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== Questions and Answers  ==
== Questions and Answers  ==
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<span style="color:orange"> '''If you have a keying question that is not answered on the project page or in any of the information above, click “EDIT” and ask it here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.'''</span>'''<br>'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">'''1)&nbsp;''' I have had several printed/typed inages entitled Index to Records of Spanish Archives that have the Grantee or Petitioner in the fifth column. My understaning of the project instructions is that we don't key the names on these, therefore I am choosing form type as Index. &nbsp;Is this correct or should they be Cover Page?</span>
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1)'''I have had several printed/typed images entitled Index to Records of Spanish Archives that have the Grantee or Petitioner in the fifth column. My understaning of the project instructions is that we don't key the names on these, therefore I am choosing form type as Index. &nbsp;Is this correct or should they be Cover Page?'''<br>
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:'''A:''' Based on the information you have provided I am not sure.  Does it look like the image below?  The main difference between the two that I can see is that in the Printed Grantee Index the Grantee or Petitioner column is before the Name of Grant column.<br>
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File:CaliforniaSpanArcRec PrintedGranteeIndex 2.JPG| Printed Grantee Index
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2) I am struggling to find a date on some of the 'Original' form types so I am leaving them blank. &nbsp;Is this correct?<br>
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:'''A:''' Yes, you are correct.  If you don't see a year on the page then the Year field would be left empty.
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2) I am struggling to find a date on some of the 'Original' form types so I am leaving them blank. &nbsp;Is this correct?
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If you have a keying question that is not answered on the project page or in any of the information above, click “EDIT” and ask it here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.

1)I have had several printed/typed images entitled Index to Records of Spanish Archives that have the Grantee or Petitioner in the fifth column. My understaning of the project instructions is that we don't key the names on these, therefore I am choosing form type as Index.  Is this correct or should they be Cover Page?

A: Based on the information you have provided I am not sure. Does it look like the image below? The main difference between the two that I can see is that in the Printed Grantee Index the Grantee or Petitioner column is before the Name of Grant column.

2) I am struggling to find a date on some of the 'Original' form types so I am leaving them blank.  Is this correct?

A: Yes, you are correct. If you don't see a year on the page then the Year field would be left empty.

Suggestions/Additions

  If you have a suggestion or would like to make an addition to the project page, click “EDIT” and post your suggestion here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.

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