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===<u>Extract Place Data from a Place Title</u>==={{Third-party plugin}}
<!-- no longer part of Gramps moved to 3rd party addon 18th June 2016 (why? to explain to people using the manual)- https://github.com/gramps-project/addons-source/blob/maintenance/gramps50/ExtractCity/extractcity.py -->
{{man warn|Previously Part of [[Gramps_4.2_Wiki_Manual_-_Tools#Extract_Place_Data_from_a_Place_Title|Gramps 4.2.x]] and earlier|And now no longer part of Gramps you can download this tool from the third party addons}}
[[File:ExtractPlaceDataFromAPlaceTitle-ExtractPlaceData-result-window-example-51.png|right|thumb|450px|{{man label|Extract Place Data}} result dialog example for the {{man label|Extract Place Data from a Place Title tool}}]]
The {{man warnlabel|No longer part of Gramps you can download this tool Extract Place Data from the third party addonsa Place Title}}tool attempts to extract city, state/province and zip code information from a place title.
[[Image:ExtractPlaceDataThe tools operates on places where all fields in the main location are empty.png|right|thumb|400px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Extract Place Data]]
This tool attempts to extract city, state/province and zip code information from a place title. The tools operates on places where all fields in the main location are empty.==Usage==
You can access this tool via the menu {{man menu|Tools->Family Tree Processing->Extract Place Data from a Place Title...}}
The '''Undo history warning''' will be shown and you can either {{man button|Stop}} or {{man button|Proceed with the tool}}.
Once the report finishes the {{man label|Extract Place data}} dialog results window will show a preview list of Places with the possible data that can be extracted from the place title. Un-Select select the places you don't wish Gramps the tool to convert and select the {{man button|Accept changes and close}} button to apply the changes. You can use the mouse or keyboard to select multiple rows at once, by using the {{man button|CTRL}} or {{man button|SHIFT}} keys with the mouse click, or with the space key. {{man button|CTRL + A}} will select all rows. The {{man button|Toggle selection}} button will toggle the selection of all selected rows to match the top row. You can sort the columns with a click of the column header. Apart from the <code>Place title</code> column you can also manually edit the other column values if necessary by clicking on them.
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* Canada
* Sweden
** Stockholm (A)
* France
** Paris, IDF 75000, FRA or Paris, ILE DE FRANCE 75000, FRA
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==See also==
* [[Places in Gramps]]
* [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Entering_and_editing_data:_detailed_-_part_2#Place_Editor_dialog]]
* Title area at the top of the {{man label|Place Editor dialog}} displays the description of the place to be used in reports. Gramps will construct this for you. See [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings#Display|Preferences > Display > Enable automatic place title generation]]
 
 
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