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'''Cannot save person'''<br>
No data exist for this person. Please enter data or cancel the edit.<br>
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===Cannot merge <object>===
[[File:CannotMergePeople dialog-51.png|right|thumb|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Cannot merge person (Warning dialog) - example]]
Attempting to merge anything other than two(2) of one type of record displays this warning popup dialog.
 
For example:
 
'''Cannot merge people'''<br>
Exactly two people must be selected to perform a merge. A second person can be selected by holding down the control key while clicking on the desired person.
 
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===Suppress warning when adding parents to a child===
[[File:xxx.png|right|thumb|450pxCan be enabled from {{man label|FigSuppress warning when adding parents to a child. {{#var:chapter}}option in the [[Gramps_5.{{1_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings#vardefineecho:figureWarnings|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} xxxPreferences > Warnings]]dialog.
Can be enabled from {{man label|Suppress warning when adding -}}====Adding parents to a childperson dialog====[[File:AddingParetsToA-Person-warning-dialog-51.png|right|thumb|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}} option in the [[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings{{#Warningsvardefineecho:figure|Preferences > Warnings{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} "Adding parents to a person" warning dialog]] dialog.
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===Undo history warning===
[[File:UndoHistoryWarning-dialog-50.png|right|thumb|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Tool "Undo history warning" dialog - default]]
The {{man label|[[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Error_and_Warning_Reference#Undo_history_warning|Undo history warning]]}} dialog will be shown and you can either {{man button|Stop}} or {{man button|Proceed with the tool/Import}}. It is recommended that you stop and backup your database; so that you can revert the process of running the tool (or import) if required.{{stub-}}[[File:WarningUndoHistory_Import-dialog-51.png|right|thumb|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Import "Undo history warning" dialog - default]]{{man warn|Undo history warning|Proceeding with this tool process will erase the undo history for this session. In particular, you will not be able to revert the changes made by this tool or any changes made prior to it. It is recommended that you please stop here and backup your database; so that you can revert the process of running this tool.}}
If you think you may want to revert running this process, please stop here and backup your database.}}
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Allows you an opportunity to compile a report about an error and then submit it manually to the Gramps bug reporting system (This requires you to have a registered account on the Gramps bug reporting system)
* [[Using the bug tracker]]
 
The Error Reporting Assistant is also known as the Bug Reporting Assistant.
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===Report a bug page===
== Other Errors ==
=== Report could not be created ===
 
[[File:xxxx.png|450px|thumb|right|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Report could not be created dialog]]
 
The {{man label|Report could not be created}} dialog can occur for various reasons, eg: one reason is that the custom paper size you have chosen for the report is too large for PDF format that is being used.
=== Mac OS X ===
Starting Gramps through the CLI on Mac OS X is covered [[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Command_Line#MacOS|here]]. ==== Console application ====You can also look at log messages from Gramps using the Apples {{man label|[https://support.apple.com/en-us/guide/console/welcome/mac Console application]}}. The Console application is located in your Mac's Utilities folder, which is found in the Applications folder. (A shortcut on recent versions of Mac OS X is to press Command and the space bar to start a Spotlight search. In the resulting pop up window, enter the first few characters of the word "Console" and then select the Console application.)
For example, one of the early alpha releases of Gramps just would not start and displayed nothing on the screen. However by opening the Console application, and typing Gramps in the filter at the top right hand corner some diagnostic information appeared. (Actually we typed "gramps[" because there were some other messages that were not relevant, but it wouldn't matter if they were included as well).
[[ImageFile:Console_output.png|1000px|thumb|left|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Console output]]
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By shift clicking to select all the relevant messages and copying them we get:

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