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From: "wim prange" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Date Ordering
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 01:48:12 +0200
I have entered the same dates as you in a test file but in my case the birth
event was sorted before the baptism. I can only get it to sort after the
baptism when I use a sort date: 1840 [3-8-1840]. When I delete the sort date
and leave only 1840, the birth will sort before the baptism again.
Try re-entering the dates for the three events in your file, maybe one of
the dates isn't recognised as a "proper" date somehow?
What are your settings for "Show blank basic events" and "Sort basic events
first" on the Preferences > Operation-tab?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Hough [mailto:]
> Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 6:44 PM
> Subject: [GENBOX] Date Ordering
> I sent the following email a couple of weeks ago but never
> received a reply. Any takers...?
> I have three events, dated as follows:-
> Birth -- 1840
> Baptism -- 2 Aug 1840
> Birth Registration -- Sep 1840
> However, on entering these in Genbox, the Summary page insists on on
> sorting them in the order:-
> Baptism 1 Aug 1840
> Birth 1840
> Birth Registration Sep 1840
> Any reason why the date of 1840 appears between the other two dates.
> Anyone know the logic behind date sorting as I have found a few
> illogical sorts?
> (PS Still not sorted out why using the construct (<[(Pm)]He was
> [G]|[(Pf)]She was [G]|[P-] was [G]>) produces an unwanted
> space before a
> full stop.)
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