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Volunteers Needed for FreeCen!!! (update)

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Eames

Eames Report 19 Mar 2004 20:28

Well I did save it else where, but it kept saying error and a message saying click yes for Floppy rive A or No for Floppy Drive B ... excuse me? How do I bypass that?! lol

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 19 Mar 2004 21:15

im waiting for 1861 for dursley gloucester ive been told by bernadette to have a look at the transcribers site has anyone downloaded the genie and csvcheck,if so wat are they susie

*****me*****

*****me***** Report 19 Mar 2004 21:22

Tracy, when i downloaded it just came on to my p.c. and the shortcuts came up on screen, so i right clicked on each symble and clicked on:send too------------then clicked:my documents.try downloading again and see if they come up on screen. Chris.

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 19 Mar 2004 21:24

karen snap!!! i hope i know wat im suppose be doing lol im completely baffled by it all:( susie

*****me*****

*****me***** Report 19 Mar 2004 21:50

Karen, you need to download the transcription soft ware, go to the freecens home page,on the left you will see TRANSRIPTIONS, underneath it says "software to do it",click on that,it will take you to TRANSCRIPTION SOFTWARE, click on sscens,then click on,download sscen specifications.hope this helps. chris.

*****me*****

*****me***** Report 19 Mar 2004 22:18

thats right Karen, what i did was right click on each icon and saved them to my documents,i've also got them on floppy too,just incase!! then i opened opened them with microsoft word(adobe reader would'nt do it)once i knew i'd got them o.k. i then opened a spreadsheet,then opened my documents,clicked on censdemo,and it came up,then i saved it,and did the same with the blank. try it,let me know if it helps. chris. p.s.when i'd got everything right,i also saved on a floppy.

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 19 Mar 2004 22:21

Karen which part of Durham are you going to do? I am doing part of Darlington 1861. Ann

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 19 Mar 2004 23:42

I haven't looked yet cos I didn't want to be put off before the cd came - but you lot are doing a pretty good job! lol I'll be doing a piece for the West Riding of Yorkshire to start off with, then hopefully East Yorkshire if I can get the fiche back off the lady who's got them. Jeanette

Katinahat

Katinahat Report 20 Mar 2004 13:38

Received the disc this morning. Let the battle begin - between me and my son. He is an ebayer and on and off the pc whenever he is home!! I think I might begin a booking scheme. The same as they operate at the library. Kathy

*****me*****

*****me***** Report 20 Mar 2004 14:03

kathy, how long did you have to wait for your c.d.? chris.

Jenny

Jenny Report 20 Mar 2004 14:07

Help!. Got my disc this morning. very excited but I can't read teh first page it so blurred. Aarrgh. I'm doing Worcester 1861 but cant even work out the civil parish or place names yet. Never mind I'm sure it will come to me. By the way does anyone know if there was a St Saviour in Worcester.

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 20 Mar 2004 14:18

Kathy Do as I do and pull rank! lol Jeanette

Eames

Eames Report 20 Mar 2004 15:05

Still havent got them on my desktop - keep requesting me to use floppy disk.. where am I going wrong?! <screams>

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 20 Mar 2004 16:44

ive just downkoaded the sscen. i went to put it on floppy,but it says windows is unable to format??? wat does that mean...helllpppp!!!! susie

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 20 Mar 2004 16:53

keeps telling me to insert floppy...I Have!!!!! have i done summat wrong?????

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 20 Mar 2004 17:12

hi karen yep,i just been and brought a new lot from staples and also inserted the floppy before i started to down load:( this has really baffled me susie

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 20 Mar 2004 17:19

ive just deleted it all and downloaded again. and it worked!!!yippeeeee!!!! lol have a clue wat went wrong the first time:(

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 20 Mar 2004 17:41

A little tip I find useful have Genuki on so you can refer to parishes and places when you can't read the writing some times it helps. Ann,doing 1861 Darlington

Katinahat

Katinahat Report 20 Mar 2004 17:41

I received an email from my co-ordinater on the 15/3 and received the cd today. Pretty quick. Bit weird though as I requested Devon and it was the Devon co-ordinater who contacted me. But, I have had a look at the cd and it is for Southwark, London!? I have emailed Terry, the devon co-ordinater. Jeanette, Yer, I'll take your advice and pull rank. But, I'm only 5'4" and he is a 6 footer. Meanwhile we have to set up our new washing machine after my one started, 'Smoking', this morning! Kathy

Unknown

Unknown Report 20 Mar 2004 18:27

Oh, panicked a bit when I saw all the messages. Hope everything is sorted now. Good luck!