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From: Dick Shryock <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Question about Source Definition
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 18:46:06 -0400
Ok Teresa, thanks the only thing that I can't seem to change (or Add) is
a field called subject. Any idea's about that???
on the Rock Bound Coast of Maine
Teresa Ghee Elliott wrote:
> I think I see the problem. <G> You want them in a certain order and that's
>not what you are seeing.
>If you will change the OUTPUT template for the Footnote, ShortFootnote and
>Bibliography, you will then get the right fields in your source template.
>They may not be in the order you want them, but as long as you only have one
>element per source type group, they will show up in the little boxes for
> The difference between Date and <Date> is Date requires you to put in a
>date, or you will get "Unknown Date". <Date> requires you to leave the
>information blank if you don't have a date. I recommend using <Date>.
> P. S. When I used the Roots products, I always wanted a vanity plate that
>said Roots4U. However, I had two small kids, so I couldn't afford it. <G>
>Teresa Ghee Elliott
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>From: Dick Shryock [mailto:]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 4:51 PM
>Subject: [TMG] Question about Source Definition
>Hi All, I'm trying to use Betty Frain's Census model and am having
>trouble defining the Source here is what happens:
>1. From the Master Source list I click on Add
>2. I select Census, Federal (filmed) from the source Type list
>3. On the Source Definition I have the following fields:
> a. Source Type (yup That's what I want)
> b. Title (yup that's good too)
> c. Record Type (nope I want subject)
> d. Household (nope I want date)
> e. <Date> (nope I want publisher)
> f. <Record Info> (nope I want film number)
> g. <Film> (nope I want nothing there)
>Ok, so I can add Publisher and film Number but can't seem to find
>"subject" and "date".
>What is the difference between date and <Date>?
>I've got Betty's document and Lee Hoffman's book but can't seem to grok
>the nuances of Source definition.
>Can some one tell me what I'm doing wrong? I'm not a novice computer
>user, I manage Information Systems for a busy Emergency Department in a
>600 bed hospital, in fact I have a vanity plate on my car that reads
>"FOXPRO", but this sure has me at a loss.
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