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(@aldeboro)
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Hello Jeff,

I added some barnacles to my Creature list and noticed the first letter of the Order (balanomorpha) was not capitalized. I went in to change it but it did not capitalize. It stayed lower case. See my screen shots.

Edit Order

 

Lower case in Order

Not a big deal but it is the first time that it has happened.

Regards, Al Borodayko

Cypress, CA

 

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Jeff
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 Jeff
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(@jeff)
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Hi Al,

To fix this, edit the Thing by selecting the species node in the Taxonomy tree and choosing the Pencil button in the toolbar.

image

In the Thing Editor, 

  1. Clear all text in the Order field.
  2. With the cursor still in the Order field, press Ctrl+DownArrow on your keyboard to disable SmartSearch
  3. Now type in Balanomorpha with a capital "B".
  4. Click Update

That should fix the lower case problem. You must have gotten in this situation the same way. By default, this field forces an uppercase first char.

Let me know if this doesn't work for you. I just tested and was able to go back and forth between upper and lower.

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(@aldeboro)
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I forgot to mention that I had two things with Order balanomorpha before I noticed it. I tried to edit each one but it did not work. When the screen refreshed it was still lower case.

So, I deleted the things with "balanomorpha" from the taxonomy list to start fresh. I only added one thing in case I had to edit later. I entered it as a Capital but the outcome was lower case. I tried editing it but it always reverted lower case. If I misspell the word (i.e., Balaomrpha) it stays Capital.

If you have an easy fix, OK, otherwise, I'll live with the lower case name.

 

Regards, A

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Jeff
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Hi Al,

Did you try my fix above in my last reply? That should solve it no matter what.

Removing the previous species under Balanomorpha will not fix the issue as that name with lower-case first letter stays in the DB; until you edit it as per my above reply.

Let me know.

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(@aldeboro)
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That's how I tried to fix it before I sent the request for help. The two attachments were meant to show that. The first attachment is the edit using the taxonomy tree and the second is the outcome in the taxonomy.

Al

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Jeff
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Hi Al,

I get the feeling that you have left out the important part, that of disabling the SmartSearch on the Order field using Ctrl+DownArrow

You did not mention that in your first post nor in the follow-up post here. That is the part that makes it work. See step #2 in my first reply above.

If you tried that, can I jump onto your computer right now and check this out?

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(@aldeboro)
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I thought that was self-evident. I'm home so be please do.

Al

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Jeff
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Hi Al,

Need the invite from you. 

  1. Run BD
  2. Click on Help | Internet: Invite support onto your computer
  3. Follow the prompts.

Thanks.

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(@aldeboro)
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where are you, Al

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Jeff
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Al, of course, was correct. My method worked on my computer but not Al's.

I was able to fix the case via editing the database on his computer.

Thanks for working with me on this Al!

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