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#1 jonmira

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 11:53 PM

How do I color code my "free form" source citations?

 

Appreciate any inputs.

 

John



#2 TomH

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Posted 25 January 2015 - 07:05 AM

Not available. Why?

Using an outboard SQLite query, you could rename them, e.g., prepend the # or some other character or string that would cause them to be grouped together in the Source List.

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#3 c24m48

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Posted 25 January 2015 - 07:41 AM

It would be extremely tedious, but you could rename them in the Source list manually in the manner described by Tom without using SQLite. When you highlight the name of a Master Source in the Source list, the template type is displayed for you in the upper right hand portion of the screen, Just scroll up and down the Source list, renaming as you go.

 

You can't color code sources or citations themselves, but having renamed the Master Sources that use the free form template, you could color code all the individuals who have one or more citation using a free form Master Source. The query would be Source(general) Name contains # OR Source(family) Name contains # OR Any Fact Source Name contains #. This is assuming # is the character that you choose to prepend the names of the Master Sources that are using free form templates. If you rename in a different way, adjust your query accordingly.

 

Jerry