Dropdown menu improvement

+15 votes
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Dear Ales,

It occurred to  me that your excellent error trapping program could be used for a wholly different purpose,  namely keeping up to date the sheet which a number of people have.
On my account it is called
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Table_of_Known_Ancestors_of_William_Arbuthnot
Michael Stills has
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Michael's_Pedigree_Completion_Chart
peter Roberts has
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Table_of_Known_Ancestors_of_Peter_Roberts
Then there are
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Pérez-224
Smith-62120, Lowe-866, coat-12
And doubtless many more.
It should really be on the drop down menus
And it should include your errors in order to encourage people to pull their socks up (reminder to me).
What do you think?
William
in The Tree House by Sir William Arbuthnot of Kittybrewster G2G6 Pilot (163k points)
retagged by Dorothy Barry
Excellent idea!

3 Answers

+5 votes
 
Best answer
I can create such table in an instant. Even add column with Error count. It would be up to a week old, like database dump.

I could even format it like wiki, so you could just paste it on the page.

But the table would be missing private profiles and complete branches above them.

I will look into it in following days.
by Aleš Trtnik G2G6 Pilot (460k points)
edited by Aleš Trtnik

Here is the first preview of this table. Replace WikiTreeID with yours. Chris has 93 generations of ancestors or data is wrong.

# of Possible Ancestors is also calculated and reduced in case of duplicated ancestor.

http://www.sdms.si:92/function/WTWebAncestors/errors.htm?WikiTreeID=Whitten-1

http://www.sdms.si:92/function/WTWebAncestors/errors.htm?WikiTreeID=Arbuthnot-53

http://www.sdms.si:92/function/WTWebAncestors/errors.htm?WikiTreeID=Hathaway-1200

http://www.sdms.si:92/function/WTWebAncestors/errors.htm?WikiTreeID=Roberts-7085

Gee Aleš Trtnik for president WikiTreeID=Sälgö-1


 

I created a template ==> add {{Db_errors_Ancestors}}  and you have a link to the list on your profile

Template:Db_errors_Ancestors 

Supported Syntax

{{Db_errors_Ancestors}} Creates a link to a report for the Wikiprofile you added the template

{{Db_errors_Ancestors|Sälgö-1}} Creates a link to a report for WikiTreeID Sälgö-1

{{Db_errors_Ancestors|WikiTreeID=Sälgö-2}} Creates a link to a report for WikiTreeID Sälgö-2

 

Aleš isn't eligible sadly.

From UK we watch nervously and wish Aleš were.
+6 votes
Would this be an automatically generated table?
by Peter Roberts G2G6 Pilot (513k points)
Only practical if it were
+2 votes

Found it is a descendant function also in Mr Aleš magic toolbox...

Nice to see the number of descendants that are on WikiTree

http://www.sdms.si:92/function/WTWebDescendants/errors.htm?WikiTreeID=Stockhaus-3

by C S G2G6 Pilot (272k points)

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