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Offline stannarp

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SIT: "Show all with my surname interests" function query
« on: Saturday 31 July 10 12:58 BST (UK) »
Hi all,

The Surname Interests Table is a fantastic tool, thanks very much for making it available.

An idea occurred to me when I was updating my details today...

Would it be possible to display ones OWN surname interests as the first line of each entry on the "Show all with my surname interests" table/s?

Reason I ask is that I've got 60+ surname interests registered here, and when I go through this table I'm continuously tabbing between my OWN interests (or my Family History program) and the above table to double-check the details that I have against what is listed here, and it would be great to see the data I've entered on the same page to facilitate checking.

So, for example, the listing for "ARCHARD" (one of my interests) would show, in addition to the other people looking for it:
ranaridibunda (England | Somerset | Bath | --);
ymmik (England | -- | reading | --);


my own entry at the top or bottom of the list:
stannarp (England | Somerset | Frome Area |Hannah ARCHARD mar Joseph WHELPLEY-1753);

I can certainly see that it would be possible to do this, but I'm not sure how much extra coding it would take, but thought it would be worth suggesting in case of any future developments of the SIT.

Regards,

Patricia
Top Surnames:

PHILLIPS (Stithians, Cornwall)
STANNARD (Long Stratton, Norfolk)
CAVE (Milbourne Port, Somerset)
SELLER (Staffordshire)
ROSE (Somerset)
SAUNDERS (Idmiston, Wiltshire)
SADLER (Somerset)
MERCER (Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire)
VINCENT (Wiltshire)
SPARGO (Stithians, Cornwall)

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Re: "Show all with my surname interests" function query
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 31 July 10 18:34 BST (UK) »
"You can please some of the people some of the time ....."   ;D

Funnily enough, this feature was taken out as others had complained about NOT needing to know their own surname interests.

What now ?

Bob
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My research interests (and data found) can be seen on my website:   http://www.margulies-chronicles.com/

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Re: "Show all with my surname interests" function query
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 01 August 10 17:03 BST (UK) »
Yes, you're quite right, "you can please some of the people, some of the time" ... for me, it would be a 'nice to have'; but I can see why people wouldn't like having it there as well ...  ;D

Thanks for the reply,

Patricia
Top Surnames:

PHILLIPS (Stithians, Cornwall)
STANNARD (Long Stratton, Norfolk)
CAVE (Milbourne Port, Somerset)
SELLER (Staffordshire)
ROSE (Somerset)
SAUNDERS (Idmiston, Wiltshire)
SADLER (Somerset)
MERCER (Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire)
VINCENT (Wiltshire)
SPARGO (Stithians, Cornwall)

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Re: "Show all with my surname interests" function query
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 12 September 10 10:52 BST (UK) »
You can please some of the people all of the time and
you can please all of the people some of the time, ......

and now I'm going to try and please all of the people all of the time  ;D

I've added a new feature to the "Show all with my Surname Interests" page.
Now everybody can decide for themselves, whether they want to see their own surname interests or not.

Default is "NOT" !


Enjoy,
Bob
Any UK Census Data included in this post is Crown Copyright (see: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk)

My research interests (and data found) can be seen on my website:   http://www.margulies-chronicles.com/

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Re: "Show all with my surname interests" function query
« Reply #4 on: Monday 13 September 10 07:59 BST (UK) »
Thanks Bob, you are a star type person :)

Well done I'm awfully impressed, it is really difficult to please everyone all the time ;)

Regards,

Patricia
Top Surnames:

PHILLIPS (Stithians, Cornwall)
STANNARD (Long Stratton, Norfolk)
CAVE (Milbourne Port, Somerset)
SELLER (Staffordshire)
ROSE (Somerset)
SAUNDERS (Idmiston, Wiltshire)
SADLER (Somerset)
MERCER (Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire)
VINCENT (Wiltshire)
SPARGO (Stithians, Cornwall)

https://stannardroseza.blogspot.com/