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#41 MerRhosyn


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Posted 01 January 2016 - 02:53 PM

Source Type: Civil Reg., Statutory Registers, Scotland (online images)


Footnote: [Jurisdiction], [Volume]...:<[AccessedType]|accessed> [AccessDate])<;[CreditLine]>.





Implementation of footnote, data from "access type" does not get pulled into display:


Burgh of Perth, County of Perth, citing Statutory Registers no. 387/01 0196, image, marriage registration, John Robertson and Elizabeth Haggie, married 10 December 1855, registered 11 December 1855; database and images, ScotlandsPeople (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: [AccessedType] 6 January 2009).

#42 Nettie


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Posted 02 January 2016 - 07:12 AM

I would certainly love to be able to merge multiple sources into one. Period.

There is a merge function on the Source List screen.  I have used this many times and it works.  But before I merge them I make a printout of the one that is going away, to make sure all information is transferred to the new Source....

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#43 BarbA


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Posted 02 April 2016 - 05:46 AM


Yes, on this first go round we are looking to handle the extraneous punctuation when fields are left empty. It is probably overkill to handle every single field as optional, so we are mainly looking for feedback on source types / fields that can be empty often enough to create this extraneous punctuation more than just rarely. Basically we are trying to tighten up the source templates that currently exist before we get into any new / modified functionality in this area.

This is 2016 and I am finding many questions about this.  It would seem that "overkill" might be the solution.  I have decided that I will use Free Form and other methods for my sources and citations because those extra commas etc. drive me crazy. Here's to hoping the direction is changed on this issue.  Thank you.

#44 Renee Zamora

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 03:43 PM

Referencing this forum post.