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Re: Searching within dates

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  • Leslie
    Jerry, Thanks for that, i had already worked out creating a text file. i was just hoping for a more elegant route thru AQ itself. Regards Les
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 15, 2009
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      Jerry,

      Thanks for that, i had already worked out creating a text file.
      i was just hoping for a more elegant route thru AQ itself.

      Regards
      Les

      --- In AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com, "Jerry Barrett" <jerry.barrett@...> wrote:
      >
      > Les,
      >
      > One way would be to create a custom report. I used RIN, Surnane, Given, Birth
      > or *Rite Date, Marraige Date, Death or Burial Date. Select the whole database
      > or a subset, and then print to a text file.
      >
      > "RIN","Surname, Given","Birth or *Rite Date","Marriage Date","Death or *Burial
      > Date"
      > "45673","BENGIVENGA, Carlo A.","13 Aug 1918","","24 Dec 2008"
      > "45674","BASILONE, Angelo","Abt 1864","","" <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
      > "45675",", Catherine","Mar 1862","1880",""
      > "45676","BENGIVENGA, James","2 Mar 1887","",""
      >
      > You could then use Notepad and search for Abt. I use a text editor called
      > TextPad which allows me to search for all occurances, and the copy only the
      > lines with "Abt" - then I paste into a new document. That gives me a list with
      > RIN to tie back to the AQ database.
      >
      > You could also load the text file into Microsft Excel and do the same kind of
      > thing.
      >
      > You could also do a search in a GEDCOM extract - but it wouldn't have the
      > information all on one line.
      >
      > 0 @I45674@ INDI
      > 1 NAME Angelo /Basilone/
      > 1 SEX M
      > 1 BIRT
      > 2 DATE ABT 1864 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
      >
      > One advantage to the GEDCOM method, you wouldn't have to specify which dates
      > to include in the Custom Report - and you might be able to see dates from
      > sources or events.
      >
      >
      > Jerry Barrett
      >
      > ------ Original Message ------
      > Received: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 07:23:36 AM MDT
      > From: "Leslie" <LES@...>
      > To: AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [AQ_NFS] Searching within dates
      >
      > I dont know whether this has been mentioned before, but i have quite a few
      > individuals which have "abt" in the Date field. i just tried to create a
      > custom report to search for some of these individuals but it tells me that
      > "abt" is an invalid date for the filter. are there any ways around this?
      >
      > Regards
      > Les
      >
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