Set Picture Captions

...is a DELUXE LTOOL which fills individual and marriage picture _Captions_ with names (and optionally fill blank picture _Descriptions_ with dates) in your Legacy database.

Screen:

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Usage:

To fill individual and marriage picture _Captions_ with names (and optionally fill blank picture _Descriptions_ with dates) in your Legacy database:

  1. Open your database in Legacy.
  2. Decide which of the 9 individual tags you plan to use for this operation.
  3. Untag any individuals that you don't wish _LTools_ to update.
  4. Now tag the individuals whose picture _Captions_/_Descriptions_ you wish to populate.
  5. Back up your Legacy database.
  6. Open your Legacy database in _LTools_.
  7. Double-click Set Picture Captions in the Deluxe LTools tree to bring up the dialog for this LTool.
  8. Select the Individual Tag you used in Step 4.
  9. Select the Individual or Marriage tab to set individual or marriage picture _Captions_/_Descriptions_.
  10. Check the Include DOB and DOD (or DOM) in Description if available checkbox if desired.
  11. Select the Action that you wish applied to the picture _Captions_.
  12. Select the one of the Given Names options to instruct _LTools_ how to handle given names.
  13. Click the Run button.
  14. _LTools_ will update the picture _Captions_/_Descriptions_ for all tagged individuals as specified by the selected Action.

Fields:

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Individual Tag

The tag you used in Legacy to mark the individuals whose picture _Captions_/_Descriptions_ you wish to update.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Include DOB and DOD (or DOM) in Description if available

If checked, _LTools_ will fill any empty picture _Description_ fields with the individual's birth/death date (or married couple's marriage date).

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Action

Choose whether you wish to Set all Individual (or Marriage) Picture captions to name, or Only set blank Individual (or Marriage) Picture captions to name.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Given Names

Choose whether you wish to Use full Given Name(s), Use "quoted" Given Name(s), or Remove "quoted" Given Name(s).

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Rows affected

The number of picture records that were updated.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Run

Click to perform the selected Action on the individual or marriage Picture _Captions_/_Descriptions_. _LTools_ will update the picture _Caption_ with the name of the individual (or names of the married couple) of ALL pictures that are attached to individual (or marriage). In addition, if so directed, _LTools_ will update empty picture _Description_ fields with the birth/death (or marriage) date.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Close

Click to close this dialog.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Help

You can use the ? (on the caption bar) or the \ key to display help for this dialog.



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