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Tool: BirthYearCheck
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
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After I had finished my previous project - BirthYearLookup - it occured to me that being able to check which persons in your collection that need birth years would be really useful. So I wrore this tool that compares the names in your collection with the names in the list of approved birth years.



Names in blue have at least one unknown birth year, so may or may not need a birth year.
Names in red do need a birth year.

Read more about it and download BirthYearCheck 1.0.0

PS: As you can see, I have my work cut out for me if I want to check all 1299 names that may need a birth year. 
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Gunnar
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar ContributorAiAustria
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Q: Is there a sorting order behind the movie title list?

Suggestion: If there are more than one media type selected in a profile, only the first one is displayed in the movie list. Would be nice, if all could be displayed.

Suggestion: Would be nice, if the import of the XML File could be limited to the collections displayed under Owned. Otherwise my technical collections with headshot and BY profiles completely blow the result (1906 vs. 1021 persons with probablly missing BYs).
Complete list of Common Names  •  A good point for starting with Headshots
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
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Quoting AiAustria:
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Q: Is there a sorting order behind the movie title list?
The order in which they are found in the export file.

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Suggestion: If there are more than one media type selected in a profile, only the first one is displayed in the movie list. Would be nice, if all could be displayed.
Well, I could do that, but is it really relevant? Since the object is to find where birthyears may be needed I would have thought that listing the major media type was sufficient.

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Suggestion: Would be nice, if the import of the XML File could be limited to the collections displayed under Owned. Otherwise my technical collections with headshot and BY profiles completely blow the result (1906 vs. 1021 persons with probablly missing BYs).
If you just want the owned collection, why not export only Owned?

When I did some work using version 1.0 I realized that it would be silly to fix just one birthyear in a profile if there were more birthyears needed for the same profile, so I'm working on version 1.1. It's not finished, but here's a preview of what I have so far:

I intend to make the "Other persons" names hyperlinks to their respective forum posts. Most likely there will be other design changes as well. Watch this space for an announcement.
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Gunnar
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
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And here is the result: BirthYearCheck 1.1.0



And as requested, AiAustria, all media types are now shown in the Title link.

Note: If someone in Others has two links in the birth year list, that person will be listed twice, once with each link.
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Gunnar
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
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Things are moving fast when you're bored. Or in this case when I am bored. 
I realized that there was a rather obvous extension needed in the functionality - listing by title.



I also added a help file. Not that the program is hard to use, but read it anyway. There is a feature that you might miss otherwise. Just saying ...

BirthYearCheck 2.0.0

"Hey! Let's be careful out there!"
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Gunnar
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorGSyren
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Another quick update.
Fixed a bug that incorrectly listed some "Other persons".
Added tooltips with the persons function(s).



This usually makes it easier to identify the person in the forum post, and does make it easier to find them in the cast and crew lists in Profiler.

BirthYearCheck 2.1.0
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Gunnar
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