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I received an email from a journal to confirm my contribution to a manuscript that was submitted by my colleague, and I am the first author in that paper. In this email, there were two links; one for (yes, I am affiliated) and the other for (No, I am not affiliated), and I clicked by mistake on the second link, and my contribution to the manuscript was removed. What can I do to be affiliated to the manuscipt?

Thank you in advance.

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You need to contact the editor as soon as possible and get your mistake rectified.

If you have waited too long then it may not be possible for the versions already made public.

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