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In a shipping list but not a migration.

Post by AndyC » 17 Feb 2020 20:08

How do people record, if at all, when an individual appears on a ship's passenger list, but it for work or holiday, not a migration?

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Post by AdrianBruce » 17 Feb 2020 20:21

I have created Custom Events for Arrival and Departure - I have to use both because there's no second place-name for Custom Events. Then I use the Notes for the event in question to explain why they were arriving or departing.
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Post by AndyC » 17 Feb 2020 20:42

Wow, thanks for an incredibly quick reply.

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Post by tatewise » 17 Feb 2020 22:36

Those Custom Events already exist in FH in the Extended Set fact set.
See Knowledge Base > Custom Facts from other Products.
In addition to Arrival and Departure there is also Origin and Destination plus many other facts.
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Post by BillH » 17 Feb 2020 22:44

Those appear to be attributes rather than events. Is there any way to change an attribute to an event?

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Edit: Never mind... I figured I couldn't change anything in the extended set so I just went ahead and defined my own events in the custom set.

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Post by tatewise » 18 Feb 2020 09:31

The advantage of them being Attributes is there is an extra Value parameter that can be used to hold a 2nd Place name, the Ship name, etc, that is represented by the {value} code in Sentence Templates.
No, you cannot change an Attribute fact definition into an Event, or vice versa.
I don't get too concerned about subtle differences between Events & Attributes and treat them both the same.
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Re: In a shipping list but not a migration.

Post by BillH » 18 Feb 2020 17:06

It isn't a big deal or anything, but I prefer to use an event for things that are really events like this. I don't need the extra value field as I put the 2nd place, the ship (or whatever transportation is used), other people traveling in the group, etc. into the notes as labeled notes.

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