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* a tool area for reports and tools
 
* a tool area for reports and tools
  
The welcome page offers the possibility to change the global appearance of the pages through the selection of a [[templates|template]] (in most cases, template selection will not be visible until a personal page is displayed). The template selection is maintained across the navigation through the base, and can be changed at any time, either thought a visible button, or by typing directly in the URL the text {{c|templ=template_name;}}.
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The welcome page offers the possibility to change the global appearance of the pages through the selection of a [[templates|template]] (in most cases, template selection will not be visible until a personal page is displayed). The template selection is maintained across the navigation through the base, and can be changed at any time, either thought a visible button, or by typing directly in the URL the text {{c|1=templ=template_name;}}.
  
 
The welcome page offers also the possibility to select another language for the user interface.
 
The welcome page offers also the possibility to select another language for the user interface.
 
* GeneWeb 5.02 offered this through a set of country flag icons.
 
* GeneWeb 5.02 offered this through a set of country flag icons.
 
* GeneWeb 7.00 offers a set of 9 buttons for frequently used languages.
 
* GeneWeb 7.00 offers a set of 9 buttons for frequently used languages.
At any time, the language changed may be changed, either thought a visible button, or by typing directly in the URL the text {{c|lang=xx;}} where {{c|xx}} is the two letter code ([https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_des_codes_ISO_639-1 ISO 639-1]) of the language of your choice.
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At any time, the language changed may be changed, either thought a visible button, or by typing directly in the URL the text {{c|1=lang=xx;}} where {{c|xx}} is the two letter code ([https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_des_codes_ISO_639-1 ISO 639-1]) of the language of your choice.
  
  

Revision as of 12:58, 1 November 2015

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Starting page for GeneWeb.
File:welcome-page.png
Welcome page for a base.

Start page

GeneWeb offers a general purpose web based interface to its users. Any standard browser can be used to access a GeneWeb base, either on your Personal computer or on a remote server.

After a fresh install and a launch of the appropriate start command (depending on your environment, see xxx), a simple startup page will propose to:

  • open a GeneWeb base
  • open the GeneWeb management tool

Welcome page

Opening a base will display a welcome page organized into:

  • a search area used to explore the base
  • a tool area for reports and tools

The welcome page offers the possibility to change the global appearance of the pages through the selection of a template (in most cases, template selection will not be visible until a personal page is displayed). The template selection is maintained across the navigation through the base, and can be changed at any time, either thought a visible button, or by typing directly in the URL the text templ=template_name;.

The welcome page offers also the possibility to select another language for the user interface.

  • GeneWeb 5.02 offered this through a set of country flag icons.
  • GeneWeb 7.00 offers a set of 9 buttons for frequently used languages.

At any time, the language changed may be changed, either thought a visible button, or by typing directly in the URL the text lang=xx; where xx is the two letter code (ISO 639-1) of the language of your choice.


File:rainier-grimaldi.png
Personal page of Rainier Grimaldi.
File:rainier-grimaldi-update.png
Update page for Rainier Grimaldi.

Individual pages

Individual pages display personal data associated with a person in a format which greatly depends on the template you have chosen. Most of the data on the page is "clickable" and will follow a link to another individual, or trigger the display of a list. Tools are provided in a format which depends on the GeneWeb version you are using:

  • GeneWeb 5.02: a tool-box at the bottom of the page
  • GeneWeb 6.08 and later: a pull-down cascaded menu bar at the top of the page

Update pages

All data capture is performed through pages containing HTML forms organized into:

  • zones (one person, one event, a note).
  • fields (one or more lines where text can be entered).
  • tick-marks
  • buttons
  • radio buttons
  • pull-down menus