. My style requires in general no article titles and maximum 3 authors per bibliography entry. Nevertheless in a specific section, I need to ...
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Citation “et al.” only for four and more authors with natbib and jf.bst

I am using the package natbiband the following jf.bst-file for the citation in my thesis http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/stanton/texintro/. According to the citation requirements the citation has to ...
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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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How to sort reference list depending on the number of authors with Biblatex?

The guidelines of my papers have specific requirements of how to sort the reference list, which depends on the alphabetical order of the authors, the year of publication and additionally the number of ...
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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 ...