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Re: [Gnumed-bugs] Placeholders in latex - title 'Dr' in signature

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-bugs] Placeholders in latex - title 'Dr' in signature
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2011 16:14:15 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 10:36:09PM -0700, Jim Busser wrote:

> If I log in as McCoy, placeholder
>       $<current_provider>$
> will yield
>       Dr. L. McCoy
> and yet, in my own case, when I had created myself in GNUmed -- and despite 
> that I had inputted for myself the title 'Dr.' -- what I end up with in PDF 
> signatures using $<current_provider>$ is
>       Mr. J. Busser

This bit:

> and when I search in GNUmed, GNUmed tells me in its warning about no date of 
> birth:
>       Mr Dr. Busser, James R.
>       The date of birth for this patient is not known!

is sorta intentional.

> despite that what shows in the search field (upon refreshing the screen) is
>       Busser, Dr James R.
> so a calculated 'Mr' appears somewhere in the code. It
> appears even *despite* if I would remove my title 'Dr' in my
> demographic record, thus rendering the title blank.
> The problem appears ***linked to the null date of birth*** which I had left 
> for my record, because once I had inputted one for myself, then
>       $<current_provider>$
> will correctly show
>       Dr. J. Busser
> however the correct working for this placeholder should be
> achievable even despite the null date of birth on which
> storage staff might reasonable require / desire.

I cannot reproduce this problem.

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