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by Warwick Wilson
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: Any update for Mac OS 10.15 Catalina?
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Any update for Mac OS 10.15 Catalina?

wfryan wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:44 am
No apology needed, I appreciate the support
Thanks for the add on linked in. Feel free to endorse me for macOS, programming or even genealogy perhaps :)
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: Any update for Mac OS 10.15 Catalina?
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Any update for Mac OS 10.15 Catalina?

Hi wfryan,

The new version link is up at the following topic, sorry for the delay:

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1231

ww.
by Warwick Wilson
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.9.8 - 28 Oct 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 167

iFamily for Mac V2.9.8 - 28 Oct 2018

Change Log:- Version 2.9.8 is a bit light on, hopefully 2.9.9 will be forthcoming soon. (The Apple Notarisation gets harder in January 2020 and will require another update.). Application =============== - The application has been stapled with an Apple Notarisation to accommodate Gatekeeper. Interfac...
by Warwick Wilson
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Enhancement Requests
Topic: Prioritised todo list
Replies: 0
Views: 999

Prioritised todo list

[Putting this here as a reminder to myself.]

"John" asked for a prioritised todo list on 6th Oct 2018.
by Warwick Wilson
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Known Errors
Topic: The Updates are not working
Replies: 3
Views: 2438

Re: The Updates are working, in the new version.

The Update facility has been replaced in V2.9.7 with a new method. Please upgrade manually then everything will work as expected once more.
by Warwick Wilson
Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.9.7 - 20 Nov 2018 (Minor update on 26 Nov)
Replies: 0
Views: 2730

iFamily for Mac V2.9.7 - 20 Nov 2018 (Minor update on 26 Nov)

Change Log:- Most of the effort with Version 2.9.7 was around backend changes to make iFamily easier to support moving forwards. Structural Changes (changes to my workflow) =============== - Migrated the code repository from an older SVN style repo to a more modern GIT repo since Xcode no longer sup...
by Warwick Wilson
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Known Errors
Topic: The Updates are not working
Replies: 3
Views: 2438

The Updates are not working

Earlier in 2018 I had to rebuild the iFamily website on a new web host when the old one fell in a heap. The good news is that I chose AWS, which while it is more expensive that a local Australian option, it will deliver (magnitudes) better performance to iFamily users in North America and Europe. On...
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: macOS Mojavi
Replies: 8
Views: 2754

Re: macOS Mojavi

It's never pretty at first when I do this macOS upgrade. The menu bar in the middle is missing. It is actually there but invisible, (same colour as background?). The light mode is mostly ok, just a few The default colour scheme on the dark mode is horrid for visibility, (white text on grey!). Some t...
by Warwick Wilson
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: macOS Mojavi
Replies: 8
Views: 2754

Re: macOS Mojavi

Great, my dev machine is a 2010 Mac mini and just bit the dust apparently... Time to upgrade I guess. While macOS High Sierra was available for some machines manufactured as early as 2009, macOS Mojave is largely limited to 2012 or newer machines, with the exception of some Mac Pro models. Here's a ...
by Warwick Wilson
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chronology not Timeline
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: Chronology not Timeline

Hi Sali, Welcome. The amount of work I have to do on iFamily is like an iceberg and could sink ships. Not everything is always visible as there's always a lot of non programming work that distracts me from iFamily's true goals so please excuse any long breaks in conversation from my end. iFamily was...
by Warwick Wilson
Sun May 06, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dropdown for previous focal persons
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: dropdown for previous focal persons

test post, please ignore.
by Warwick Wilson
Sun May 06, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dropdown for previous focal persons
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: dropdown for previous focal persons

dropdown for previous focal persons does not work in 2.9.6 Even crashed when there was no previous person and was clicked on by accident. It looks like it is working ok on my end, using macOS 10.13.4. V296_dropdownBox.png I note you are still on OSX 10.7.5, are you able to upgrade OSX to at least 1...
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unscheduled Website downtime
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Re: Unscheduled Website downtime

I finally managed to get the backup databases from my old web host, the forums are now active again and the data gap between December and February is back. (phew, what a lengthy journey). The only thing still not recreated on the new webhost is the FTP server from where the updates were sourced. I'l...
by Warwick Wilson
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unscheduled Website downtime
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Unscheduled Website downtime

Apologies that iFamily website and emails have been down for the past 3 days. My webhost got acquired and I was forcibly migrated to a new host, who appear to be incompetent in the highest order. (They only migrated the DNS and not the webhosting or email accounts.). It is back up now and I will be ...
by Warwick Wilson
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Update?
Replies: 1
Views: 847

Re: New Update?

Yes, you can update from within the Menus in iFamily or you can download the package directly from these fourms in the following thread: http://ifamilyformac.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1183
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 64 bit compatibility
Replies: 9
Views: 2040

Re: 64 bit compatibility

I noticed that your next release may no longer support anything less than 10.10 , is this correct or will just some functions may not operate as intended??? Is this the release you intend for next month, in which case will you still support the current version? The next release will introduce a new...
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.9.6 - 07 Oct 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 3034

iFamily for Mac V2.9.6 - 07 Oct 2017

Change Log:- 64 bit conversion =============== Major changes have been committed to accommodate Apples transition to supporting only 64 bit applications. Nearly every source file has been altered to reclassify the variable types used "under the hood". iFamily is now natively only a 64bit application...
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.9.4 - Soft release - July 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1574

iFamily for Mac V2.9.4 - Soft release - July 2016

Due to build issues V2.9.4 was never officially released. The Development and Deployment versions differed, the latter crashing when undertaking redraw of the diagram so the soft release was of the development version which contained debug information in the app. During preparation for V2.9.6 it was...
by Warwick Wilson
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Google Maps
Topic: Google responds with zero Lat/Long
Replies: 1
Views: 2340

Re: Google responds with zero Lat/Long

Hi Brain,

The Zero lat/long Problem should be solved in the next version. Since this module was first written the URL from maps.google.com had changed syntax. I have corrected how it is parsed but am seeing many other improvements that could be made here.

ww.
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 64 bit compatibility
Replies: 9
Views: 2040

Re: 64 bit compatibility

I have been getting a few queries about 64 bit compatibility via email so thought I would place some information here to alleviate a little support load. Here is a link to the announcement from the horses mouth in June: https://developer.apple.com/news/?id=06282017a It confirms that 32 bit apps dist...
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 64 bit compatibility
Replies: 9
Views: 2040

Re: 64 bit compatibility

Thanks for letting me know about this, it had not been on my radar. The 64-bit conversion was half completed last time I worked on it, (c. 2015). If Apple has made the decree I will meet it. It is probably another 10-15 days of full time work to finish it the work and testing required. By some time ...
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: macOS Sierra 10.12 - incompatible with iFamily!
Replies: 5
Views: 1949

Re: macOS Sierra 10.12 - incompatible with iFamily!

NigelRichman wrote:Hi,
Warwick is working on a release but it is taking a while.
It is indeed taking awhile. Too long, sorry. Here is the link for klapstein1:

http://ifamilyformac.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1154
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Gedcom
Topic: Exporting to GEDCOM freezes - version 2.9.3
Replies: 2
Views: 931

Re: Exporting to GEDCOM freezes - version 2.9.3

When I export my database to GEDCOM it freezes after writing some 2.6 MB or so. I suspect the database has been corrupted somehow, since it worked just fine earlier today. The major change was that I cleaned up the sources part of the database (lots of duplicates), and (now feeling stupid) did not ...
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NotesAdvice Error
Replies: 4
Views: 1149

Re: NotesAdvice Error

I will need to fix this for the next release, "NotesAdvice" is a key for the languages dictionary and should read: "Use the Notes button to edit this multi-line field." If you want to fix it immediately, open the iFamily for Mac.app applciaiton package, go to the resources folder and find the Locali...
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:55 am
Forum: Gedcom
Topic: Exporting Gedcom and Wikitree
Replies: 4
Views: 1134

Re: Exporting Gedcom and Wikitree

Tip: You can use Command+Z (undo) to reconnect the parent-child relationship again after completing your Gedcom export.

I'll have a read up on WikiTrees
by Warwick Wilson
Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Topic: Where is my iFamily Data
Replies: 1
Views: 2015

Where is my iFamily Data

The iFamilyData folder iFamily stores its' data in a folder called iFamilyData , which resides in your user home directory by default. The databases themselves end in a *.FtkSql file extension as shown in the screengrab below. Use File->Open... from the iFamily Menus to access your data if it does ...
by Warwick Wilson
Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Known Errors
Topic: Cocoa Error 21
Replies: 0
Views: 2001

Cocoa Error 21

Manifestation: A pop up message will occur when the database is opened stating "Cocoa Error 21" Background: This error occurs due to file permissions. Possible causes include when a file is created by one user on the Mac but has been created by a separate user. (Such as dual husband/wife accounts o...
by Warwick Wilson
Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:49 am
Forum: Known Errors
Topic: Could not Merge Changes
Replies: 0
Views: 1757

Could not Merge Changes

Manifestation: This error manifests with two pop up messages 1. Could not merge changes. http://www.ifamilyformac.com/forums/download/file.php?id=21 2.Database validation error. Please email the file DatabaseError.text To support@ifamilyformac http://www.ifamilyformac.com/forums/download/file.php?i...
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: How do I make my family tree the default on opening
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Re: How do I make my family tree the default on opening

This is controlled by whatever is on the top of the list in the "recent file list", ie: the most recently opened file. After opening iFamily, close all windows while leaving the program open. Then use File->Open... , this should place your tree at the top of the list when you look at the menu File->...