Fwd: Re: Filters and missing Date fields [WAS: Filters and regular expressions]
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Subject: Re: [Gramps-devel] Filters and missing Date fields
[WAS: Filters and regular expressions]
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On 22/08/13 12:15, Nick Hall wrote:
> On 22/08/13 11:07, doug wrote:
>> On 21/08/13 19:48, Nick Hall wrote:
>>> On 21/08/13 16:37, doug wrote:
>>>> The current discussion on "Filters and regular
>>>> expressions" seems to have moved away from the original
>>>> Can I go back to this and ask if we could have extra
>>>> rules to match missing dates (or bad dates)?
>>> Yes. What new rules do you want?
>> All these rules have Date fields:
>> Persons/Families with events/data/citation
>> Events with data/citation
>> Places/Media with citation
>> Citations matching parameters
>> I'd like to be able to get from any of those rules the
>> items where there is no Date entry
>> If regex ^$ doesn't work in the rule, then I suppose rules
>> for the specific cases.
> So you want 8 new rules to match missing dates in these
yes, if there's no general way of indicating the situation
, and another 8 rules to match textual dates?
Personally, I'm not concerned about this: it was a
suggestion of yours. But no doubt someone would find it useful.