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From: "Darrell A. Martin" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Help--using Output Form, not Source Definition
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 16:58:28 -0500
At 01:02 PM 9/28/2006, you wrote:
>Lillian Cain wrote:
>>If I simply type in the footnote I want in the Output form rather than
>>putting the info into the Source Definition, will I run into problems in other
>>reports or in Gedcom?
>It will probably output just fine.
>It will probably import from TMG4 to TMG6 just fine.
>It will not export to GEDCOM under any circumstances.
>It is basically a bad practice. If you insist on doing this, it would be better to enter your source into the title field and make a very simple source type which includes only the title field token.
Other than the GEDCOM issue, *why* is it a bad practice? I'm not saying there isn't a good answer to that question. I am saying that if there is a good reason not to do it, and it applies to my data, then I need to change my ways.
Darrell A. Martin
a native Vermonter currently in exile in Illinois
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