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From: "Paul J. Harris" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 07:50:06 -0400
In-Reply-To: <008b01c5776b$196850c0$193a0c52@homepc>


Hi Sally,

You are correct on both counts. The Beta version corrects the dropping of
the higher levels, but still inserts double prepositions UNLESS 'Always
Merge' citations is selected in Report Options??????????????

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: s.lloyd9 [mailto:]
Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 4:44 PM
To:
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output


Paul,
I forgot to say that to get the correct output in reports Bill suggested
On the Detail page, set "Merge event citations into single footnote" to
"Always merge".

Sally
----- Original Message -----
From: "s.lloyd9" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output


> Paul,
> I think that this is the problem I have in 3.4.0 according to Bill which
> he has corrected in the Beta version, are you seeing it in the Beta
> version? I'm not, everything is working as it should.
>
> Sally
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul J. Harris" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 9:09 PM
> Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output
>
>
>> Wim,
>>
>> I have discovered some kind of relationship with the General Source
>> Citation. If I find an Event that generates LOCAL SITE "in" PLACE, so
>> far,
>> it has NOT had a Source Citation to the general, overall source button
>> (as
>> is the case with most of my events. If I ADD a Citation to the general
>> button, the Event then generates the full place name properly. If I then
>> delete the general citation, it reverts back to LOCAL SITE "in" PLACE.
>>
>> Paul
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Paul J. Harris [mailto:]
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 3:10 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output
>>
>>
>> Wim,
>>
>> This is the way it is generated from the [L] code, and for the life of
>> me, I
>> cannot figure out why, or under what circumstances to reliably repeat it.
>>
>> Watching and waiting for more data! <g>
>>
>> Paul
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: wim prange [mailto:]
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 2:31 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output
>>
>>
>> Hi Paul,
>>
>> I was wondering about the prepositions with CheriC's sentence: "in
>> Machpelah Cemetery in Lexington".
>>
>> I can't manage to produce two prepositions with only the [L]-code, only
>> the lowest level can get a preposition to my knowledge. So where do
>> these come from? The places table, the eventtemplate, or from the event
>> itself?
>> There is also no comma between the two levels in CheriC's example as
>> well in yours. Typing errors or is this the way it is generated?
>>
>> Gr. Wim
>>
>>
>> Paul J. Harris schreef:
>>> I'll chime in to say that I have noticed this problem as well, but
>>> haven't
>>> felt I could get enough information about the circumstances to report
>>> it.
>>> Perhaps others could verify if some of my observations agree with what
>> they
>>> are seeing:
>>>
>>> 1. I believe this problem only shows up when the Place starts with a
>>> Local
>>> Site.
>>>
>>> 2. When it happens, I see prepositions before both place levels, i.e.,
>> "...
>>> married AT St. John's Episcopal Church IN Columbus."
>>>
>>> Paul
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Claire Quortrup [mailto:]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 1:46 PM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi to all,
>>>
>>> This problem is not limited to a Burial Event. I have found it to be
>>> random and inconsistent as you say Kathy. Have noticed it for sometime
>>> but not sure when it started. On Custom Narrative reports I saved that
>>> printed correctly when I originally created them I now have place
>>> levels that should be printing leaving out county or state.
>>>
>>> Claire
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Kathy Lenerz" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 10:03 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Places in Sentence Output
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>wim prange wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>In that Options-report, is [L~] Lowest non-blank maybe checked?
>>>>>Or else, what are the place-settings for the preview-report?
>>>>>Settings that have on effect on places appear on the Content-tab
>>>>>(Event detail), Style-tab (events detail order), Detail-tab and
>>>>>Format-tab (short places, place context).
>>>>
>>>>Wim,
>>>>I originally thought it might be the preview-report settings, but
>>>>now I don't think so. I have no preview-report selected, so I
>>>>thought the preview was just using options from the last report I
>>>>generated. I tried using different report options, as you suggest,
>>>>but that had no effect.
>>>>
>>>>This problem is random and inconsistent. When I try to generate it,
>>>>I can't. Since yesterday, it has happened to me once. But when I
>>>>went back to that preview a few minutes after it happened, the
>>>>preview was fine.
>>>>
>>>>Cheri-- I haven't kept systematic track of when I've seen the
>>>>problem, but I've been adding a lot of obits recently, so maybe it's
>>>>the Burial event that's the problem.
>>>>
>>>>Kathy
>>>>
>>>>
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