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From: bob gillis <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] PE filter
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 16:18:31 -0400
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On 10/8/2010 1:06 PM, Donald Joseph Schulteis wrote:
> Bob,
> I ran an identical request, with a different city, and added an additional
> filter "birth year is less than 1920" to cull out later births and did not get
> anyone who had died, BUT, the request identified several individuals who were
> born after 1920.
> All these individuals had one thing in common, they had a birth group entry, in
> my case baptism, with a blank date. The individuals all had a primary birth
> group entry (birth) which had a valid date such as "22 July 1926".

She has two Tags: Birth with full date and Death with fill Date.

However when I closed TMG and reopened, I was not asked to restore the
existing filter so I redid it and she is not in the PE.

On 10/8/2010 9:35 AM, Teresa Elliott wrote:
> Bob wrote
> Filter: Birth City contains Gloucester AND Birth year>1880 AND Death
> Group #Tag = 0.
> TMG treats each filter separately, so she is picked up by the first
> BIRTH year> 1880.
> It doesn't then remove her because she has a death date. It will look for
> people who don't have a death date and add them to the list.

That is wrong. All filter elements are considered and combined to get
the results.

bob gillis

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