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Judy M.

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  1. Ah, okay. I will make a note of that for future reference, as it will be useful for other issues. Thanks!
  2. By request I have excluded a family member's first marriage, especially because there were no children of the marriage. However, the journal report still shows that "There were no known children of...." Is there any way I can avoid having that included in the journal report?
  3. Terry's idea worked best for me. Michael, there didn't seem to be an option (at least not that I could find!) to exclude the sensitive tag type as you described.
  4. Thanks for the ideas. I'll see what works best for me (other than simply including an excluded anecdote so that I have the info for myself).
  5. Printing reports to .pdf file

    And I appreciate your input. Thanks very much!
  6. New computer, TMG installed, and most everything seems to be okay...so far. I've chosen Microsoft Print to PDF, but my reports are being saved to a temp file. I'm not finding an option as to where I would like to report to go. On my old computer, it would show up in my task bar, but not on my new one/ I don't ever remember having to choose a place for the report to be sent, and it was so simple to just open the file from the task bar. I tried this with CutePDF also. In addition, the file is being saved as an .RTF file, not a .PDF. Where did I go wrong?
  7. Printing reports to .pdf file

    Problem solved. I had .rtf files associated with Word (by default), and I don't have Word! So I downloaded Libre Office, associated .rtf files with that, and...BINGO! Whew!
  8. Report Screen Preview not working

    Problem solved. I had .rtf files associated with Word (by default), and I don't have Word! So I downloaded Libre Office, associated .rtf files with that, and...BINGO! Whew!
  9. Printing reports to .pdf file

    Is there a way to attach this thread to http://www.whollygenes.com/forums201/index.php?/topic/17966-report-screen-preview-not-working/&_fromLogin=1#replyForm
  10. Report Screen Preview not working

    Jim, in our other thread, you said, "TMG uses .RTF as intermediate files in the print output process." So it appears that for those of us who are having the problem under discussion, TMG (or Windows) isn't allowing the process to complete (i.e., go from the intermediate .rtf file to the final .pdf file). So now all we have to do is determine what's stopping the process perhaps???
  11. Report Screen Preview not working

    I just found this thread -- which seems to reflect the same problem I'm having. Was there ever a solution found? My old notebook (still in my possession) and my new notebook are all Windows 10 with TMG installed. Both my Screen Preview and actual Printer job go to the temp folder.
  12. Printing reports to .pdf file

    P.S. You said this previously: The Wholly Genes PDF Writer v4 printer driver doesn't work under Windows 10. This means that the Save to / Adobe Reader (PDF) selection won't work. Use the 'Microsoft Print to PDF' printer driver. You print to printer and select the 'Microsoft Print to PDF' driver as the printer.
  13. Printing reports to .pdf file

    There were problems with using the TMG PDF printer driver in Windows 10, although I don't recall what they were. CutePDF and the MS Print to PDF worked fine on my old computer (also Windows 10). Now, however, the PDFs are going somewhere -- I shouldn't have to go digging for them! ("File exported to C:\USERS\JMADN\LOCAL\TEMP\TMGS51261679\_5KF.....rtf"). It shouldn't be a .rtf file and perhaps I'm supposed to be directing the file elsewhere manually.
  14. Printing reports to .pdf file

    Do you mean in Report Destination? If so, I haven't chosen Save to Adobe Reader. I have "Save to Printer." My understanding is that I don't want to use the TMG PDF printer driver. As far as I can tell, my settings are the same as on my old computer, which worked fine. Is there someplace I can tell to report where to save to rather than having it go to a temp file that's trickier to find than having the .pdf icon in my task bar or a logical place for reports? I don't recall how I may have set that up in the past (even with all my notes!). And why would it be saved as an .rtf file?
  15. Filter for flag

    Well, I guess I'll just have to check questionable people on the report to see if I need to change their flag.
  16. Filter for flag

    I would like to set up a filter for a particular flag. I've gotten as far as List of People, Filtered group, user filter (whatever number), add, and have found and clicked on the name of the flag. What do I add for Operator and Value? Also, how do I change the default for a particular flag? If I don't watch what I'm doing, I'm getting "Y" for a group when I add people who aren't in that group. (That's why I need to set up the filter -- so I can determine who doesn't belong in a particular Flag group. ) I just figured that out.
  17. Filter for flag

    If I understood correctly, I made the default "?" for this particular group. Everyone who I added to my database previously has marked "?" and the Smiths are marked "Y." However, I had added some new people before I changed the Smith default, and I want to be sure they're not marked "Y." First-time around, I failed to make the default "?" Your instructions worked perfectly. Thank you very much. Oops! Not quite so perfectly, as there are some extra people on the list. I checked their flags for the Smith group, and they're "?" Yet not everyone with a "?" for the Smith group is on the list. Hmmm.... This may be way out on left field -- or not! -- but the reason I'm following the Smith family is because my husband has a DNA connection with someone for whom we can't find a connection. Now that I'm looking at the output from my list, I'm seeing names that we're considering as possible connections (even though we're not sure how). Is it possible that TMG is "seeing" a connection that we're missing (I wish!) even though they're marked with a "?)? Probably not. I just found someone who doesn't seem to fit at all. I guess that was a pipe dream at best.
  18. Filter for flag

    Okay. I have a flag for a particular family not related to me. Let's call that the SMITH GROUP. I may have accidentally added some people to this group who don't belong. (After I posted the original message in this thread, I figured out how to change the default, so I hope that won't happen again!) So...Report, List of People, Filtered group, User Filter 1 (for example), Add(?), find the SMITH GROUP...and then what do I use for "Value"? Or am I missing a step? I was thinking I should use "Y" for the value, but when I do, I'm getting a message, "178 qualified people found. Are you sure you want to change CONNECTED #1 flag to "Y" for these people?" I'm obviously doing something quite wrong because I don't want to change the flag but want to see is a list of people for whom I've already used "Y" (for "yes") to see who doesn't belong in that flagged group. Hope that helps...and thanks for your reply.
  19. My new laptop has a much higher resolution than my old one. As a result, the size of the text on the "main" screen (Explorer, Details, Flags, Children, Siblings, and Image) is very small, as is the text when I'm entering a new tag. Well, actually, everything is very small, which is tough on my eyes. I have used various methods to increase text size in general, including reducing the resolution, using an app that applies 8.1 DPI scaling, etc. These fixes work in other programs, but so far I haven't been able to do much with TMG. Any suggestions? Thanks...
  20. Backup file suddenly smaller

    Thanks, Jim, for checking the backups. You found that "The project in the larger backup has not been optimized." I obviously have to optimize more often. WHEW!
  21. I just noticed that my backup files (.sqz) suddenly became smaller in mid-January. I hadn't changed anything. I don't include exhibits, and back up just the Project Data Files, Accents, and Filters. The drop was from 12,000+ Kb to 3,000+ Kb. When I backed up my customizations just now, the file was 600+ Kb. I don't know how the customization file and .sqz file should compare in size, but considering the fact that my Simple Picklist shows almost 8,500 names, in addition to all the data I've added, shouldn't the comparison show a great difference? Any thoughts as to what I should do to ensure that nothing bad has happened...or whether somehow my backups are incomplete in some way? I tested a backup the other day, and it seemed to work fine (as far as I can tell!). Thanks in advance....
  22. Backup file suddenly smaller

    Hmmm...apparently Windows 10 "zip" has had some problems. Perhaps one of those issues was related to the discrepancy I'm seeing. Jim Byram seems to think that the smaller .sqz file is more appropriate for my database than the larger one, and the smaller one is newer. But would that affect my TMG backups?
  23. Backup file suddenly smaller

    I'm using the "unzip" program that comes with Windows 10. I have always used "normal" compression. Both the larger and smaller unzipped files have the similar (actually the same for the "bunch" I compared) compression ratios. This makes no sense to me!
  24. Backup file suddenly smaller

    The ZIP files appear to be identical. Since I haven't changed the compression, how is this possible with such different-size backups?