My Way ©MJH 1996-2017

Modified February 14, 2017 4:59 pm

Customizing TMG™
My Way ©MJH
Index

This index covers all major topic terms across all chapters of this book.

 A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P     Q     R     S     T     U     V     W     X     Y     Z 

 A 

Abbreviations

Sources

(See Sources, Abbreviations)

Accents

(See Display, Accents)

(See Tag Type, Custom color scheme)

Add Person

(See also Importing, People)

Address Tag Group

Definition of the Address Tag Group

Export

(See GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Address and Telephone tags)

List of Tag Types

Custom Tag Types

MovedFrom, MovedTo, MoveFind, ResidedAddress, ResideFind

Standard tag types

Address, Stake

Address standard tag type

Sentences

Adoptee custom tag type

Sentences

AdopteeFind custom tag type

Sentences

AdoptGive custom tag type

Sentences

AdoptGiveFind custom tag type

Sentences

Adopting custom tag type

Sentences

AdoptingFind custom tag type

Sentences

AdoptLink custom tag type

Sentences

Adoption

Adoption Data Entry Approaches

One dataset person

Two dataset persons

Custom Adoption tag types

Adoptee, AdopteeFind, AdoptGive, AdoptGiveFind, Adopting, AdoptingFind, AdoptLink, BirthRec, Name-Adopted, Name-Birth

Standard Adoption tag types

*-Adopted(*-Ado), Adoption/AdoptOrig

Adoption/AdoptOrig standard tag type

Sentences

AFN standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Age standard tag type

(No custom description included)

(See also Sentence Variables, Age)

Sentences

AllFields custom name style

(See Name Styles, Custom, People, AllFields)

Alt tag type name suffix

Ancestral File source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Anecdote standard tag type

Sentences

AnecdoteSens custom tag type

Sentences

Annulment standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Associatn/Association standard tag type

Sentences

Assume tag type name suffix

Attributes

Tag Attributes

(See Tag Attributes)

Attributes standard tag type

(No custom description included)

(See also Tag Attributes)

Sentences

Author custom tag type

Sentences

 B 

Backup

(See Projects, Backup)

BaptAdult custom tag type

Sentences

BaptFind custom tag type

Sentences

Baptism standard tag type

Sentences

Baptismal Certificate source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Baptismal Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

BaptNil custom tag type

Sentences

BarMitzvah standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

BasMitzvah/BatMitzvah standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Birth Certificate source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Birth Church Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Birth Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Birth standard tag type

Sentences

Birth Tag Group

Definition of the Birth Tag Group

List of Tag Types

Custom Tag Types

BirthAssume, BirthOrder, Created

Standard Tag Types

Baptism, Birth, Birth-Covt/Birth-Covenant , BirthIlleg/Birth-Illegitimate, BirthStill/Birth-Stillborn, Christning/Christening, Rebaptism, SealParent/SealParentLDS

BirthAssume custom tag type

Sentences

BirthFind custom tag type

Sentences

BirthIlleg/Birth-Illegitimate standard tag type

Sentences

BirthMultiple custom tag type

(See Twin custom tag type)

BirthNil custom tag type

Sentences

BirthOrder custom tag type

Sentences

BirthPar custom tag type

Sentences

BirthRec custom tag type

Sentences

BirthStill/Birth-Stillborn standard tag type

Reminder

Sentences

Blessing standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Bugs

(See the separate Outstanding Bugs document)

(See also TMG, System Errors)

Burial Cemetery Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Burial Certificate source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Burial Church Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Burial Ground Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Cemetery Pseudo People)

Burial standard tag type

(See also DeathAssumeBur custom tag type)

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

Sentences

Burial Tag Group

Definition of the Burial Tag Group

List of Tag Types

Custom Tag Types

Cremation

Standard Tag Types

Burial, Probate

 C 

Caption

(See, Exhibits, Fields, Caption)

Caste standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Cemetery

Cemetery Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Cemetery Pseudo People)

Cemetery Witness

(See Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

Census

Background

Data available to record

Where Census Data can be recorded in TMG

Census Master Dates

(See Dates, Census Master Dates)

Census Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Census Pseudo People)

Census Source Template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Census Sources

Census source type

Census Tag Types

CensusEnum, CensusFind, CensusNil, Census/CensOrig , CensusX, CensusXFind, CensusXNil

Table of Sentences for my census tag types

Census Transcriptions

(See Exhibits, Transcriptions, Census data)

My Census Method

Finding people with no Census tag

My method overview

My Census Tag Types

My Data Entry

Data Entry action sequence

Entering transcribed Census data

Census Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Census)

Census source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Census/CensOrig standard tag type

Sentences

CensusDetail Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Census)

CensusEnum custom tag type

Reminders

Sentences

CensusFind custom tag type

Sentences

CensusNil custom tag type

Sentences

CensusX custom tag type

Sentences

CensusXFind custom tag type

Sentences

CensusXNil custom tag type

Sentences

ChildFind custom tag type

Sentences

Christning/Christening standard tag type

Sentences

Citations

(See also Source Elements, Citation)

Embedded

(See also Sentence Variables, Memo, Table)

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Citations)

Surety

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Surety)

Entering Surety Values

Tag Attribute

Unknown Source

(See Sources, Unknown Source)

(See also Source Types, Dummy)

City (or County) Directory source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Codicil standard tag type

Sentences

Colors

(See Display, Accents)

(See Tag Type, Custom color scheme)

Communion1/Communion1st standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Companion Products

GedStar

PathWiz!

Second Site

TagWiz!

TMG Utility

Concordance File

(See Reports, TOC and Indexes, Word Processor Generated Index)

Confirmatn/Confirmation standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Conflict custom tag types

Correspondence custom tag type

(See Transcript custom tag type)

Correspondence source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Created custom tag type

Sentences

Cremation custom tag type

(See also DeathAssumeCrem custom tag type)

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

Sentences

Criminal standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

 D 

Data Entry

Add Person

Dates

Languages

Memos

Names

Title field

Overview

Places

Sources

Special Characters

(See also Special Characters)

Date tag type name suffix

Dates

BC Date entry

Census Master Dates

Census Pseudo People Dates

(See Pseudo People, Census Pseudo People, Tag Sort Dates)

(See also Created custom tag type)

Data Entry

Double Year Dates

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Dates)

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Dates in Note and Name tags)

Internal storage structure

Irregular Dates

Modifiers

After

Question Mark

Say versus Circa

Multiple events on the same date

Old Style Dates

Pseudo People Dates

(See the discussion of each type of pseudo people)

(See also Created custom tag type)

Sort Dates

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Sort Dates)

Sort Order

Tag Attribute

Task Dates

(See Tasks, Task Dates)

Death Certificate source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Death Church Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Death Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Death standard tag type

Sentences

Death Tag Group

Definition of the Death Tag Group

List of Tag Types

Custom Tag Types

DeathAssume, DeathAssumeBur, DeathAssumeCrem, Dissolved

Standard Tag Types

Death

DeathAssume custom tag type

Sentences

DeathAssumeBur custom tag type

(See also Burial standard tag type)

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

Sentences

DeathAssumeCrem custom tag type

(See also Cremation custom tag type)

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

Sentences

DeathFind custom tag type

Sentences

DeathNil custom tag type

Sentences

Description

(See, Exhibits, Fields, Description)

Descriptn/Description standard tag type

Sentences

Display

Accents

People Accents and Filters

Collate Sequence

Custom Toolbars

Fonts

Layouts

Selecting Multiple Witnesses

(See Witnesses, Selecting Multiple)

View History

Dissolved custom tag type

Sentences

Divorce standard tag type

Sentences

Divorce Tag Group

Definition of the Divorce Tag Group

List of Tag Types in group

Custom Tag Types

DivorceAssume

Standard Tag Types

Divorce, Divorce Fl/Divorce Filing

DivorceFl/Divorce Filing standard tag type

Sentences

DivorceAssume custom tag type

Sentences

DivorceFind custom tag type

Sentences

Duplicate custom tag type

Sentences

DupNil custom tag type

Sentences

 E 

Education standard tag type

Sentences

Electronic Database source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Embedded

(See Citations, Embedded)

(See Sentence Variables, Embedded Format Codes)

EmigFind custom tag type

Sentences

Emigration standard tag type

Sentences

Employment Record source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Employment standard tag type

Sentences

End-of-Line

(See also Pseudo People, End-of-Line Pseudo People)

Engagement standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Errors

(See the separate Outstanding Bugs document)

(See also TMG, System Errors)

Event-Misc standard tag type

Sentences

Excommuntn/Excommunication standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Exhibits

Exhibit Order

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Exhibits)

Fields

Topic, Reference, Caption, Description

General Notes

Import

When datasets merge

When linked to a source being merged in a dataset

Internal versus External Exhibits

Printing

Storage

Transcriptions

Census data transcriptions

(See also CensusEnum and CensusX custom tag types)

Source transcriptions

(See also Transcript custom tag type)

My exhibit examples

Exporting

(See also GEDCOM, Export)

(See also Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export)

Project subsets

Sources and Source Types

Selected export/import

Tag Types and Name/Place Styles

Custom styles

Selected export/import

 F 

Family Group Sheet source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

FamilySectionNote custom tag type

(See NarrativeChildren standard tag type)

Find tag type name suffix

Flags

Custom Flags

EDITED - Whether this person is edited

FIND - People who require some form of documentation found

INTERIM - Members of a group identified for an interim purpose

(See also Focus Groups)

MAIN - Main Line Ancestors

(See also REL custom flag)

(See also ANCESTOR INTEREST and DESCENDANT INTEREST standard flags)

PSEUDO - Kinds of Pseudo People

(See also Pseudo People)

WORK - Members of a temporary group being worked

Languages and Flags

Merging

(See Merging, Datasets, Flags)

Other Custom Flag Ideas

(None of these are implemented in my projects)

Events - People associated with a specific event tag type (e.g. CENSUS)

PSURE - Minimum parent surety

REL - Relative relationship to a particular person

Standard Flags

ADOPTED, ANCESTOR INTEREST, BIRTH ORDER, DESCENDANT INTEREST, LIVING, MULTIPLE BIRTH, SEX

Fonts

Display on screen

(See Display, Fonts)

Reports

(See Reports, Fonts)

 G 

GEDCOM

Enhanced V9.04 Export

Address and Telephone tags

Dates in Note tags and Name tags

Memos on some tag types

Repository Place Detail

Sort Dates

Surety

Witnesses

File Type ‘.ged’ program association

Export

Citations

Dates

Exhibits

ID Numbers

My export recommendations

Names

Title name field

(See also Name-Title custom tag type)

Relationship tags

Repositories

Sources

Tag Types

TMG to GEDCOM tag type names

Default export tag type names

Two-Principal tags

Import

Assigning GEDCOM tags to TMG tags

Name data

Title and Prefix data issues

NOTE tag issues

Relationship tags

Unassigned GEDCOM tag types

GEDCOM standard tag type

(No custom description included)

(See also GEDCOM, Import, Unassigned GEDCOM tag types)

Sentences

Government Certificate source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Government Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Graduation standard tag type

Sentences

Guardian custom tag type

Sentences

GuardianFind custom tag type

Sentences

 H 

History standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

History Tag Group

Definition of the History Tag Group

List of Tag Types

Standard Tag Types

History

HTML standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

 I 

Ibid

(See Source References, Ibid)

(See also Source References, Ibid and Unique Endnotes)

Illness standard tag type

Sentences

Img tag type name suffix

ImmigFind custom tag type

Sentences

Immigratn/Immigration standard tag type

Sentences

Importing

(See also GEDCOM, Import)

(See also Merging)

People

Add Multiple People With CSV file

Sources and Source Types

Name Incrementing

Name Prefix

Selected export/import

Tag Types and Name/Place Styles

Custom styles

Name Incrementing

Name Prefix

Selected export/import

Index Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Index Pseudo People)

Indexes

(See Reports, TOC and Indexes, TMG Indexes)

(See also Reports, TOC and Indexes, Word Processor Generated Index)

Sort Order

(See Display, Collate Sequence)

International Genealogical Index source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Interview source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

 J 

JournalConclusion standard tag type

Sentences

JournalIntro standard tag type

Sentences

 K 

 L 

Languages

(See also Flags, Languages and Flags)

Layouts

(See Display, Layouts)

LDS Patron Sheets source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

LDS Pedigree Resource source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Living standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Loc tag type name suffix

Locations

(See Places)

Location Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People)

Location Styles

(See Place Styles)

LocationCountry Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Location)

LocationLink custom tag type

(See also Name-Loc-Var custom tag type)

(See also ResidedAddress custom tag type)

LocationState Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Location)

LocationStateCounty Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Location)

LocationStateCntyCity Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Location)

LocationStateCntyCityDt Name Style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Location)

 M 

Manuscript source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Marr Assume custom tag type

Sentences

Marr Bann/Marriage bann standard tag type

Sentences

Marr Cont/Marriage contract standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Marr Find custom tag type

Sentences

Marr Lic/Marriage license standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Marr Never custom tag type

Sentences

Marr Nil custom tag type

Sentences

Marr Not custom tag type

Sentences

Marr Sett/Marriage settlement standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Marriage Certificate source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Marriage Church Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Marriage Register source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Marriage standard tag type

Sentences

Marriage Tag Group

Definition of the Marriage Tag Group

List of Tag Types

Custom Tag Types

Marr Assume, Marr Not, Src Link

Standard Tag Types

Engagement, Marr Bann/Marriage bann, Marr Cont/Marriage contract, Marr Lic/Marriage license, Marr Sett/Marriage settlement, Marriage, SealSpouse/SealSpouseLDS

Married custom name style

(See Name Styles, Custom, People, Married)

Memos

(See also Sentence Variables, Memo)

Data Entry

Export

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Memos on some tag types)

Tag Attribute

Merging

Data Sets

Exhibits

Flags

Other miscellaneous issues

People

Places

Post-merge recommended actions

Pre-merge recommended actions

Repositories

Source Elements

Source Types

Sources

Styles

Tag Types

Tasks

People

Combined tags

Other ideas

Recommended order

Checklist

Places

Repositories

Source Types

Sources

Milit-Beg/Military-Begin standard tag type

Sentences

Milit-End/Military-End standard tag type

Sentences

MilService custom tag type

Sentences

Misc standard tag type

Sentences

Miscellaneous source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

MiscFind custom tag type

Sentences

MiscNil custom tag type

Sentences

MovedFrom custom tag type

Sentences

MovedTo custom tag type

Sentences

MoveFind custom tag type

Sentences

 N 

Name Styles

(See also Place Styles)

Custom Name Styles

Cemetery pseudo people styles: LocationStCntyCityDt

(See also Name Styles, Custom, Location)

(See also Pseudo People, Cemetery Pseudo People, Names)

Census pseudo people styles: Census, CensusDetail

(See also Pseudo People, Census Pseudo People, Names)

Location pseudo people styles: LocationState, LocationStateCounty, LocationStCntyCity, LocationStCntyCityDt, LocationCountry

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Names)

People styles: AllFields, Married, SurnamePreSort

Repository pseudo people styles: Respository

(See also Pseudo People, Repository Pseudo People, Names)

Source pseudo people styles: Source

(See also Pseudo People, Source Pseudo People, Names)

Data Entry of name styles

Effect of Name Styles on name sorting

Import

(See Importing, Tag Types and Name/Place Styles)

Merging Name Styles

When datasets merge

Name Tag Type Styles

Standard Name Style

U.S. Standard

Templates

Name Tag Group

Definition of the Name Tag Group

Export

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Dates in Note and Name tags)

Naming of Name Tag Types

List of Tag Types

Custom Name Tag Types

Name-Adopted, Name-Assume, Name-Birth, Name-Comm, Name-Foster, Name-Index, Name-Loc-Var, Name-Maiden, Name-Marr-Comm, Name-Marr-Title, Name-Step, Name-Std/Name-Standard, Name-Surname-Sort, Name-Title

Standard Name Tag Types

Name-Baptm/Name-Baptism, Name-Chg/Name-Change, Name-Marr/Name-Married, Name-Nick, Name-Var/Name-Variation

Name-Adopted custom tag type

Sentence

Name-Assume custom tag type

Sentence

Name-Baptm/Name-Baptism standard tag type

Sentence

Name-Birth custom tag type

Sentence

Name-Chg/Name-Change standard tag type

Sentence

Name-Comm custom tag type

Sentence

Name-Foster custom tag type

Name-Index custom tag type

Sentence

Name-Loc-Var custom tag type

Sentence

Name-Maiden custom tag type

Name-Marr/Name-Married standard tag type

Sentence

Name-Marr-Comm custom tag type

Name-Marr-Title custom tag type

(See also Name Styles, Custom, People, Married)

Sentence

Name-Nick standard tag type

Sentence

Name-Step custom tag type

Name-Std/Name-Standard custom tag type

Name-Surname-Sort custom tag type

(See also Name Styles, Custom, People, SurnamePreSort)

Sentence

Name-Title custom tag type

Name-Var/Name-Variation standard tag type

Sentence

Names

(See also Name Tag Group)

(See also Name Styles)

Blank name parts

(AKA missing name parts, non-existent name parts)

Cemetery Pseudo People Names

(See Pseudo People, Cemetery Pseudo People, Names)

(See also Name Styles, Custom, Cemetery People)

Census Pseudo People Names

(See Pseudo People, Census Pseudo People, Names)

(See also Name Styles, Custom, Census People)

Data Entry concepts

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Names)

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Dates in Note and Name tags)

Import

(See GEDCOM, Import, Name data)

Inferred name parts

Location Pseudo People Names

(See Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Names)

(See also Name Styles, Custom, Location People)

Married names entry

Name variations for indexing

Report Filters for Names

(See Reports, Filters)

Repository Pseudo People Names

(See Pseudo People, Repository Pseudo People, Names)

(See also Name Styles, Custom, Repository People)

Role Names

(See Roles, Role Names)

Selected names

Sort names

(See also Names Styles, Effect of Names Styles on name sorting)

(See also Display, Collate Sequence)

Source Pseudo People Names

(See Pseudo People, Source Pseudo People, Names)

(See also Pseudo People, Census Pseudo People, Names)

(See also Name Styles, Custom, Source People)

Title field

(See also Name-Title custom tag type)

(See also GEDCOM, Export, Names, Title name field)

(See also GEDCOM, Import, Name data, Title and Prefix data issues)

Data Entry

Namesake standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Narr tag type name suffix

NarrativeChildren standard tag type

Sentences

Nationalty/Nationality standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Natlzation/Naturalization standard tag type

Sentences

New Project

Nil tag type name suffix

Note standard tag type

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export)

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Dates in Note and Name tags)

Sentences

Num Child/Number of children standard tag type

Sentences

Num Marr/Number of marriages standard tag type

Sentences

Numbering

People Numbering

(See also GEDCOM, Export, ID Numbers)

Source Numbering

Unused TMG People and Source numbers

 O 

Obituary custom tag type

(See also Transcript custom tag type)

Obituary/Newspaper Article source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Obituary/Newspaper Lumped source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Occupation standard tag type

Sentences

One-Name Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Surname Pseudo People)

Ordained custom tag type

Sentences

Ordinance standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Ordination standard tag type

(See Ordained custom tag type)

Sentences

Other Tag Group

Definition of the Other Tag Group

List of Tag Types

Custom Tag Types

Adoptee, AdopteeFind, AdoptGive, AdoptGiveFind, Adopting, AdoptingFind, AdoptLink, AnecdoteSens, Author, BaptAdult, BaptFind, BaptNil, BirthFind, BirthNil, BirthPar, BirthRec, CensusEnum, CensusFind, CensusNil, CensusX, CensusXFind, CensusXNil, ChildFind, Correspondence, DeathFind, DeathNil, DivorceFind, Duplicate, DupNil, EmigFind, Guardian, GuardianFind, ImmigFind, Marr Find, Marr Never, Marr Nil, MilService, MiscFind, MiscNil, Ordained/Ordination, Related, RelateFind, TestTag, Transcript

Standard Tag Types

Adoption/AdoptOrig , AFN, Age, Anecdote, Annulment, Associatn/Association, Attributes, BaptismLDS , BarMitzvah, BasMitzvah/BatMitzvah, Blessing, BlessngLDS/Infant BlessingLDS , CancelSeal , Caste, Census/CensOrig , Codicil, Communion1/Communion1st, Confirmatn/Confirmation, ConfirmLDS , Criminal, Descriptn/Description, Education, Emigration, Employment, Endowment/EndowmentLDS , Event-Misc, Excommuntn/Excommunication, GEDCOM, Graduation , HTML, Illness, Immigratn/Immigration, JournalConclusion, JournalIntro, Living, Milit-Beg/Military-Begin, Milit-End/Military-End, Misc, Namesake, NarrativeChildren, Nationalty/Nationality, Natlzation/Naturalization, Note, NullifyLDS , Num Child/Number of children, Num Marr/Number of marriages, Obituary, Occupation, OrdinacLDS/OrdinationLDS , Ordinance, PrsmCancel/Presumed cancelled , Psgr List/Passenger List, Ratificatn/Ratification , Reference, Religion, Reseal , Residence/ResideOrig , Restoratn/Restoration, Retirement, SealChild/SealChildLDS , SSN, Telephone, VoidLiving , WAC , Will

 P 

Passenger List source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

People

Accents

(See Display, Accents)

Merging

Combined tags

When datasets merge

Two people within a dataset

Other ideas

Recommended order

   Checklist

Numbering

(See Numbering, People Numbering)

Pseudo

(See Pseudo People)

Sentence People Variables

(See Sentence Variables, Linked People)

Photograph source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Picklist

(See also Witnesses, Selecting Multiple)

Expanded

Simple

Places

Data Entry

[L1] field custom usage for F2 key

[L10] field custom usage

Latitude and Longitude

My data entry conventions

General locations

Non-U.S. locations

U.S. locations

Merging

When datasets merge

Two places within a dataset

Short Place field

Tag Attribute

Place Styles

(See also Name Styles)

Data entry of Place Styles

Import

(See Importing, Tag Types and Name/Place Styles)

Merging

When datasets merge

When merging two places within a dataset

Place custom styles

Repository use of Place Styles

Second Site usage

Short Place “style”

Primary

Tag Attribute

Principals

Tag Attribute

Probate standard tag type

Sentences

Projects

Backup

Export/Import

(See also Exporting and Importing)

Create customized project from existing project

Retain Sources and Repositories

Retain only Source Types

My problems due to pseudo people

Separating Project Data Files

Pseudo People

(See also Flags, Custom, PSEUDO)

Cemetery Pseudo People

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People)

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

Name Styles

(See Name Styles, Custom, Cemetery People)

Names

Census Pseudo People

Dates

(See Census Pseudo People, Tag Sort Dates)

(See also Created custom tag type)

Name Styles

(See Name Styles, Custom, Census People)

Names

Relationships to father/mother/spouse

Census Families

Census Family examples

Tag Sort Dates

Date Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Year Pseudo People)

Dates

(See the discussion of each type of pseudo person)

(See also Created custom tag type)

End-of-Line Pseudo People

Gender

Index Pseudo People

(aka "Group" Pseudo People)

(See also End-of-Line Pseudo People)

Linking to a Source Pseudo Person

(See Sources, Source Pseudo People, Linking)

Location Pseudo People

(See also Pseudo People, Cemetery Pseudo People, Repository Pseudo People)

Cemetery role for Burial/Cremation tags

Name Styles

(See Name Styles, Custom, Location People)

Names

Sorting Location Siblings

Naming convention

One-Name Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Surname Pseudo People)

Pseudo People Tags

Created, NarrativeChildren, Src Link

Pseudo People Relationships

Children

Sort Order

Census People Relationships

Census Families

Census Family Examples

Source People Relationships

Research Pseudo People

Repository Pseudo People

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People)

Name Styles

(See Name Styles, Custom, Repository)

Names

Sentence Pseudo People

Ship Pseudo People

Source Pseudo People

(See also Sources, Source Pseudo People)

(See also Pseudo People, Census Pseudo People)

(See also Transcript and Src Link custom tag types)

Linking Source to Source Person

Name Styles

(See Name Styles, Custom, Source)

Names

Transcription Printing

Surname Pseudo People

(See also End-of-Line Pseudo People)

Tag Accent Pseudo People

(See also Display, Accents)

TMG Pseudo People

Unmarried Pseudo People

Year Pseudo People

Psgr List/Passenger List standard tag type

Sentences

Published work source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Published work-combined source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

 Q 

 R 

Rebaptism standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Records (MultiVolume) source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Reference

(See, Exhibits, Fields, Reference)

Reference standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Related custom tag type

Sentences

RelateFind custom tag type

Sentences

Relationship Tag Group

Custom Tag Types

*-Bio2, *-Bio3, *-Can, *-Nil

Definition of the Relationship Tag Group

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Relationship tags)

Import

(See GEDCOM, Import, Relationship tags)

List of Relationship Tag Types

Naming of relationship tag types

Standard Tag Types

*-Other (*-Oth)

Religion standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Reminders

Tag Type

Reports

Bugs

(See also the separate Outstanding Bugs document)

Charts

(See also Reports, Specific Reports)

Filters

Fonts

HTML Reports

HTML Report Variables

Secondary Output

(See also Projects, Export/Import)

Specific Reports

Descendant Indented Chart

Individual Narrative

Journal

List of People

NEHG Standards

Task Reports

Tips

About Options

Default Option Text

General Tips

My Special Purpose Reports

Naming

Selective Tag Types

Title Variables

TOC and Indexes

TMG Indexes

Word Processor Generated Index

Repositories

(See also Pseudo People, Repository Pseudo People)

(See also Source Elements, Repository)

Abbreviations

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Repositories)

(See also GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Repository Place Detail)

Merging

(See Merging, Repositories; and Merging, Data Sets, Repositories)

When merging two sources in a dataset

Repository custom name style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Repository)

Research custom tag types

(See also *Find custom suffix)

(See also Tasks)

Research Log

(See also Tasks)

Tracking Research in Sources

Research Tasks

(See Tasks)

ResidedAddress custom tag type

(See also Address standard tag)

Sentences

ResideFind custom tag type

Sentences

Residence/ResideOrig standard tag type

Sentences

Restoratn/Restoration standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Retirement standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Roles

(See also Pseudo People, Location Pseudo People, Cemetery role)

(See also Twin custom tag type for "multiple" role)

Complex example of role variables

Default Roles

Role Names

Role Variables

 S 

School Record source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

Sens tag type name suffix

Sentences

(See also Tag Attribute, Sentences)

My custom tag type sentence standards

(See also each tag type for its defined sentences)

Variables

(See Sentence Variables)

Sentence Variables

Age

Date

Embedded Format Codes

Nesting Format Codes inside Internet Codes

Format Codes Table

Index Code

Second Site Code

Linked People

Location

Memo

Empty Split Memo Parts

Memo Variables Table

Tag Last Edited Memo Part

Parents

Role Variables

(See Roles, Role Variables)

Special Sentence Characters

(See also Special Characters)

Sex Change customization ideas

Sort Dates

(See Dates)

Sorting

(See Display, Collate Sequence)

(See also Names, Sort names)

(See also Name Styles, Effect of Name Styles on name sorting)

Source Elements

Alphabetical List of all Element Names

Citation Screen element groups

Citation Detail

Standard names: CD, CD1, CD2, CD3, CD4, CD5, CD6, CD7, CD8, CD9

Citation Memo

Standard names: CM, CM1, CM2, CM3, CM4, CM5, CM6, CM7, CM8, CM9

Citation Reference

Standard name: CREF

Importing/Exporting

GEDCOM Source Import

Incrementing

Prefix

Merging

When datasets merge

When merging two sources in a dataset

My usage conventions

People element groups

(See Source Element Groups, People Elements special groups)

(See also the element groups: Author, Compiler, Editor, Subject, Second Person)

Repository Screen element groups

Repository

Standard name: REPOSITORY

Respository Info/Address

Standard names: REPOSITORY ADDRESS, REPOSITORY INFO

Repository Memo

Standard names: REPOSITORY MEMO, REPOSITORY MEMO1, REPOSITORY MEMO2, REPOSITORY MEMO3, REPOSITORY MEMO4, REPOSITORY MEMO5, REPOSITORY MEMO6, REPOSITORY MEMO7, REPOSITORY MEMO8, REPOSITORY MEMO9, RM, RM1, RM2, RM3, RM4, RM5, RM5, RM7, RM8, RM9

Source Definition Attachments Tab element group

Repository Reference

Standard name: REPOSITORY REFERENCE

Custom name: REPO CALL NUMBER

Source Definition General Tab Title element group

Title

Standard names: BIBLE TITLE, BOOK TITLE, COMPILATION TITLE, JOURNAL TITLE, NEWSPAPER TITLE, TITLE

Custom name: NEWSPAPER

Source Definition General Tab user element groups

Author (people)

Standard names: AGENCY, AUTHOR, FIRST PARTY, INFORMANT, SPEAKER

Custom name: EMPLOYER

Compiler (people)

Standard name: COMPILER

Custom name: TRANSCRIBER

Date

Standard names: COMPILE DATE, DATE, FILE DATE, INTERVIEW DATE, PRINTOUT DATE, PUBLISH DATE

Edition

Standard names: EDITION, RECORD GROUP, SUBSET VOLUMES

Editor (people)

Standard name: EDITOR

File Reference

Standard names: FILE NAME, FILE REFERENCE

Film Number

Standard names: FILM NUMBER, FILM

Location

Standard names: ADDRESS, AUTHOR ADDRESS, COMPILER ADDRESS, INFORMANT ADDRESS, JURISDICTION, LISTSERVE, LOCATION

Pages

Standard names: DOCUMENT, PAGE, PAGES

Custom name: PSEUDO PERSON

Publisher

Standard name: PUBLISHER

Publisher Location

Standard names: PUBLISHER ADDRESS, PUBLISHER LOCATION

Record Number

Standard names: CALL NUMBER, FILE NUMBER, MANUSCRIPT INFO, NUMBER, RECORD INFO, RECORD NUMBER, REGISTER

Record Type

Standard name: RECORD TYPE

Custom name: SECTION

Second Date

Standard names: ORIGINAL DATE, PERIOD, SECOND DATE

Custom names: ARRIVAL DATE, CENSUS DATE, DATE OBTAINED

Second Location

Standard names: AUTHOR E-MAIL, RECIPIENT ADDRESS, SECOND LOCATION, URL

Custom names: CHURCH, ENTRY PORT, INTERVIEW LOCATION, LOCATION DETAIL

Second Person (people)

Standard names: APPLIED TO, INTERVIEWER, PHOTOGRAPHER, PRESENT OWNER, READER, RECIPIENT, SECOND PARTY, SECOND PERSON, SHIP NAME, TRANSLATOR

Series

Standard names: SERIES, SUBSET

Short Subtitle

Standard names: SHORT ARTICLE TITLE, SHORT CHAPTER TITLE, SHORT ESSAY TITLE, SHORT RECORD TITLE, SHORT REGISTER TITLE, SHORT SUBTITLE

Short Title

Standard names: SHORT BIBLE TITLE, SHORT BOOK TITLE, SHORT COMPILATION TITLE, SHORT JOURNAL TITLE, SHORT NEWSPAPER TITLE, SHORT TITLE

Subject (people)

Standard names: FAMILY INFO, HOUSEHOLD, NAME OF PERSON, SPOUSES’ NAMES, SUBJECT, TESTATOR

Subtitle

Standard name: ARTICLE TITLE, CHAPTER TITLE, ESSAY TITLE, RECORD TITLE, REGISTER TITLE, SUBTITLE

Version

Standard names: ROLL, VERSION

Volumes

Standard names: VOLUME, VOLUMES

Source Definition Supplemental Tab element group

Comments

Standard names: COMMENTS, MEMO, MEMO1, MEMO2, MEMO3, MEMO4, MEMO5, MEMO6, MEMO7, MEMO8, MEMO9, M, M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, M7, M8, M9

Custom name: ANNOTATION

Source Element Groups

Abbreviation codes

Element Names by group

People Elements special groups

(See also the element groups: Author, Compiler, Editor, Subject, Second Person)

Source custom name style

(See Name Styles, Custom, Source)

Source Pseudo People

(See Sources, Source Pseudo People)

(See also Pseudo People, Source Pseudo People)

Source References

Bibliography

Endnotes

(See Source Reference, Unique Endnotes)

Footnotes

Full

Short

Ibid

Ibid and Unique Endnotes

Linking to Source Pseudo People

(See Sources, Source Pseudo People, Linking)

Unique Endnotes

Source Templates

Custom Source Elements

(See Source Elements, My usage conventions)

Custom Source Templates

Ancestral File, Baptismal Certificate, Baptismal Register, Birth Certificate, Birth Church Register, Birth Register, Burial Cemetery Register, Burial Certificate, Burial Church Register, Census, City (or County) Directory, Correspondence, Death Certificate, Death Church Register, Death Register, Electronic Database, Employment Record, Family Group Sheet, Government Certificate, Government Register, International Genealogical Index, Interview, LDS Patron Sheets, LDS Pedigree Resource, Manuscript, Marriage Certificate, Marriage Church Register, Marriage Register, Miscellaneous, Obituary/Newspaper Article, Obituary/Newspaper Lumped, Passenger List, Photograph, Published work, Published work-combined, Records (MultiVolume), School Record, SSDI

My Template Style

Other Template ideas

Overview

Source Types

Census

Dummy Sources

Tag Last Edited, Surety, No Sources, Not Found, Unknown, Repository, MRIN

Importing

Incrementing

Prefix

Selected export/import

Merging

When datasets merge

Two source types in a dataset

Sources

Abbreviations

Codes, definitions

Detailed examples

ARTL, BAPM, BIBL, BIRT, BOOK, BURI, CDRM, CENS, CHUR, CORR, DEAT, EMIG, EMPL, GENL, GOVT, IMMI, INTV, LAND, LEGL, MANU, MARR, MEDC, MILR, MINE, NAME, NATU, NEWS, PASS, PHOT, PLAC, PRIS, SCHL, SSAN, TAXR, WILL, WWWD, WWWP, ZZZZ

Citations

(See Citations)

(See also Citations, Embedded)

Copying

Data Entry

Export

(See also GEDCOM, Export, Sources)

Import

Incrementing

Prefix

Selected export/import

Merging

When datasets merge

Two sources in a dataset

Numbering

(See Numbering, Source Numbering)

Overview

Source for this source

Documenting

When merging two sources in a dataset

Source Pseudo People

(See also Pseudo People, Source Pseudo People)

Special Characters

(See also Special Characters)

Tracking Research

(See Research Log, Tracking Research in Sources)

Transcriptions

(See Exhibits, Transcriptions, Sources)

Unknown Source

(See also Source Types, Dummy)

Special Characters

Data Entry

Source Data Entry

Special Sentence Characters

Spell Checker

Src Link custom tag type

(See also Marriage standard tag type)

Sentences

SSDI source template

(See Source Templates, Custom)

SSN standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Sentences

Styles

(See Name Styles or Place Styles)

Sum tag type name suffix

Surety

(See Citations, Surety)

Surname Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Surname Pseudo People)

SurnamePreSort custom name style

(See Name Styles, Custom, People, SurnamePreSort)

 T 

Tag

Attributes

Citation

(See also Citations)

Dates

(See also Dates)

Memo

(See also Memos)

Place

(See also Places)

Primary

(See also Primary)

Principals

(See also Principals)

Sentence

(See also Sentences)

Type

(See also Tag Types)

Witnesses

(See also Witnesses)

Definition of a Tag

Merging

After two people are merged

Tag Group

Definition of a Tag Group

(See Address Tag Group)

(See Birth Tag Group)

(See Burial Tag Group)

(See Death Tag Group)

(See Divorce Tag Group)

(See History Tag Group)

(See Marriage Tag Group)

(See Name Tag Group)

(See Other Tag Group)

(See Relationship Tag Group)

Tag Type

Custom color scheme

Custom Tag Types

(See each tag group for a list of its custom tag types)

(See also the full List of Tag Types by Group)

Custom Naming Conventions

Custom Tag Type Name Suffixes

*Alt, *Assume, *Date, *Find, *Img, *Loc, *Narr, *Nil, *Sens, *Sum, *Text

Definition of a Tag Type

Export

(See GEDCOM, Export, Tag Types)

Importing

(See Importing, Tag Types and Styles)

List of Tag Types by tag group

Merging

When datasets merge

Names

My custom naming conventions

Custom Suffixes

Reminders

(See also each tag type for its defined Reminder)

Standard Tag Types

(See each tag group for a list of its standard tag types)

(See also the full List of Tag Types by Group)

Sentences

(See Sentences)

(See also each tag type for its defined sentences)

Tasks

(See also Research Log)

Completed Tasks

Merging

When datasets merge

When linked to a source being merged in a dataset

Task Comment

Task Dates

Task Keywords

My custom task keywords

Task Name

Task Priority Code

Task Reports

(See Reports, Specific Reports, Task Reports)

Telephone standard tag type

(No custom description included)

Export

(See GEDCOM, Enhanced V9.04 GEDCOM Export, Address and Telephone tags)

Sentences

TestTag custom tag type

Sentences

Text tag type name suffix

Title-Event custom tag type

TMG

External Links

Companion Products

(See Companion Products)

System Errors

(See also the separate Outstanding Bugs document)

Two copies on one computer

Toolbars

(See Display, Toolbars)

Topic

(See, Exhibits, Fields, Topic)

Transcript custom tag type

(See also Pseudo People, Source Pseudo People)

(See also Exhibits, Transcriptions, Source transcriptions, My Transcript tag Exhibits)

Sentences

Transcriptions

(See Exhibits, Transcriptions)

Twin custom tag type

(aka BirthMultiple custom tag type)

(Rather than a custom tag type I accomplish this with roles in the Birth standard tag type)

 U 

Unique Endnotes

(See Source References, Endnotes, Unique)

 V 

Variables

HTML Report Variables

(See Reports, HTML Reports, HTML Report Variables)

Memo Variables

(See Sentence Variables, Memo, Memo Variables Table)

Report Titles

(See Reports, Title Variables)

Role Variables

(See Roles, Role Variables)

Sentence Variables

(See Sentence Variables)

Views

(See Display, View History)

(See also Display, Layouts)

(See also Display, Toolbars)

 W 

Widow(er) custom tag type

(Rather than a custom tag type I define a role in Death group tag types)

Will standard tag type

Sentences

Windows

(See Display, Layouts)

Witnesses

Selecting Multiple Witnesses

Tag Attribute

 X 

 Y 

Year Pseudo People

(See Pseudo People, Year Pseudo People)

 Z 

 


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