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how_to:research_planner [2019/11/25 16:07]
ColeValleyGirl [Converting between Facts and Notes]
how_to:research_planner [2019/12/06 09:41] (current)
ColeValleyGirl [Installing the Plugin]
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 ===== Installing the Plugin ===== ===== Installing the Plugin =====
  
-The Research Planner is currently downloaded via the FHUG forums but will be available from the Family Historian Plugin store after beta testing.+The Research Planner is available from the Family Historian Plugin store.
    
-When you run the plugin for the first time, it will check for the existence of an essential ​prerequisite ​and prompt you to install ​it if you haven'​t already done so: +When you run the plugin for the first time, it will check for the existence of two essential ​prerequisites ​and prompt you to install ​them if you haven'​t already done so: 
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-  ​* ​Support for the "pl module":​ pl is a library module used by many other plugins, so you may already have it installed. It will be downloaded if necessary from the Calico Pie website. +Support for the "pl module": ​ 
-  +  * pl is a library module used by many other plugins, so you may already have it installed. It will be downloaded if necessary from the Calico Pie website
-The first time the plugin runs (and the first time after any new version is installed), it will also check for the existence of this Help file and download the latest version if necessary. If for any reason, the Help File can't be downloaded, the plugin will continue to work (but without Help).+  * Support for the "​zip"​ module: zip is a library module used to extract zip files. It will be downloaded if necessary from the Calico Pie website. 
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 +Users of Crossover, PlayOnLinux/​MAC and Wine should consult the [[how_to:​family_historian_v6_on_crossover_wine#​plugin_library_modules|instructions]] for installing these libraries in their environment
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 +The first time the plugin runs (and the first time after any new version is installed), it will also check for the existence of this Help file and download the latest version if necessary ​(as a zip file which it extracts into a sub-directory under your Plugin data folder). If for any reason, the Help File can't be downloaded, the plugin will continue to work (but without Help).
  
-**If the error persists**, you should download the Help zip file from [[http://​www.fhug.org.uk/​colevalleygirl/​Research Planner Help 2.0.zip|Research Planner Help 2.0.zip]] and extract its contents (a single directory) into the Research Planner plugin data directory: C:\Program Data\Calico Pie\Family Historian\Plugin Data\Research Planner.dat ​ (You may need to tell File Explorer to show hidden files to be able to see this folder).+If the error persists, you should download the Help zip file from [[http://​www.fhug.org.uk/​colevalleygirl/​Research Planner Help 2.0.zip|Research Planner Help 2.0.zip]] and extract its contents (a single directory) into the Research Planner plugin data directory: C:\Program Data\Calico Pie\Family Historian\Plugin Data\Research Planner.dat ​ or its equivalent in your environment (documented at [[glossary:​family_historian_program_data_folder|Family Historian Program Data Folder]]). ​ (You may need to tell File Explorer to show hidden files to be able to see this folder).  This manual extraction may also be necessary if you're running within a Crossover, PlayOnLinux/​Mac or Wine environment.
    
 The first time version 2 of the Plugin runs it will prompt you for your chosen Options. The first time version 2 of the Plugin runs it will prompt you for your chosen Options.
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 == Field5 == == Field5 ==
-This is a multiline field, as long as you like.  By default ​is is called Notes, but you can choose to rename it to e.g. Progress. ​ Recommended (default) value is ON as this is where you will record the progress and results of your task.+This is a multiline field, as long as you like.  By default ​it is called Notes, but you can choose to rename it to e.g. Progress. ​ Recommended (default) value is ON as this is where you will record the progress and results of your task.
    
 == Fact Date == == Fact Date ==
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 Make Tasks from the selected Templates. Make Tasks from the selected Templates.
    
-Note: If you've configured the plugin ​ot include one or more dates in your tasks, they will be set as follows:+Note: If you've configured the plugin ​to include one or more dates in your tasks, they will be set as follows:
    
 Update Date: Today Update Date: Today