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RootsMagic – Newsletter – Sep 2005

September 30, 2005

The September 2005 edition of RootsMagic, Inc.’s RootsMagic newsletter is now online. This issue is mainly centered around the newly-released RootsMagic 3 as well as upcoming RootsMagic-oriented events.

Lifelines 3.0.48 (beta)

September 29, 2005

Another beta release of LifeLines, this time version 3.0.48, has been released. LifeLines is a genealogy program to help with your family history research. Its primarily strengths are its powerful scripting language and the ability easily import and export information in the GEDCOM format. You can download it here. This release shouldn’t introduce any new bugs. This is an open source cross-platform program (free).

New features
* Formatted dates now display GEDCOM date phrases raw

Bug fixes
* Use cursesw where available, to work correctly with UTF-8 locales

The Master Genealogist 6.04

September 28, 2005

NEW/CHANGED:
* Local sentences are now available for both P1 and P2 when the role is the default role of Principal.
–This allows users to create separate local sentences for each Principal in tags that have two Principals entered.
Note to users who customize local sentences in the default “Principal” role:

    Now that sentences for the two principals can be customized individually, keep in mind that if you customize the sentence for one Principal, the second Principal will continue to use the default sentence unless you also modify the sentence for that second Principal.

* Right-click menu options were added to the ToolTip message field on the Custom Toolbar Manager screen.
* Added an option to allow filtering the List of Tasks report for tasks that are linked to a source that is itself linked to a particular repository. (List of Tasks filter, Field=”Linked Source”, Subfield=”Any linked Repo ID”). Note that this is not the same thing as filtering for tasks that are directly linked to a particular repository (Field=”Linked Repo”).
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