Sort Children of Tagged Individuals

...is a DELUXE LTOOL which sorts the children of all tagged individuals in your Legacy database.

Screen:

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Usage:

To sort the children of all tagged individuals 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 whose children you don't wish _LTools_ to sort.
  4. Now tag the individuals whose children you wish to sort. (HINT: Use the Potential Problems Report to check the sort order of the children in your Legacy database first. You can have this report tag individuals with unsorted children so that you can review them first. Then you can untag any individuals whose children you don't want sorted by _LTools_.)
  5. Back up your Legacy database.
  6. Open your Legacy database in _LTools_.
  7. Double-click Sort Children of Tagged Individuals in the Deluxe LTools tree to bring up the dialog for this LTool.
  8. Select the Individual Tag you used in Step 4.
  9. Click the Run button.
  10. _LTools_ will sort the children of all tagged individuals in your database by birth date (uses baptism/christening date if birth date not present). Blank dates will sort before non-blank dates.

Fields:

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Select the tag you used in Legacy to mark the individuals whose children you wish to sort.

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The number of children sorted.

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Click to sort the children of tagged individuals.

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Click to close this dialog.

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



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