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by LornaCraig
25 Jun 2022 19:03
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Ancestor Chart Format - lines to repeated ancestors
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Ancestor Chart Format - lines to repeated ancestors

Yes, with the diagram open use Diagram > Options > Genera l tab and untick Check for Duplicates . If you want this to be the default, tick Remember Options at the bottom left. Incidentally if you leave the Check for Duplicates box ticked but click Options next to it and then click Help in the next w...
by LornaCraig
23 Jun 2022 13:33
Forum: New Wish List Requests
Topic: Descendants Tab
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Descendants Tab

If you click on any of the small squares to the left it will collapse the corresponding branch. To collapse them all, click on the top one (next to Hannah Lathrop in your example). Is that what you mean? Clicking the button again will expand the branch(es) to whatever state they were in when when yo...
by LornaCraig
23 Jun 2022 09:55
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: ATTACHMENTS are not being accepted
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: ATTACHMENTS are not being accepted

Yes, Jane has now extended the storage limit for attachments which had reached 500Mb.
by LornaCraig
20 Jun 2022 12:43
Forum: General Usage
Topic: 'Standardized Version' of Place Names
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: 'Standardized Version' of Place Names

Yes, if you plan to do all geocoding manually it's safest to uncheck the Enable Auto-Geocoding option. The alternative is to leave it enabled but mark Auto-geocodes as Tentative. I sometimes find the auto-coding a useful staring point, even though it is sometimes way out. If the auto-coding is marke...
by LornaCraig
19 Jun 2022 00:12
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Questions from TMG Refugee
Replies: 56
Views: 2386

Re: Questions from TMG Refugee

You don't have to create the new Named List first, although admittedly the section in the Knowledge Base under 'Adding Records to a List' suggests that you do. (Perhaps this should be clarified.) You can just select the records you want to add to the list and then use Edit > Add to Named List. You w...
by LornaCraig
18 Jun 2022 12:16
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Surname prefix (SPFX) -- more generally, handling structured names.
Replies: 135
Views: 2408

Re: Surname prefix (SPFX)

.... I think also some naming conventions may want to inhibit the default surnames when adding children - again as part of an "Internationalisation preference". This is easily done via Tools > Preferences > General tab > Insert likely surname when adding children or fathers. (Apologies if you are a...
by LornaCraig
12 Jun 2022 10:17
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Missing child facts in property box FACTS tab
Replies: 9
Views: 475

Re: Missing child facts in property box FACTS tab

Wayne, the important thing to remember if you opt to display timeline facts in an individual's Facts tab is that they are just that - Timeline facts. They are displayed in chronological order to give an overall picture of the sequence of family-related events in the individual's life. Open the Selec...
by LornaCraig
09 Jun 2022 18:50
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Questions from TMG Refugee
Replies: 56
Views: 2386

Re: Questions from TMG Refugee

Linda, I think you will need to run the Create Source Template Definitions plugin first, to create the definitions from your imported TMG set. The question was raised in this topic: Location of imported template collection? (20268)
by LornaCraig
09 Jun 2022 11:28
Forum: Research
Topic: Given Name Used
Replies: 12
Views: 784

Re: Given Name Used

One of my favourite name muddles comes from a relative known as Roy. Roy was actually short for Pomeroy, which was his third given name. His first given name was Lord. Honestly. His full name was Lord George Pomeroy Colley. It was said that he was named after General Sir (not Lord) George Pomeroy Co...
by LornaCraig
08 Jun 2022 20:40
Forum: Research
Topic: Given Name Used
Replies: 12
Views: 784

Re: Given Name Used

Yes, I could fill several pages with similar examples! Another thing which bothers me is that it's not clear whether (in FH terms) a diminutive name, such as Ted or Vicky, should be recorded as a nickname. It's really just a variant of a given name, whereas a nickname is often quite unrelated to the...
by LornaCraig
08 Jun 2022 11:45
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Questions from TMG Refugee
Replies: 56
Views: 2386

Re: Questions from TMG Refugee

I’m not familiar with TMG but Linda talks about “locations in Source documents” and in Carl’s case he says a URL was “Cited in the Source”. I don’t know whether these are fields in the TMG Source itself or in a Citation (equivalent to “where within” in FH) but it sounds as if an import to FH ought t...
by LornaCraig
08 Jun 2022 09:40
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Questions from TMG Refugee
Replies: 56
Views: 2386

Re: Questions from TMG Refugee

I checked in TMG, and these were all references within source citations..... Linda Reinfeld described the same problem in her post, when she said: FH regards locations in source documents as locations, i.e. if a source element comes from the location group FH treats it just like a place in a tag. I...
by LornaCraig
07 Jun 2022 15:58
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Where Born
Replies: 13
Views: 963

Re: Where Born

I think this might actually be what John was originally asking for when he referred to a "down arrow", because he went on to say "..... as most people in a family at the census were born at the same place? Saves a lot of duplicate typing or copying and pasting."
by LornaCraig
03 Jun 2022 15:35
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Census Template 1861 Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 332

Re: Census Template 1861 Scotland

Yes, already done Mike!
by LornaCraig
03 Jun 2022 15:25
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Census Template 1861 Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 332

Re: Census Template 1861 Scotland

I'm glad you spotted this Colin. I've just checked and I had about 45 Scottish 1861 census facts dated 8 April!
by LornaCraig
03 Jun 2022 15:12
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Census Template 1861 Scotland
Replies: 8
Views: 332

Re: Census Template 1861 Scotland

Yes, same on V 7.4.3 !
by LornaCraig
28 May 2022 09:59
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Image Thumbnail
Replies: 17
Views: 731

Re: Image Thumbnail

Nick, would it help if a lot of us tried exactly the same image? If it depends on the exact PC set up a pattern might emerge.
by LornaCraig
25 May 2022 16:42
Forum: General Usage
Topic: V7 icons in diagrams ~ how to add them
Replies: 35
Views: 4211

Re: V7 icons in diagrams ~ how to add them

Sorry the underscore was a typo.
But in the post earlier today JayBee used _TYPE and, as you say, they have previously used TITL.
by LornaCraig
25 May 2022 16:30
Forum: General Usage
Topic: V7 icons in diagrams ~ how to add them
Replies: 35
Views: 4211

Re: V7 icons in diagrams ~ how to add them

Did you mean
=IsTrue(%INDI.BURI.SOUR>_TYPE%=“Parish Register”) or
=IsTrue(%INDI.BURI.SOUR>_TITL%=“Parish Register”) ?
by LornaCraig
25 May 2022 16:20
Forum: Research
Topic: Tracing an Ancestor in the Police Force
Replies: 10
Views: 612

Re: Tracing an Ancestor in the Police Force

This might help : https://www.genguide.co.uk/source/polic ... cupations/

If you scroll to the 'Where Found' section it gives some pointers. But as others have said, you need to know which part of the country your relative served in.
by LornaCraig
23 May 2022 15:26
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Details missing from named list
Replies: 18
Views: 834

Re: Details missing from named list

I noticed when I clicked on the heading Relationship to Root, by mistake, the relationships disappeared. That is my problem, getting them back. That's because when the column is sorted alphabetically any 'blank' relationships will be sorted at the beginning. It could be argued that they should be s...
by LornaCraig
23 May 2022 14:48
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Questions from TMG Refugee
Replies: 56
Views: 2386

Re: Questions from TMG Refugee

Linda, I'm not sure why you think the fact note is not visible in the Facts tab. Perhaps you have the Property Box reduced to a small height? Here is an example from the FH Sample Project, clearly showing the note for the selected fact. Property box Facts tab.JPG By the way you can choose not to inc...
by LornaCraig
23 May 2022 12:13
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Details missing from named list
Replies: 18
Views: 834

Re: Details missing from named list

Hello Jean, To add briefly to Mike’s reply, as you have mentioned diagrams I wonder whether you are confusing a Diagram Root with a File Root . You can select any person in your file as the ‘root’ of any type of diagram so that it will display that person’s ancestors or descendants or both, or all t...
by LornaCraig
21 May 2022 10:18
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Adding text to a diagram
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Re: Adding text to a diagram

It may have been set up this way so that it is consistent with the behaviour of other elements of a diagram. For inserted lines, shapes and pictues, as well as text boxes, a single right-click opens a menu of options, one of which is Format, and a double click opens a Format dialog directly. Similar...
by LornaCraig
20 May 2022 18:25
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Adding text to a diagram
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Re: Adding text to a diagram

After inserting the box you need to right-click in it and choose Format (or just double-click in the box). You can then type text in the Text tab, as well as choose the font and size of text, alignment and margins.