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From: Bob Velke <>
Subject: TMG v5.12.000 is now available
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 20:22:39 -0400

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The Master Genealogist v5.12.000 is now available. This free update
includes a variety of fixes and exciting new features, including:

o NEW easier tag entry screens without tabs. The older
tabbed version is still available as an option
(Preferences > Program Options > Data Entry).

o NEW support for window background and list colors
(Preferences > Program Options > Colors).

o NEW Backup Wizard with options to backup layouts,
accents, report definitions, and other administrative

o NEW Restore Wizard allows you to select the type(s)
of files to restore.

o NEW Custom Toolbar option to backup with one click
using a saved backup configuration.

o NEW support for translating tag type labels and

o NEW option to support multiple monitors (Preferences >
Program Options > Other). This option is off by

o NEW option on Report Definition Screen for charts
to "Use the Current Focus Person."

o NEW option on the Window menu to center the current

o NEW support for saving/loading any number of custom
toolbars. Only one custom toolbar can be active at
a time (in addition to standard toolbars) but each
custom layout can use a different custom toolbar.

o NEW HTML header, footer, and body fields now support
unlimited text by reference to an external text file
("!c:\myheader.txt"). F7 triggers the text editor
with the contents of that file.

o NEW option to turn off drag-and-drop support on the
Project Explorer (Preferences > Program Options >
Project Explorer).

o NEW option to control the display of currency on the
Task Entry screen (Preferences > Current Project
Options > Other). The default for a new project is
drawn from the Control Panel > Regional Settings.

o NEW support for a [Y] variable to return the year of
an event or name. Note, a year is only returned in
the case of exact, before, after, circa, and say dates.
Between, Either/Or, From/To, and irregular dates return
"an unknown year". The qualifier is NOT returned and
no preposition is added. e.g., "[P] appeared in the
census of [Y]...")

o NEW - the Task Edited date is now shown on the Research

o NEW option to double-click on a name in the Focus Group
to change the focus.

o NEW support for the Windows Application key to access
the right-click menu throughout the program.

o Fixed problem selecting multiple witnesses with the

o Fixed some problems with the Repeat feature.

o Fixed the Master Source List More/Less button.

o Fixed the focus on the Research Log after editing a task.

o Fixed isolated issues in direct imports from Family Tree
Maker, PAF, Generations, Legacy, Ultimate Family Tree,

o Fixed the optional warning when a tag is saved without

o Fixed "One file per progenitor" and "One file per
generation" options for output of Journal report to a
word processor.

o Fixed a variety of more obscure bugs.

o Includes more complete translations in Danish, Dutch,
German, and Norwegian (two dialects).

o Includes updated help files.

This free v5.12.000 update requires a previous installation of v5.11.000.
(Users with a prior version must first apply the free update to
v5.11.000). To download and apply the update, run TMG, access the Help
menu and choose "Check for an update." Alternatively, you can choose "Check
for a Program Update" from the Windows Start menu > The Master Genealogist
group. The update will be applied automatically. Upon restarting, the
startup screen will reflect a version number of "v5.12.000."

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