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From: "David" <>
Subject: Fw: [GENBOX] Setting Living?
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 12:55:28 -0700


Woops, I reread your message and it looks like I will have to manually
change them. Bummer!
Talk to you later,
David

----- Original Message -----
From: "David" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 12:52 PM
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Setting Living?


> Great Cheri,
> That is exactly what I was looking for. I was able to create, previously,
a
> list of people born after a certain date but with no death information BUT
> then I could not figure out how to change all the "Living" tags based on
> that list (except by individually changing them).
>
> If you wouldn't mind sharing your technique with me I would appreciate it.
> Either off-list or on the list as you might prefer.
>
> Did you get your old data back from the crashed hard disk?
> David
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cheri Casper" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 12:10 PM
> Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Setting Living?
>
>
> > The only thing that is "assumed" is that something is "recent" when
newly
> > added to GB. Several of us have asked for a way to set flags based on a
> set
> > of filter criteria, but that hasn't happened. I don't know what Bill's
> > plans are in this regard. Perhaps that will come. For the interim, you
> > have no recourse but to set those flags manually. However, you could
run
> a
> > query for everyone born before a certain year and then just set the
flags
> > for members of that query result instead of stepping through everyone in
> the
> > database.
> >
> > CheriC



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