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by StevenTomer
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: FamilySearch Family Tree Application
Topic: Inconsistent behavior when clicking on names
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Inconsistent behavior when clicking on names

At various places in Family Tree, when you click on a name, it either: - Opens the person or - Opens a box from which you can open the person Very often, I find that the lower behavior gets in the way. I think that from the tree view, this behavior is wanted, but from the family view, it just gets i...
by StevenTomer
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: FamilySearch Family Tree Application
Topic: 1911 British Census Oddities
Replies: 0
Views: 582

1911 British Census Oddities

The 1911 British Census has some peculiarities that make it difficult to use when attaching to records. 1) On the results screen, the Birth field is left blank, even though the age of the person is known. At minimum, an estimated year could be put here to help weed out results. 2) The relationship i...
by StevenTomer
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: FamilySearch Family Tree Application
Topic: Incorrectly indexed records
Replies: 2
Views: 846

Incorrectly indexed records

Many times when I have been looking through records, I have come across a value that has been incorrectly indexed. I think a feature is needed to supply the corrected information.

Steven Tomer
by StevenTomer
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Family Tree Application
Topic: Attaching Records - Replacing existing fields
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Attaching Records - Replacing existing fields

When you attach a record, you can copy across the data, but you cannot replace the value of existing fields. For example, if you had the following data before attaching: John Greenbank b. abt 1865 p. of London, England and the birth record you are attaching to has the following: John Greenbank b. 14...
by StevenTomer
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: FamilySearch Family Tree Application
Topic: Regular Expression Search
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Regular Expression Search

I'd like to be able to use regular expressions to do searching. I'm guessing it's probably allowed by the back-end database, just not by the user interface. I know you can use the wild cards * and ?, but this is insufficient in many circumstances. Here's a concrete example: I'm looking for the surna...

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