I'm new here, sorry for eventual formatting errors :)

I'm currently using this biblatex setting.




title={{China Sea Pilot, Vol. 1}},
author={{United Kingdom Hydrographic Office [UKHO]}},
journal={\textit{Admiralty Sailing Directions 30} 8th ed. (2010)},

title={{China Sea Pilot, Vol. 2}},
author={{United Kingdom Hydrographic Office [UKHO]}},
journal={\textit{Admiralty Sailing Directions 31} 9th ed. (2010)},




However, this style does not support the dashed option. Any idea how to solve the problem?


One could add the same code as in the ieee style:

% Support for dashed author name replacement


% Bibliography macros
    test \ifuseauthor
    not test {\ifnameundef{author}}

which will enable dashes.

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    This isn't in the phys style as it's not used by the APS or AIP, and as they are numerical-based styles so removing author names doesn't really make sense. – Joseph Wright Nov 5 '16 at 19:10
  • I know it does not make sense, but it's what I'm asked for! Anyway the code seems not working to me, several errors occurr, and I managed to solve only some of them – Jerack Nov 8 '16 at 13:06
  • @Jerack The code I've posted works for me edited into your example after the \usepackage line, with only a typo to fix in your code (\references should be references). If you are seeing other issues, please edit the question to show them. – Joseph Wright Nov 8 '16 at 13:46
  • I managed to solve the problem! The string conflicted with another personalised command, but I managed to edit! Thank you! :D – Jerack Nov 12 '16 at 19:46

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