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#1 jbennette

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:17 PM

I noticed when printing out a birthday list that RM uses today's date as the reference for ages on individuals in the list. I'd like to print a birthday list for 2013 that reflects the ages of those in the list as of their birthday in 2013 rather than today.

Is it possible other than changing the date on my computer to Dec 31, 2013?

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#2 Alfred

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:54 PM

Changing the Windows date works to some extent.

I am 11 days older than my wife.
I changed the Windows computer date it to a date half way between my birthday and my wife's birthday next year, August 16.
I assumed that I would show up as a year older than her, but we both showed up as the same age, just a year older than before I changed the date.

So I guess it is true what they say about assuming. <_< (at least the first half anyway)
But, Dec 31 2013 should list everyone as the age they will turn next year.
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#3 jbennette

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 11:39 AM

Perhaps I should post this item to the "wish list" instead.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:02 PM

Perhaps I should post this item to the "wish list" instead.


I would think you would do better posting the workaround to Tips & Hints.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 11:59 AM

Confirming enhancement request is in our tracking system.
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#6 kbens0n

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:14 PM

Changing the Windows date works to some extent.

There are a number of programs that one can download, that feed a user-chosen date to programs at startup:

http://www.nirsoft.n...un_as_date.html

RunAsDate is a small utility that allows you to run a program in the date and time that you specify. This utility doesn't change the current system date and time of your computer, but it only injects the date/time that you specify into the desired application.

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#7 jbennette

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:04 PM

Thanks, Renee - glad to see it's in the mill.

#8 Jerry Bryan

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

Changing the Windows date works to some extent.


I find the idea of changing the Windows date to be pretty horrifying. Files created or modified while the date is deliberately set wrong will have wrong dates, which seems to me to be a serious data integrity issue.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:26 PM

Well, I changed it back as soon as I had tried it.
Trying to find emails from people with the several months old computer dates gets a bit trying when they are sorted by date sometimes.
I never seem to remember to change the sort to read, getting senile I assume. :(
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