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** '''author-link''': Title of existing Wikipedia article about the author—not the author's website; do not wikilink. Aliases: '''author-link1''', '''authorlink''', '''authorlink1''', '''author1-link''', '''author1link'''.
** '''author-link''': Title of existing Wikipedia article about the author—not the author's website; do not wikilink. Aliases: '''author-link1''', '''authorlink''', '''authorlink1''', '''author1-link''', '''author1link'''.
**OR: for multiple authors, use '''author-link1''' through '''author-link<var>n</var>'''. Aliases: '''authorlink1''' through '''authorlink<var>n</var>''', or '''author1-link''' through '''author<var>n</var>-link''', or '''author1link''' through '''author<var>n</var>link'''.
**OR: for multiple authors, use '''author-link1''' through '''author-link<var>n</var>'''. Aliases: '''authorlink1''' through '''authorlink<var>n</var>''', or '''author1-link''' through '''author<var>n</var>-link''', or '''author1link''' through '''author<var>n</var>link'''.
**'''name-list-format''': displays authors and editors in [[Vancouver style]] when set to <code>vanc</code> and when the list uses <code>last</code>/<code>first</code> parameters for the name list(s).
**'''name-list-style''': accepts a limited list of keywords as value; when set to <code>amp</code>, <code>ampersand</code>, or <code>&</code>, inserts an ampersand between the last two names in a name list; when set to <code>and</code>, inserts the conjunction 'and' between the last two names of a name list; when set to <code>vanc</code>displays name lists in [[Vancouver style]] when the lists use the <code>last</code>/<code>first</code> forms of name parameters.  Alias: '''{{xtd|name-list-format}}''' (deprecated)
*'''vauthors''': comma-separated list of author names in [[Vancouver style]]; enclose corporate or institutional author names in doubled parentheses:
*{{anchor|para_vauthors}}'''vauthors''': comma-separated list of author names in [[Vancouver style]]; enclose corporate or institutional author names in [[Help:Citation_Style_1#Accept-this-as-written_markup|doubled parentheses]]. End with etal if appropriate:
*:{{para|vauthors|Smythe JB, ((Megabux Corp.))}}
*:{{para|vauthors|Smythe JB, ((Megabux Corp.)), etal}}
** '''author-link''' and '''author-mask''' may be used for the individual names in {{para|vauthors}} as described above{{#if:{{{limited_param_list|}}}||
** '''author-link''' and '''author-mask''' may be used for the individual names in {{para|vauthors}} as described above{{#if:{{{limited_param_list|}}}||
*'''authors''': Free-form list of author names; use of this parameter is discouraged because it does not contribute to a citation's metadata; not an alias of '''last'''.}}{{#if: {{{contributor|}}}|
*'''authors''': Free-form list of author names; use of this parameter is discouraged because it does not contribute to a citation's metadata; not an alias of '''last'''.}}{{#if: {{{contributor|}}}|

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  • last: Surname of a single author. Do not wikilink—use author-link instead. For corporate authors or authors for whom only one name is listed by the source, use last or one of its aliases (e.g. |author=Bono). Aliases: surname, author, last1, surname1, author1.
    • author: this parameter is used to hold the complete name of a single author (first and last) or to hold the name of a corporate author. This parameter should never hold the names of more than one author. Do not wikilink—use author-link instead.
    • first: Given or first names of author; for example: Firstname Middlename or Firstname M. or Firstname M., Sr. Do not wikilink—use author-link instead. Aliases: given, first1, given1. Requires last; first name will not display if last is empty.
    • OR: for multiple authors, use last1, first1 through lastn, firstn, where n is any consecutive number for an unlimited number of authors (each firstn requires a corresponding lastn, but not the other way around). See the display parameters to change how many authors are displayed. Aliases: surname1, given1 through surnamen, givenn, or author1 through authorn. For an individual author plus an institutional author, you can use |first1=...|last1=...|author2=....
    • author-link: Title of existing Wikipedia article about the author—not the author's website; do not wikilink. Aliases: author-link1, authorlink, authorlink1, author1-link, author1link.
    • OR: for multiple authors, use author-link1 through author-linkn. Aliases: authorlink1 through authorlinkn, or author1-link through authorn-link, or author1link through authornlink.
    • name-list-style: accepts a limited list of keywords as value; when set to amp, ampersand, or &, inserts an ampersand between the last two names in a name list; when set to and, inserts the conjunction 'and' between the last two names of a name list; when set to vancdisplays name lists in Vancouver style when the lists use the last/first forms of name parameters. Alias: name-list-format (deprecated)
  • vauthors: comma-separated list of author names in Vancouver style; enclose corporate or institutional author names in doubled parentheses. End with etal if appropriate:
    |vauthors=Smythe JB, ((Megabux Corp.)), etal
    • author-link and author-mask may be used for the individual names in |vauthors= as described above
  • authors: Free-form list of author names; use of this parameter is discouraged because it does not contribute to a citation's metadata; not an alias of last.
  • translator-last: Surname of translator. Do not wikilink—use translator-link instead. Aliases: translator-surname, translator1, translator1-last, translator-last1.
    • translator-first: Given or first names of translator. Do not wikilink—use translator-link instead. Aliases: translator-given, translator1-first, translator-first1.
    • OR: for multiple translators, use translator-last1, translator-first1 through translator-lastn, translator-firstn, where n is any consecutive number for an unlimited number of translators (each translator-firstn requires a corresponding translator-lastn, but not the other way around). Aliases: translator1-last, translator1-first through translatorn-last, translatorn-first, or translator1 through translatorn.
    • translator-link: Title of existing Wikipedia article about the translator—not the translator's website; do not wikilink. Aliases: translator-link1, translator1-link.
    • OR: for multiple translators, use translator-link1 through translator-linkn. Aliases: translator1-link through translatorn-link.
  • collaboration: Name of a group of authors or collaborators; requires author, last, or vauthors listing one or more primary authors; follows author name-list; appends "et al." to author name-list.
  • Note: When using shortened footnotes or parenthetical referencing styles with templates, do not use multiple names in one field, or else the anchor will not match the inline link.