Category:CS1 maint: display-authors

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This is a tracking category for CS1 citations that use |display-authors=. Prior to the introduction of Module:Citation/CS1, the citation formatting templates were designed to support no more than nine authors. If nine (or more) author parameters were specified, then the template would display eight authors followed by 'et al.' to indicate that the list had been truncated. Some editors relied on this behavior to include the 'et al.' label. An error message and category listed those articles that had exactly nine authors but did not have a |display-authors= parameter. The error message indicated that the Module could not know if the source had exactly nine authors or if the editor was relying on the default behavior of {{citation/core}} to provide an automatic 'et al.' The error category has been cleared and no longer exists.

Articles are listed in this category when Module:Citation/CS1 identifies citations that use |display-authors= with an assigned value that is greater than or equal to the number of authors in the citation. When this condition occurs, |display-authors= may be removed from the citation. Pages in this category should only be added by Module:Citation/CS1.

Editors who use AWB may wish to use this AWB script as an aid to clearing this category.

Citation Style 1 and Citation Style 2 error messages are visible to all readers. Maintenance category messages remain hidden. Editors who wish to see all cs1|2 maintenance category messages can do so by updating either their common CSS page or their specific skin's CSS page (common.css and skin.css respectively) to include the following:

.citation-comment {display: inline !important;} /* show all Citation Style 1 error and maintenance messages */

Even with this css installed, older pages in Wikipedia's cache may not have been updated to show these error messages even though the page is listed in one of the tracking categories. A WP:NULLEDIT will resolve that issue.

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