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by Warwick Wilson
Sat Jun 25, 2022 1:18 am
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: Ancestor & Descendant Reports Not Working
Replies: 8
Views: 599

Re: Ancestor & Descendant Reports Not Working

Hi Enid, I will be fixing these reports in the next version, but I am struggling for time around work at the moment. Hopefully by the end of next month work will quiet down and I can dedicate a week to iFamily. My wife is also about to take six months of Long Service Leave from her teaching so my pa...
by Warwick Wilson
Sun Apr 17, 2022 11:49 pm
Forum: Enhancement Requests
Topic: Invalid Dates
Replies: 13
Views: 1727

Re: Invalid Dates

Some brainiac at apple has changed the library for the English short month names, and Sep is now Sept from macOS 12.3 forwards. I’m sure they had their reasons, but this appears to be policy by committee, or by whim, which is never a good feature for a platform. I will code a workaround into the nex...
by Warwick Wilson
Sun Apr 17, 2022 11:47 pm
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: Can't enter event dates
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Can't enter event dates

Thanks for reaching out, a couple of others have mentioned this issue also. Some brainiac at apple has changed the library for the English short month names, and Sep is now Sept from macOS 12.3 forwards. I’m sure they had their reasons, but this appears to be policy by committee, or by whim, which i...
by Warwick Wilson
Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3368

Re: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020

I will have a deeper QA of it now, an extra 9 years experience goes a long way. OK, I didn't find the cause of the corruption, but I did find an 8 step fix. (First: Copy your database somewhere safe, duplicated to your documents folder or similar.). 0. Close iFamily 1. Open Terminal 2. Change to th...
by Warwick Wilson
Sun Dec 05, 2021 12:18 am
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3368

Re: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020

Thanks Warwick For the last few years when I open iFamily I get the following error message: The File NEAL.FtkSql couldn't be opened because it isn't in the correct format. The file might be corrupted, truncated, or in an unexpected format." However, when I click on the "OK" button on the error mes...
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Gedcom
Topic: Import Geocom file from iHeritage
Replies: 8
Views: 6549

Re: Import Geocom file from iHeritage

Yay. Also thanks -> I have installed Atom.
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Dec 03, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Gedcom
Topic: Import Geocom file from iHeritage
Replies: 8
Views: 6549

Re: Import Geocom file from iHeritage

Thank you, I sent you the file. The cause of the problem here is that iFamily is reading the gedcom file a line at a time and encoding the characters as they come. The line continuations from MyHeritage gedcom export, are emplacing half of the ecoute and grave characters on each CONT line, it is sp...
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Dec 03, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Gedcom
Topic: Import Geocom file from iHeritage
Replies: 8
Views: 6549

Re: Import Geocom file from iHeritage

I'm having the same problem. I'm looking to import a family site from My Heritage and am getting this same message about encoding (UTF-8) but when I open the ged file in a text editor it mentions utf-8 as the encoding. I'm using iFamily for Mac 2.12.0 with a M1 Mac mini on MacOS 12.0.1 (Monterey). ...
by Warwick Wilson
Fri Dec 03, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3368

Re: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020

Hi Warwick I'm currently running v 2.9.8 on a Mac running High Sierra (10.13.6). Will everything work if I just download the update. Thought I'd ask as I wouldn't like to see many years of work disappear! I hear the toolbar appears on the left instead of the right on High Sierra, but there are no p...
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: Family on Mac OS12 "locked out"
Replies: 3
Views: 2660

Re: Family on Mac OS12 "locked out"

David,

Very sorry to hear about your family passings. The new release has now been posted to the website in the usual places. Do send me an email if you need any assistance.

Sincerely,
Warwick.
support@ifamilyformac.com
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Nov 10, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3368

iFamily for Mac V2.12.0 - 23 Nov 2020

Change Log:- Overview =============== - Refactoring and retirement of old code has reduced the maintenance footprint of the app from 95k lines of code to 89k lines of code, with no loss of functionality. (replaced about 800 enumerators.). - Toolbar rescoped, search field moved to base of diagram.. -...
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Nov 09, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: Family on Mac OS12 "locked out"
Replies: 3
Views: 2660

Re: Family on Mac OS12 "locked out"

Hi Daj, Good to hear from you. Apologies for not paying much attention to the forums this past year and a half, it is often more direct to just email me, I manage to reply to about 90% of what arrives in my inbox. I almost got a new version out to support the macOS Beta this year, but delays were nu...
by Warwick Wilson
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: iFamily Help
Topic: OS 11 Big Sur
Replies: 2
Views: 2822

Re: OS 11 Big Sur

Quick note to close off this thread: V2.9.9 worked on macOS 11.0.1 V2.10.0 worked on macOS 11.1 Current release (31st Dec 2020) is V2.10.1 which works on macOS 11.2 and for the rest of the 11.x series. Available here for logged in users: https://forums.ifamilyformac.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1249 or ...
by Warwick Wilson
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.10.1 - 31 Dec 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 5113

iFamily for Mac V2.10.1 - 31 Dec 2020

Change Log:- Application =============== - Allowed execution on all macOS 11.x (all Big Sur?). This should see most users through to Oct.Nov, and macOS beta testers through to Jun/Jul. - Changed demo expiry to 5 non consecutive days. Registration =============== - replaced the API call to register w...
by Warwick Wilson
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.10.0 - 1 Dec 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 3969

iFamily for Mac V2.10.0 - 1 Dec 2020

Change Log:-

Application
===============
- Allowed execution on macOS 11.1 (Big Sur still?)

Known Issues
===============
- Haven't revived the help documents yet, they were lost in V2.9.9 but will return shortly.

ww.
by Warwick Wilson
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Previous Versions and New Features
Topic: iFamily for Mac V2.9.9 - 18 Nov 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 3574

iFamily for Mac V2.9.9 - 18 Nov 2020

Change Log:- Application =============== - The application is now a dual binary and will run natively on Mac Silicon arm64 Macs as well as older Intel Macs. - Caught and resolved memory leak in the Context Diagram which was causing a crash on the new compile. Interfaces Update =============== - Forc...
by Warwick Wilson
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Google Maps
Topic: Google responds with zero Lat/Long
Replies: 3
Views: 15865

Re: Google responds with zero Lat/Long

Are you selecting Report->Database Changes report... from the menus when you encounter the crash? I had a try at recreating the problem but it just said 'no changes in the past day' for me. [Added a number formatter to the birthdate column do it doesn't say 1,977] My plan is to replace the google ma...
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: 10416

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: 10416

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 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 13620

iFamily for Mac V2.9.8 - 28 Oct 2019

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: 10610

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: 12848

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: 13480

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: 12848

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: 13257

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: 13257

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: 9165

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: 8133

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: 8133

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...