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  Here you can learn how to use GRAMPS in practice, with where to find manuals, use-cases, examples, problem solving, support.For a general overview of the content, see the [[Category:DocumentationPortals|documentation indexU]].  Some [[Reviews]] provide a critical perspective on Gramps. == GRAMPS terminology ==GRAMPS uses the language of genealogists. Sometimes this might be a bit daunting. What follows gives an overview of terms used, with the meaning as used in GRAMPS, and with suggestions on how to work with these objects.* [[Events in GRAMPS|Events]] - What is an event, how to use it, which events are predefined?* [[Sources in GRAMPS|Sources]] - What is meant by a source, how to use a source reference?* [[Repositories in GRAMPS|Repositories]] - Is your home a repository? The web?* [[Places in GRAMPS|Places]] - How should you organize your places?* [[Category:GRAMPS terminology|Overview of terms]] - Address, call name, ...  == Tutorials ==Several Tutorials on how to use GRAMPS in specific situations are available, see [[Category:Tutorials| All Tutorials]]. Some quick pointers: General* [[Filter]]s Related to Sources* [[Recording UK Census data|Entering UK Census Data]]. Note that this covers how to record sources, so is useful for other countries as well. Related to Reports*[[Howto: Make a genealogy website with GRAMPS]] == I don't find what I'm looking for ==If you have any questions on GRAMPS, not solved by searching this wiki, then the [http://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=25770 Mailing Lists] are a good place to find help. Search the achives of the gramps-users mailing list first, and if you cannot find the answer, send your question to gramps-users@lists.sourceforge.net. Finally, if there is a particular point that you feel should be documented (or where the existing documentation should be improved) then please look at [[How you can help]]. Perhaps you can write a tutorial on a specific aspect, or improve this wiki, or help with the User Manual.
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