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    Maintenace Update Details

    Reunion 8.06 (OS X users only)

    • Added support for the iWork Pages word processor.
    • Improved the CPU usage on certain windows (e.g., Numbering, Edit Source, Source Preview, etc.).
    • Fixed a problem where saving a Compact Copy of a family file with user-defined Found Lists would corrupt the found sets in the resulting compacted file.
    • Fixed a problem where artifacts were appearing on chart frame corners on single page charts and on charts over 456 inches in either direction.
    • Fixed a problem with redrawing relative charts with certain groupings.
    • Fixed column resizing problem for some windows.
    • Fixed a freeze that would occur sometimes when drawing Descendant Charts.
    • Added better support for dragging pictures from the Finder and iPhoto to people and family cards.

    Reunion 8.05

    • Gedcom Import: Made some improvements that should speed up the importing of larger files.
    • Fixed a problem that would cause Initial Caps and Uppercase to be ignored in the Edit Marriage Window.
    • Options -> Startup: Calendar settings were not getting properly saved.
    • Chart Editor: Fixed a problem with the Squeeze Pedigree menu command that was introduced in 8.04.
    • Fixed a problem that would cause Reunion to beep when calculating relationships for a person with a very large number of direct line ancestors.
    • Fixed a problem in Match & Merge People that would cause incorrect matches when only one person was marked.
    • Reporting the contents of the LDS Ordinances window when nothing was listed in the family list, could result in a crash.
    • Edit Person/Edit Family: When changing an LDS Status from a popup menu, the Save button will become enabled.
    • Index of the Descendant Report was lising the wrong number for spouses of descendants when register numbers were used.
    • Source List: Corrected some sorting issues when sorting sources by the source Data.

    OS 10.3 (Panther) Fixes:

    • Resize box would sometimes not show when a resizable window was opened.
    • Fixed the clipping from the bottom of some popup arrows, such as the red multiple spouse arrows.
    • Fixed a problem that would cause a blank white rectangle in the top right corner of the Help window when using Search the Manual and also when clicking the Contact button in the About Reunion window.
    • Fixed a problem that would cause a blank white rectangle in the top left corner of the Edit Person window after clicking New Male Person or New Female Person in the Begin window that appears when first opening a family file.
    • Fixed some odd behavior and crashing with the Match & Merge window.
    • Fixed some undesireable behavior with the Find Anything window.

    Reunion 8.04

    • Improved the speed of indexing larger family files. This applies to rebuilding the index, opening the index, and changing the sort selection in the Index window.
    • Improved the speed of the Find Person feature.
    • Fixed a problem that would cause the index to rebuild every time an extremely large family file was opened.
    • Fixed a problem where graphics would sometimes fail to print when printing manual pages.
    • Added support for Apple's new Safari browser. (OS X Only)
    • Made a small change that should help avoid data loss after a power failure or crash.
    • Option selecting a Marked Set will unmark that set.
    • Fixed a problem where Find -> Marked Sets would not always show the most recent changes to the list of marked sets.
    • Linking to existing children from the Edit Family window would result in the child not having the parents properly linked.
    • Edit -> Marriage: Made the editing behavior after adding a source match the behavior in Event tabs, and properly observe the user's settings in the Options -> Display window.
    • Edit -> Marriage: Fixed a problem that would cause the memo field to be truncated at 450 characters when re-entering this window.
    • Fixed some quirks with adding source citations to Names, Events and Facts.
    • Edit -> Family -> Notes window: Save button would not enable itself properly.
    • Edit Person or Edit Family windows: opening the Edit Event window will first make sure any recently added citations are saved.
    • Added a Darker Buttons checkbox button to the Options -> Display window. (OS X Only)
    • Added a Prefer Granduncles and Grandaunts button in the Options -> Display window.
    • When adding an existing spouse using "eh" or "ew" letter key shortcuts, Reunion will make sure the target person ID number is valid.
    • Fixed some Gedcom importing and exporting issues with the FAMC tag under the SLGC tag. (LDS data only.)
    • Included a "1 MARR" entry for family cards where there is no marriage information as needed for use with MyRoots Palm software.
    • Web family cards were not excluding sensitive child statuses.
    • Register Report in RTF format will include pictures of children who don't get numbered.
    • Ahenentafel report to HTML output: fixed a problem that could cause a picture file name to appear after a person's name.
    • Age at Burial should no longer appear in descendant reports and family history reports.
    • Added the Table of Contents page to the family history report when called for.
    • Family history and register reports will respect the privacy filtering options when indexing parents of spouses.
    • Family history, register and ahnentafel reports: Carriage returns in memos will be converted to spaces before reporting.
    • Family group sheets will be sorted properly when the Families with Both Spouses Marked button was checked.
    • Fixed some cases where the family group sheet would report family notes twice.
    • When reporting the mailing list, the comma separator now works properly.
    • Fixed a problem when reporting the mailing address list to RTF that would cause the first word in the list to be omitted.
    • Find -> Marked Sets: fixed a problem that would cause Places, Memos and Notes for higher numbered families to be ignored.
    • Added a check to avoid duplicate parents, grandparents, children and grand children from appearing in the Ages window.
    • Fixed some text typing issues in the Find Anything window.
    • When the option to create a single page pedigree chart is checked, the option to include preferred pictures will be disabled.
    • Forced some font size, shadow depth, and frame settings when creating single page pedigree charts.
    • Fixed a problem with chart centering when the chart frame is turned off.
    • Fixed a problem with the renaming of open pictures in the Multimedia window.
    • Fixed a problem with the redrawing of butterfly charts and multiple spouses.
    • Fixed a rare case where the initial creation of a top-to-bottom, butterfly, waterfall chart would have overlapping boxes.
    • Fixed a rare problem where multiple spouse lines would overlap boxes in butterfly charts.
    • Fixed a crash problem that could happen when redrawing charts with grouped objects.
    • Made some adjustments to deal with a QuickDraw bug with fan charts wider than 4 feet.
    • Fixed the centering of pictures in chart boxes when pictures are located in the top or the bottom locations.
    • People now can't be dragged from the Clipboard to the parent buttons of a source person, if the source person doesn't exist.
    • Startup Options window will no longer save changes when you click Cancel.
    • Fixed the chart window's popup menus on the status bar so they will open in a more useful way when located close to the bottom of the screen.
    • Fixed a problem where some extra lines could appear in charts saved as a graphic file.
    • Fixed a problem that would allow a corrupt Reunion 8 Manual Prefs file to crash Reunion. (OS X Only)
    • Fixed a bug when entering dates that referred to other dates. For example: "12 years after marriage" or "24 years old."
    • LDS Ordinances window: disabled the Key so that it does not respond to a click.
    • Fixed a bug that would cause a person to disappear when the amount of data entered for that person exceeded a certain threshold.
    • Imposed a 100 character limit for each of the three fields automaticaly created in Options -> Numbering. When this limit is hit, an elipsis will be added to the end of the field.
    • Fixed a problem where deleting flags from the Define Person Fields window would cause Reunion to beep multiple times.
    • Fixed a crash when exporting a Temple Ready Gedcom file when the Family Ordinances list is empty.
    • Merge Person window: Fixed the display of "Merged person abc into person xyz" text so that larger person numbers would not be truncated on-screen.
    • Fixed a problem in the Web Options window that could cause the Save button to get improperly enabled or disabled.
    • When upgrading a family file on a Mac that has Reunion 7 and Reunion 6 installed, the correct default folder will now appear (Reunion 7 folder) for selecting your old family file(s).
    • Options -> Dates window: removed some unneeded centuries from the Default Century popup.
    • Fixed a small problem with the reporting of the spouse's death date in in the Ages window.
    • Some manual changes.

    Resource Changes...

    • DLOG 154 changed.
    • STR# 142;32 & 33 added.
    • STR# 157; 19 added.
    • STR# 158;5 changed.

    Reunion 8.03

    • People designated as Private will not be included in the Gendex files when output with a web project.
    • If a chart box is so big that it won't fit on a single page, it will not be moved by the "Move Boxes Off Page Breaks" feature.
    • Fixed a very unusual overlap problem caused by duplicate people in a pedigree chart with siblings.
    • Fixed a crash caused by duplicates in a sibling pedigree chart.
    • Enabled the Save button in the Mailing Address window after choosing "Cut All" or "Paste All."
    • Ages window will report the spouses death even if there is no marriage date.
    • Ages window no longer reports ages over the Living Age specified in the Date Options window.
    • Fixed a problem with the scroll bar in the Ages window.
    • When creating a new family file, the General view will no longer show the age at burial.
    • Fixed some problems with duplicate boxes in a Cascading Pedigree Chart.
    • Fixed a problem that could cause structured sources to be reported with an ending comma rather than a period.
    • Fixed some scrolling problems with the list of children on the family card.
    • Fixed a problem of forgetting text that was pasted into the citation detail field for note fields.
    • Control-clicking the Quickbar and the little status bar will now change the correct color settings. (OS X Only)
    • Increased the size of the radio button fields in the Relatives window so longer names will not be truncated. (OS 9 Only)
    • Gedcom import: better handling of overflowing data for the Mailing Address window.
    • Gedcom import: fixed a problem that would import invalid source citation numbers for the divorce field if there was no marriage data.
    • Gedcom import: will properly convert the text format of citation details.
    • Gedcom import: fixed a problem where Gedcom files larger than 10 MB would not import. (OS X Only)
    • Gedcom export: will export a divorce status as "1 DIV Y" if there is no data or place.
    • Gedcom export will no longer export a source citation for a fact field that does not get exported at all due to the sensitivity filter.
    • Import Family File window will display the correct family file version when selecting a Reunion 8 family file for import.
    • Fixed a problem with the "Source Types Must Match" button that causes sources of the same type not to match.
    • Fixed a problem that made the Edit Spouses window refuse to open from the Spouse popup menu on the family card.
    • Fixed a problem that made Reunion crash if a valid version of QuickTime could not be found. Reunion would also crash if Extensions were off. (Classic only.)
    • The list of logs will grow in height as the Log window is resized.
    • Fixed some problems with merging of sources in Match & Merge.
    • Fixed a problem where the scroll bar did not work in the Multimedia Options window.
    • Single page pedigree charts: Checked the Horizontal Optimization option by default.
    • Single page pedigree charts: Removed the message for 6 & 7 generation charts telling the user about the Page Setup window. Rather, the Landscape orientation and the 70% scaling will be applied as needed by Reunion.(OS X Only)
    • Single page pedigree charts: Page Setup window will automatically appear to prompt the user to choose either the Landscape orientation or 70% reduction. Same as in older versions of Reunion. (Classic Only)
    • Fixed a problem with keyboard commands CMD-? and CMD-J which cause the correct command to be activated twice, thus causing some unexpected behavior.
    • Increased the horizontal size of the helper text at the top of the Edit Person window.
    • Fixed some display problems with the General Source text at the top of the Edit Person window.
    • Fixed some cases where connecting lines for chart boxes would not update when preferred pictures were inserted.
    • Fixed a problem that would print too many pages when printing multiple copies from the Print Job window.
    • Fixed a problem when creating Register Reports with the Insert "Index" Codes option turned on, that would cause multiple word last names to be reduced to the first word of the last name.
    • Fixed a problem and possible crash when upgrading version 6 family files.
    • Added STR# 157; 18
    • Several corrections to the manual.

    Reunion 8.02

    • Fixed the problem with typing extended characters via multiple keystrokes. (OS X Only)
    • Fixed a problem printing to Epson printers. (OS 9 Only)
    • Fixed a problem where Control-clicking child buttons in certain locations would show the Color pop-up menu rather than the Child Statuses.
    • Fixed a problem where changes made to person or family notes wouldn't be remembered if you tabbed out of the Notes section and then back into it and clicked Save.
    • Added right mouse click support to the family card and the chart editor.
    • Fixed a problem where notes fields larger than 32K in size would draw text outside of the edit window when scrolling.
    • Fixed a problem with displaying sources in Edit Person windows when more than one family file was open. (OS X Only)
    • When showing children in the list format on the family card, ages greater than the Living Age defined in Options -> Dates -> Feasibility will be shown as '?'.
    • When the parents' age is to be displayed on the family card, ages greater than the Living Age defined in Options -> Dates -> Feasibility will be shown as '?'.
    • Fixed a crashing problem in the Find Anything window. (OS 9 Only)
    • Fixed a problem where extra text was being appended to date fields in the Family Group Sheet (RTF and Text destinations).
    • Improved the chart centering functions, so that charts will not overlap the title in the chart frame.
    • The Select All command in the chart editor was selecting some hidden objects causing the Align command to make the chart disappear.
    • Allowed for larger amounts of text to appear in chart text objects: "4,500 characters or 50 lines" per the manual.
    • Handles of objects in charts will not be copied to the Clipboard.
    • Fixed some problems with updating from family file for Fan cells and Timeline bars.
    • Update from Family File will be disabled for chart files created with older versions of Reunion.
    • Field sizes for the Merge People window were not being upgraded properly from version 6 family files.
    • Fixed a strange bug that would cause the New Flag window to open when choosing Options -> Set Flags.
    • Made the text smaller for the popup menus in the Find Relationship window. (OS 9 Only)
    • Fixed some problems with the popup menus in the Overview window. (OS X Only)
    • Fixed a grouping problem with the Month radio buttons in the Dates window. (OS X Only)
    • Removed a horizontal line from the bottom of chart printouts when page numbering was enabled.
    • Added support for en-dash, em-dash and bullet in HTML reports.
    • HTML reports that had citations in person and family notes would link to a non-existing page if "Include Endnotes" was NOT checked in the Options -> Reports windows in the Sources section.
    • When reporting sources to multiple web pages, the first source would have a string of random characters appended to it.
    • Fixed a problem with the default selection in the color popup menu when mouse was drug off the menu. (OS X Only)
    • Fixed a problem that could cause a family file size to unnecessarily bloat.
    • Movies will automatically begin playing when opened. (OS X Only)
    • A softer hilight color appears when buttons are clicked on the family card. (OS X Only)
    • Fixed a problem where you could not click into certain fields in the Options -> Define -> Family Fields -> Marriage window.
    • Fixed a problem in the Marriage window where the Save button wouldn't be enabled.
    • Pasting a full event or fact into the Edit Person window will now enable the Save button.
    • The user defined "data entry" font applies to additional windows (Edit Event, Marriage, and Mailing Address).
    • Pressing Command-W will close the Multimedia, Overview, and Print Preview windows. (OS 9 Only)
    • Changed the icon arrangement for the tab buttons in the Multimedia window.
    • Fixed the helper text at the top-left of the Edit Person window when creating a new child of an unknown sex.
    • Fixed a display refresh problem in the Pedigree Chart window.
    • Fixed an odd problem that could cause a perspective event defined as plain text to be displayed/printed in bold.
    • Fixed a crash that would happen after accessing a closed family file from a chart while another family file was open.
    • Added additional instructions to the "can't find the manual message."
    • Fixed an obscure conflict between date feasibility checking and custom date entries. Redundant feasibility checking caused by custom dates in event fields other than birth and death.
    • Fixed a problem with the keyboard focus in the Feasibility section of the Options -> Dates window.
    • Help button (?) in the Add Event, Add Fact, and Add Note windows moves properly as windows are resized.
    • Several cosmetic tweaks.

    Resource Changes

    • Modified Resource STR# 157;16
    • Added Resource STR# 157;17
    • Corrected STR resources 200 & 201.
    • Corrected STR# 131;22
    • Corrected STR# 129;133
    • Added STR# 149;28
    • Added STR# 134;77
    • Changed STR# 129;98

    Reunion 8.01

    • Fixed the double paste problem in editable text fields.
    • Fixed a problem where manually resized windows would not remember their previous size if they were close to their maximum size.
    • Find Relationship window: fixed a problem when choosing Index from a Choose Person popup menu.
    • Find Relationship window: fixed a problem where the Choose Person pop-up menus would list contents of the Bookmarks, Quickbar and Recent People entries multiple times.
    • Fixed a problem where the Multimedia window would not remember its last location. (OS 9 Only)
    • Enabled the Edit menu when editing Events, Facts and Citation details.
    • File types that follow the dot at the end of the file name are now considered when determining if a file is of a certain type.
    • Define Web Styles window: will more completely list the graphic files included in the Backgrounds folder.
    • Fixed a problem where the Edit/Parents menu item would not work the first time chosen from the Parents popup menu.
    • Delete/Move Fields will now allow fields that are active but not used to be deleted.
    • Import Family File will no longer import Multimedia links for people when Import Multimedia Links is unchecked.
    • Dragging a child button to the Clipboard would cause the child status for any siblings to be removed. This also affected other methods of removing children from family cards (for example, dragging a person's parents to the Clipboard).
    • Changing the Sort date of an event in the Edit Person (or Family) window will enable the Save button.
    • The source selected as the Automatic Source in the Edit Person window will no longer move to the top of the Recent Source list each time an Edit Person window is opened. (Only at the time when an Automatic Source is selected will that action put that source at the top of the Recent Source list.)
    • Fixed some display/printing problems with the title of chart frames when the width of the chart was more than 455 inches.
    • Perspective Event, Timeline Legend, and Timeline Bar objects now respond properly to the Increase Font Size and Decrease Font Size menu commands.
    • Fixed the reporting of ages when age is larger than the maximum age specified for Living Age (Date Feasibility). This affects the Family Card, Person Sheet, Family Group Sheet, Family History, and Descendant Reports.
    • Changes made to entries in the Speednames window will now be saved.
    • Merge People window: increased the horzontal size and window resizing behavior of the action message.
    • Corrected a possible crash that could result from repeatedly opening and closing windows.
    • Pressing keys F1, F2, F3, and F4 will now Undo, Cut, Copy and Paste.
    • Fixed a bug/crash/freeze that occurred when deleting flags.
    • Proper enabling and disabling of the Save button in the Sort Date window.
    • Fixed a problem with the Automatic Flag menu in the Gedcom Import window.
    • Moved the text that appears on the Chart Editor's tool bar to the resources. STR# - 157; 16
    • Installer under OS X will tell the user to log in as administator if there are problems with access privileges. (This fix applies to the CD installer, not the updater.) This problem could cause a "not enough space on the hard disk" error message.

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