The Work with Data Dialog is used to display and manipulate lists of According to GEDCOM, a Place should hold “The jurisdictional name of the place where the event took place…” , “The address structure should be formed as it would appear on a mailing label…”, according to GEDCOM; however, this is capable of a number of interpretations, and Address and Place are best considered together., An occupation is defined in the GEDCOM standard as: ‘The kind of activity that an individual does for a job, profession, or principal activity’., The GEDCOM specification says that the Religion attribute should be used for the religious denomination to which a person is affiliated or for which a record applies., According to the GEDCOM standard, this is the name of an individual’s rank or status in society, based on racial or religious differences, or differences in wealth, inherited rank, profession, occupation, etc., The GEDCOM specification says that this is a person’s national origin or other folk, house, kindred, lineage, or tribal interest. It gives as examples: Irish, Swede, Egyptian Coptic, Sioux Dakota Rosebud, Apache Chiricawa, Navajo, Bitter Water, and Eastern Cherokee Taliwa Wolf., and Source: “where information was found”. This could be anything from an archive in a county records office, a book, or even a relative’s recorded recollection. Citing your Sources helps to show how you reached a particular conclusion about an Individual. Types. it is invoked via Tools > Work With Data, and for each Data type, it displays a list of the defined items and allows you to:
- Edit a value (e.g. if you mispelled an address)
- Merge or replace 2 or more values (e.g. if you want to standardise all references to an Occupation, converting Ag Lab to Agricultiural Labourer)
- See the records that reference a data item, optionally displayed in a Querying is a very powerful feature that allows you to specify and save criteria for identifying a set of records of a given record type. window or added to a Named Lists are a way in FH to group related items — which can be records of any type(s) — so that you can easily find them to work with.
- Run a Report to display the list