[texhax] Italicizing ``et al.'' with natbib.
joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Thu May 7 07:53:29 CEST 2009
Rolf Turner wrote:
> The bibliography style that I have been using up to now prints ``et
> as in ``Jones, et al. (1942)'' in italics. I'm trying to use natbib,
> prints the ``et al.'' in the ``regular'' font. I'd like to keep the
> font. (Please don't argue about which is ``correct''. I want to use
> font for ``et al.''. Humour me.)
> Is there any way to instruct natbib to use italics for ``et al.''?
It's hard-coded into the .bst files. You'll need to make a copy of the
appropriate one, give it a new name and edit the part which prints "et al."
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