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zhangrau

Member Since 19 Aug 2004
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In Topic: Nondestructive Restore to the Same Folder

12 July 2018 - 08:43 AM

A simple solution might be to have RM append the backup file's creation date to the original filename. 


In Topic: Enhanced Searching, Marking, and Unmarking for Sources

09 July 2018 - 06:12 PM

This sounds like the way that Find Everywhere treats sources. Unfortunately, Find Everywhere has no function to focus the search on sources - it only has it's single "global" mode. Last time I ran a Find Everywhere on my database, seeking a particular phrase in any source, it took over one-and-a-half hours to complete. On a suggestion from TomH, I went to List > Source List and [Print]ed the whole list, then saved to PDF. I was then able to use Acrobat Reader's Edit > Find command to solve my need. Total time? A few minutes.

 

Find Everywhere really needs an ability to "focus".


In Topic: Genealogical "Closeness"

08 July 2018 - 04:04 PM

An algorithm to calculate your proposed CLOSENESS would be very complex. And, I'm willing to bet, will never satisfy a wide variety of interested folks.


In Topic: Ancestry upload

08 July 2018 - 04:02 PM

 Kennedy Hospital Australia .

 

You didn't use any punctuation in the example. Should there be a city and state between Hospital and Australia?


In Topic: Genealogical "Closeness"

05 July 2018 - 06:17 PM

You just couldn't resist throwing an insult, could you?