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Liverpool Crew List - Abbr Name vs Full Name

Liverpool Crew List - Abbr Name vs Full Name

Posted: 4 Jun 2013 10:39PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 Jun 2013 10:40PM GMT
Many times the given name is abbreviated in the first column and spelled out completely in the far right hand column. Example: Hy Smith vs Henry Smith.
I'm guessing we should use the more complete name. Is that correct?

Re: Liverpool Crew List - Abbr Name vs Full Name

Posted: 4 Jun 2013 10:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes, that's right.

Re: Liverpool Crew List - Abbr Name vs Full Name

Posted: 6 Jun 2013 8:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
On the subject of abbreviated names versus full names, what Kate has said is correct.
Just to add to that reply, what some people are doing is expanding the given name even when it is written as an abbreviation in both columns. My understanding is that you write the fullest version of the name that appears. If both columns are written as 'Wm', then you key 'Wm' not William.
If my understanding on this is incorrect, please let me know.

Re: Liverpool Crew List - Abbr Name vs Full Name

Posted: 6 Jun 2013 1:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
You are correct. If the name is stated as Wm only that is what you key. Also do not expand Lpool or Lpl etc
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