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I use biblatex with style=authoryear and when there are two references of the same author in the bibliography there is just a dash. How can I get the full name in the second entry too?

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Set the dashed option to false:

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Just a comment: Google Scholar will not recognize dashed author names. So if one wants Google Scholar to index the references, make sure to always use the dashed=false option! – matth Dec 11 '15 at 12:17

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