Suggestions News and Updates (October 11th 2020) [closed]

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  • Problems in biography dump resulted in missing bio edits for the 29th september in my database. I am trying to get the missing data but it might take a few days. The suggestions that were corrected on that day do remain as suggestions. Just ignore them for a few more days.
  • I corrected almost all dead links to PRDH. They were changed to a template where possible. Here are the log files . Only the PPP profiles remain with broken links, since editBOT can't edit them.

Previous News

  • Due to country table improvement, there are many new suggestions in 6x8 suggestions.
  • I have split the table into 5 smaller ones similar to the WT+ online grouping. You can now jump to each table directly from TOC. Also each table has the totals for that table.
  • There was a bug in unconnected profiles showing more and more profiles, that were connected as unconnected. This is now resolved.
  • Pre1500 profiles for suggestion 921 were all unprotected as requested by pre1500 group.
  • Added new suggestion regarding inline references. It is 872 Named Inline citation error. This performs additional checks similar to 871 and 872 but for named references. and just for the additional close tag (/ref). There are some other instances of typos listed here.
  • A new version of WikiTree+ Chrome Extension is published. Changes in version 0.3.6 are:
    • Resolved a URL change of Edit page on WikiTree
    • Resolved a problem with not saving if no manual changes were made.
    • Turning off the Enhanced editor on Extension use.
  • Spatial modul of WikiTree+ got a new addition. Maps. There are 2 usages of the spatial modul.
  • I added Difficulty rating to suggestions (Easy, Intermediate and Advanced). That identifies the required expirience to resolve a suggestion.
  • Made some data updates in the country table. I also added a column showing the item difference since the last week.
  • Added a new magic word construct Creator_ + WikiTreeID to the search engine. It finds all profiles that were created by that user. Here is an example for all profiles created by me. You can extend the search to find all profiles created by me and no longer managed by me by searching for Creator_Trtnik-2 NOT Trtnik-2
  • Added new suggestion 421 Hidden marriage on public or open profiles. A marriage can be hidden from displaying on the profiles. This is used for additional privacy. But using it on open and public profiels is not its intent. It is causing problems with suggestions, where you don't see the marriage on the profile and have no idea of what is wrong until you enter the edit mode, where you can see the marriage.
  • Wikidata template got sameas parameter. It will function same as with FindAGrave template.
  • I added additional checking of template parameters. That was in suggestion 848. I created 4 new ones 894-897 that will cover all parameter problems. In suggestion 897 Error in template parameters I added checking of parameters that link to WikiTree pages. It is done for Categories, Projects, Space pages and Project Needs categories.
  • Added new magic word SourceJunkUnmergedMatchPendingMerge and templatetext=Andersson to WikiTree+ search engine.


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    in The Tree House by Aleš Trtnik G2G6 Pilot (825k points)
    closed by Aleš Trtnik

    I finally got all the biographies including 29th September and recalculated all suggestions.

    Now those false suggestions should be gone.
    Thanks Ales
    Thanks, Aleš! It appears that all of the false suggestions in my Suggestion list resulting from the bio dump issue are gone. Thanks again for all of your work enabling and enhancing these tools for us!

    1 Answer

    +5 votes

    I added PRDH template conversion also to EditBOT automated updates.

    I also added PRDH template conversion to WikiTree+ Extension to Automated corrections and to Source paster. 
    In a profile with old or new URL just click  "Automated corrections" and you  will get this message if PRDH url is found.

    Automated cleanup

    If you are adding new source from PRDH, just copy complete PRDH URL and in WT+ Extension select "Paste Sources" and paste the url in this dialog and the citation will be added to the text.

    Paste source

    by Aleš Trtnik G2G6 Pilot (825k points)

    already using it for PPP profiles, thanks again Ales.  laugh

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