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Add Search Condition 'Begins With'


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#1 Vyger


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 05:04 AM

Various web sites I use allow the specific condition 'Begins With' other allow wildcards where you could look for 'Meg*' however with Rootsmagic my only simple option is Soundex or Contains or more long winded criteria excluding less than and greater than. However soundex codes are not always the same for Surnames and often another name can contain the Contains characters elsewhere in an unrelated name.


Please add a search criteria of Begins With which is not only simple but self explanatory and more obvious to those who find combining search criteria slightly confusing.



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#2 nastrond


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 08:09 PM

Brilliant suggestion!!


Better search capabilities as @Vyger mentions above are definitely required in RM.

#3 Renee Zamora

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 12:38 PM

Confirming this is on the enhancement request list.