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From: Lee Hoffman/KY <>
Subject: Re: TMG-L: list persons and #'s of persons & site
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2000 16:05:52 -0500


Ken Nelson wrote:
>The report you need to generate is a list of events.

Well, it depends. If you only want the persons, their ID#s, and some
other data, the the List of People report is the best one. The List of
Events report is likely to be fairly long since it will list each person
and each Tag citing that place.


>In your case you could
>have generated a list of events for SC. The focus needs to be a filter
>group, State = SC. You need to spell the state exactly how you have it
>spelled in the dataset. Your filter needs to be a literal one. i.e State =
>South Carolina, if that is how you designate it as a place name and not SC.

Rather tha use the Equals Operator selection, try the Contains. Then you
don't need to enter the full spelling of an entry. This is particularly
helpful if you are looking for data having similar spellings. For example
if you have states spelled out and want to filter for both North and South
Carolina, you would look for Carol as the "contains" target.

Hope this helps -


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