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From: "Patt Ricketts" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Using TMG and GenSmarts together
Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 13:06:10 -0700
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Thanks Teresa,

I see how it works now. I think it will be a big help but I'm going to have
to narrow my parameters I got 1461 in the fist try.

You're right it wasn't hard.

Patt

On 5/6/07, Teresa Elliott <> wrote:
>
> Patt,
>
> It's a very simple feature to use, though GenSmarts lists it as an
> advanced
> feature.
>
> Let's say you are at the library with your laptop and you find a book of
> will transcripts from Louisa County, Va from 1789-1802. (I am making this
> book up so don't get too excited. <G>)
>
> Go to TOOLS>CUSTOMIZE RECORDS and under INVENTORY FILES>select NEW. Call
> it
> Louisa County, VA. Now under with that highlighted under Individual
> Record
> Sets, click Add New. Name that one Wills 1789-1802. Then select Next. On
> that screen, select Will Records and Next. Under Place constraints,
> select
> For this country, United States, this State, Virginia, this county Louisa.
> And for the year select 1789-1802. Under circumstance constraints, I
> would
> select if a person lived here. If you want to narrow it down more, select
> died here. Then Next. Now you can say male or female. I usually will
> select both, unless the record I am looking at only includes one or the
> other in the index. Sometimes marriage books will have just the females
> in
> the index. Under suggestion data, you tell it how you want the
> information
> to print. I usually just want surname, firstname. You can have it print
> Wills of Lousia County, VA for Surname, First Name if you'd like. Then
> Next.
> Under action, I usually just skip. I just want a list of names and that
> is
> under Review. So click next and you will get your list of people.
>
> Next time you want to use this same set of records, you can go straight
> from
> Record type to review.
>
>
>
> Teresa Ghee Elliott
> --http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~rutherfordcemetery/
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On Behalf
> Of Patt Ricketts
> Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2007 2:17 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [TMG] Using TMG and GenSmarts together
>
> On 5/6/07, Teresa Elliott <> wrote:
> >
> > Matt,
> >
> > Sorry to be late in replying, I have been sick and busy, which leads to
> > sick
> > and tired, but I digress. <G>
> >
> > I do not use GenSmarts to make my tasks, because I am extremely picky in
> > how
> > they are created and GenSmarts doesn't set them up the way I want it to.
> > Now let me add, that I do use GenSmarts a lot, but not in the way most
> > users
> > do. I use it outside of TMG, and I use the Customize Records feature
> > (found
> > under Tools) to tell GenSmarts what records I am searching. For
> example.
> > Let's say I am at the archives, and I am working with the Williamson
> > county,
> > TN will books from 1814-1827. I will have GenSmarts tell me who
> probably
> > had estate records between 1814 and 1827 in Williamson County, TN. Once
> > GenSmarts makes a list, I will go to TMG, create a repository for that
> > roll
> > of film, if I haven't already, and then will create to do list tags for
> > each
> > person on the list. T
>
>
> Teresa,
>
> Can you give more details. I didn't know about this feature and went to
> try
> it and had no clue. GenSmarts pointed me to a video but it won't play for
> some reason.
>
> Patt Ricketts
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