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Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by tatewise » 16 Mar 2018 15:40

The first problem is with Publish > Books > New button.
Enter a Name for New Book then press Create and NOTHING happens!

The second problem relates to trying to present a Landscape Diagram on a Portrait Book page.
The trick is to first use Diagram > Save Diagram As > JPEG File to save the Landscape Diagram.
Then use View > Standard Diagram Types > Blank Diagram and Diagram > Insert into Diagram > Picture and choose the Landscape Diagram JPEG file just saved above.
Then on the Picture use Diagram > Format > Shape > Rotation and set 270 or 90 degrees.
Finally use Diagram > Save Diagram As > Custom Diagram Type and give it a name.
Now in a Book, when that Diagram Type is added, FH stops working and crashes.

If however, that Diagram Type is saved as a Chart, then that can be added to the Book OK.

Can anyone else reproduce those symptoms?
Mike Tate ~ researching the Tate and Scott family history ~ tatewise ancestry

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Re: Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by BillH » 16 Mar 2018 16:00

Mike,

When I click on new to create a new book it pops up a window to type in the name and then asks me which items I would like to include.

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Re: Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by NigelBrown » 16 Mar 2018 16:05

Just created a new book named Fred in about 2 seconds: Publish/Books/New/Create. No problem.
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Re: Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by LornaCraig » 16 Mar 2018 16:35

Like others I have no problem creating the new book. But confirm that when the new Diagram Type is added it causes FH to crash. Saving and adding as a Chart works OK.
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Re: Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by tatewise » 16 Mar 2018 21:52

Thanks for the feedback.

Despite re-installing FH my Books > New button still does nothing.
I know it cannot be a folder permissions problem, because the Clone button works fine.

Thank you Lorna for confirming the Diagram Type problem.
It only seems to affect those derived from a Blank Diagram.
Other forms of Diagram Type are OK.
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Re: Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by themoudie » 16 Mar 2018 23:30

tatewise wrote:The first problem is with Publish > Books > New button.
Enter a Name for New Book then press Create and NOTHING happens!

Can anyone else reproduce those symptoms?
Works fine for me Mike. I haven't tried the second "problem", so cannot comment.

My regards, Bill

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Re: Problems with Books and Diagrams

Post by rodit » 17 Mar 2018 04:29

Works OK for me, too
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