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Member Since 05 Mar 2019
Offline Last Active Jan 25 2020 05:48 PM

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In Topic: Default Place Format

25 January 2020 - 05:27 PM

Yes I have been using Search and Replace with Places which certainly does part of the work.  I posed my original question partly because the Places Clean could be a useful tool to finish the job.  Places Clean will find those entries without Countries etc that have snuck into the database through downloads etc but without being able to set my own Country formats I can't use the Standard Name suggested by Places Clean.  That leads to cleanup requiring me to type the country name etc rather than just a single mouse click on the Standard Name.


But the biggest issue then with Places Clean is that once I have used Search and Replace to name Countries to my preferences, all those "non-standard" (by RM7 standards) country names are identified as incorrect by Places Clean ... and so the tool becomes pretty much useless :-)

In Topic: Default Place Format

21 January 2020 - 11:35 AM

The discussion of brackets and indications of uncertainty is interesting, but so far no-one has ventured an opinion on the other part of my question ... is there any place in RM7 where I can set the desired default place name format.

In Topic: Default Place Format

20 January 2020 - 06:14 PM

Ah thanks Renee - that's an interesting tidbit of information that might actually be useful in terms of search and replace ...

In Topic: PDF File will not attach to RM

16 July 2019 - 10:45 PM

As for Windows 10 ... you can select the default program for a file extension ... Start, Settings, Apps, Default Apps ... and then at the bottom you will see some choices ...select Choose Default Apps by File Type ... and voila a bizillion file types will appear and you can assign a default program for each file type.

In Topic: Blue Box with White +

19 March 2019 - 05:45 PM

That means the person has an alternate name - the blue box with the + indicates the alternate name. Often the "real" name is different enough that you can't tell from looking at the left hand column who the person might be.  You can open the record to see who the person actually is and the alternate names for that person.