# Enabling dashed option for biblatex-ieee style

According to the biblatex manual, the dashed option is only available in authortitle, authoryear and verbose styles. Is it possible to enable this option for the biblatex-ieee style?

I want to disable putting dash when I have recurring author list. I did a hack by editing the ieee.bbx file but I am wondering if there is any better way to do it.

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One of the advantages of biblatex is that you can alter the style in your LaTeX document. So you should be able to simply alter the authors bibliography macro in your preamble. Is that what you mean by 'hacking ieee.bbx? – Joseph Wright Sep 6 '12 at 11:54
@JosephWright, yes I modified the authors macro, but I don't like this method. there should be an easier way. – rowman Sep 8 '12 at 8:16

It should be possible to disable dash substitution by adding

\renewbibmacro*{bbx:savehash}{}

in the preamble (this is what the dash option for the standard styles mentioned does).

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I can add this to biblatex-ieee if it is of more general interest, as an option modelled on the standard styles. – Joseph Wright Sep 6 '12 at 12:42
it would be great to have this possibility. Right now I have compiled with dashed=false and it says not recognized option. – jlanza Jul 1 '14 at 11:05
@jlanza OK, I'll look into it – Joseph Wright Jul 1 '14 at 12:16