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From: "wim prange" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Uneven Data Entry
Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 19:34:09 +0200
As I said in that post too: Genbox is in my opinion getting better and
better at that. Maybe it's because I'm doing any data-entry more and more
according to the way Genbox operates, or because I have tuned my database to
my liking (especially changing events, sentences, sourceformatting, etc.
required closing and reopening the database), but I rarely have to close and
reopen it lately.
My most wanted features at the moment are a "Source Clipboard" of some sort
(like in Legacy) and a feature to globally (re)set attributes on the entire
database or a selection of it. What kind of extra navigation would you like
to see? The Lists, filtered Pick-lists, the Pedigree-tab, the Link-tab in a
couple of Views, and the hyperlink-fields are a great way to navigate
through the database.
For me Genbox is the most promising genealogy program. It isn't perfect yet,
but the databasedesign is in my opinion superior to the main programs
currently on the market.
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Don Zochert [mailto:]
> Verzonden: zondag 18 mei 2003 17:56
> Onderwerp: Re: [GENBOX] Uneven Data Entry
> Wim wrote:
> When you are working in Genbox and come at a point were you
> think "I thought I had entered this but it doesn't show", my
> advice is to browse to another record first and then go back.
> If that doesn't help, close the database and reopen it again...
> Hi, Wim,
> I came to that point so often that I closed the database and didn't
> reopen it again.
> As neat and powerful as this program is, it would benefit from more
> attention to the user interface, data entry, and navigation.
> Workarounds, try this and that, Plan B and C should not be required.
> The silence of the list sort of bears this out...
> Don Zochert
> ...Back to the Future
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