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{{Third-party plugin}}
__TOC__[[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Help-tab-defaults-51.png|right|thumb|300px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Help( tab ) Initial window on start.]]The '''{{man label|Calculate Estimated Dates''' }} tool Addon tool is used to add and remove birth and death events for people that are missing these events.
== Usage ==
[[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Help-tab-defaults-51.png|right|thumb|450px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Help( tab ) Initial window on start.]]
You will be presented with the '''Calculate Estimated Dates''' tool window. This window initially has two tabs :* {{man label|[[Addon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Options|Options]]}} tab and the '''* {{man label|[[Calculate_Estimated_DatesAddon:Calculate Estimated Dates#To_use Help|Help]]''' }} tab that is displayed with the following instructions.
To use
# Go to the {{man label|[[Calculate_Estimated_DatesAddon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Options|Options]]}} tab
# Check the [ ] Remove option to remove previous estimates
# Select the ''Add date options'' to date events with or without dates
# Click on {{man button|Execute}}
# {{man label|[[Calculate_Estimated_DatesAddon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Select|Select]]}} the people with which to add events
# Click on {{man button|Add Selected Events}} button to create
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{{man note|Note|If you decide to make an event permanent, remove it from the Source. Otherwise, it will get removed the next time you automatically remove these events.}}
 
{{man note|Note|You may have to run the tool repeatedly (without removing previous events) to add all of the events possible.}}
=== Select ===
[[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Select-tab-example-50.png|right|thumb|550px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Select( tab - showing processed results)]]
The On the {{man label|Select}} tab - showing processed results. {{man note|Note|If you decide to make an event permanent, remove it from the Source. Otherwise, it will get removed see the next time you automatically remove these eventsprocessed results if any.}}
You can individually select the checkbox(s) beside the people or {{man notelabel|NoteSelect All}} and then click on {{man button|You may have to run the tool repeatedly (without removing previous events) Add Selected Events}} button to add all of create the new events possibleshown.}}
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==See also==
* [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings#Dates]] for Date settings used for calculation operations to determine if a person is probably alive.
* [https://www.familysearch.org/help/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Do-not-know-exact-birth-date-or-death-date&%3Blang=en&cid=bl-fsmdr-9169 I don't know the exact date to enter into Family Tree] - If you do not know an exact date, you can either enter as much of the date as you know or estimate a year based on other information., - FamilySearch.org
* [https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/blog/estimating-dates-and-ages-genealogical-writing Estimating dates and ages in genealogical writing], New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
 
== Issues ==
* No {{man button|Help}} button.
* {{bug|2241}} Calculate Estimated Dates function needs improvement in selecting which dates fields to estimate
* {{bug|2243}} Calculate Estimated Dates keyed on birth and Life Expectancy Table lookup
* {{bug|7448}} Calculation of estimated ranges - not very good
* {{bug|7898}} Crash during "Calculated Estimated Dates" gramplet
* {{bug|9147}} Add Option to not Calculate Estimated Dates for baptisms and burials
 
{{man note|Note that {{man label|Calculate Estimated Dates}} was originally builtin/part of Gramps 3.1|see [[Gramps_3.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Tools#Calculate_Estimated_Dates]]}}
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