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Source Citation Tabs

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Re: Source Citation Tabs

Posted: 9 Oct 2013 9:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
kj_norway partial comment

My point is that "say" is no different than "EST" "CAL" or "ABT", which is used very often when you have a rough idea but no specific proof

kj, I am not basically talking about whether you should use the word “Say” or EST or CAL or ABT

I am talking about whether you should use anything when you are documenting a record and there [for example] is not date of any kind for a birth.*

When you are creating your source/source attributes for the record what do you say ----do you say something like this:

“There was no birth date provided for Suzy Q, but I noticed she “appears” to have been born between Billy and Janey and I saw that Billy and Janey were born about three years apart so I just made up a date, that is in between Billy’s and Janey’s and called it “ABT””


By the way, I do see where you can do what you are saying, BUT YOU CAN’T CREATE A SOURCE/SOURCE ATTRIBUTE FOR IT BECAUSE NO SOURCE EXISTS. You can put all sorts of notes against it and say whatever you want to say in the notes, but you can’t create a source [And in this case you can even call it a preferred fact or event if you so desire]

* It is even worse if you are thinking “if I don’t put in a date here I will not get a pretty sort and my documentation will not look pretty”

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Kanithia52 9 Oct 2013 1:43PM GMT 
kj_norway 9 Oct 2013 2:44PM GMT 
Kanithia52 9 Oct 2013 2:54PM GMT 
KATHYMARIEANN 9 Oct 2013 3:05PM GMT 
kj_norway 9 Oct 2013 4:09PM GMT 
kj_norway 9 Oct 2013 4:22PM GMT 
KATHYMARIEANN 9 Oct 2013 9:15PM GMT 
kj_norway 9 Oct 2013 10:13PM GMT 
Kanithia52 9 Oct 2013 11:01PM GMT 
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