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From: "Darrell A. Martin" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] 5.04 - Flags
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 08:51:37 -0600
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At 07:33 AM 11/16/02 -0500, Joe Makowiec wrote:
>At 09:39 PM 11-15-2002 -0500, Larry & Kathy McCurdy wrote:
>>Is there any way to set the "Living Flag" to "N" as the default value.
>>We think we did this once, but can't remember how. Thanks.
>I don't believe so. This is a safety measure - it keeps you from entering
>somebody as dead if they aren't. This keeps you from putting details
>about living people in reports if you don't want to.
>The default is ?, unless:
>1) you enter a death date, or a burial tag. (A Will tag doesn't exhibit
>this behavior.)
>2) you enter a birth date which comes before the assumed maximum lifetime.


So, can you set the assumed maximum lifetime to, say, one year? And if you
can, does it have the desired effect?


Darrell Allen MARTIN
a native Vermonter currently in exile in Addison, Illinois

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