Times are used for sorting facts into chronological order
When entering dates make sure the correct date format is used
Incorrect formats (which dont follow the GEDCOM standard), are flagged with a pattern error.
Augean can still parse dates with pattern errors, but is best to avoid pattern errors.
Augean will attempt to parse the date to get a Sort Date
The Sort Date is used for creating timelines
If the Sort Date is not available it will display N/A
Examples of parsing dates
1. Excellent, the pattern is followed, and the Sort Date is computed
2. Needs improvement, invalid date format, and the Sort Date date cannot be computed
After you have added events, press the
and the Events are shown in chronological order.
Press to view the timeline Only events with a Sort Date will be shown in the timeline.