34Re: [JohnstonAustralia] Database added to Group website
- Nov 9, 2004Hi lorna,
Many thanks for all your hard work, it will b a greeat asset to
everyone on the list. Let's hope you have lots of work and it will
l> Hi Everyone
l> I am about to post a database to the 'Files' section on the Group
l> page. It contains information taken from emails to date. The
l> database is an Excel file; it will be updated monthly.
l> Please do not make changes to the file on the webpage. Instead of
l> opening the file, save it to your computer when prompted, and then
l> open from there. Send all changes to the group or to Lorna by email,
l> In order to allow you to sort the file I was unable to add a header
l> row. Therefore notes are in the form of a footer. Read the footer
l> by either printing the file or clicking on 'print preview'.
l> I have only included information on persons arrived or born in
l> Australasia. Any other relevant information is in the 'Relationship'
l> column. (e.g.Son 4 indicates he was the son of the person at number
l> For those unfamiliar with Excel, instructions to sort the file are:
l> 1. Firstly click on the column you wish to sort by.
l> 2. Click on the DATA menu. This will bring up a box.
l> 3. Choose your sorting criteria.
l> 4. Click 'Header Row'
l> 5. Click 'OK'.
l> I have sorted by 'firstname' but you might find it useful to sort
l> by 'ship' or 'birthplace'. To place in families then do a sort
l> by 'no.', they will then be displayed in the order in which I have
l> entered them. Remember, any sorting should be done after you have
l> saved the file to your computer.
l> If I have made any errors, or you would like any changes, please let
l> me know. Suggestions would also be appreciated.
l> Please contact me if you have any problems.
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