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From: Bob Velke <>
Subject: TMG v6.05 is now available!
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 22:31:57 -0500

The following is excerpted from the free Wholly Genes Newsletter which
subscribers should receive within the next 24 hours.
To subscribe, please go to

The Master Genealogist v6.05.000 is now available. This free update
includes a collection of bug fixes and a few new or changed features as


o Tag Entry - A warning now occurs if, when saving the Tag Entry screen,
the style assignment for an existing place could be changed.

o GEDCOM export - The links for most external exhibit types directly
supported by the Exhibit Log, including text files and PNG files, will be
exported to GEDCOM.

o Slideshow Manager - When an exhibit is added to the SSM from the
Exhibit Log, the text in the Caption field will be copied to the
Description field of the slideshow frame.

o DNA Log - The Relative Genetics templates and URLs were updated.
Relative Genetics has added markers for all three or their tests. If you
have recorded Relative Genetics data, you need to check to make sure that
the data is recorded in the correct fields.


o Tag Entry
- It was possible under some circumstances for a citation to be
accidentally deleted by either (a) entering a citation by clicking or
double-clicking the blue bar in the empty Tag Entry citation field or (b)
clicking into an empty Tag Entry citation field and entering a citation
using F3 or (c) clicking on an empty "Source for this source" field in the
Source Definition Screen and adding a citation using F3 or CTRL+F3.
- A situation could occur where the Details window and Project Explorer
each had a different focus and a new tag would end up linked to the wrong
- A second primary Marriage tag could be created by editing a second
existing Marriage tag which only had one spouse specified and adding the
second spouse.
- Memo and Sentence fields - Some newer variables missing from the
right-click menus were added.
- If you added an embedded citation to a memo, and while doing so added
a new source, with a new repository, the program froze when you tried to
close the Source Defintion screen.
- Add/Edit Witness screen - The 'click-area' for the Role selection box
was revised.
- If you opened the Tag Entry screen, added one or more witnesses,
clicked [Tag Type] and edited the tag type, saved the tag type, saved and
reopened the tag, the added witness(es) were missing.
- When the Citation window was open, it was possible to click on a
specific part of the Tag Entry window causing it to come to the front and
not allowing you to return to the Citation screen.

o Details window - Other Info box - The Last Edited date was not updated
for both principals on shared tags and for all linked persons when a child
was added.

o Edit - Find a person - The behavior of the various sub-windows was

o Add Person
- When adding a son to a mother, an error could occur when selecting
the father.
- With a Dutch project using a custom name style, the Simple Picklist
displayed the name for a newly added person incorrectly.

o Project Explorer
- A child with a Child-Bio tag didn't show in the children list under
the father.
- Changing a flag could result in a blank entry in the PE list.
- The PE didn't properly resort when the sort option was changed.
- You could create a filter definition based on an empty filter selection.
- The [Clear] button was not resetting the names selection to 'Both'.

o Picklist
- Saving a filter to a file did not save the names selection if other
than 'Both'.
- A grayout could occur after accessing Cue Cards from the picklist.
- The [Clear] button was not resetting the names selection to 'Both'.

o Accents
- The 'Is not an ancestor of' filter didn't work.
- A filter line could be updated without data in the value field.

o Focus Group - It was possible to add names from disabled data sets.

o Master Place List - Editing an event and adding a new person as a
witness could result in the MPL closing when the event list was closed.

o Merge Projects - If an active data set in a project had a corrupted Add
Person template; and you merged a project into this project, the newly
added data set(s) could acquire the corrupted Add person template.

o Report Definition Screen
- File output - Duplicate Works versions were removed.
- Options - Tags tab - The sorting of the tag types list has been revised.

o Pedigree Chart - The 'leading zeros' option for dates didn't work.

o List of... reports - Report output didn't respect the Preferences date
format setting.

o List of Events report - Some issues of showing excluded and sensitive
data were fixed.

o Source Elements - Several fixes and changes were made to editing source

o Exhibit Log - A problem displaying the caption at the bottom of the EL
was fixed.

o Styles
- The name style sort templates couldn't be edited.
- The Children/Siblings display template was being used for display on
many screens where the Output display template should have been used. This
has been corrected.

o GEDCOM import - Adjustments were made to import the various forms of
submitter data found in GEDCOM files.

o PAF import
- Fixed an issue of sex import and parent links
- The sentences created for imported custom tag types were corrected.

o Fixed a variety of cosmetic or language issues.

o Fixed a handful of more obscure bugs that were reported by users.

This free v6.05.000 update requires a previous installation of v6.00.000 or
later. (Users with a prior version must first apply the update to
v6.00.000). 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 "v6.05.000."

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