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{{languages|Calculate_Estimated_DatesAddon:Calculate Estimated Dates}}
{{Third-party plugin}}
__TOC__[[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Help-tab-defaults-51.png|right|thumb|300px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Help( tab ) Initial window on start.]]The '''{{man label|Calculate Estimated Dates''' }} tool Addon tool is used to add and remove birth and death events for people that are missing these events.
== Usage ==
You then choose {{man button|Stop}} or {{man button|Proceed with the tool}}.
=== Help ==You will be presented with the '''Calculate Estimated Dates''' tool window. This window initially has two tabs and the '''[[Calculate_Estimated_Dates#To_use |Help]]''' tab is displayed with instructions.=
[[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Help-tab-defaults-51.png|right|thumb|450px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Help( tab ) Initial window on start.]]
 
You will be presented with the '''Calculate Estimated Dates''' tool window. This window initially has two tabs:
* {{man label|[[Addon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Options|Options]]}} tab and the
* {{man label|[[Addon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Help|Help]]}} tab that is displayed with the following instructions.
 
To use
 
# Go to the {{man label|[[Addon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Options|Options]]}} tab
# Check the [ ] Remove option to remove previous estimates
# Select the ''Add date options'' to date events with or without dates
# Click on {{man button|Execute}}
# {{man label|[[Addon:Calculate Estimated Dates#Select|Select]]}} the people with which to add events
# Click on {{man button|Add Selected Events}} button to create
 
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{{man note|Note|If you decide to make an event permanent, remove it from the Source. Otherwise, it will get removed the next time you automatically remove these events.}}
 
{{man note|Note|You may have to run the tool repeatedly (without removing previous events) to add all of the events possible.}}
 
=== Select ===
[[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Select-tab-example-50.png|right|thumb|550px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Select( tab - showing processed results)]]
 
On the {{man label|Select}} tab you will see the processed results if any.
 
You can individually select the checkbox(s) beside the people or {{man label|Select All}} and then click on {{man button|Add Selected Events}} button to create the new events shown.
 
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**Extremes(after and before)
==To useSee also==* [[File:CalculateEstimatedDates-addon-Select-tab-example-50.png|right|thumb|450px|Calculate Estimated Dates - Select( tab - showing processed results)]] # Go to the Gramps_{{man label|[[Calculate_Estimated_Dates#Options|Options]]version}} tab_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings# Check the [ Dates]] Remove option for Date settings used for calculation operations to remove previous estimatesdetermine if a person is probably alive.# Select * [https://www.familysearch.org/help/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Do-not-know-exact-birth-date-or-death-date&%3Blang=en&cid=bl-fsmdr-9169 I don't know the ''Add exact date options'' to enter into Family Tree] - If you do not know an exact date, you can either enter as much of the date events with as you know or without dates# Click estimate a year based on {{man button|Execute}}other information., - FamilySearch.org# Select the people with which to add events# Click on {{man button|Add Selected Events}} button to create* [https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/blog/estimating-dates-and-ages-genealogical-writing Estimating dates and ages in genealogical writing], New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
== Issues ==* No {{man button|Help}} button.* {{bug|2241}} Calculate Estimated Dates function needs improvement in selecting which dates fields to estimate* {{bug|2243}} Calculate Estimated Dates keyed on birth and Life Expectancy Table lookup* {{bug|7448}} Calculation of estimated ranges -not very good* {{bug|7898}} Crash during "Calculated Estimated Dates" gramplet* {{bug|9147}}Add Option to not Calculate Estimated Dates for baptisms and burials
{{man note|Notethat {{man label|If you decide to make an event permanent, remove it from the SourceCalculate Estimated Dates}} was originally builtin/part of Gramps 3. Otherwise, it will get removed the next time you automatically remove these events1|see [[Gramps_3.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Tools#Calculate_Estimated_Dates]]}}
{{man note|Note|You may have to run the tool repeatedly (without removing previous events) to add all of the events possible.}}
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