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From: "wim prange" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Two Questions
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 21:12:59 +0200
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Polly,

Re: general note to a witness to an event

I sometimes use the "Witness Role" for that purpose. You can store short
info (I believe 26 characters) there.

Maybe you could also use the general notes for a witness? You can not add a
note to the event for the witness alone but you can use the General Note
from the Witness and use that in the template with the codes [GW1], [GW2],
etc. The number refers to the position in the witness-list.
Make the Witness the focus individual, click on the the Notes-tab and enter
the info there.

Gr. Wim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Polly Held [mailto:]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 9:10 PM
> To:
> Subject: [GENBOX] Two Questions
> Some questions for which I believe I already know the answer
> but I'm going to ask for responses anyway.
> First, can we choose name identifiers on an event by event
> basis for purposes of printout on a report or chart (or for
> any purpose whatsoever)? Is there a way to get anything
> other than the preferred name to print on a report - on an
> event by event basis?
> Second, is there a way to add a general note to a witness to
> an event such as adding the census information for each
> member of a household to each witness's narrative?
> Polly Held
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