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FREECEN, I NEED HELP!! Need to click latest reply

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Unknown Report 25 Jun 2004 14:37

my " remained but it looks ok with a (space!) LOL. it looks so funny reading this back!

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 25 Jun 2004 13:18

Jo When I tabbed on to the next column the " disappeared just leaving the - Jeanette


Unknown Report 25 Jun 2004 12:59

Just playing... but if I put a space then - it worked too. Thanks for your help, Jo.


Unknown Report 25 Jun 2004 12:58

Thanks Jeanette, it worked. Did you have to leave the " in it?

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 25 Jun 2004 12:25

Hi Jo Try putting quotation marks " first. I had the same problem trying to enter the forename May cos it is a month of the year too. So I typed "May and it worked. Jeanette


Unknown Report 25 Jun 2004 12:14

Has this happend to anyone? I have a person born Ireland, so I have put IRL in the birth place, I am tring to put - in the next but it keeps putting up a formula and highlighting the box. Does anyone know how to stop it? Thanks Jo.


Unknown Report 22 Jun 2004 00:18

Just so we dont get lost!


Jan Report 12 Jun 2004 14:40

Jeanette Off the top of my head I can't think of anything useful, unless next time you want to siton my shoulder and whisper words of encouragement?!! Yes it's my first piece - each vessel has its own page which helps - at least I know when I get to the end there's hope that the next chap's handwriting will be readable! Anyway it's fun, it's free and keeps me out of mischief for a couple of hours. Jan

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 12 Jun 2004 11:09

Jan 100? Blinking Heck! What do you do then, sit and write them all out by hand then type them up when you get home? Is this your first piece? I bet your wishing you never volunteered! lol. It's bad enough trying to read the English names so it must be very difficult doing foreign ones. If there's anything I can do to help, let me know. Jeanette


Jan Report 12 Jun 2004 08:57

I had a very frustrating time at the library yesterday. I'm transcribing from fiche (hence the library visit) for South Shields vessels. Obvioulsy some are from other countries which means a lot of foreign names. That's OK when you can read them, but the handwriting!!! Arrrrggghhh! I had to admit defeat with some of them - there was no way of even guessing what the names could be. Oh well, the joys of transcribing... By the way Jeanette, there are 100 images on each fiche!

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 11 Jun 2004 23:15

AWw Gee Von that's very kind of you Thanks a lot Ann


~Von~ Report 11 Jun 2004 16:05

Hi Ann, You still deserve a pat on the back - just for doing it!! Every little helps. If you still want help when you've finished it, just post again. Keep up the good work. Von

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 10 Jun 2004 23:09

Von and Jeannette I WISH I was just wondering and then after posting message I thought I don't know why I,m asking now cos I'll forget when the time comes, thought it was an attachment like when I sent the first few pages. Thanks anyway Ann


~Von~ Report 10 Jun 2004 13:01

Hi Jeanette, I ordered my second disc when I sent off the transcription of the first disc. After 5 weeks I contacted my co-ordinator who checked to make sure the disc was on order. He said there was a backlog of several weeks so I asked him to order another one for me thinking the second one would come soon and I'd have finished it before the third one arrived!!!! And I'm still waiting!! I think I was getting withdrawal symptoms so decided to do some for BMD - I've almost finished my second batch - they are so quick to do from a typed sheet and not much deciphering to do!! Might take me longer from the hand-written sheets though. Von

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 10 Jun 2004 12:38

Hi Von Do we really have to wait that long for our next discs? I knew there was a bit of a backlog but I didn't realise it would be so long. I'm getting withdrawl symptoms! lol. I'm doing some transcribing for YorkshireBMD in the meantime and that's a doddle too. So much so that I seem to be requesting more transcriptions every other day. Bet they're sick of me at Leeds register office! lol Jeanette


~Von~ Report 10 Jun 2004 12:31

Hi Ann, Well done if you've finished!! (Big pat on the back!!) I sent mine as an attachment to an email too, and have kept it on the computer (just in case). I'm still waiting for my next discs - 8 weeks now!! So I'm doing some transcribing for BMD - after the census it's a doddle!! Von

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 10 Jun 2004 12:24

Morning Ann No I didn't. I sent mine as an attachment to an email to Carol. I still have it on my computer though just incase of any cock ups. I don't want to have to type that lot again! lol. When my next discs come I will transfer it off my computer just in case. Do we take it you've finished yours then Ann? Jeanette

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 10 Jun 2004 09:47

Hi All you freecener's!!!! The ones who have sent off there first finished disc did you put your transcription on to a disc to send off ---this sounds confusing I know. I mean did you copy it on to a disc? Ann

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 7 Jun 2004 23:00

Jeanette and Jo thanks for your reply feel happier but must get back to it,it's been too nice to be indoor's!! Ann


Unknown Report 5 Jun 2004 21:07

Do any of you fancy squeezing a bit in for freeReg? Going to do some myself too, touting for buisness for them! Oh that hurt! No slapping please! Freecen are still looking for people to do Scotland if you didnt see the other thread. :) Best wishes, Jo.x