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by David2416
14 Feb 2020 08:34
Forum: General Usage
Topic: How to notate missing first name
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: How to notate missing first name

:( ww
johnmorrisoniom wrote:
14 Feb 2020 07:12
I Use [] for missing first name and for unknown maiden name I use married name in square brackets ie [Smith]

John
I also do this. For example [] /[]/ for someone redacted in the 39 register. Context is given by the source citation
by David2416
08 Dec 2019 08:44
Forum: Research
Topic: GRO Death Index now upto 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1061

Re: GRO Death Index now upto 2017

Births upto 1918 though
by David2416
08 Dec 2019 08:42
Forum: Research
Topic: GRO Death Index now upto 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1061

Re: GRO Death Index now upto 2017

It is even better than that, the drop down goes up to 2019, additional information needs to be supplied for events in last 50 year to order. At least the index entries are visible.
by David2416
07 Nov 2019 09:11
Forum: General
Topic: A photo from RootsTech
Replies: 16
Views: 2773

Re: A photo from RootsTech

Some further news via Eastman's Genealogy Newsletter

https://blog.eogn.com/2019/11/06/help-w ... historian/
by David2416
08 Oct 2019 20:13
Forum: Research
Topic: Wills
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Wills

Ordered several wills on Sunday 6th October first arrived by email today 😊
by David2416
06 Oct 2019 19:55
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Running FH on two computers
Replies: 17
Views: 1383

Re: Running FH on two computers

I run FH on my desktop and on my laptop. I have mapped the c drives on each. I use Microsoft SyncToy 2.1 to keep a number of folders in step. I run it whenever I finished working on one computer. Then I matching sets of files.
by David2416
30 Aug 2019 07:10
Forum: General
Topic: View PDF
Replies: 11
Views: 1498

Re: View PDF

I noticed that you said date and time. Time is not usually given except in the case of twins.
by David2416
18 Aug 2019 07:33
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: FHUG on the move
Replies: 96
Views: 13380

Re: FHUG on the move

Can those of you who can't see the edit option confirm what web browser they are using please. Hi Jane, It is not working on my Chrome 76.03809.111 on Android 9 CLT-L29 build/HuaweiCLT-L29 The edit, exclamation mark and quotes buttons are missing. and the delete button And may I add my thanks to ra...
by David2416
16 Aug 2019 22:04
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: FHUG on the move
Replies: 96
Views: 13380

Re: FHUG on the move

Hi Jane, is all OK on pc
by David2416
16 Aug 2019 16:07
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: FHUG on the move
Replies: 96
Views: 13380

Re: FHUG on the move

Can those of you who can't see the edit option confirm what web browser they are using please. Hi Jane, It is not working on my Chrome 76.03809.111 on Android 9 CLT-L29 build/HuaweiCLT-L29 The edit, exclamation mark and quotes buttons are missing. and the delete button And may I add my thanks to ra...
by David2416
16 Aug 2019 08:28
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: FHUG on the move
Replies: 96
Views: 13380

Re: FHUG on the move

David2416 wrote:
16 Aug 2019 08:22
Testing for edit button
But l'm not? Tried to post screenshot: file too large (281kb)
by David2416
16 Aug 2019 08:22
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: FHUG on the move
Replies: 96
Views: 13380

Re: FHUG on the move

Testing for edit button
by David2416
29 Jul 2019 13:41
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Comparing trees without merging them
Replies: 19
Views: 3055

Re: Comparing trees without merging them

I thinking the compare two files plugin for Notepad++ might be useful. Creating two gedcom for the relevant set of people from each tree first.
by David2416
15 Jul 2019 06:27
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Trying to Evaluate Family Historian But Can't Use Sources Because Eval Version
Replies: 21
Views: 1820

Re: Trying to Evaluate Family Historian But Can't Use Sources Because Eval Version

To take up your point about Normalisation. This concept applies to databases where you store data in tables usually with a reference column. Repeated data gets stored in separate tables keyed by an index, progressively as you go through first normal form, second normal form etc. FH stores the data i...
by David2416
03 Jul 2019 05:27
Forum: General
Topic: Best way to capture images
Replies: 19
Views: 2777

Re: Best way to capture images

I would use the white version of BluTac.
Alternatively use cling film to secure to a stiff board, or large book.
by David2416
29 Jun 2019 14:53
Forum: General
Topic: Fh instruction at Society of genaologists?
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Re: Fh instruction at Society of genaologists?

I went on the Beginners and Refreshers course at Society of Genealogists in 2017 just after I'd purchased Family Historian. It was run by Simon Orde who was standing in. Found it very useful. Even as an experienced programmer I found it useful. I certainly would consider the intermediate course. Wha...
by David2416
08 Jun 2019 05:15
Forum: Importing and Exporting
Topic: import same-sex partner from TMG to FH
Replies: 12
Views: 1715

Re: import same-sex partner from TMG to FH

Perhaps the names should be blocked out for any living persons? Just a thought
by David2416
26 May 2019 07:08
Forum: Research
Topic: The Theory of Eight
Replies: 22
Views: 2701

Re: The Theory of Eight

My eight are Cooper, Marr (p), Smith, Webster (p), Davey (p), McKinnes, Green, and Lovejoy (p) - five photos (p) :) On the other side I believe they are Loftus, Brown, Barrowclough, Beadle, Pears, Fannon, Corrigan, and Rothwell. Had to look most of those up, and recover the tree from a back up made ...
by David2416
03 May 2019 07:50
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Synch FH on two Laptops
Replies: 17
Views: 1755

Re: Synch FH on two Laptops

I use Microsoft SyncToy v2. 1 Having finished working on whichever machine I've been using, and backup FH on exit. I then run SyncToy to bring the machines in sync. You can select the folders to synchronise and omit subfolders if desired (eg Sample Project, thumbnail casche.)
by David2416
03 May 2019 07:33
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Occupation entries after burial
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: Occupation entries after burial

I also enter the occupation with the marriage date. It then show up on the individual's record. Useful sometimes if I have a retired miner, a deceased miner etc. and have not yet determined the date of death. I have had children give different occupations for their dad! Serves as a reminder to reche...
by David2416
11 Apr 2019 06:47
Forum: General Usage
Topic: underscore character or hyphen?
Replies: 14
Views: 1720

Re: underscore character or hyphen?

I prefer the hyphen, rather than underscore, because of the way things sort. Always change the BMD downloads From FMP to hyphens so they sort consistently.
by David2416
11 Apr 2019 06:43
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Privacy and GDPR
Replies: 17
Views: 2143

Re: Privacy and GDPR

If we collect data from various sources about living individual, and then publish these data together then I would argue we are subject to GDPR. Particularly if that person is identifiable from the information we have published.
by David2416
02 Apr 2019 14:43
Forum: Research
Topic: Another Deciphering request
Replies: 5
Views: 1193

Re: Another Deciphering request

3 {possibly 9} year old Xmas last.

Need to see more to compare.
by David2416
17 Mar 2019 13:21
Forum: Plugin Discussions
Topic: Backup & Restore FH Settings.
Replies: 15
Views: 3517

Re: Backup & Restore FH Settings.

Ah, right. Thank you
by David2416
17 Mar 2019 08:51
Forum: Plugin Discussions
Topic: Genetic Relationship
Replies: 16
Views: 2081

Re: Genetic Relationship

Hi, just ran the Check Installed Plugins against the Store plugin, and notices the Relatedness report I have is newer that the store version. Not a problem, just mentioning it. I find the report is very useful in reminding me how much DNA might be shared with any ancestor. Check Installed Plugins ag...