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 Updates and Releases

Aug 21, 2007 Update of Version 1.23 (GENViewer, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Fixed problem with reading GEDCOM files created by some genealogy applications.

May 15, 2007 Update of Version 1.22 (GENViewer, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Microsoft Vista Supported

Jun 6, 2006 Update of Version 1.21 (GENViewer, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Fixed reading problems with viewing RootsMagic files.

Mar 31, 2006 Update of Version 1.20 (GENViewer, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Added RootsMagic database files to the list of files that can be opened in GENViewer.

Sep 22, 2004 Update of Version 1.19 (GENViewer, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Fixed the problem with running GENViewer from a CDROM

May 4, 2004 Update of Version 1.18 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

TMG (The Master Genealogist) 5.x file format added.

Aug 12, 2003 Update of Version 1.17 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed the highlighting condition "age" it displayed an error when used with some GEDCOM files.  


July 25, 2003
Update of Version 1.16 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Legacy notes in List tab only display "General Notes:"  
·Sources not displayed correctly when viewing GEDCOM files.  


July 9, 2003
Update of Version 1.15 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed list column "Notes" error when viewing a GEDCOM file  
·Fixed problem with viewing an empty Legacy file  
·Fixed an error reading between dates in FTW files  
·Fixed problem when reading GEDCOM notes.  

New Features  

·Added highlighting condition "Sibling Surname"  
·Added highlighting condition "Spouse Surname"  
·Added highlighting condition "Parent Surname"  
·Added highlighting condition "Child Surname"  


June 3, 2003
Update of Version 1.14 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed a problem where some deleted individuals in PAF files were displayed.  
·Fixed the problem where special characters were not displayed correctly in PAF files.  

New Features  

·Added highlighting condition "Ancestor Surname".  
·Added highlighting condition "Descendant Surname".  


June 1, 2003
Update of Version 1.13 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed the displaying of empty vital events for PAF 3 and 4 files.  
·Fixed date format in GEDCOM files: "2 DATE SAY 1688".  
·PAF: Fixed error when reading PAF files with no individuals.  
·LDS option: Individual tab doesn't display Sealed to Spouse place/location.  
·LDS option: Fixed problem in individual report.  

New Features  

·Added highlighting condition "Sibling name".  
·Added highlighting condition "Child name".  
·Added highlighting condition "Parent name".  
·Added highlighting condition "Spouse name".  
·Added highlighting condition "Ancestor name".  
·Added highlighting condition "Descendant name".  


Jan 23, 2003
Update of Version 1.12 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·File Search didn't include files with the archive flag off.  
·Check for floppy disk in drives A: and B: when viewing these drives.  
·Fixed reading GEDCOM dates formatted "2 DATE 1755-1765".  
·FTW: Wrong notes were displayed for some individuals.  

Nov 14, 2002
- Update of Version 1.11 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed problem with reading the new format of IGI GEDCOM files.  
·Legacy Files: Fixed problem with displaying "From" dates.  
·Family Tree Maker: Fixed problem with displaying incorrect notes for individuals.  
·Fixed problem with LDS submitted dates.  
·Fixed problem with LDS Endowment locations.  
·Fixed highlighted side panel - it created errors when loading a new file.  
·Fixed problem in reading marriage dates in GEDCOM files.  
·Fixed problem with OR and AND conditions in highlighting.  
·Fixed problem reading dates in GEDCOM files ("About 1856")  
·In Individual report, removed "LabMarriage".  

Mar 12, 2002
- Update of Version 1.10 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Family Tree Maker: Reading surnames with apostrophes.  
·Reading event descriptions in GEDCOM files.  
·Handling "@#DJULIAN@" and other date attributes in GEDCOM files.  
·Fixed NAME tag problem in GEDCOM files.  
·Fixed date format problems in GEDCOM files (Between and From dates).  
·Added the Cause tag (CAUS) in reading GEDCOM files.  
·Added GEDCOM events ANUL, DIV, ENGA, MARB, MARC, MARS  
·Fixed Roman character problem in Family Tree Maker files with regards to surnames (i.e.., I, II, III, ...)  

New Features  

·Option to hide the splash screen.  

Mar 2, 2002
- Update of Version 1.09 (GENViewer, Lite Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed problem with valid date formats in GEDCOM files  
·Problems with "From yyyy to yyyy" dates not sorting correctly.  

New Features  

·Added option to display Christening/Burial information in family and pedigree tabs.  

Feb 8, 2002
- Update of Version 1.08 (GENViewer, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·For TMG files: Quick Find RIN feature fixed.  
·For TMG files: fixed problem with LDS Sealed to Spouse not showing spouse correctly.  
·For TMG files: Fixed reading error if filename contains '_' characters. (Other than the '_' characters that TMG appends to the filename).  
·Fixed problem with some dates in PAF files.  

New Features  

·Viewing FTW (Family Tree Maker) databases added to the shareware and CD-ROM version of GENViewer.  
·The Legacy version of GENViewer and the normal version of GENViewer were combined.  
·Added option to sort children in a marriage.  
·Option to removing the leading "," from locations/Places.  
·For Legacy files: Added highlighting condition for tag values.  
·For Legacy files: Added description field of events in the Individual tab.  
·Add the viewing of temple submission files ".xxx".  

Sep 28, 2001 - Update of Version 1.07 (GENViewer, Legacy Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed problem with displaying children of individuals there were married more than once in the Individual Report.  
·Fixed problem reading dates in MM/DD/YYYY format.  
·Fixed date and place bug with vital events in PAF files.  
·Highlighting condition "Any Place" includes user events.  
·Fixed Quick Find Surname in the tool bar.  
·Fixed problem with text in reports that were not clipped correctly.  
·Fixed Win NT/2000 access problems when starting GENViewer.  
·Fixed Alive column in Legacy files.  

New Features  

·Viewing TMG (The Master Genealogist) 4.x databases added to the shareware and CD-ROM version of GENViewer.  
·Columns Date and Age were added to the Individual Tab.  
·Option to view an individual's events in chronological order.  
·Added option to display prefix and suffix names.  
·Added option to display surname in uppercase  
·Added Abbrev column in the sources tab.  
·GENViewer and PAF can view the same file at the same time.  

July 20, 2001 - Update of Version 1.06 (GENViewer, Legacy Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Some age calculations were incorrect in Individual Tab.  
·Fixed File Search flashing problem when using large fonts in Windows.  
·Fixed problem in Pedigree reports where spouse information was not displayed.  
·LDS SS information was not displayed in the List Tab.  

New Features  

·Added option to change the highlighting color.  
·Added feature to sort sources.  
·Legacy Version: User events are sorted.  

July 10, 2001 - Update of Version 1.05.1271 (GENViewer, Legacy Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed the font in Self-Viewing GEDCOM message area.  
·Fixed problem with PAF 5 files - some dates can be off 1 day.  
·Fixed problem with Self-Viewing GEDCOM files where the program settings were not saved.  

New Features  

·Added option to change the highlighting color.  
·Added highlighting condition "Has marriage source" and "Has Marriage Note".  
·Added Birth/Chr dates in the advanced find dialog box.  
·Added the find dialog box button in the Self-Viewing Dialog box.  
·Added hints to the Internet Tab.  


June 29, 2001 - Release of Version 1.05 (GENViewer, Legacy Edition, FHC Edition, CD-ROM Edition)

Bugs Fixed   

·Descendants Tab columns don't display spouse information correctly.  
·Now handles multiple individual notes in a GEDCOM file.  
·Fixed description for highlighting conditions "Couple Same Surname" and "Surname is Mother's"  
·Fixed problem in the highlighted Tab when moving between viewing files.  
·Fixed Quick find for Index and RIN values.  
·Fixed "Has Notes" and "Has Sources" list columns.  
·Fixed a date sorting problem with "CIR", "EST" and "CAL" dates.  
·Fixed Notes/Sources for Father and Mother in Individual Tab.  
·Fixed display problems when using Large Fonts in Windows.  
·Descendants Tab now displays spouse information correctly in the columns.  
·Fixed "Has Sources" highlighting condition.  
·Fixed Notes/Sources for Father and Mother in Individual Tab.  
·Fixed problem in the highlighted Tab when moving between viewing files.  
·Fixed problem with submitter information when exporting islands to new GEDCOM files.  

New Features  

·Added quick help dialog boxes.  
·Added Individual list in Islands Tab.  
·Added PDF, HTML, RTF, BMP, JPEG and EMF report formats.  
·Added Marriage date information to Individual Popup Hint.  
·Added B/C and D/B column, use [] to indicate date.  
·Added Cancel button to importing files.  
·Added feature to load last file.  
·Added option to show HL panel when in HL tab.  
·Added option to include/exclude notes in the individual report.  
·Added Reload button.  
·Added "View file after saved" option in the print dialog box.  
·Sort extended characters correctly.  
·Option to display ID, RIN or Custom ID after an individual's name.  
·Option to Sort first column when viewed in List view.  
·Save Open Dialog Box directory.  
·Moved "Suggestion" menu item to the Help menu.  
·Added the option to manually calculate Islands.  

May 3, 2001 - Release of Version 1.04 (GENViewer, GENViewer for FHC and GENViewer for CD-ROM)

Bugs Fixed   

·Fixed error with search string in Find Advanced Dialog Box.  
·Fixed error with PAF5 source repository information.  
 
New Features  
 
·Added the option to calculate age based on Christening and/or Burial dates.  
·Added Popup information for Family and Pedigree Tabs.  

Apr 27, 2001 - Release of Version 1.03 (GENViewer, GENViewer for FHC and GENViewer for CD-ROM)

Bugs Fixed   

·Added extra line in new GEDCOM file created in Export Islands.  
·Fixed family reports that use non-ascii special characters.  
·Fixed problem with clasped side panel area.  
·Fixed problem with the highlighting "Apply" button.  
·Fixed Highlighting control for selecting individuals - the buttons stick down.  
 
New Features  
 
·GENViewer now reads PAF 5 files.  
·Added "Check for Updates" feature.  
·Added Columns in descendant tab and descendant report.  
·Children / Sibling lists are sorted by birth date.  
·A new highlighting Date selection dialog box.  
·Added "AFN" highlighting condition.  
·Added "Reference ID" highlighting condition.  
·Added "Anc Max Path" highlighting condition.  
·Added "Des Max Path" highlighting condition.  
·Added "A Gens" List Column.  
·Added "D Gens" List Column.  
·Added "Avg A Gen" List Column.  
·Added "Avg D Gen" List Column.  
·Added "F. Age" List Column.  
·Added "M. Age" List Column.  
·Added "Search" button in the Advanced Find dialog box.  
·Added support for UTF-8 GEDCOM files.  


Mar 27 2001 - Release of Version 1.02 (CD-ROM version only)

New Features  
 
·Added Quick Find dialog box and Advance Find dialog box in the menu  
·Added a "search" button in the advanced find dialog box to allow the user to type in the search text and then search the genealogy file. The default option is that GENViewer will search the genealogy file while the user is typing.  

Mar 12, 2001 - Release of Version 1.01

Bug Fixes  
 
·Fixed problem where links between an individual and a family record might not be displayed. This occurred if the family record linked to the individual but the individual record did NOT link back to the family record.  
·Added LDS information to Family and Pedigree reports.  
·Removed Copy to Clipboard for Internet Tab.  
·Fixed the problem the File Search side panel with regards to the last files viewed in the menu File.  
·Fixed the problem where the Islands # in the side panel are not updated from one file to another.  
·Remove menu item for last file if file doesn't exist.  
·Updated Options Dialog with text change.  
 
New Features  
 
·Added island # in the Side Panel.  
·Added other events such as OCCU, RESI, SSN in the Individual Tab.  
·Added highlight description to reports and to the main screen.  

Feb 23, 2001 - Release of Version 1.00

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