User talk:Miraclepine

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Welcome to Wikidata, Miraclepine!

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Nomen ad hoc (talk) 11:11, 2 July 2019 (UTC).

Retrieved date[edit]

Hi Mirclepine, Among the gadgets in your preferences there is the gadget currentDate which automatically adds today's date in retrieved (P813), which is handy for references. --1Veertje (talk) 11:16, 30 March 2020 (UTC)

@1Veertje: Response is in the thread "DYK about gadgets?". ミラP 11:51, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

Q61881525 v. Q89140197[edit]

What is up with your changes to the pair Cronman family (Q61881525) and Cronman family (Q89140197) and some other Swedish noble families? Shouldn't they all appear the same way? Your changes make it harder to distinguish between Cronman family (Q61881525) and Cronman family (Q89140197). Having the Swedish noble family number in the description distinguishes the two from each other. Also why are you removing family_name=Cronman, it appears to be allowed, and is used across the noble family list. --RAN (talk) 00:02, 1 April 2020 (UTC)

@Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ): Hi. I changed them because I'm planning to add as many Adelsvapen IDs to Wikidata as possible, so I figured that some of the families may need to be separated by Swedish noble family number. I've decided to re-add the number due to the concerns you raised. And as for the family name, I'm not really sure it's usable on the noble families since it tends to generate an "item requires statement constraint" message because families are defined by only a surname as a group. ミラP 00:36, 1 April 2020 (UTC)
Big project! Have fun, it is also a bit confusing because of the overlap between German noble families and the Swedish ones that are the same family at one point in their trees. I am sure once you add more you will figure out the best way to harmonize the data and distinguish similar families. Once again, have fun with it. --RAN (talk) 00:43, 1 April 2020 (UTC)

DYK about gadgets?[edit]

Hey Miraclepine,

Did you know that in gadgets there are the handy extentions currentDate and DuplicateReferences which make it easier to cite references? The first automatically puts the current date as the value for retrieved (P813) and the second lets you copy a reference from one statement to another after you refresh the page.1Veertje (talk) 05:33, 10 April 2020 (UTC)

@1Veertje: I tried them and both work well. ミラP 11:13, 10 April 2020 (UTC)