Recently Updated Plugins

  • Check for Possible Duplicate Media V1.3 (6 Jun 2013) By Jane Taubman. This plugin checks all the media records in your project and compares the files linked to them looking for files which are identical it will pick up . . . both records which are linked to the same file and to those where the names are different, but the contents are the same. When complete it returns a result set containing the matching records. By selecting each pair in turn, just drag over both cells, you can then select Edit>Merge Compare Records from the menu and merge the records together. Once the process is complete, it is recommended to use the "Check for Unlinked Media" plugin to clean up any duplicate files. V1.1 Add trap for Missing Files and report them on the Result Set. V1.2 Add Caching of File details between runs V1.3 Correct Issue with clearing the Cache (Thanks Mike)
  • Add Assessment to Citations for a Source V1.0 (13 May 2013) By Jane Taubman. Adds, removes or changes a Certainty Assessment to all citations for a selected source, optionally over writing existing ones. Returns a result list . . . of all items changed.
  • Gendex Creator For Website Folder V1.1 (5 May 2013) By Jane Taubman. Creates GedDex File for Created Web Site for use with the gendexnetwork.org index. This relatively new indexing site, provides a shared index for . . . web hosted files. This plugin will create the needed file in your Website folder, which it prompts for on startup. Only Individuals who have either a Individual Summary page or are the spouse on a Family Group sheet page will be included in the index file. Additionally Individuals with either the Living or Private Flag will be excluded from the index automatically. 1.1 New Date converter and added missing Surname field.
  • CWCG Build from CSV V0.4 (15 Apr 2013) By Richard Sellens. This is a plugin that can take a CSV file downloaded from the Common Wealth War Graves commission web site of search results, then in an Empty GEDCOM . . . file build records from the data, using as much data as can be extracted. It uses a number of custom facts for the 'Military' details. As this is my first plugin, please take care, and let me know of any issues This plugin is based on the work of Jane Taubman, in her 'Build Tree From CSV File' plugin v0.4 - refined the way that data is extracted, and added the build of additional data
  • Find Duplicate Custom ID's V1.2 (8 Apr 2013) By Jane Taubman. Simple plugin which searches all record types, for duplicate custom Ids, this can be of use when renumbering your records, using the Work With . . . Record Identifier tool, or after merging additional data. V1.2 Add column for Custom ID value. N.B It ignores records without custom IDs
  • Convert File Links V1.5 (29 Mar 2013) By Jane Taubman. Converts all object links to portable ones, creating cut out images for multimedia objects which have partial links. It will only work on an . . . "exported" gedcom file with full media paths, to prevent accidentally converting a project. The resulting file can be imported to a variety of programs including Rootsmagic or uploaded to web supporting software like TNG. Note: When the file is converted, FH will not display the media until the file is reloaded. The resulting file can be imported to a variety of programs including Rootsmagic or uploaded to web supporting software like TNG. V1.1 Added progress display and converted after removal of fhGetItemText function. V1.2 Handle Crop Rectangles which end outside the frame, tidy debug prints. V1.3 Add options to support copy of non image files. V1.4 Handle non-image & missing media, more cropping fixes, other minor updates (with thanks to Mike Tate). V1.5 Use max file sizes with "cut out" images.
  • Top 20 Surnames in Bar Chart Format V1.1 (19 Mar 2013) By Jane Taubman. Counts the number of occurrences of all primary name Surnames and shows the 20 most common as a bar chart. 1.1 Add option to combine Surnames using . . . Soundex and show a tree containing the surnames in each bar.
  • Find Duplicate Citations V1.2 (22 Feb 2013) By Jane Taubman. Finds all Facts with more than 1 citation to the same source and optionally deletes second and subsequent citations. It is recommended that the list . . . option is used first to allow checking of the items to be deleted, before using the delete option.
  • Surname Summary Report V1.2 (21 Feb 2013) By Jane Taubman.

    Counts and Lists All Surnames in the File.

    1.1 Added columns for earliest and latest dates.
    1.2 Added column for Soundex value

  • Date Search and Return Result Set V1.0 (25 Jan 2013) By Jane Taubman. Finds all Date fields with either Double Dates, Qualifiers or matching a selected date or date range and returns them as a result set. Before, After . . . To or From Dates can optionally be treated as simple dates. So searching for 1901 will include facts with dates with Before 1901, but not Before 1902.
  • Marriage Length Report V1.0 (16 Jan 2013) By Jane Taubman. Reports Families with marriage dates, calculating the Marriage length taking into account, deaths of partners and divorce. Please note where there are . . . no death dates, Estimated Death values are used and can result in long marriages.
  • Clone Any Record V1.1 (4 Aug 2012) By Peter Richmond. Creates a clone of a selected record. Useful for creating new records (e.g. sources) based on a template. It is best to add this plugin to the Tools . . . menu and run it from there after selecting the required "Template" record in the Records Window. A message confirms what new record has been created and full details are shown as a result set. You then need to change the name/title of the new record and complete any required non-template fields. The template record can contain blank fields if wanted, and links to other records. User is prompted to confirm that an Individual or Family record should be cloned. Note that if an Individual record is cloned the new record will contain an empty Family-as-Spouse link which can be either appropriately completed or deleted.
  • Create and Update Ancestor and Descendant Counts V1.2 (20 Jul 2012) By Jane Taubman. Create (if necessary) and Update counts for the number of ancestors and the number of descendants for each person in the current project. Where the . . . custom attributes are created the Fact Set information will need to be updated manually. To use the counts in queries remember to use the =texttonumber() function to convert the value to a number to allow logical sorting. Also if running on files containing Royal lines please be aware it may take some time to run. To use the counts in queries remember to use the =texttonumber() function to convert the value to a number to allow logical sorting. 1.1 Only update records where the values have changed. 1.2 Fix issue with Progress Bar
  • Plugin Renamer V1.0 (5 Jul 2012) By Jane Taubman. Renames plugins removing underlines from plugin names, to deal with problems caused by IE8 replacing spaces with underlines when downloading under . . . windows 7. Once run all plugins will have no underlines in them and can be updated using the Plugin "Check Installed Plugins Against The Store".
  • List All Related Media V1.1 (2 Jul 2012) By Jane Taubman. Lists all media, which is linked to the individual or the Family as Spouse of the Individual or Sources linked to the Individual. To quickly view in . . . the media window, from the result set, hit CTRL-A to select all fields and then select View Selected Records from the drop down on the media button. N.B Only media records are listed, locally attached media is not shown. 1.1 Added media records linked to facts
  • Family Anniversaries V1.0 (18 May 2012) By Jane Taubman.

    Simple plugin which lists all
    Births, Baptisms and Marriages, which have anniversaries in the next 7 days, as a result set.

  • Possible Problem Set Ignore Report Markers V1.1 (18 May 2012) By Jane Taubman. Companion to Possible Problem report, this allows Events to be marked as "Ignore" so that they are not listed on the Possible Problem Report. 1.1 . . . Correct Source details and version ID
  • List All Citations for a Selected Source V1.5 (10 May 2012) By Jane Taubman. Find all the citations to a Source and list the items below using a result window. * Citation * Record * Fact * Entry Date * Where within source * . . . Text From Source * Quality Assessment * Note V1.5 Added Columns for the note and the quality assessment to the result set. V1.4 Add a description field for the Field Type and re-arrange the columns so item shows before citation. V1.3 Reduced number of Progress Bar updates and added warning of slow response for very high numbers of citations. V1.2 Updated to latest Progress Bar code and added more detailed messages. V1.1 Added Progress Bar and Citation Column
  • Add GRO Event to an Individual (no source) V1.0.3 (9 May 2012) By Rodney Begg. A Modification of Jane Taubman's 'Add GRO Source' plugin (with permission) which writes the Registration data to the Notes field of the relevant . . . Event, instead of to the Place Field, rather than using a source. Version 1.0.1 overwrites more imprecise dates (eg (calc) and (app)) with the Quarter Date, leaving absolute dates (12 May 1891) alone. It also appends the Registration Data to the Note field if the Note field is already populated. Version 1.0.2 overwrites a Year Date (eg 1847) with the Quarter Date, leaving absolute dates alone. Version 1.0.3 corrects some over-enthusiastic pruning of the code in previous release 🙁
  • Backup Family Historian Settings V1.3 (1 May 2012) By Jane Taubman. Creates a Backup of the Family Historian Settings to a backup location of your choice. 1.1 Changed to use the Lua Path to find the FH Program Data . . . folder so it works with XP. 1.1 Changed to simply return when No is selected on the first prompt. 1.2 Use the fhGetContextInfo("CI_APP_DATA_FOLDER") now it's been reinstated. 1.3 Don't save preferences when in Standalone Gedcom mode.
  • Clean Up Notes V1.1 (10 Apr 2012) By Jane Taubman. This plug in converts record notes which have only one link to "local notes" and removes blank lines at the front of the note if they . . . exist.   It is mainly used by users moving from "Generations" which stores all notes as record notes and prefixes all notes with a blank line. V1.1 Updated Progress Bar to latest version.
  • Sources List for Individual V1.1 (2 Apr 2012) By Peter Richmond. Lists all Sources linked to a selected Individual. Works best if Added to Tools Menu. Then select an Individual (in Focus or Records window or . . . Diagram) and click on the entry in the Tools Menu.
  • Notes List for Individual V1.1 (2 Apr 2012) By Peter Richmond. Lists all Notes linked to a selected Individual. Works best if Added to Tools Menu. Then select an Individual (in Focus or Records window or Diagram) . . . and click on the entry in the Tools Menu.
  • Address Summary Report V1.3 (7 Mar 2012) By Peter Richmond. Counts and Lists All Addresses in the File. Similar to FH Standard report "Data - Addresses" but: (a) Each Address (including multi-line) is shown . . . on a single line. (b) Leading numbers can be either sorted numerically or ignored for primary sort. (c) Count is to the left of the Address. (d) (V1.1) Option to append relevant Place (if present) to each Address. (e) (V1.2) Option to sort and display Address (and Place if appended) with Parts reversed. (V1.3) Number handling improved and a bug fixed.
  • Place Summary Report V1.0 (28 Feb 2012) By Peter Richmond. Counts and Lists All Places in the File. Similar to FH Standard report "Data - Places" but: (a) Place parts can be reversed before sorting. (b) Count . . . is to the left of the Place.
  • Map Geo-code Maintenance V1.1 (8 Nov 2011) By Jane Taubman. Works with the Map Live Events plugin allowing the entry of longitude and latitudes for place names, or simply modern names for places so they can be . . . recognised by Google maps.
  • Possible Problem Report V1.0 (11 Aug 2011) By Jane Taubman.

    Lists all Possible Date Problems, similar the standard Fact Date Warning Query,
    but ignores those facts marked using Possible Problem Marker Plugin.

  • Clean up Surname Capitalisation V1.2 (11 Jul 2011) By Jane Taubman. Process all Surnames, tidying the capitalisation for Surnames recorded in the file in ALL CAPS. Special Cases for Mac,Mc,de' and O' have been . . . included more can be added in the capitalise function, also allows over-ride at runtime by prompting the converted surnames for confirmation.