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From: "Paul J. Harris" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Married names in Individuals List
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 17:17:36 -0500
Assuming your desire is to work on a family group from the List View, here's
an around the horn approach to what you want to do that I may use for
Navigate to a Parent of interest.
Report Options>Section Tab>Generations to go from Key Individuals:
Select: Ancestral - None
Select: Descendant = Number: 1
Result will be a chart with the Default Person, Spouse, and Children
Close the Chart and Chart Options Windows
View Lists>Recent Activity>Chart Results
You now have a List of all the family members
that has one advantage over the Individuals List
in that you can delete them from the list as
you go about your tasks with them to keep track
of who is done and who is not.
If you save this Chart configuration, you could load it for this purpose at
From: Don Zochert [mailto:]
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 1:00 PM
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Married names in Individuals List
Thanks, Paul. I'll try your filter / search techniques.
I know I can designate a preferred name containing both the maiden and
married names, but I was looking for separate listings in the
Individuals List. I keep that list open at all times in my default
screen setup and use it as a pick list, and I thought it would be
especially useful to be able to access an individual by her birth name
OR her married name, especially when working on census info for a female
head of household or, indeed, anytime I'm working on like-named family
members. As it is, I have to activate an Individual View based on a
woman's birth name, which is usually the preferred name in my database,
then re-set the Individuals List to her husband and children, all of
whom are in the database under *their* birth names.
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