Difference between revisions of "User talk:Bamaustin"

From Gramps
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Test wiki account creation: ok)
m (First binary for Apple Mac: Long live the Queen!)
 
(19 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
== Special WikiContributor copyright diligence template ==
+
<!-- Policy: comment the Languages bar until at least ONE additional translation is available
{| role="presentation" class="wikitable mw-collapsible mw-collapsed"
+
{{Languages}} 
|[[File:Gnome-important.png]] <strong>Special  [[:Category:WikiContributors|WikiContributor]] copyright diligence:&nbsp;</strong>
+
-->{{Third-party plugin}}
|-
+
{{man warn|1=&#x1F6A7; Unreleased add-on|2=You may install the addon manually if you are interested in helping to test and report issues.<br />Beta testing involves a significant risk of data loss and corruption. Make a ''well-labeled'' backup frequently.}}
|All edits to this page need to be under two different copyright licenses:
+
 
*GNU Free Documentation License 1.2 - see [[Gramps:Copyrights|wiki copyright]]
+
{{man warn|1=&#x1F6A7; Work In Progress|2=This wikipage is a cloned outline from a template. It is a VERY temporary placeholder in my personal discussion area.
*GPL - see [[Gramps:Manualcopyright|manual copyright]]
+
 
These licenses allow the Gramps project to maximally use this wiki manual as free content in future Gramps versions. If you do not agree with this dual license, then do not edit this page. You may only link to other pages within the wiki which fall only under the GFDL license via external links (using the syntax: <nowiki>[https://www.gramps-project.org/...]</nowiki>), not via [[Help:Links|internal links]].<br>
+
Since you are reading '''''this paragraph''''', then the I have not progressed to the point of trimming out the excess template material. That means the wikipage is certainly not ready for collaborative editing yet. Multiple people editing ''now'' might unintentionally overwrite their work. Contact me via the Discourse discussion forum while this page exists as a 'Discussion' page.}}
Also, only use the known [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Preface#Typographical_conventions|Typographical conventions]]
+
== See also ==
|}
+
* [https://github.com/cdhorn/CardView CardView folder] in Christopher Horn's GitHub Repository
 +
* [https://github.com/cdhorn/CardView/blob/master/README.md CardView README.md] on GitHub
 +
* [[Addon:CardView|Addon:CardView]] - addon Wiki page
 +
* [[Addon:LinkedView|Addon:LinkedView]] : superseded <small>(submit to [[:Category:Deletion_request|Delettion request]] category upon CardView release through the Plugin Manager system)</small>
 +
 
 +
*Feature documentation:[[Start_with_Genealogy|Start with Genealogy]]
 +
 
 +
*[[Gramps_Glossary#active_person|Active Person]] Gramps Glossary definition
 +
 
 +
*based on the [https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/gramps-users/ Gramps-users] archived threads:
 +
:[https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/36617953/ The Group As name override]
 +
:[https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/search/?q=%22unify+similar+surmanes+%3F%3F%22&mail_list=all unify similar surmanes &#91;sic&#93; thread]
 +
:[https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/search/?q=%22Group+As+name%22 threads with "Group As name"]
 +
 
 +
 
 +
 
 +
<!--
 +
 
 +
{{DEFAULTSORT:How do I...new category location|noreplace}}
 +
[[Category:Tutorial]]
 +
[[Category:WikiContributors]]
 +
[[Category:Addon]]
 +
 
 +
 
 +
<div style="background:lightcyan">
 +
 
 +
Once the template content is cloned, Edit the page.  Paste the raw '''[[:Category:Tutorials|Tutorials]]''' outline for your new '''[[:Category:How_do_I...|How Do I...]]''' article above the '''See also''' section. This "raw Tutorial outline" might be simply pasting in a copy of a useful thread from one of the Gramps maillists or the Discourse forum.
  
:: Responded via email to the idea of using this template for the user manual. TLDR not in the current form needs to expand on printing automatically. <br />
+
----
Sam888 ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 02:17, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
 
  
The auto-expand for print concern might be addressed with a change to the print.css stylesheet.
+
Finding a ''[[Gramps_Glossary|Gramps Glossary]] term'' to link may be easier than choosing the best introductory section in the wiki.
I am tracking down documentation on that possibility in the MediaWiki support pages.  
+
  <small>&#91;&#91;Gramps_Glossary#active_person|Active Person]]
 +
  &#91;&#91;Gramps_Glossary#P|Primary Object]]</small>
 +
Glossary terms (like [[Gramps_Glossary#active_person|Active Person]] above) are normally lowercase and use an underscore between words. They have a brief description and may already have the introductory text and practical tutorial linked. You can fall back to the Letter index (like using '[[Gramps_Glossary#P|P]]' with [[Gramps_Glossary#P|Primary Object]] above) if you don't know the exact entry.
  
== Download not working ==
+
Since most of these ''How do I...'' tutorials are likely to have been prompted by a MailList discussion, a set of example 'See also' link are included for reference.  
Hi On the [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/PseudonymTree.gramps PseudonymTree.gramps] when I attempt to download [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/File:GrampsPseudonymTree(02Feb2020). gz File:GrampsPseudonymTree(02Feb2020).gz] I only get an empty file and checking the wiki filesystem only shows a zero-byte file? Please upload a new version or send to me, or possibly convert it to a "zip" file for the windows users?  Also, a lot of what you have done in this file should be added/merged to the example.gramps which has the same purpose and is included with each release of Gramps, eg raise a feature request to merge the two files?<br />
 
Sam888 ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 02:29, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
 
<hr />
 
That's odd as the .gz file lists & downloads as 9kb on my phone & PC. I did something unusual for the hotlinks. (Maybe that is why you're seeing a zero byte file if you choose Download while right-clicking the link?) The links forward to the file management wiki page instead of being a download link for the file itself. (It took a bit of searching to discover how to correctly override the linking of the image too!)
 
  
Please note that the gzip (GNU zip) format is native to the .gpkg & .Gramps formats as written during backup in Gramps. Using the ZIP format would make it incompatible with Gramps.
+
Pointing the ''maillist archived thread'' link to the original message that inspired the tutorial give proper credit for the idea &amp; reveals the background discussion.
  
Finally, I see the example.gramps and this file as being at cross-purposes & not suitable for merging.  
+
Pointing another link to a good search phrase for the archive allows similar discussions to be explored.
  
Example.gramps contains records VALID for actual genealogical use & real-world testing. (Since it is also used for unresolved bug reports & automated testing, changing this now 'standardized' Reference File might invalidate those key processes. Mods to the example.gramps probably ought to pass through a new 'standards' verification & approval.)
+
----
  
The Pseudo tree is specifically incompatible with real-world use. It is an abstraction model.<br />
+
Once the tutorial Preview is satisfactory, save a revision of the document. Then clean out the virtual Copy&amp;Paste clipboard cluttering up your tutorial and save a final revision.  
Bamaustin ([[User talk:Bamaustin|talk]]) 10:46, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
 
  
== Rollback on user manual ==
 
I'm rolling back several edits you made to the past user manual and the current user manual to nonexistent categories. I'll protect the older non-English user manuals from change. Please only edit the current user manual and if you notice that the old user manual can be edited, drop me a note, please. <br />
 
Sam888 ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 02:48, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
 
  
I'm sorry to see those rollbacks. The categories were already in use for other pages in those languages. These changes merely consolidated all (except 4 admin locked pages) non-English pages falling into the 'Documentation' category. It harmonized them into the subcategory listings for each language. This still left the obsolete manual pages cluttering the category but we've been discussing options for addressing that. (There is value in keeping the old versions on the wiki. Offloading them would break the 'Help' in legacy versions of Gramps. Also, some of the old documentation illustrates changes in approach & gives timeline context to evolving features.) Will follow-up in email.<br />
+
To remove the virtual Copy&amp;Paste clipboard, simply delete everything from the beginning of this section to the bottom of the document. It is all disposable.
Bamaustin ([[User talk:Bamaustin|talk]]) 11:01, 23 February 2020 (UTC)
 
  
==This an unnecessary redirect category page.==
+
If the Copy&amp;Paste clipboard is needed again, simply paste the following line at the end of the Edit box, Save a revision, &amp; edit again.(Previewing isn't enough... a revision must be saved.)
This an unnecessary redirect category page.
+
<pre>  {{subst:Template:How_do_I}}</pre>
 +
Other wiki [[:Category:Templates|Templates]] can be used as virtual Copy&amp;Paste clipboards in the same way.
  
The category "How do I" is an unreferenced category for "How do I..."
 
  
Can we clean out unused categories to eliminate clutter in the Category index?
+
</div>
 +
[[Write_a_%22How_Do_I...%22_Article|Writing a 'How do I...' article.]]
 +
<pre>
 +
{{subst:Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Preface}}
 +
{{subst:WikiContributorRecruiting}
 +
</pre>
 +
----
  
https://m.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:CleanupEmptyCategories.php
+
== (Section) ==
 +
Stub, english (''default'')
 +
{{Stub}}
  
:: According to "What links here" only one page does for the Czech(cs) language and I've changed that page to use the proper page.  The answer is yes to cleaning up, but please use the "What links here" link to determine that and make sure the linked pages point to the correct page etc.. Thanks for your edits Cheers<br />
+
{{Stub|fr}}
Sam888 ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 05:18, 18 April 2020 (UTC)
+
Stub, french
  
==QueryGramplet==
+
=== Embeddable Snippets (Subsection) ===
I was attempting to use the [[QueryGramplet|Query Gramplet]] but could not find as it is [https://github.com/gramps-project/addons-source/blob/maintenance/gramps51/Query/Query.gpr.py Unstable and not listed] in the addon list. I ended up attempting to manually install it from the link on the [[:5.1_Addons]] page, should a note be added to its page about this? Haven't tested yet but did manage to install and take a screenshot. Wonder why it is not listed for download?  <br />
+
Icons
GulliblePangolin ([[User talk:GulliblePangolin|talk]]) 22:14, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
+
: {{icon|gram}} Dashboard
 +
: {{icon|peop}} People
 +
: {{icon|rela}} Relationships
 +
: {{icon|fami}} Family Families
 +
: {{icon|ance}} Charts
 +
: {{icon|even}} Events
 +
: {{icon|plac}} Places
 +
: {{icon|geog}} Geography
 +
: {{icon|sour34}} Sources
 +
: {{icon|cite}} Citations
 +
: {{icon|repo}} Repositories
 +
: {{icon|medi}} Media
 +
: {{icon|note}} Notes
 +
:[[Template:Icon/doc|more of the standard icons]]
  
:That's a good point. A 'Warn' would probably be appropriate. This Gramplet pre-dates the switchover to SQLite and there's been a resurgence in interest.
+
<small>
 +
{|
 +
|+ List object tools
 +
|-
 +
! style="width: 70px"|
 +
! style="width: 70px"|
 +
! style="width: 70px"|
 +
! style="width: 70px"|
 +
! style="width: 70px"|
 +
! style="width: 70px"|
 +
|-
 +
!{{icon|stock_add}}
 +
!{{icon|share}}
 +
!{{icon|stock_edit}}
 +
!{{icon|stock_remove}}
 +
!{{icon|up}}
 +
!{{icon|down}}
 +
|-
 +
! Add
 +
! Share
 +
! Edit
 +
! Remove
 +
! <small>Move<br /></small>Upwards
 +
! Move<br />Downwards
 +
|}
 +
</small>
  
:Getting some more users (and bug reports) might lead to the Gramplet becoming more stable & useful.<br />
+
==== [[Help:Formatting|Text formatting]] (Level 2 Subsection) ====
Bamaustin ([[User talk:Bamaustin|talk]]) 22:18, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
+
''italic'', '''bold''', '''''bold & italic'''''
 +
===== [[Help:Images#Uploaded_files|How to Add Images to a Gramps WikiMedia Article]] (Level 3 Subsection) =====
 +
[[File:ChartsCategory-desendantfan-fullcircle-9gen-default-50.png|thumb|right|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} A screenshot caption]]
 +
[[Image:Gramps-logo.png|Logo]]
  
:: Added the warning. Tried a query and get the following error:
+
*[[Screenshots|Screenshots]]
 +
*[[Special:PrefixIndex|Templates]]
 +
====== Annotations of User Activities  (Level 4 Subsection) ======
  
::2020-04-22 08:28:43.253: WARNING: _manager.py: line 308: Plugin error (from 'QueryQuickview'): No module named 'gramps.gen.lib.handle'
+
*<pre>Commands you type at the command line</pre>
::QuickView Error: plugin does not load
 
  
::
+
*''Filenames'' or <code>Filenames</code>
:: So it needs to be updated for gramps 5.1.x is my guess I'll see if any issues have been raised? <br />
 
GulliblePangolin ([[User talk:GulliblePangolin|talk]]) 22:31, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
 
::: Reported as {{bug|11671}} but a bit of sleuthing in the bug tracker shows that this gramplet has been abandoned by the original developer called Doug Blank, and was delisted by another developer.<br />
 
GulliblePangolin ([[User talk:GulliblePangolin|talk]]) 23:28, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
 
  
==Extract Place Data from a Place Title==
+
*<tt>''Replaceable text''</tt>
Can you help?
 
  
I was attempting to clarify what exactly "place title" is when it says " extract city, state/province and zip code information from a place title. "  eg: extract from where?   
+
*{{man label|Labels}} for buttons and other portions of the graphical interface
  
Also it has a ''Notes'' section that seems random and not integrated with the rest of the article? 
+
*{{man tooltip|hint text}} for roll-over tooltip hints that identify elements of the graphical interface
  
GulliblePangolin ([[User talk:GulliblePangolin|talk]]) 22:33, 25 April 2020 (UTC)
+
*Menu selections look like this: {{Man menu|Menu &#x27a1; Submenu &#x25B6; Menu Item}} (always pad unicode symbols like these arrows with spaces so that robot translators see recognizable words) Gramplet selection menus {{man button|&or;}} (''Down Arrowhead'' button)
 +
* Pop-up menu down {{man button|&#x25BC;}} arrowhead, (triangle) button
  
I believe this tool was probably created to parse imported data. And the source program transferred a Place without an ID or structured Hierarchy... just a chunk of variable format text. It might even be from a vCard instead of another genealogy program.
+
*{{man button|Buttons}}  you can click
  
We'll probably have to look at the code and hope they included comments about what deficiency inspired them to build the tool.
+
*{{Man key press|CTRL|D}} see [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Keybindings|Keybindings]] for a list of keyboard combinations used in Gramps.
  
It is an early enough tool that it was built by Don.  The code indicates that there was a Place format change ... from a collated comma separated field into a distinct hierarchy form.
+
*<tt>Anything you type in</tt>
  
[[User:Bamaustin|Bamaustin]] ([[User talk:Bamaustin|talk]]) 23:06, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
+
*{{checkbox|1|Checked}} - [[Template:Checkbox|Selected Checkbox]] &#x2611; template
 +
*{{checkbox|0|Unchecked}} - Checkbox that is &#x274f; unselected
 +
*[[File:RadioButton_Selected.png|21px]] - Radio button that is ◉ selected
 +
*[[File:RadioButton_Deselected.png|21px]] - Radio button that is &#128280; deselected
  
==Image links on Download page==
+
== Boxed annotations ==
Sorry reverted your last change as removing the link now causes people to visit the images page instead of keeping them in the section. Ok I believe I understand what you are referencing, you can paste the name of the image file to the end of the url string to get to its page eg https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/File:Windows_180x160.png Your usage on the keybindings page makes sense you would not need a section link. [[User:GulliblePangolin|GulliblePangolin]] ([[User talk:GulliblePangolin|talk]]) 22:13, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
+
{{man tip| 1=Title of Tip |2=Tips text.}}
 +
{{man note|Example Note |Notes text.}}
 +
{{man warn|1=WarningTitle/Heading |2=warning text }}</onlyinclude>
  
==Partially reverted your edit on FAQ==
+
-->
Seems you [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_FAQ&diff=78255&oldid=78247 accidentally removed] the new sections added today for the FAQ Gramplet. [[User:GulliblePangolin|GulliblePangolin]] ([[User talk:GulliblePangolin|talk]]) 14:04, 22 May 2020 (UTC)
+
=[https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=FI:Gramps_5.0_Wiki_Manual_-_Command_Line&action=rollback&from=Bamaustin&token=bc276000868efdc564789e2bc9ac027062b6337e%2B%5C Reverted Edit to 5.0 user manual]=
==what's not included in an export ==
+
The 5.0 user manual is not the same as the [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/FI:Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Command_Line 5.1 user manual]. [[User:Patsyblefebre|Patsy B Lefebre]] ([[User talk:Patsyblefebre|talk]])
Hi, I've added a section for [[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Manage_Family_Trees#What.27s_not_included:|What's not included]] when exported that is duplicated on three pages(import should mention it also!) and should probably be its own section in an appendix entry for advanced stuff ? always more stuff to do! --[[User:Sam888|Sam888]] ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 04:37, 14 June 2020 (UTC)
 
  
Good deal. Converted them to templates. Figured that will help is keep the data in sync while the section evolves. We can subst the templates... if we get to that point.
+
:Added the language templates to the 5.1 page but some other page redirects must be missing, because the [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/Fi:Gramps_5.1_Wiki-k%C3%A4ytt%C3%B6ohje Finnish index page] does show the language name of "suomi" at the top of the page. [[User:Patsyblefebre|Patsy B Lefebre]] ([[User talk:Patsyblefebre|talk]]) 22:17, 24 June 2022 (UTC)
  
[[User:Bamaustin|Bamaustin]] ([[User talk:Bamaustin|talk]]) 22:27, 14 June 2020 (UTC)
+
::Needed a REDIRECT from the English titled Finish "fi" page to the "FI" prefixed Finish page, then you need to edit the Finish page at least once for the language template to update and show "suomi", clear as mud! [[User:Daleathan|Daleathan]] ([[User talk:Daleathan|talk]]) 00:26, 25 June 2022 (UTC)
  
:: That should cover it for now , thanks --[[User:Sam888|Sam888]] ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 01:04, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
+
=First binary for Apple Mac=
 +
The fist binary [*.DMG] was released by Emrys Williams for Gramps 3.1.2 back in 2009
  
 +
see the following messages:
 +
* https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/11259440/ [Gramps-devel] GTK+ native on MAC OS X /  From: Richard Taylor <rjt-g...@th...> - 2005-11-24 08:55:09 / "This should mean that a MAC native pygtk should be possible and hopefully enough of the pygnome stuff to enable GRAMPS in native MAC OS cocoa form."
  
==backup advice==
+
* https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/22433558/  [Gramps-users] Who uses gramps on Apple Mac? / From: Emrys Williams <emrys...@ev...> - 2009-05-16 08:23:38 / "I'm contemplating trying to organise better support for gramps on mac, somehow or another. I'd like to know how many people are currently using gramps on mac and how they get on."
Maybe make the advice the same as on reddit?
 
  
* [https://www.reddit.com/r/gramps/comments/dhimif/psa_if_you_are_using_gramps_51x_or_greater/ PSA: If you are using Gramps 5.1.x or greater - Convert your databases to SQlite]
+
* https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/22816867/ [Gramps-devel] gramps on mac / From: Emrys Williams <emrys...@ev...> - 2009-06-20 21:26:46 / "Much to my surprise, I now have a gramps built with jhbuild running on Mac!....so I wrote a jhbuild moduleset to build python 2.6.2, and that magically made everything spring to life using the 3.1.2 gramps....So I have some bugs to investigate and some more organisation of the build to do, then I can think about bundling the whole lot up as a one-click-install Mac package. But it does actually work!"
  
Especially where it mentions:
+
* https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/23201032/ Re: [Gramps-devel] gramps on mac / From: Emrys Williams <emrys...@ev...> - 2009-07-29 12:08:53 / "Ok, try again: I have _now_ produced a binary packaged Gramps application for Mac the Should Just Work, and it's available for download. There's a description at http://www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Using_Gramps_on_Apple_Mac The build environment is also available and (if you have a Mac with Apple Xcode) will build from scratch in about an hour."
;Yes you need to upgrade first as in Gramps 5.0.x SQlite support was experimental and only for testing. Do not attempt to convert to SQlite using any of Gramps 5.0.x releases.
 
  
=when you are finished let me know=
+
* https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/23259622/ [Gramps-users] Gramps on Mac PPC now available / From: Richard Taylor <rjt-g...@th...> - 2009-08-05 21:16:14 / "The PPC build of Gramps for OS X is now available."
Not interested in reverting your changes so please let me know!--[[User:Gioto|Gioto]] ([[User talk:Gioto|talk]]) 23:42, 20 July 2020 (UTC)
 
  
=point towards the video tutorials index until a Wiki page is created=
 
No need as the external videos are listed on the [[Reviews]] page, so maybe just add a small video icon beside each to make them stand out. [[User:Sam888|Sam888]] ([[User talk:Sam888|talk]]) 05:06, 19 August 2020 (UTC)
 
=REDIRECT and transclusion=
 
Sam notes that a transcluded version is not working for REDIRECTs
 
  
Supposedly, the following may be a workaround.
+
Before that Gramps could be installed using Macports ( https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/18932404/ indicates person was using Gramps 2.2.10 ) from about 2006 and even [https://web.archive.org/web/20061011041734/http://developers.gramps-project.org/tiki-index.php?page=Mac+OS+X before that Apple users] could use something called FINK for version 1.0.10 of GRAMPS!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:MediaWiki_redirect
 
  
{{MediaWiki redirect|MediaWiki:X|Y}}
+
https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/Mac_OS_X:Build_from_source:fink
 +
https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/Mac_OS_X:Build_from_source:fink:local
  
=Test wiki account creation=
 
Do you actually want me to create the test wiki account <code>Emyoulation</code> , or was the process until the point of creation enough for you?  [[User:Patsyblefebre|Patsy B Lefebre]] ([[User talk:Patsyblefebre|talk]]) 09:14, 25 March 2021 (UTC)
 
  
Yes, please create the 'emyoulation' dummy account so that I can validate the content in a New User confirmation eMail. The account can be deleted in a couple of days.
+
Updated the previous releases page. [[User:CallMeDave|CallMeDave]] ([[User talk:CallMeDave|talk]])
[[User:Bamaustin|Bamaustin]] ([[User talk:Bamaustin|talk]]) 18:38, 25 March 2021 (UTC)
 
::Created, sorry for the delay, Happy Easter [[User:Patsyblefebre|Patsy B Lefebre]] ([[User talk:Patsyblefebre|talk]]) 06:53, 6 April 2021 (UTC)
 

Latest revision as of 23:07, 8 September 2022

Gramps-notes.png

Please use carefully on data that is backed up, and help make it better by reporting any comments or problems to the author, or issues to the bug tracker
Unless otherwise stated on this page, you can download this addon by following these instructions.
Please note that some Addons have prerequisites that need to be installed before they can be used.
This Addon/Plugin system is controlled by the Plugin Manager

Gnome-important.png
🚧 Unreleased add-on

You may install the addon manually if you are interested in helping to test and report issues.
Beta testing involves a significant risk of data loss and corruption. Make a well-labeled backup frequently.

Gnome-important.png
🚧 Work In Progress

This wikipage is a cloned outline from a template. It is a VERY temporary placeholder in my personal discussion area.

Since you are reading this paragraph, then the I have not progressed to the point of trimming out the excess template material. That means the wikipage is certainly not ready for collaborative editing yet. Multiple people editing now might unintentionally overwrite their work. Contact me via the Discourse discussion forum while this page exists as a 'Discussion' page.

See also

The Group As name override
unify similar surmanes [sic] thread
threads with "Group As name"


Reverted Edit to 5.0 user manual

The 5.0 user manual is not the same as the 5.1 user manual. Patsy B Lefebre (talk)

Added the language templates to the 5.1 page but some other page redirects must be missing, because the Finnish index page does show the language name of "suomi" at the top of the page. Patsy B Lefebre (talk) 22:17, 24 June 2022 (UTC)
Needed a REDIRECT from the English titled Finish "fi" page to the "FI" prefixed Finish page, then you need to edit the Finish page at least once for the language template to update and show "suomi", clear as mud! Daleathan (talk) 00:26, 25 June 2022 (UTC)

First binary for Apple Mac

The fist binary [*.DMG] was released by Emrys Williams for Gramps 3.1.2 back in 2009

see the following messages:

  • https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/11259440/ [Gramps-devel] GTK+ native on MAC OS X / From: Richard Taylor <rjt-g...@th...> - 2005-11-24 08:55:09 / "This should mean that a MAC native pygtk should be possible and hopefully enough of the pygnome stuff to enable GRAMPS in native MAC OS cocoa form."
  • https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/22433558/ [Gramps-users] Who uses gramps on Apple Mac? / From: Emrys Williams <emrys...@ev...> - 2009-05-16 08:23:38 / "I'm contemplating trying to organise better support for gramps on mac, somehow or another. I'd like to know how many people are currently using gramps on mac and how they get on."
  • https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/22816867/ [Gramps-devel] gramps on mac / From: Emrys Williams <emrys...@ev...> - 2009-06-20 21:26:46 / "Much to my surprise, I now have a gramps built with jhbuild running on Mac!....so I wrote a jhbuild moduleset to build python 2.6.2, and that magically made everything spring to life using the 3.1.2 gramps....So I have some bugs to investigate and some more organisation of the build to do, then I can think about bundling the whole lot up as a one-click-install Mac package. But it does actually work!"


Before that Gramps could be installed using Macports ( https://sourceforge.net/p/gramps/mailman/message/18932404/ indicates person was using Gramps 2.2.10 ) from about 2006 and even before that Apple users could use something called FINK for version 1.0.10 of GRAMPS!

https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/Mac_OS_X:Build_from_source:fink https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php/Mac_OS_X:Build_from_source:fink:local


Updated the previous releases page. CallMeDave (talk)