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#1 Don Newcomb

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 05:04 AM

I'd like to suggest two additional date modifiers: "claimed" & "reported". These would be used primarily to modify sentences. Like, "Jill claimed she was born on 6 Jul 1924. Her birth certificate says it was three years earlier." The idea is that there is some record of a date but there is some doubt as to its veracity. 



#2 zhangrau

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 07:29 PM

I cover these situations in the Fact Notes.



#3 Jerry Bryan

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 07:48 PM

I think these date modifiers likely would have data interchange problems with any other genealogy software.

 

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#4 Renee Zamora

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Posted 13 May 2019 - 02:47 PM

You could enter claimed in the description field and customize the sentence template, 


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#5 Vyger

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 06:37 AM

I read Dons post a few days ago and couldn't appreciate how date 'modifiers' would be facilitated but then wondered did he mean something separate within Rootsmagic for a date qualifier?

 

Like others have said I also cover these in different ways and have all my description fields turned on for personal reasons.


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