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Re: For UFT users switching to TMG
Posted by: Bob Velke Date: May 22, 2000 at 19:50:32
In Reply to: Re: For UFT users switching to TMG by Luc Matthijs of 11492

>> 1. are the transcripts that I entered
>> in the window "Source Miscellanous Info >
>> Transcript" lost when I transfer the
>> data to TMG ?

No. The appropriate place to put that sort of data in TMG is a text exhibit - and that's where the import puts it.

>> And what does happen with the
>> info in the other boxes of that window ?

The reference, call number, LC Call number, condition, quality, transcript file, image file, repository, annotation, comments, surnames, localities, transcript, and indexed y/n are all imported.

The source flags are not imported (and so noted during the process) because TMG does not have a comparable feature.

>> 2. Is the translation of reports to
>> Dutch already available ?

Our translation file does come with a "Nederland" translation but, frankly, I don't know what the difference is between that and Dutch <g>. I've written to some of our users in Holland and Belgium and asked them to respond to you by e-mail. If there is a difference in the languages, then you can add another but you'll need to do the translations.

Also, TMG v4.0a will let you record distinct event/role templates (to use UFT terminology) for each language. That applies to the global templates and those assigned to specific events.

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For the record, I haven't typically written to this forum in response TMG questions out of professional courtesy. But, given recent developments, I asked Paul Burchfield if he would mind and, to his credit, he consented in the interest of UFT users getting accurate answers. Thanks Paul.

Lastly, please note that there is a section on Genforum for TMG (www.genforum.genealogy.com/tmg) but the BEST place to post questions and get answers from experienced users and tech support is the TMG-L list (www.doit.com/tdoyle/tmg/tmg-l.html) or by writing to tmg@whollygenes.com. There are also many questions and answers about the UFT > TMG conversion process at http://www.whollygenes.com/html/r5.htm.

Bob Velke
Wholly Genes Software


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