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RE: download issues

Hi Mike, Are you clicking on the new v5.2 round desktop icon? Under some circumstances the old square v5.1/5.0 shortcut is not removed. Sounds as if you might be clicking on the old 5.1/5.0 shortcut. ...

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6 hours ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

Posted by: @jgoehrin Thanks again for your friendly help. Quick question. It's working fine. When I search empid.sp. all my citings of empids come up. Is there a way to search so I only get those t...

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1 day ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

Also, please note for Sort Order, you can click and drag the new SLASH Thing and drop it on traillii on the tree. This is so all sightings of this SLASH will appear right after Willow Flycatcher when ...

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1 day ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

Oops. Important to note, that you check the box that says Not Countable so that sightings for this Thing are not counted on your life list. I left that step off in the screenshot above. Jeff

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1 day ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

I got onto Jim's computer this morning and got him going. For documentation purposes, here is what you do to create SLASH that is a bird identified to either an Alder or a Willow Flycatcher, Empidona...

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1 day ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

Hi Jim, How about I get onto your computer and show you how to do this. Send email to me at support@birdersdiary.com to set up a time please. Thanks, Jeff

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2 days ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

Hi Jim, Yes, in the instructions referenced above, that would be a SLASH. All these terms you never knew you were missing out on! 🙂 Yes, ending in "sp." makes it a SPUH. Jeff

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2 days ago
RE: Entering Sightings for SPUHs

Posted by: @jgoehrin Thanks Jeff. Is an SPUH the same thing as a "thing?" I added Trailii Spieces under the add thing button to my ABA and Clements tax list, and that seemed to work. What does SPU...

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2 days ago
RE: Runtime Error 3464

Update: Got onto Paul's system today and resolved the problem BD didn't like some setting for the new eBird Search Window. Attachment:image.png It was set to come up on Startup. I could determine th...

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2 days ago
RE: traill's flycatcher

Hi Jim, Yes. See this topic on creating SPUHs in your taxonomic list. These sightings carry over to new versions of the taxonomic list. FYI - Traill's Flycatcher is only a synonym for Alder Flycatcher...

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2 days ago
RE: FAQ

Hi, And thanks for posting. That was not actually a Sticky Note but the Tip-o-the-Day popup. That was around in v3.5, but the FAQ no longer exists. I have removed that Tip from the list. It will be go...

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4 days ago
RE: Report Error

This has been fixed in v5.2 Build 15; released 14 SEP 2020. fyi Jeff

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4 days ago
RE: Runtime Error 3464

Hi Paul, I should get onto your computer to take a look at this and get you running. Please send email to Support@BirdersDiary.com to setup a time for this. Thanks, Jeff

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5 days ago
RE: Runtime Error 3464

Hi, And thanks for posting. I don't remember seeing this error before. Interesting. First thing you should do is upgrade to v5.1 Build 102 by going to the Downloads >> Program page on this site,...

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6 days ago
RE: CANNOT DOWNLOAD V4

Hi Charlie, Thanks for posting. Sorry to hear about your computer. If you have a backup or copy of your database, then you have everything you need to preserve all of your data. Unfortunately, v4.1 is...

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6 days ago
RE: Error 438

Solved in Build 12 of v5.2. Just uploaded. This had no effect on sightings entered other than to not copy the Lat/Lng to the sighting, if ... You had Latitude/Longitude UDFs defined And the Location ...

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1 week ago
RE: Error 438

Hi Al, The difference is the width of the diamond character for this year, this location designation. It requires more width. I have isolated the problem. A new change I implemented for Lat/Lng auto-...

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1 week ago
RE: Error 438

Hi Al, Got the database and able to reproduce the error. Stay tuned. Jeff

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1 week ago
RE: Error 438

Posted by: @jeff So, adding any new Sighting, via Keyboard Entry, causes RTE 438? Correct? Al - let me know if this is a true statement please. Also, not sure how to tell if increasing the width of ...

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1 week ago
RE: Error 438

Thanks Al. So, adding any new Sighting, via Keyboard Entry, causes RTE 438? Correct? On the reports, please increase the size of the checkbox column (double it for test purposes) to see if the size is...

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1 week ago
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