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Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Ordering Events with no dates
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 13:29:43 -0800 (GMT-08:00)
Robert - You can use sort dates. These dates will not appear in your reports/charts, but merely facilitate logical ordering of events.. To add a sort date, simply use whatever date you wish and enclose it in square brackets, i.e., [10 Oct 1948]. You can also use sort dates with the date IS known, again for purposes of ordering events.
You might consider printing out the Help file, plus all of the Release Notes and use them as a manual. Makes great airport reading and I find myself going back to them again and again. Mine are extensively highlighted.
From: Robert Warnock <>
Sent: Feb 4, 2005 12:00 PM
Subject: [GENBOX] Ordering Events with no dates
I have a number of people who had a liaison before getting married to
someone else. In PAF these were entered in the date box as "Not Married" and
it is possible to "Order Spouses" even if there is no date for the event.
But these now appear in GB after the later marriage, and this also happens
in Reports. So how can I avoid divorce proceedings being taken and put these
events in the correct order? And I can see it might also happen with
children where the order is known but no dates can be entered.
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