Are we still using the tool to generate simple biographies

+13 votes

I used to use to create a quick and simple biography, but lately it does not seem to work on my computer... Is this still a valid tool? or is my computer kicking dust in my face again...

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in The Tree House by Loretta Corbin G2G6 Pilot (251k points)
I just tried it and nothing happened when I clicked Generate.

9 Answers

+10 votes
Now that I know this exists, I might be using it everywhere.,,
by Living Botkin G2G6 Mach 4 (40.7k points)
That is so clever. Thank you.

Where was this hiding so I can find it again. Are there other clever gadgets hiding out in the same place?
Add it as a bookmark in your browser in folder called WT shortcuts.
I added it to my scratchpad on the navigation home page.  I keep links to all the wikitree apps I like using there, as well as links to profiles I hope to someday find new information for to break down brick walls and whatnot.
+7 votes
I just used it and it worked fine.

Have you installed any new programs/apps on your computer or any browser extensions recently?

Sometimes just clearing cache and cookies does the trick.
by Deb Durham G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
+6 votes
I didn't know this existed but saw this when I was looking for something else. Going to try and use to help me do some cleanup work.
by Hilary Gadsby G2G6 Pilot (329k points)
+6 votes
This is great. I think this would be a very valuable tool to give users an idea of how to reference other profiles and when and where citations are needed.

I think I might start using this and perhaps make a personal "Needs Citation" category.
by Thomas Fuller G2G6 Mach 9 (96.2k points)
+6 votes
Nice tool! It would be better using ref names such as Birth, Parents, Marriage, Death, Burial, etc.
by Pat Credit G2G6 Pilot (190k points)
+6 votes
Its a nice, basic tool that gives a good start on a profile. I do like that it will put in the inline refs. It worked when I tried it.
by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (556k points)
+5 votes

A new toy to play with, laugh

by Dallace Moore G2G6 Pilot (159k points)
+5 votes
Very nice!  Works very well with the way I organize my sources on profiles.  May actually get me going on developing biographies.  Thanks for the notice.  Really makes me wonder what other goodies I'm overlooking!
by Art Black G2G6 Mach 5 (57.2k points)
+4 votes
Great tool, it'd be nice if it could add the ages of the parents in.  Wish I had found this a couple thousand entries ago :).
by Chris Strickland G2G6 (8.9k points)
This has been updated, try adding WikiTree Bee app and or the WikiTree Browser ext

Click on the Find tab, scroll to WikiTree Bee and Browser.
Thank you for your help, I loaded the extension.  When I go under Biography like the instructions say, I only see automated corrections, I don't see the Auto Bio button.
Chris, I sent you a message, check your email. We will get you up and running in no time.
Thank you so much.  There are some nice features in the extensions.

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