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Usage: corrections. Data Entry Gramplet is a "People" category ONLY gramplet
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{{out of date}}[[File:Data-entryDataEntryGramplet-grampletaddon-defaultexample-dialog-4150.png|thumb|right|450px|Data Entry Gramplet - default entry dialog]]The {{man label|Data Entry Gramplet}} allows an easy method of editing previously added people, and adding new and related people in your family tree.
The Data Entry gramplet allows an easy method of editing previously added people, and adding new and related people in your family tree.==Usage==
The '''SurnameYou can access the {{man label|Data Entry Gramplet}} by adding it to the Gramplet sidebars or bottombars in the People, Given''' entry Relationship and Chart views. This gramplet is a combined entry only for just "Person" category views, so it is unavailable in the surname and given names, separated by a commaDashboard or Family views... If you need more fine grained editing or any other views that focuses on something other than the Active Person. You can still detach/undock the name (for example, you need Gramplet to add a suffix or prefix), you can allow use the Edit icon once a person has been selected as the active personwhile referencing other Views.
The {{man label|Data Entry Gramplet}} consists of two separate sections: the '''Death[[Gramps_Glossary#active_person|Active person]]''' and '''BirthNew person'''sections. Both sections have a number of text fields, just displaying that type of data for different people. The topmost of is thhe {{man label|Surname, Given:}} entry field/// which is a combined entry for just the surname followed by a comma and the given names. If you need more finely grained editing on the name (for example, the person' s name includes a suffix or prefix), you can use the Edit icon once the new person has been created. The {{man label|Death:}} and {{man label|Birth:}} lines for both the '''Active person''' and '''New person''' are also a combined entry, allowing you to enter a date and place. The date (if one) is entered first in any format available to your Gramps installation, followed by the word "<code>in" </code> (in your language) and the location (if one). For example, the following are all valid entries for the birth or death entries:
* Jan 1, 1867 in Kingsport, TN
If a location has been previously used, then it will share that location with the others. If it is new, it will be created.
A new To {{man button|Add}} a '''New person can be automatically added ''' as a relation to the active person. You can add choose a relation type from the {{man label|Add relation:}} drop down eg: ''No relation to the new active person ''(default), Add as a parentParent, Add as a Mother, Add as a Father, Add as a Spouse, Add as a Wife, spouseAdd as a Husband, siblingAdd as a Sibling, or childAdd as a Child. The gramplet Gramplet will guess at the best place to add the person. For example, it will add the new person to the first family available. The gramplet Gramplet will also try to discern gender where needed, guessing that the "father" spouse of a family is male, and the "mother" spouse is female. If these guesses are incorrect, you should add your new person via the normal Gramps data entry method.  Click on the Edit button to the right of the Active person's name to use the standard {{man label|Edit Person}} window.  Click on the Edit button to the right of the {{man label|Family:}} label to use the standard {{man label|Edit Family}} window. This will bring up the first/primary family (if the active person is a parent in a family) or will bring up the active person's parent's family, if it is known.
If you would like to bring up the standard Edit Person window for begin an edit of the active person, simply click on then the Edit button to the right of the Active active persondata won's name. If t change until you would like to bring up the standard Edit Family window for the active person, click the Edit either {{man button to the right of the word "Family:" on the top row. This will bring up the first/primary family (if the active person is a parent in a family) |Save}} or will bring up the active person's parent's family, if it is known{{man button|Abandon}} your changes.
If you begin {{man tip|Use an edit of the active existing person, then as a Template|Understanding the active person precise data won't change until you either '''Save''' or '''Abandon''' your changesformat needed to avoid creating duplicate place and sources can be confusing.
The '''Add places and sources to your [[Gramps_Glossary#active_person|active person]] before pressing the {{man button|Copy Active Data''' will copy the entries of the active person to the entries for the new person}} button.
This allows the same source to be applied to each person added subsequently... even when you type new different name, birth and death dates in each of the left-hand columns.}}The {{man notebutton|Note that you cannot delete date or place information using this Gramplet|You can only add or change them. For example, you cannot remove a place by just deleting Copy Active Data}} will copy the text. You will need to edit entries of the active person's record using to the regular edit dialog (by clicking editable entries for the edit button next to new person. This is particularly useful when adding an entire family grouping from the person's name)same source data.}}
To undo a change, use the menu {{man menu|Edit ->Undo History...}} option.
{{man note|Note that you cannot delete existing date or place information using this Gramplet|You can only add or change them. For example, you cannot remove a place by just deleting the text. You will need to edit the person's record using the regular edit dialog (by clicking the edit button next to the person's name).}}
 
==See also==
* [[Form Addons]] addon - allows users to create and edit structured source data in a single form.
* [[NoteGramplet|Note Gramplet]] - which is a data entry gramplet, that allows you to edit the first note of type Person Note for the active person.
 
==Issues==
* [https://gramps-project.org/bugs/view.php?id=4170#c44496 4170#c44496] If you select a gender of "Other" the Gramplet will crash.
 
===Feature Request===
* {{bug|4170}} : Data Entry Gramplet: genders
* {{bug|5420}} : Improvements to Data Entry Gramplet
* {{bug|8922}} : Citations aware Data Entry Gramplet
* {{bug|9774}} : Data Entry Gramplet: Option to add baptism
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