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Resolve this Place / Place Details Button

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#1 Vyger


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Posted 15 April 2014 - 04:40 AM

As I work through resolving ambiguous Places and Place Details I have several browser windows open in conjunction with jumping in and out of Rootsmagic Gazetteer and County Check.

As more and more users struggle to resolve unidentified Places & Place Details it would seem logical (to me) that any program aimed at helping in that goal should display all available resources at a single click.

I would like to see the introduction of a "Resolve this Place" button which would bring up a multi pane window showing Gazetteer, County Check and popular search engine suggestions. This would involve RM sending off the recorded Place & Place Details to sites like Bing and users could also set a preferred resource site like http://www.genuki.org.uk/ which I often use.

With a new Place Management UI incorporating an embedded online map a close suggestion should be shown on that embedded map as Rootsmagic Mapping does already.

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#2 Renee Zamora

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 10:29 AM

Confirming enhancement request is in our tracking system. 


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