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From: "William T. Flight" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Source Record Limits
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 16:36:49 -0400
Your title works for me. If you are copying and pasting from somewhere else
(like an email message, as I just did), you have to be careful not to
include a carriage return.
I believe the limit on all text fields is 255 characters. Notes are
William T. Flight
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Warn [mailto:]
> Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2004 4:21 PM
> Subject: [GENBOX] Source Record Limits
> Hi folks,
> I was looking at my source records and saw that, it would
> appear that,
> GenBox (not unnaturally) has a limit on the length of a
> Source Record Name.
> I wanted to have a name that read "A Desirable Object (The
> Story of the
> First 150 Years of Stroud Baptist Church)".
> This little booklet was produced in 1979 to celebrate the
> 150th Anniversary
> of Stroud Baptist Church, Gloucestershire, England.
> This is particularly relevant to my family history as the
> second Minister
> there was my paternal grandmother's paternal grandfather and
> the first
> Minister was his father-in-law. With it so far? <grin>
> There are so many of my forebears mentioned in this 84 page record.
> Because of this, I would very much like the full title to be
> the name of
> the Source record.
> Also, of course, links from the source record, to the
> individual record of
> all souls therein mentioned.
> I do this for all Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates I own.
> Similarly, for each individual Census image (1841 to 1901)
> that I hold.
> BTW, on the same theme, is there any where in the Help file,
> where the
> limits of the program are spelt out?
> I looked up words like "limit", "limits", "limitations" and
> none is there.
> If any one could throw light on any of the topics mentioned,
> I would be
> most grateful.
> Bill, may I suggest that, if you have a spare moment, you put a whole
> section in the Help File, of Limits, etc?
> Many thanks,
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