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From: Elizabeth Churchett <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Master Place List confusion
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 11:50:04 -0500
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Lee Hoffman wrote:

> Elizabeth Churchett wrote:
>> I'm afraid a couple more questions have arisen for me . . .
>> 1) I wish to modify a Tag that was created months ago. Currently
>> the Tag has the name of a church in the memo field as well as entries
>> in the City, County, State, and Country fields. If I open the Tag,
>> cut-and-paste the name of the church from the memo field to the first
>> location field, have I then just added the name of the church to
>> every single Tag that was in the same city/county/state/county? For
>> example, if I open the Tag that already has the location "Dover,
>> Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA" in it, and I then add "St. Joseph's
>> Catholic Church" to the L1 field, do all my Tags that previously had
>> a location of "Dover, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA" now have the
>> church information in their locations as well? If so, then how do I
>> create this "new" location without having the change ripple through
>> all other events that had previously shared the same location but no
>> longer do with the addition of this new information?
> The answer to the question is no. Making a change in the Tag may add
> a new place record unless you already have one for this combination of
> place field. On the other hand, if you make the change in the Master
> Place List (MPL) to the place record then it will affect each Tag in
> which that place is used.
>> 2) I thought from previous messages on this list that the place
>> style belonged to the place at the Master Place List (MPL) level (as
>> opposed to the Tag level). But when I'm in a Tag and use F2 to
>> select a place from the MPL, and the place I select has a different
>> place style than whatever the default is on the Tag, the place style
>> is not changed on the Tag. Which means to me that once I close the
>> Tag by saying "OK", I have just changed the place style at the MPL
>> level. Thus, even when using F2 to select a place from the MPL, I
>> must still remember to change the place style at the Tag level to
>> match whatever's at the MPL level if I want to keep the same place
>> style for that location. Is that correct?
> At least for now, that is correct. I'll report this.
> Hope this helps -
> Lee Hoffman/KY

Thank you, Lee. It helped greatly.


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