Can I limit the individuals analyzed? I use a custom events. Will the program work? Why would I want to exclude an individual for a specific year? How is the Exclusion file created? Does the program handle censuses for multiple countries?
Can I limit the individuals analyzed? (return to top)
Yes, the program can analyze tagged individuals if you want. In Legacy, you could tag all the ancestors for a specific individual and then have the program only report on them. Tags 1, 2 or 3 can be used.
I use a custom events. Will the program work? (return to top)
Yes. The program will display the events that are in the selected Legacy file and the user can select which ones to be used.
Why would I want to exclude an individual for a specific year? (return to top)
You can eleiminate those events that you have no possibility of finding the information for the matching event. An example would be if you were matching Census and Occupation events. Many times the occupation for an individual is not listed on the census page. If that occurs, you can exclude the census event for that census year for the individual.
How is the Exclusion file created? (return to top)
The program will do it for you. You just need to supply the name. If it exists, it will use it. If it doesn't, it will create it if you create an exclusion. As you find individuals that you want to exclude, double click on the year for that individual and the program will create the exclusion. The next time you run the program, the exclusion file will be read and any previous exclusions will be applied. If you don't create any exclusions, a file will not be created. A name must be supplied on the input window just in case exclusions will be created.
Note: If the exclusion file does not exist when you select 'Find' on the Input window, you will be asked if that is correct. This is to verify that you have not mistyped the filename.
Does the program handle censuses for multiple countries? (return to top)
It is country independent. You specify the years that you want it to analyze and it will do those years.