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[[Sources]] are importants, multiples and can be shared. They are often shared between events. Otherwise, we may group them under a [[Repositories in GRAMPS|repository]] (archive, librairie, folder, etc ...)
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[[Sources]] are important, multiple and can be shared. They are often shared between events. Otherwise, we may group them under a [[Repositories in GRAMPS|repository]] (archive, library, folder, etc ...)
  
GRAMPS gives us a lot of freedom for seizure. It is not always a good solution. How adding sources and using the power of GRAMPS ?
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GRAMPS gives us a lot of freedom for classification. This is not necessarily an advantage. How then should you go about adding sources and using the power of GRAMPS ?
  
  
 
==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
  
Seizure fields are related to GEDCOM format. See the specification :
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Classification of events, sources and repositories is related to the GEDCOM format. See the specification :
  
 
  EVEN {EVENT} A noteworthy happening related to an individual, a group, or an organization.
 
  EVEN {EVENT} A noteworthy happening related to an individual, a group, or an organization.
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  **NOTE {NOTE} Additional information provided by the submitter for understanding the enclosing data.
 
  **NOTE {NOTE} Additional information provided by the submitter for understanding the enclosing data.
  
==Seizure with example==
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==An Example==
  
===The test case===
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===The data===
  
A death certificate on 1809-05-13, stored at Country Archives of New-York, with call-number : 6Mi5202, for Miss X who dead on previous day.
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A death certificate on 1809-05-13, stored at Country Archives of New-York, with call-number : 6Mi5202, for Miss X who died on previous day.
  
===One possibility===
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===One possibility for the entries===
  
# event seizure : ''Death - 1809-05-12 - New-York, NY, USA''
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# event field : ''Death - 1809-05-12 - New-York, NY, USA''
 
# we add a source : ''Death certificate of X (died on 1809-05-12)''
 
# we add a source : ''Death certificate of X (died on 1809-05-12)''
 
# related to a [[Repositories in GRAMPS|repository]] : ''Country Archives of New-York - call number: 6Mi5202''
 
# related to a [[Repositories in GRAMPS|repository]] : ''Country Archives of New-York - call number: 6Mi5202''
# we validate seizures
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# we check the entries
# we may add date (''1809-05-13''), volume, page and source fiability. This informations will be only availables between the event (''Death of Miss X'') and this source. They will be used on '''Detailed reports''' as '''EndNotes'''.
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# we may add date (''1809-05-13''), volume, page and source trustworthiness. This information will be only available between the event (''Death of Miss X'') and this source. They will be used on '''Detailed reports''' as '''EndNotes'''.

Revision as of 10:37, 21 February 2009


Sources are important, multiple and can be shared. They are often shared between events. Otherwise, we may group them under a repository (archive, library, folder, etc ...)

GRAMPS gives us a lot of freedom for classification. This is not necessarily an advantage. How then should you go about adding sources and using the power of GRAMPS ?


Introduction

Classification of events, sources and repositories is related to the GEDCOM format. See the specification :

EVEN 	{EVENT} A noteworthy happening related to an individual, a group, or an organization.
**DATE {DATE} 	The time in a calendar format.
**PAGE {PAGE} 	A number or description to identify where information can be found in a referenced work.
**QUAY {QUALITY_OF_DATA} An assessment of the certainty of the evidence to support the conclusion drawn 
                         from evidence.
**NOTE {NOTE} 	Additional information provided by the submitter for understanding the enclosing data.
SOUR 	{SOURCE} The initial or original material from which information was obtained.
*TITL 	{TITLE} A description of a specific writing or other work, such as the title of a book when used in a 
               sourcecontext, or a formal designation used by an individual in connection with positions of royalty 
               orother social  status, such as Grand Duke.
*AUTH 	{AUTHOR} The name of the individual who created or compiled information.
*ABBR 	{ABBREVIATION} 	A short name of a title, description, or name.
*PUBL 	{PUBLICATION} 	Refers to when and/or were a work was published or created.
*TEXT 	{TEXT} 	The exact wording found in an original source document.
*DATA 	{DATA} 	Pertaining to stored automated information.
REPO 	{REPOSITORY} 	An institution or person that has the specified item as part of their collection(s).
**MEDI {MEDIA} 	Identifies information about the media or having to do with the medium in which information 
                        isstored.
**CALN {CALL_NUMBER} 	The number used by a repository to identify the specific items in its collections.
**NOTE {NOTE} 	Additional information provided by the submitter for understanding the enclosing data.

An Example

The data

A death certificate on 1809-05-13, stored at Country Archives of New-York, with call-number : 6Mi5202, for Miss X who died on previous day.

One possibility for the entries

  1. event field : Death - 1809-05-12 - New-York, NY, USA
  2. we add a source : Death certificate of X (died on 1809-05-12)
  3. related to a repository : Country Archives of New-York - call number: 6Mi5202
  4. we check the entries
  5. we may add date (1809-05-13), volume, page and source trustworthiness. This information will be only available between the event (Death of Miss X) and this source. They will be used on Detailed reports as EndNotes.