Sri Lanka, Colombo—Nederlands hervormde dopen en huwelijken, 1677–1900

Project-Specific Indexing Instructions

Language for Field Names:

  • The indexing field names and the field helps in the bottom right corner of the indexing screen are available in Dutch. To change to Dutch:
    1. At the top of the indexing screen, click Tools.
    2. Select Options.
    3. Select Language.
    4. Click the drop-down arrows in the boxes titled Language for Field Names and Language for Field Help, and select Same as Document.
    5. Click OK.
    6. Close the data entry screen and reopen the batch for the change to take effect.

International Letters:

  • If the name of a person or a locality you are typing is written with an international character such as the è in mère, please insert the international letter by doing the following:
    1. On the menu bar, click Edit.
    2. Click International Letters.
    3. Select the letter you want to insert by clicking on it.


    1. Click the International Letters icon on the toolbar above the data entry area and select the letter you want to insert.

Number of Records per Image:

  • The data entry area is set at 1 records per image; however, the number in this project will vary with up to 25 records per image. You will need to adjust the number of lines to match the number of records on your image. To do this:
    1. On the menu bar, click Tools.
    2. Click Records per Image.
    3. In the box next to Number of records, type the desired number.
    4. Click OK
  • Upon completion of the last record on an image, a message will appear asking if you want to add one or more records to this image. When there are no more records to be indexed:
    1. Insure that "0" (zero) is in the Number of records box.
    2. Click OK

Help with Dutch: