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by AdrianBruce
04 Dec 2019 11:25
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Help Understanding Sources in FH
Replies: 42
Views: 705

Re: Help Understanding Sources in FH

I wouldn’t install RM with hopes of great reports. Whereas FM has pretty nice reports minus the entire bibliography and citations. RM reports are very old looking but they do an excellent job with source and source lists. ... An interesting - and useful - summary. I think I would tend to agree with...
by AdrianBruce
04 Dec 2019 00:09
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Help Understanding Sources in FH
Replies: 42
Views: 705

Re: Help Understanding Sources in FH

... I know this was the subject of the OP, but how much do people really expect a genealogy program to produce reports that are of shall we say publishable quality? I find that I use FH to collect and organise information, but then when I am writing up a report (on a person or family group or an in...
by AdrianBruce
03 Dec 2019 22:07
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Help Understanding Sources in FH
Replies: 42
Views: 705

Re: Help Understanding Sources in FH

... I must admit though that I find myself shocked that FH (and many other genealogy apps) fail to be able to capture the necessary data to present a bibliography (Source list), and citations (First and Subsequent). ... Well, we may work differently but I agree and am crossing my fingers and anythi...
by AdrianBruce
03 Dec 2019 21:58
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Help Understanding Sources in FH
Replies: 42
Views: 705

Re: Help Understanding Sources in FH

... For Lumpers the Title Field of the Source holds the unique common name of "the source" - which as a lumper is usually some form of "collection" - ... Thank you for the reference to "collection". Though I'm a splitter myself, I get frustrated when "lumpers" can't explain their own concepts. This...
by AdrianBruce
01 Dec 2019 22:04
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Help Understanding Sources in FH
Replies: 42
Views: 705

Re: Help Understanding Sources in FH

For a splitter the citation is effectively redundant ... Based on your 'schema' yes, but remember that there are other items in that yellow source pane, such as the assessment of whether the information in the source that is used to justify the assertion is primary or secondary (drawing a veil over...
by AdrianBruce
30 Nov 2019 11:19
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Help Understanding Sources in FH
Replies: 42
Views: 705

Re: Help Understanding Sources in FH

V7 will gain source templates, bibliographies and source templates similar to those you are used to ... For clarity, I was about to add the statement that FH does not produce a separate bibliography. However, that tantalising glimpse of v7 from Jane means I should rephrase to "FH v6 & earlier does ...
by AdrianBruce
29 Nov 2019 23:21
Forum: Plugin Discussions
Topic: Show Project Statistics & Step-parents
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Show Project Statistics & Step-parents

... They are the same FH warnings that you would get if you were to enter those dated facts afresh. ... Ah - I didn't realise that. I thought that the warnings were independently specified by your good self as plug-in author. ... Once you have reviewed a Fact Date ... category of exceptions, remove...
by AdrianBruce
29 Nov 2019 21:46
Forum: Plugin Discussions
Topic: Show Project Statistics & Step-parents
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Show Project Statistics & Step-parents

Reminded by posts elsewhere, I decided to give the "Show Project Statistics" plug-in another run, having not tried it for a while. One resulting mild irritant is that I have a number of "Fact date is earlier than the earliest estimated child birth date for the individual's father" messages that seem...
by AdrianBruce
29 Nov 2019 14:34
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Attach Media
Replies: 23
Views: 785

Re: Attach Media

I suspect you manually migrated the Desktop folder into OneDrive before the built in backup option was available. ... I migrated it only about 2w ago as a consequence of rebuilding my laptop from scratch, including a full reinstall of W.10. The OneDrive Settings > Backup > Important PC Folders opti...
by AdrianBruce
28 Nov 2019 23:06
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Attach Media
Replies: 23
Views: 785

Re: Attach Media

... Not sure what you mean by the special icon . The usual Desktop icon is the blue rectangle as in your screenshot. ... Indeed - that's what I meant by "special icon" - the icon that looks like a PC screen. The one inside OneDrive is - in my case - an ordinary folder icon. ... But in your case (th...
by AdrianBruce
28 Nov 2019 20:52
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Attach Media
Replies: 23
Views: 785

Re: Attach Media

I haven't been following the detail of this so may be missing the point but, based on the huge statistical sample of one machine - my own - there are always (at least) two Desktop icons / folders in Windows 10 File Explorer. Annotation 2019-11-28 203908.jpg The "top" Desktop folder & icon appears to...
by AdrianBruce
26 Nov 2019 17:57
Forum: Research
Topic: 1939 census query
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: 1939 census query

Actually, Lorna, your image and my link are 2 different notices on the same topic, some months apart. Never occurred to me that there might be more than one.
by AdrianBruce
26 Nov 2019 16:43
Forum: Research
Topic: 1939 census query
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: 1939 census query

It's a name change - see https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37065/page/2375 The reason, I leave up to you! (I did start pondering and wondering, then, well d'uh, I had the "bright idea" of looking at the London Gazette referred to - via a search, not a browse. Sometimes the obvious things are...
by AdrianBruce
25 Nov 2019 22:59
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Opinion: Noble Monikers Best Practices
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Opinion: Noble Monikers Best Practices

I have never been very happy with the way that I handle multiple nicknames for the same Primary or Alternate Names. In fact, I'm not even sure I have a consistent way of doing it. But I really would not regard "Maud of Lancaster" as being a nickname. Adding "of Lancaster" as a name Suffix to the Pri...
by AdrianBruce
21 Nov 2019 14:18
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: Time Setting on FHUG
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Time Setting on FHUG

tatewise wrote:
20 Nov 2019 22:52
I leave my time zone setting alone and it seems to adjust ...
You might well be right - that's why I said I thought I altered it - I can't swear that I did. Maybe it depends on all sorts of things... (So long as we don't blame the Systems Administrator, we'll be OK! ;) )
by AdrianBruce
20 Nov 2019 22:43
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: Time Setting on FHUG
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Time Setting on FHUG

As River Song would say.... "Spoilers..."

Yes, there aren't many boards that it happens on, but I always have to alter "My Timezone" to be UTC+0 or UTC+1. At least, I think I have to ... It's so much a matter of habit now that I don't remember for certain.
by AdrianBruce
17 Nov 2019 22:02
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Display different set of fact types
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

Re: Display different set of fact types

... I haven't yet found anything that records an event as a Christening, but if I did, I would use the Christening event. You haven't? Goodness me .... I find numerous examples (well, every so often) where the word "christening" is dropped in every so often. I think I've seen "Christenings" at the ...
by AdrianBruce
16 Nov 2019 13:24
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Display different set of fact types
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

Re: Display different set of fact types

I may open a can of worms here, but in my experience in the Christian church, a baptism takes place when a person is old enough to know their own mind and partake in the event, whereas a christening takes place when a baby/very young child is introduced to the church by parents/guardians ... It is ...
by AdrianBruce
14 Nov 2019 15:50
Forum: General Usage
Topic: A question on Sources
Replies: 23
Views: 1610

Re: A question on Sources

... I would also advise you download a digital image of each Census page, because it is amazing how often hyperlinks change these days. Indeed - and URLs from Record Offices and Archives seem very prone to change as each new IT team seeks to make its mark with a "far more logical" (of course! :( ) ...
by AdrianBruce
13 Nov 2019 20:32
Forum: General Usage
Topic: A question on Sources
Replies: 23
Views: 1610

Re: A question on Sources

... BMD Certificates and Census household records often benefit from transcripts & media images, so could be 'splitters'. BMD Index records often don't need transcripts or images so could be 'lumpers'. ... Yes, that's a good pair to choose as examples, Mike. As I said, I'm a dedicated splitter, so ...
by AdrianBruce
12 Nov 2019 21:51
Forum: General Usage
Topic: A question on Sources
Replies: 23
Views: 1610

Re: A question on Sources

... If i find say six people in this census I'll have to enter the same Author, Title, Type and Repository six times + the individual Actual Text for each six sources. In this example i see the the Census (Author, Title, Type and Repository) as "the source" and the Actual Text belonging to the indi...
by AdrianBruce
09 Nov 2019 20:51
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Surname changes
Replies: 7
Views: 817

Re: Surname changes

There's a page how_to:handle_people_with_multiple_names|> How to Handle People With Multiple Names which will give you all sorts of ideas to think about. The usual idea is to record someone under their birth-name with Alternate Names for the others. The article recommends also using specific attribu...
by AdrianBruce
07 Nov 2019 17:15
Forum: Research
Topic: Birth and death registrations.
Replies: 11
Views: 912

Re: Birth and death registrations.

... it is a 3 minute walk to Nottingham City Council, which I assume would be where he went. ... If you can find a contemporary directory for Nottingham, have a look for the Registrars of Births and Deaths - that'll be where he went. (Look for the Registrar's name but in the section on the "civic o...
by AdrianBruce
06 Nov 2019 22:10
Forum: Research
Topic: Birth and death registrations.
Replies: 11
Views: 912

Re: Birth and death registrations.

Yes - I was summarising but I didn't have enough time to summarise properly. According to Antony M (a former registrar) on the WDYTYA? Forum, To register a death you have to be qualified to do so under one of a list of legal criteria. The qualification of "causing the body to be buried" (or cremated...
by AdrianBruce
06 Nov 2019 19:56
Forum: Research
Topic: Birth and death registrations.
Replies: 11
Views: 912

Re: Birth and death registrations.

I'd agree with Jane - the "informant" is exactly that, the person who reported the event and if it were the doctor, they would be the informant. There are rules about who the informant could be, so the next door neighbour, e.g., couldn't be the informant.