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  1. I save to pdf and take to FedEx. I miss doing color charts though. B/W at FedEx costs the same as color from Wholly Genes. Color from FedEx is crazy expensive.
  2. Windows 10 and TMG 9

    I got a "string too long message" a couple days after upgrading. Selected ignore and it opened fine. Closed up then went to my exe file and ran that and selected repair. I had to reenter my Serial # and everything appears normal again. Now I need to find the post that tells us how to get it to always open in Administrator mode without getting that message every time.
  3. Report configuration

    If I did the backup/restore I wouldn't I lose the weekends data entry? Is it safe to just move the Reunions.rpt file from The Master Genealogist v8/Configuration_files to The Master Genealogist v9/Configuration_files
  4. I have the Report I want still clean in version 8. How can I get that into version 9. Can I just copy a specific file from the v.8 folder to the v.9 folder? I cleared one of my saved reports back to default and want to make sure I get it back cleanly. My last backup was 3 days ago before a reunion so I don't want to just restore that. I have a report configuration called Reunions. I made a couple changes to fit inside a 2' page for the reunion Saturday but didn't save it as part of the configuration. When I went to call that report today I wanted to clear those temporary changes and mistakenly clicked the Reset Defaults button thinking it would put it back to my saved settings. Nope, that clears it back to the Descendant Chart defaults. Thanks Robert
  5. Exhibits to Tag to People

    I understand why. If you have a full load of pictures & documents for a wedding all attached to the marriage tag you wouldn't want all those to show up in the Exhibit Log for everyone. What I run into though is pictures for a family reunion. I attach them all to the event and in that case I would want them all to show up for the attendees.
  6. Exhibits to Tag to People

    Mostly I want to be able to see if I have any pictures of someone from their page. I just turned on the Exhibits column on the Details view like Michael said & that should work good enough. I wonder if a subset of tags like the image ones could be set so the witnesses get the picture too?
  7. Exhibits to Tag to People

    Basic question is can I get a picture attached to an event that then shows up in the Exhibit Log for all the people tagged? Both principals and witnesses. I don't want to have to attach the same picture to each person separately.
  8. I've got a chart I run for a few families and would like the title to reflect the Husband & Wife. Right now I use [?] and type in ,William & Rose Eisenhauer, or whoever else heads the chart. If I used [P] (or was that [F]) I would get William Eisenhauer. Is there on reports a code like [PAR] will get you parents except be husband & wife? 2nd question: [RF:Subject] appeared in a photograph <[D]>< [L]> gets me "Lonnie appeared in a photograph on 24 Dec 2012." on the primary person & "Lonnie, Marilyn, Mark, Bill, Julie and Kathy appeared in a photograph on 24 Dec 2012." on the witnesses. The role for all of them is Subject. Can I set it so each person just has their name or everyone's sentence has everyone's name?
  9. How does everyone deal with ongoing dates? I have someone who started work in 1996 and is still working in 2010 and will probably continue. So my problem becomes how to display that. From 1996 to 2010 seams like it creates a stop in 2010. between 1996 and 2010 doesn't sound right either.
  10. Social Websites

    I needed a source type for my tree at www.geni.com and this is what I came up with so far. Comments appreciated. Custom Source Type: Social Website is most similar to: Electronic Database (Family File) Full Footnote: [iNFORMANT], regarding [NAME OF PERSON], <[PUBLISHER]>,< [PUBLISH DATE]> :[sECOND DATE] accessed by [READER], [CD1] Short Footnote: [NAME OF PERSON], , [CD1] Bibliography: [iNFORMANT], regarding [NAME OF PERSON], <[PUBLISHER]>,< [PUBLISH DATE]> :[sECOND DATE] Social Website aka Geni.com, facebook, myspace [informant] who probably entered the info [Name of Person] who's page is the information found on [Publisher] whatever company owns geni.com or facebook [Publish Date] the date or estimate of date that [informant] added the information the entire direct link to [Name of Person] main page [second Date] date I copied information off the website [Reader] this is me if I am the one copying the information off the page [CD1] to indicate what section I got the information from edit: forgot to add. This is mostly modeled from the QuickCheck Model for Broadcasts & Web Miscellanea Blogs page 787 Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills
  11. pictures

    I recently started scanning pictures & posting existing pictures to my geni.com site. After about 5 dozen I realized my naming convention wouldn't be a lot of help if I needed to find something. Now I like my naming convention. [date]-[event]-[principles] & I plan to keep it. But even with tagging stuff I foresee problems. So now my attempts to make every picture a source. And I will need a tag for pics that aren't already part of something like a wedding. I kinda gave up trying sometime in September. Anyone have examples of how they handle pics I could template from? I'll start with what I already have in TMG & what I was working up to until I gave up. Sources OK I looks like I gave up without altering anything. I did type up what was in Evidence Explained. I must have gotten frustrated trying to figure out how to enter everything in. Sentences Img-Newspaper past tense: Img-Newspaper, abbreviation: img., History group Witness: [WO] had their picture in the paper [D] <[M]> this is an old sentence. I haven't used it much but it was useful before I had a scanner so I could track that I had pictures of people who I wouldn't otherwise be able to recognize. I think what I was objecting to most was [sUBJECT] being given prominence in all the source types. I've tried to keep a habit of using ID #'s in the subject field to link people to the source. But for this I would need to mostly abandon that. And what do you put in for a subject for group photo's? Will some be names and others events? Any thoughts on using the memo field to list the ages of participants? I plan on doing this somehow. It will come in handy for pictures of kids growing up. Having 'age 5 months' on a picture narrows down a date but I think it would be nice to be able to search for pictures of a group of people using a common note like that and so pull baby pics of everyone I can at any specific age without going to each person I want to look at and seeing if there is a pic when each individual was around that age. TMG will be how I track digital family images. I'm still trying to decide how to cleanly keep them stored IRL. Currently I have scrapbooks, loose photos, pictures in files, a couple hanging on the wall, & I don't know why I put it in that drawer. Any help appreciated. Especially if you have examples online I can look at. Robbie