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From: "Cheri Casper" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Date Puzzle
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 15:53:37 -0800
In-Reply-To: <001501c3f992$b3db6ff0$bfe10dd5@oc4f6hc8efdrzm>


Alexandre - Someone who understand this will have to help. Despite all I
have read on the subject, it just doesn't seem to come through loud & clear
to this old brain. I think you can turn off the double dating in the
program options, but I'm not sure.

CheriC

-----Original Message-----
From: Alexandre Burmester [mailto:]
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 2:25 PM
To:
Subject: [GENBOX] Date Puzzle


Cheri,

Thank you for your help. This will certainly solve my problem.
Another problem I've come across is when entering dates prior to that day in
March connected with the old Julian Calendar. For instance, if I try to
enter 14 January 1655, it will come out as 14 January 1654/55. I have read
on the Help menu about date conversions but I've ben unable to understand
how I put this one right. Try as I may , the pogramme rejects my correction
and keeps the double year & slash version. Can you help me on this one?

Thank you so much.

Alexandre
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cheri Casper" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 6:15 PM
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Unrecognized Suffix Title


> Alexandre - I am assuming that this name confusion is a result of letting
> GenBox autofill in the name. If, instead, you bring up the Pick Dialog
and
> select the person off the list you should not be getting these problems.
> You can access the Pick Dialog by double clicking in a field.
> Alternatively, if you know the ID number of the correct person whom you
want
> to connect to an event, you can enter the number. I personally find it
the
> best practice to bring up the Pick Dialog and select the person from that
> list. Like yourself, I have lots of duplicate names and this avoids that
> problem.
>
> CheriC
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alexandre Burmester [mailto:]
> Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 8:51 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Unrecognized Suffix Title
>
>
> Dear Genbox colleagues,
>
> I have recently acquired Genbox (I was using RootsMagic, but am familiar
> with most other software) and I find it extremely good, but suddenly, out
of
> the blue, I have a problem: in two instances of grandmother/granddaughter
> and grandfather/grandson with exactly the same names, the programme is
> assuming that they are the same people, with the resulting confusion that
> you can imagine. The Individual Pick Dialog doesn't even show up asking me
> if I'm referring to an existing individual!
>
> Does anyone know how I can solve this?
>
> Thank you
>
> Alexandre Burmester
> Porto, Portugal
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul J. Harris" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 2:37 AM
> Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Unrecognized Suffix Title
>
>
> > Ron,
> >
> > I'm not having this problem in a similar situation, so let me ask you
> about
> > how you have the names defined in the Identifiers Tab.
> >
> > Do you have:
> >
> > William F /Bernier/, Sr
> >
> > on one line checked as primary, or
> >
> > William F /Bernier/
> >
> > on one line checked as primary, and
> >
> > Sr
> >
> > on anther line as a Name Suffix, also checked as primary?
> >
> > Or do you have a different setup?
> >
> > Paul
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ron Bernier [mailto:]
> > Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 9:18 PM
> > To:
> > Subject: [GENBOX] Unrecognized Suffix Title
> >
> >
> > I have a situation that although not catastrophic, it is nevertheless
> > irritating. I have three individuals: William F Bernier, Sr, William F
> > Bernier, Jr, and William F Bernier, III. No matter which of the three I
> > want to call up, I can only retrieve William F Bernier, III. I.E. I
> begin
> > typing William F and immediately auto complete fills in William F
Bernier,
> > III. If I change the III to Sr or Jr, Genbox asks me if I want to add
the
> > name. The only way I can call up Sr or Jr is to click on the funnel and
> > then type the name William. I tried putting a period after the Sr and
Jr,
> > but that didn't help. Anyone have any thoughts as to why the program is
> > behaving (misbehaving) this way?
> >
> > TIA
> > Ron Bernier
> >
> >
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