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  2. How to .. delete a person

    Sorry to be a numpy ... but I'm trying to delete one individual by following the instructions ... However when I obtain the search results I find no delete icon to check in the select column - I simply an taken to that persons information .... To delete one person, use the Search tab to locate the individual, then click on the Delete icon next to that individual. The row will change color and then vanish as the person is deleted. To delete more than one person at a time, check the box in the Select column next to each person to be deleted, then click the "Delete Selected" button at the top of the page. Here is a snapshot of the page I see after doing the search Any help would be appreciated David
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  4. I am new to TNG. I have read some posts in the past about the issue regarding "Feature Links" opening up a new window. I am using Template 11. I am looking for advice on how to prevent this from happening. My feature links are highlighting family members who died while in service during various conflicts and I don't want my users to be opening up multiple windows. Thanks
  5. Import attaches sources to wrong REPO

    Appending is exactly what I expected.
  6. Import attaches sources to wrong REPO

    The off-by-one is just circumstantial. What's actually happening is that all my repo definitions are overwritten by the ones in the gedcom.
  7. Import attaches sources to wrong REPO

    Append ALL means just that..... ..........dont match records BUT APPEND ALL as new records.
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  9. Has anyone noticed that sources are mapped to the wrong repository? Looking in the GEDCOM I just imported, I have numerous source declarations 0 @S299@ SOUR 1 AUTH John Goodwin Locke 1803-1869 1 TITL Book of the Lockes: A Genealogical and Historical Re (etc) 1 REPO @R3@ 0 @R300@ SOUR 1 AUTH .... When I look at TNG, I see that each of the sources is mapped to the previous repo -- i.e., @S299@ actually points to repo @R2@, @S300@ actually points to @R3@ when it was supposed to be @R4@, etc. I uploaded using the äppend all records" option.
  10. Template 5

    Ken Noted, but with updates I skip the template Index. I discussed this change a little with Darrin in email, as I was not happy with the new layout. To me, a surname (family name) should take precedence over a forename. I have surname first for all searches on site. M
  11. Thanks a lot for your interesting and informative answer. I have decided to use the full Dutch local country name. Most visitors are Dutch so that will be the best option. Best Regards, Sandor
  12. Hi Roger, Thanks for your suggestions. Because the visitors of my site are mainly Dutch i have choosen for the full local country name, i.e. Nederland. Best Regards, Sandor
  13. Template 5

    Hope your keeping good notes, since TNG v11 standardized all the templates to use First Name and then Last Name for search field sequence. So when you upgrade again, you will have to redo those changes. Some of the older templates used to have Last Name first but not all of them. It also makes it easier for visitors to search sites if they all use the same approach of First Name and then Last Name.
  14. Change photo on home page

    Great info. Thanks very much.
  15. Template 5

    I wondered about that border too, but it doesn't bother me enough to remove it. Thanks to Alan and Merv, my homepage is just how I like it. With further tweaks, reversing lastname/firstname, and animating that pic plus one in the border, I'm a happy old bunny. http://mullfamilies.co.uk/
  16. Template 5

    Thank you. That does exactly what I want, and no collateral damage. FYI. I previously used another Template, but the simple appearance of 5 integrated much better with WordPress when I moved to that. Again, thanks! Spike
  17. The number one thing is don't abbreviate, since someone can misunderstand like is DE Germany/Deutschland, Delaware, or Derby. ISO country code and 2 postal codes. NL is the Netherlands, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as North Lanarkshire. Now, how to make it so that a place could show different languages. Option 1 would be to use notes on the place to say what the name is alternately from your main definitions that shows. Not an elegant solution, but you could put the information about the shifts in borders there too. Option 2 would be to add a couple of columns to the places that have the pointers to the language and pointers to a new table that would be the places in other languages. Option 3 would be to add columns that correspond to the language that would end up getting dropped or added when a language would be removed or added to TNG. Since Cemeteries are structured differently by having State and Country as additional tables, adding additional languages there would mean needing to do something with those fields as well. The third option could leave lots of blank fields when the place names are not different, although most are different at least at the country level. Being able to list Munich variably as: Munich, Bavaria, Germany München, Beieren, Duitsland München, Bayern, Deutschland would be something nice to have. If you did have that though, not having the local dialect for Migna would still need to be noted depending on your audience or used to replace the Standard German. Names would be that next step too, so people could see Karolus Magnus in the tree alternately as Charlemagne, Karl der Große, Charles the Great, or Karel de Grote as they are variously used to seeing his name. Place names can be complex in how to represent them, especially in the 1789-1820 period in Europe. I know I have a family that attended church in the same church which during the 1800-1820 time frame would have 6 or 7 different name structures as the top two levels changed. The nearly 600 years prior all had one structured name and the time through the present would be at least 8 name structures without counting the church structure reorganizations that would add more due to their being able to differentiate between towns of the same name in the same state/duchy/province. The town the family lived in belongs to 3 different church districts, two of which belonged to a different duchy and therefore only had 3 different name structures during that same 1800-1820 time frame. It makes finding the family in the census so interesting, since you need to know where in the town they lived because that could be a different country, or a different district within the same country for the census that you are looking at. Jay, it is some of the complexities in the paragraph above that end up causing major problems of how to store the information and then that everyone has to agree and change their structures the same way in your suggestion. The number of levels even changed (4 to 3 to 4 in one part of town and 5 to 4 to 5 in the other or 6 to 5 to 6 if you decided to list it that way), since you have the collapse of the top level (The Holy Roman Empire) so it would end at the Principality at that point eventually becoming a department of France only to fall back to a Principality that is given to a Duchy, changed to a Grand Duchy and put in the German Confederation. That difference in levels of the administrative structure between 5 and 6 depends on what your nationalistic tendencies would be and could be seen to have both be right. So even if you could get the software vendors to all agree to a location structure, then you need to get all the data entry to agree on the structure as well and sometimes you almost need history and sociology degrees and a fair bit of study of the times to know what should be entered for the standard of the era. If you had a list come up of all the possibilities then who knows what the person entering may pick that could be wrong (someone has propagated a tree that has my grandfather being born in Alabama instead of Iowa, since that was the first place on the list that popped up by the name). So the computer can be controlled and designed to do what the standard structure would be wanted, but since people are involved there are going to be problems as someone decides to modify the usage to their liking. You should see all the personal/corporate interpretations/modifications I see to international standards and ISO standards that I work with.
  18. Change photo on home page

    SimplyHosting offers 'WebDisk' that you download to your desktop allowing you to log-in to CPanel and when initialized, opens a folder on your desktop allowing you to drag & drop files between your computer and your TNG files on SimplyHosting (and vice-versa). Makes the process familiar and very easy.
  19. Template 5

    I can't say why just removing the line from mytngstyle.css failed to return things to normal. Maybe it was a cache issue. An alternative route you could try if it is only this one image you want to modify is the following: In index.php file change the word indexphoto to something like my photo as shown in the line below to: <div class="rightcontent"> <img src="templates/template5/img/mediumphoto.gif" alt="" class="myphoto" /><br /><br /> <span class="right" style="margin-right:8px">Which family are <b>you</b> from? </span> </div> Then add the following to mytngstyle.css .myphoto { margin-top: 10px; /* replaces vspace="10" */ margin-bottom: 10px; /* replaces vspace="10" */ margin-right: 10px; } That will only affect this one image (unless you atttach the myphoto class to other images, leaving the original indexphoto images alone. Alan
  20. Change photo on home page

    You are correct that you need to upload the file from your hard drive to the img folder at your web host. To do that you either need an FTP client, or you can use the File Manager in cPanel. https://www.simplyhosting.net/knowledgebase/19/How-to-use-File-Manager-in-cPanel.html is the tutorial for File Manager in cPanel located at Simply Hosting.
  21. (Using TNG v 11.1.2, Template 5, Umbachtree.org, Simply Hosting installation) I've found my way to Setup/Configuration/Template Settings Template 5. I've successfully updated the Main title and Welcome paragraph. I've created 2 photos matching the stated pixel dimensions of the templates/template5/img/mediumphoto.jpg and templates/template5/img/smallphoto.jpg files, and those photos reside on my hard drive. I can't seem to get the 'Change' function to look on my hard drive, and I don't know how to move the photo's from my hard drive to the img/ location where ever it is. I've been successful at moving the medium image on my hard drive to the individual on my tree, so it's been uploaded /home/umbachtr/public_html/photos/1. ( I goofed up on the name being 1 , but that's not related to this home page problem.) I think I'm supposed to move the photo's from my hard drive to the templates/template5/img folder (if it's called a folder). What ID do I need to use, and what facility do I need to use? Any help would be appreciated.
  22. Template 5

    Alan - I think you are correct. I inserted the code you suggested and the border went away, and it looked exactly as I wanted. The problem is that several other seemingly unrelated elements also disappeared. I removed the code from mytngstyle.css, but the template didn't go back to original. (I only have a rudimentary understanding of the code, but I expected that to fix things.) Eventually, the only way I could restore the template was to replace all of the files. Fred/Spike
  23. Multi-Language: country and region

    Dan, Many Ideas have been discussed, but no one has acted on anything.
  24. Multi-Language: country and region

    Hi Roger, This is funny as I had this issue a few years ago when I was contacted by a lady from New-Zealand who was searching for her Acadian roots (Roy family). She told me her ancestor's route was from New-Brunswick to WA around 1860. I though it was Washington State, U.S.A. I replied to her that I could not imagine someone travelling to the American West Coast and then taking a ship to Australia at an epoch without railroads. Obviously, she was talking about Western Australia and we laughted about this. As you said, a good practice would be to write place names for the main audience. For a specific event, I prefer to write the place name as it was written in the original document at the time for this location. I was born in a region where, before 1842, there was a dispute between Great-Britain and the United States for the Quebec and Maine boundary. At the time, one of my ancestor was going to this "no man's land" to produce maple sugar each spring. Since then, county names have changed as well. e.g. Dorchester county doesn't exist anymore as it was splitted between Bellechasse and Beauce counties a few decades ago. Actually, I didn't experiment enough with TNG and my data (I'm a newbie) to see how alternate place names for a single place are (or could be) handled. We may have the same issue with people names as they could be different names depending of the source. e.g. baptized "François", listed as "Francis" in censuses, and named "Frank" on a land deed. I think handling alternate names for a place and for an individual would be easier to implement as a feature in TNG. This would fit most users needs I guess. Dan
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  26. Template 5

    Hi "Spike" I don't use T5, but looking at the makeup of T5's index pages, it looks as if that particular image is placed by thi code snippet: <div class="rightcontent"> <img src="templates/template5/img/mediumphoto.gif" alt="" class="indexphoto" /><br /><br /> <span class="right" style="margin-right:8px">Which family are <b>you</b> from? </span> </div> I think the thin black border is derived from the class definition class="indexphoto" If you look in templatestyle.css you would see: /* indexphoto: replace border="1" width="160" height="121" vspace="10" for mediumphoto.jpg */ .indexphoto { border: 1px; border-color: #111111; border-style: solid; margin-top: 10px; /* replaces vspace="10" */ margin-bottom: 10px; /* replaces vspace="10" */ margin-right: 10px; } (You could look up html color #111111; on google or other broswer) The simplest way to remove the border from that image (and every other image that uses class="imagephoto" would be to add the following to mytngstyle.css: .indexphoto { border: 0; } That should remove the border but leave the margins as is Alan
  27. Template 5

    I have a related question. The small photo in the upper, right hand corner (a couple in the preview version of Template 5) has a thin, black frame around it. I want to use a cutout image (book) that can float in that space without the black frame. I easily can insert the image, but can someone tell me how to make the black frame disappear?
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  29. Relationship Display Mod ---Function Nest Overflow

    Un grand merci Dan, Moi aussi ma première langue n'est pas l'anglais. (For those who are not bilingual in French and English) Thank you very much Dan, English is also not my first language.
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