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From: Michel Vuijlsteke <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Some bugs in 3.2.0?
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 17:11:35 +0200
Yup, v. strage stuff going on.
I'll try a clean install next :)
On Tue, 22 Jun 2004 15:30:54 +0200, wim prange <> wrote:
> Hi Michel,
> You've got some really strange behaviours. I don't have Shift N becoming Ŏ, haven't seen extra lines in witnesslists. But I must admit I'm just browsing the new features etc. for the moment, not actually doing any real work in Genbox
> I suppose you have allready checked your keyboard and language-settings plus the language-settings in Genbox itself?
> I just ran into another problem and I think it is somehow related (maybe you allready mentioned it earlier). I started a new genbox-database and entered my parents familydata etc. At a certain point, my father had become a child of himself and my mother! I had entered my father/mother plus all their children on the summarytab of my father and hadn't created other relationshipslink between individuals somewhere else so how this came about? I don't know.
> I can repeat the crashing over and over: go to the family-tab of a married couple and click the little x on the tab itself > dialog > okay > crash
> Gr. Wim
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michel Vuijlsteke [mailto:]
> > Sent: dinsdag 22 juni 2004 2:39
> > To:
> > Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Some bugs in 3.2.0?
> > >> * Added an event to an individual. Typed the name of a
> > person already
> > >> in the dataset as a witness ("Anna De Meyer" in this case). Genbox
> > >> says there's no such indivual, and do I want to add a new
> > individual.
> > >> I click "no", but the individual is still created.
> > >No problems here. Followed the same procedure: new event for Ind,
> > >started typing in the witnessfield: autocompletion came with several
> > >options, everything went fine, several times.
> > Problem occurs when you have a person with an identifier like
> > "XX /YY ZZ/".
> > "XX YY" is "autocompleted" to "XX YY /ZZ/", and that's why
> > new people get added. Probably. I think.
> > Another, probably cosmetic error is
> > http://www.zog.org/blog/sorting.gif. I have no idea why I get
> > this, but it only happens for families created since 3.2.0.
> > Another, probably minor bug is that when you start typing a
> > witness name on the events tag, there's something wrong with
> > the first letter if you held Shoft down. N become Ŏ (O
> > caron?), A becomes capital L-as-in-Zloty, etc.
> > Also minor: add a witness for an event for the last
> > individual in the dataset, double click the name to go to the
> > individual, delete the individual, and you end up with a "(ID
> > xxxx)" where the witness used to be. Double click that entry
> > to get a "Record ID xxxx not found" error.
> > >Here are definitely some problems but different from yours: I
> > >entered a name for a new individual; Genbox asked to create a
> > >new individual, when I said yes it didn't create a new individual
> > >but attached the new name to the last Ind in the database (who was
> > >also last viewed)!
> > Can't duplicate that. However, when I say "no" to *not*
> > create the new individual, I get a second warning (Name
> > "Tralala Liere" not found; Add New Individual?). Answer "yes"
> > to that and the individual is created but not the witness
> > link to the event. Answer "no" the the second warning and you
> > get the familiar pick dialog with the name you typed entered.
> > Cancel the dialog and the new person is *still* added to the
> > witness list, but no record is actually created (i.e. even an
> > alt-tab away will erase the name). Click the "add new" button
> > on the pick dialog, and an empty line is added to the witness
> > list. Double click the empty line and you get to a new
> > record, with a birth name of "//".
> > All of this is probably due to one minor bug too :)
> > >In another experiment (added a spouse for the last Ind in the
> > >database) everything seemed okay but when I wanted to delete the
> > >'familylink' on the family-tab: Genbox crashed.
> > Nope, can't duplicate that either. However, I added a spouse
> > to the last individual in the database and the spouse ended
> > up as a witness for the event described above (perhaps one or
> > more link records were not deleted?).
> > >> Another thing: did this just change with 3.2.0? I used to
> > be able to
> > >> type an ID to select a person, that doesn't seem to work anymore.
> > >I still can type in the ID-nr and GB selects the Ind.
> > Sorry, should've been clearer. I meant in the pick dialog,
> > e.g. what you get when you double click an empty field on the
> > summary tab.
> > >Might there be a difference in the way we've updated GB? I've
> > >downloaded the full install.
> > I did a regular update, overwriting the 3.1.x I had.
> > Michel
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