Tom's idea is very good.
I'd recommend picking one (the more likely) as the birth, and add the
other as the Alternative birth. That way, sorting by birth will work.
On Wed, 2003-12-24 at 12:01, Anthony Joseph Seward wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-12-24 at 11:23, Tom Weichmann wrote:
> > On Wednesday 24 December 2003 12:12 pm, Don Allingham wrote:
> > > Go to the preferences dialog, and look under "Display->Dates and
> > > Calendars". Check your Date Entry format. If you are trying to enter
> > > numerical dates in the form of YYYY-MM-DD, make sure that this what is
> > > selected.
> > >
> > > You should be able to enter partial dates by using a '?' for the unknown
> > > portion. If the numerical entry is set to "YYYY-MM-DD", you should be
> > > able to add this as: ?-01-23.
> > >
> > > Another option is to enter it as a text string. If GRAMPS cannot parse a
> > > date out of it, it will retain the text (indicated by a "red" light next
> > > to the date).
> > >
> > > Try: "1735-01-23 or 1736-01-23"
> > Couldn't you add these both into the Events tab and label them ad 'Alternet
> > Bitrh'?
> > Tom Weichmann
> This seems to work. Thanks. Are there any caveats I should be aware