* Easy updating of Citation Date

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Pentris
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Easy updating of Citation Date

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For many years I used the current date for all my 'Citation specific details' date. A few years ago I discovered that this should be the date of the source document. As some sources have over 20 citation entries there are large numbers of dates to laboriously update. I thought that the plugin ADD ASSESSMENT TO CITATIONS FOR A SOURCE would help but it does not yet run in FH7. Is there any other way of changing a date across all the citations used for a specific source in an easier process.
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Re: Easy updating of Citation Date

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Apart from deleting the Entry Date for multiple Citations, the only way of changing the Entry Date for multiple Citations is to use a Plugin.

I have reviewed and updated the Add Assessment to Citations for a Source plugin for FH V7.
However, it currently only offers the standard GEDCOM/FH V6 Assessment values and not the new FH V7 values.
It should still work for FH V6.

See the Add Assessment to Citations for a Source V7 plugin Version 1.2.1 Date Jan 2022. If Jane sees this she is welcome to review and publish this update.

Beware that it updates both Assessment and Entry Date, so if you only want to change the Entry Date take care to select the Citation's current Assessment value.
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Re: Easy updating of Citation Date

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Mike
Thank you very much. This works brilliantly and will save me an awful lot of time.
Robin Dew
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