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From: "Danny Bull" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Sentence Trouble
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 10:23:19 GMT
Cheri Casper wrote:
>I have an individual in my dataset who only has a birth tag and two
>tags. Only her first marriage tag is marked primary; the second marriage
>not primary and the sentence for the second marriage has an exclusion
>I been having massive problems trying to get her narrative to read
>and have monkeyed around with exclusion markers and primary indicators to
>avail. I want her narrative to read " . . . She married Rayburn Gene
>on 15 October 1966 and Freddie Buell Copeland on 31 December 1992." I
>have gone into the primary marriage tag (where the spouse is Wilson) and
>in a custom sentence and I still get "she married Rayburn Gene Wilson on 15
>October 1966. She married Rayburn Gene Wilson on 15 October 1966 and
>Freddie Buell Copeland on 31 December 1992." I have tried making the
>sentence contain only the memo field and have put "She married Rayburn Gene
>Wilson on 15 October 1966 and Freddie Buell Copeland on 31 December 1992"
>the memo field. Nonetheless I still keep getting a duplicate of "she
>married Rayburn Gene Wilson, etc." I have tried reindex and repair; closed
>the program. All to no avail. And it doesn't matter whether I switch it
>around and have only the correct sentences appear in the second marriage
>put the exclusion marker in the first marriage.
>How difficult can it be to get the marriage sentence to read correctly?
>suggestions? Little things like this that take an inordinate amount of
>to jockey around with to get to be correct are most frustrating.
I too have found that I can't get custom sentences to override the defaults
in 4.0a. Is this a known bug?
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