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From: "Andre Switala" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Custom Source Types
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 19:31:14 -0400
Thanks a lot to all who responded, this is very useful.
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 6:38 PM, wim prange <> wrote:
> Hi Andre,
> Yes, you can create your own Source Types, but I don't see a Source Type
> "Church Book" in the initial set of Source Types. Did you mean "Church
> The best way to experiment is to make a copy of the Source Type "Church
> Book" you mentioned (in Source Type View, select Data > Make Copy of Source
> Types Record). Rename the copy to "Church Book (filmed)". Change the Level
> to "Doc. in Source" (at the right hand side of the view). Then a field
> "Higher Source" becomes available, select the Source Type "Microfilm" in
> that field.
> Then create sources based on these two templates and experiment to your
> heart's content with the templates ;-)
> Of course, when working with the sample gedcom, you could do this without
> making a copy of the original source types: just change the definition of
> the originals and select them in the existing sources. Then you don't have
> to add data to view the results of the templates.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: [mailto:]
> > On Behalf Of Andre Switala
> > Sent: dinsdag 29 april 2008 20:35
> > To:
> > Subject: [GENBOX] Custom Source Types
> > I have yet another question about Genbox:
> > While I am trying to play around and learn from the sample gedcom how
> > to source, I wondered if there is a way to add your own source types.
> > For example, there is a source type "Church Book" which is a source,
> > and there is "Microfilm", which is a source. Can I create something
> > like "Church Book (filmed)" to have it as document in source of the
> > "Microfilm"?
> > A.
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