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From: "William T. Flight" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Entering first event, new individual
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 17:51:50 -0400
There is a problem in the 3.6.4 build with entering the first event for a
newly added individual on the Events Page.
When entering the birth event for a newly added individual, try entering it
on the Summary Page. Instead of double-clicking on the green "Birth" label,
click in the "Date" column and enter the birth date, then you can tab to the
Either do it as suggested above, or use the toolbar arrow keys to move to a
different individual and back before entering your event data on the Events
The problem will be corrected in the next release.
William T. Flight
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Hough [mailto:]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 2:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Date Ordering
> Hello Bill,
> > Thanks for your questions regarding the sorting of partial
> event dates.
> < Lots of useful information snipped but carefully saved. >
> Thanks for the information on date sorting. I've had a quick
> read but it
> obviously requires greater study. I'll also look at my other
> sorts and see if they might be caused by the same problems.
> Part of the problem is that I understood, probably
> incorrectly, that the
> Class of an event was only used to aid sorting if no date information
> was supplied. In which case I would have thought that
> entering 1900, for
> example would have overridden sorting based on Class.
> While I have your attention <grin>, could you answer another
> point which
> arose while investigating the sort problem:-
> If I enter a new individual from the Toolbar, insert a name on the
> summary page, click on the Birth event in the event window
> and then try
> to enter a date on the Birth event window which appears, GB
> refuses to
> accept the date.
> Is this a bug, buglet or a case of "You're not supposed to do it that
> Thanks again for your explanation on date sorting.
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