Generate ID numbers
This function renumbers the entities of your genealogy by redefining their identification
The window that appears presents two main choices.
- Mass renumbering for a category or all categories of entities.
one byone of the entities of your choice.
In mass numbering, it is possible to define a numbering format. This will always start with a letter.
In Ancestris, entity numbers always start with a letter.
- I for individuals
- F for families
- M for
- N for notes
- R for
- S for sources
- B for
Then it is possible to define a prefix, then a number of a chosen number of digits, then a suffix.
In the case of the numbering of the entities one by one, you enter the
identifier of the entity to renumber, and the new identifier.
The renumbering of the entities
classifies the selected entities in alphabetical order of their description then assigns a number of 1 to the number of entities, without leaving a number empty, respecting the format indicated.
one-by-one numbering, the button with the red arrow allows you to select the current entity in the views.
If you indicate an existing
identifier, Ancestris warns you with a message to the right of the button.
For the new identifier, Ancestris tells you if the chosen identifier is free and is not already
assigned to an entity in your genealogy.
Whether in case of mass or individual renumbering, Ancestris displays the following
window when it is finished.
There is no specific customization for this tool.