In text citing with the OpenOffice plugin


When I make a citation "in text" using the openoffice plugin, I often get the first initial of the author such as this:

(J. Smith et al., 2008)

When I should get this:

(Smith et al., 2008)

It consistently happens with certain citations in my database, and happens with every style that uses in text (author, date) type citations. Is there a way to prevent this from happening?
  • It's almost certainly this:

    Regards, Jon.

    maybe we need an FAQ on this, as this must be the third time this has come up
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