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From: "Jim Winfrey" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] [BUG] Place name parsing is very unintuitive
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 18:51:20 -0500
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What I've noticed many times is when I'm setting a filter for names or
places, I will type a few letters and stop to see what shows. When I start
typing additional letters the cursor goes back to the front of the entry
field so when I want Winfrey, I will see freyWin in the filter field. Very

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Purser" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2003 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] [BUG] Place name parsing is very unintuitive

| Bill,
| I can confirm that this also is a problem here, and I'm also using Window
XP. I love the program, but this makes it hard to work with. Have never had
this problem with any other program since going to XP (home edition).
| >>2. Autocomplete is very messy. It doesn't clean up when it changes
| >>its mind about a completion leaving unreadable overstruck text in
| >>the field.
| >>This happens in all kinds of fields, not just Place names and it
| >>drives me nuts, so I'm surprised no one else has mentioned it
| >
| >This is a new one to me. You have Windows XP; is there something
| >unusual about your system?
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