I have been doing some maintenance on my sources and templates and wrote a little utility program to help me with a couple of things:
- list all of the sources using a particular template
- find a template containing certain phrases
- list those custom templates I have created
- list the templates I am actually using in my sources
- merge similar templates into a single template in an intelligent way
I wrote a small utility program which currently does all of the above things except the last. The last item takes some care because it modifies the RM database. It also gets a bit complicated deciding how to handle fields which may not be exactly the same in the two templates. If you think the program might be useful for you, I happy to freely share it with others. You can install it from http://rsturley.net/...rce/publish.htm
. It installs most cleanly using Internet Explorer as your browser, but should work okay with others as well.
The program has internal help which can also be viewed online at http://rsturley.net/RmSource/help.html
Once you have installed it, it will automatically check for updates and changes in the program as I improve it or fix reported problems.
These kinds of reports and utilities would might be nice to have internally in RootsMagic some day and would be good to add to the Wish List.