Translators of Brother's Keeper
Language translators, you can download WORD6SET.EXE which contains the translation program for BK 6.6 and 7.1.
Download WORD6SET.EXE version 1.44 dated 13-Oct-2016
13-Oct-2016 Longer Workfile file. Works with version 7.1.16 or newer.
27-May-2015 Longer Workfile file. Works with version 7.0.50 or newer.
31-Jan-2015 Longer Workfile file. Works with version 7.0.42 or newer.
17-Aug-2014 Longer Workfile file. Works with version 7.0.25 or newer.
Note to translators. You should change the wording for these two lines in the Workfile record numbers 5531 and 5532 : Line 5531 delete the duplicate textfile from both people. . Line 5532 Then add the text back to the correct person with Copy and Paste.
23-Feb-2014 Longer Workfile file.
16-Jan-2014 Longer Workfile file.
10-Dec-2013 Longer Workfile file.
19-Sep-2012 Longer Workfile file.
01-Sep-2012 Longer Workfile file.
14-Nov-2011 Correction for workfile record number 6218. It should say 'Sort Name' and not 'Last Name'
22-Aug-2011 Longer Workfile file. Added a few more lines. It still says version 1.34 on the screen, but the workfile goes to line 7277 with this update.
19-Aug-2011 I changed the word Move to Copy on the Compare screen for all the buttons. Since the database on the right does not change, the word Copy is better. The Workfile currently still has Move, but when you translate, you should use the word for Copy.
08-Aug-2011 Longer Workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
Note to translators about the Custom Wording on Book Reports: you can COPY the file called English-CustomWording.DTA file to a new file name with your language name instead of English and then the program will use that file. Then on the Book reports, press F9 and you can translate the words in the white textbox areas. (Do that for each event) After you translate the default custom words, if you are the BK translator for that language, you can send the .DTA file to John to be included in the install program.
I need to clarify the help line for Workfile record numbers 6261 and 6262: Line 6261 is [name of spouse] when the name on the left is male and the spouse is female. Line 6262 is [name of spouse] when the name on the left is female and the spouse is male.
21-Mar-2011 Longer Workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
21-Mar-2011 New help page: 'Custom Wording' is help context ID 4613
27-Nov-2010 Longer Workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
28-May-2010 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
26-May-2010 New help page: 'Collapsed Ancestor Box Chart' is help context ID 4612
10-Feb-2010 New help page: 'Utilities, Global event sort' is help context ID 4695
10-Feb-2010 New help page: 'Other, All relatives of a person' is help context ID 4610
10-Feb-2010 New help page: 'Utilities, Find infinite loop' is help context ID 4611
30-Jan-2010 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
02-Jan-2010 New help page: 'Select which alternate names to print' is help context ID 3300
25-Oct-2009 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
26-Sep-2009 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
I have changed the translation for Workfile record numbers 5713 - 5718 to the following: Word 2007 will not automatically resize all the pictures to 1 inch the way Word 2002 did. So click a picture, and then on the top menu click Format and then on the right of the ribbon, in the area that is called Size, type a 1 in the Height field and press the Enter key. That will set the size of that picture to 1 inch tall.
19-Sep-2009 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
06-Sep-2009 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
01-Sep-2009 Longer workfile file. See BKWords6.DOC for more information.
06-Dec-2008 Added 3 lines to the Workfile. These three events will show in English if they are blank. So you can enter your own translation of these events in the Workfile.
2987 = "Verify home christening" 2988 = "Churching of woman" 2989 = "Memorial service"
02-Nov-2008 New workfile record number 3835 and also longer workfile file to record number 5358 (.bkw lines 5434.)
29-Oct-2008 Added new topics in the Help file. 4595, 4596, 4693, 4694 (page down for complete list). The next update to BK6 will link to these new pages.
18-Oct-2008 Added some Help lines to workfile.xx6 about the new lines from 17-Oct-2008.
17-Oct-2008 Longer workfile file to record number 5270 (.bkw lines 5345.)
24-Sep-2007 Longer workfile file.
16-Feb-2007 Note to translators: Windows Vista will require a different type of help files. It will not read the normal .HLP files but will require .CHM files. Some of you are using VB HelpWriter to make the .HLP files and that program will not make .CHM files. Please contact John Steed about whether you already have a newer help authoring program that will make the .CHM files. The .CHM files will work with Windows 98 or Me or 2000 or XP or Vista. The current version of BK 6.2 will show the .CHM help file if it exists, or the older .HLP file otherwise.
14-Feb-2007 New help page: 'Attach picture to source' is context ID 4596
05-Feb-2007 Use workfile record 3730 for the new line on GEDCOM, Export 'This is the list of events to export'
It is possible to accidently change the topic ID numbers in your help file so here is the correct list of numbers that BK uses. The main screen of BK uses topic ID number 100 Brother's Keeper Help 2 Edit 3 Ancestor Chart 6 Select location 7 Display List 8 Rearrange Children or Spouses 9 Source 10 Select the source you want 11 Descendant Tree Chart 12 Select Person 13 Reports (book) 14 Printing 15 Picture 17 Group Sheets 18 Descendant Box Chart 19 Custom Reports 20 Descendant Report 21 fonts 22 Locations Lists 44 Word Search 55 Print Preview 56 Error 76 Creating Index File 77 Collapsed Ancestor Chart 78 Convert date format 79 Delete Unused Locations/sources/repositories 80 Change Location Globally 81 Index 87 Editor 100 Brother's Keeper for Windows 101 Register Brother's Keeper for $45 102 Quality check 103 Save Ctrl Key as a String 105 Time Line 110 Sources list 112 Word Search - Select Person to Edit 135 GEDCOM 200 Global Search and Replace 210 File (main screen) 230 Descendant Reports 240 Ancestor Reports 250 Lists (menu item main screen) 260 Other reports (main menu) 270 Help 300 Add Source to Range of People 321 Parent type/Child type 700 Convert Names Upper/Lower Case 800 Notes Utility 850 Add Back Deleted BK Code Numbers 975 Options for BK 4160 List of Databases 4170 Date types 4200 Last Names 4210 Locations info 4220 Shareware 4250 Registration number 4260 Register Report 4290 Merge databases 4300 Split database 4304 Palm 4340 Import GEDCOM file 4350 Export GEDCOM file 4390 Birthday / Anniversary 4400 Open Database 4410 Database Statistics 4420 Printer Setup 4430 Backup data files 4440 Change Source Globally 4450 Exit Brother's Keeper 4460 Indented report 4470 Ahnentafel Report 4480 Duplicate people 4490 Convert BK 5 database 4545 Compute Birth Date 4550 Compute Relationships 4561 Restore data files 4571 Reasonableness Check 4577 Calendar 4584 Locations with Events 4585 Missing Information Report 4586 Count of Descendants 4588 Graphic Bar Charts 4589 Tiny Tafel 4590 List of Surnames 4591 Ancestor Box Chart 4592 Picture summary new 4595 Location Details new 4596 Pictures for Sources 4597 Flag a group of people 4598 Unlinked Branches 4599 Ancestor Fan Chart 4601 Select folder or file 4602 Odd, Even, Start with 4603 Output to TXT File new 4610 All relatives of a person new 4611 Find infinite loop 4621 Repository 4631 Notes for Event 4641 Function Keys 4646 Family Edit 4651 Merge duplicate sources/repositories 4661 General 'to do' items 4671 To Do items 4681 Media files 4691 To Do Search/Report new 4693 Limit which events to show on Edit new 4694 Individual Timeline new 4695 Global event sort 4701 4702 Glossary 4711 4721 4731
02-Feb-2007 new Word6set.exe file with new lines at end of workfile (to record 5019)
09-Jan-2007 new Word6set.exe file with new lines at end of workfile (to record 4971)
03-Jan-2007 New help page: 'Flag group of people' is context ID 4597
03-Jan-2007 New help page: 'Unlinked branches' is context ID 4598
10-Dec-2006 new Word6set.exe file with about 90 new lines at end of workfile (from 4830 to end)
10-Dec-2006 New help page: Ancestor Fan Chart is context ID 4599
On workfile line 4833 where it says Parents, that is the first of 4 lines you can use for the parents generation on the Fan chart. Then on line 4837 where it says Grand that is the first of 4 lines for grand parents. You can use 1 line or 2 or 3 or 4 for each generation. If your words are long, then use more than 1 line. You can also make a longer line, for example you could put 'grand parents' on line 4837 and leave 4838 blank. If you do that, and the words are so long that they go into the previous or next column, then you could leave the first line blank in 4833 or 4841 and use the second line for those columns. You can see what looks best for your language.
04-Nov-2006 new Word6set.exe file with about 50 new lines at end of workfile
07-Nov-2006 New help page: Palm is context ID 4304
04-Nov-2006 New help page: Family Edit is context ID 4646
22-June-2005 New help context ID: General Todo is 4661 and List, Todo Search/Report is 4691
(new 21-Jan-2005) If your workfile has line 4437 blank, then enter your translation for the word "Witness" and versions of BK6 after 21-Jan-2005 will use that word at the bottom of Group sheets or Book reports before the names of the witnesses. Also if line 4434 is blank, then enter your translation for the words "see witness". If you already have the 18-Jan-2005 Word6set.exe file, you do NOT need to download it again, just add the word on line 4437 and on line 4434
21-Jan-2005 bkupdate.exe on the .NET web site - added "see witness" from workfile line 4434
20-Jan-2005 bkupdate.exe on the .NET web site - made some small changes on the Global Change of Ref Number screen and fixed a problem on the heading of Split Database screen.
(new 18-Jan-2005) The workfile is longer. The new lines in the workfile will work with BK 6.1 (dated 18-Jan-2005) Get BKUPDATE.EXE from the www.bkwin.NET web site.
When you run 1.13 have it make the changes from the xx6 workfile, and print the changes.
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