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Quick add (and maybe delete) people from named groups

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#1 LeeHollenbeck



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Posted 24 March 2014 - 12:24 PM

I very much like RootsMagic and how I can use named groups, select people by data fields, custom reports, and color-coding to organize and clarify my research.

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1.) Make it quicker to add (and, perhaps, delete) a person to a named group.
a) Drag people from the Navagation View to the group displayed in the sidebar when a group is displayed in the sidebar (it would also be nice if people could also be deleted directly from the group sidebar.) Maybe have on the group sidebar the +, -, and Go buttons found on the bookmarks sidebar.
B) Add an item: “Groups>” to the pop-up shortcut menu for the people in the navigation views. The expanded menu could show the list of user-defined groups, and clicking on the group would add the person to the group. It would be even niftier if the expanded menu would indicate with a + or - whether the person could be added to or deleted from the group.
c) Hot-key to pull up a window with a list of named groups and allow the highlighted person to be added to the group. Again, it would be even niftier if the list indicated whether a person could be either added to or deleted from a group.

#2 Vyger


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 01:44 PM

Nice thinking, anything which improves the management of Named Groups gets my vote.

Way back in RM4 development Named Groups were to be Dynamic, unfortunately the Rootsmagician had to "temporarily" remove that functionality before release, I would just hope he still has it in his bottom drawer somewhere.

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#3 TomH


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 01:48 PM

Very nice - similar to Contacts Groups in Gmail...

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#4 Renee Zamora

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 10:49 AM

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