Biography is automatically edited?

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the biography is automatically edited when I add a person, i.e. "so and so was born in..." how do I make this stop?
in WikiTree Tech by Joel Riipinen G2G Crew (760 points)
edited by Keith Hathaway

2 Answers

+14 votes
 
Best answer
Add a short biography of your choice in the bio box before you save the person, then the computer doesn't generate so and so etc. While you're at it add a source in the source box.
by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)
selected by Sandi Wiggins
+8 votes
You can't stop it. It's part of the boilerplate added during the create a person process. You can, however, edit the profile and remove it.
by Rosemary Jones G2G6 Pilot (261k points)
Frankly I like the little stub bios.  They give handy reminders and something to start with.  And they only take a second to overwrite if you have another style of bio you like.
I like it, though it is annoying that if you enter an initial source when creating the profile, the short bio doesnt show.

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