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From: Kathy Lenerz <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Sorts won't stick
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 14:52:51 -0500
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Don Zochert wrote:
> Children sort correctly (chronologically by date of birth) for me on the
> Summary tab with vers. 3.3.1, both as children and as childbirth events.
> On the Children panel, where the order of the sort can be changed by
> clicking on the header, if I change the sort to youngest child first,
> then leave the target Individual and return, the sort retains its
> changed order.
> Is it possible you're using [sort] dates on some birth events, even
> while also using event dates?
No- it happens when all the birth dates are real dates, and there are no
This only happens for those families where the children weren't entered in
order of birth. Perhaps you didn't find this happening because you tried
it on a family where the children were originally entered in birth order.
Thanks all for checking this out,