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    Please use   hit list  in the menu or the   hit list  button at the end of a page.
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...through the hit list.

A progress bar and two buttons are below the hit list. The left button 1 leads to previous page, the right button 2 leads to next page. The progress bar 3 displays the actual position, the text informs about the records on the actual page and the total records.

You can adapt the number of lines in the hit list in →settings.

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...the rows of the hit list.

A filter method can be selected by clicking the drop-down list 1 under the column title. The search word is entered below. Finally, clicking the submit button applies the filter to the hit list. If a search word is entered, the drop-down list of the filter method will have a gray background.

Examples for combinations of column type (top) and search operator (left), entered value = blue:
column type / search operator text date / date and time number list
starts with hornHorn, Hornaday, Hornaday, Hornbeck, ... - - -
contains horn → Eichhorn, Horn, Thornthwaite, Zschorn, ... - - -
sounds like MillerMeiller, Miller, Millière, Muller, Müller, Møller, ... %.%.% 12 → 01.01.2009 12:02.01, 07.11.2009 12:22:33, 00.00.2009 12:30:00, ... - -
is equal hornHorn 01.02.200301.02.2003 99 Select a value from the list.
before / is less than - 01.02.200331.01.2003, 00.02.2002, 00.00.2001, ... 91 ... 8 -
after / is greater than - 01.02.200302.02.2003, 00.03.2003, 01.00.2004 910, 11, 12 ... -
Tip Characters that cannot be entered from the keyboard will be found by using 'related' character, e. g. koleska → Koleška. Format 'dd.mm.jjjj' respectively 'dd.mm.jjjj hh:mm:ss', note leading zeros and blanks! Often so-called wildcard characters % (percent) and _ (underscore) may be used (More → in the description of the fields).
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... the form.

With the button reset  2 in the column "action" 1 your entries for searching and arranging will be deleted.The form is displayed in a defined initial state.

... of the form. Possible ways to personalize the application are:
Lines in the table:
The length of the list can be adapted to your screen.
Language:
Form elements, headings, column titles, buttons etc. are multilingual and can be adapted to your preference.
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... the rows of the hit list.

A sorting method can be selected by clicking the drop-down list 1 (at the same time the column title).

With ↓ descending, the rows of the hit list are sorted from the larger to the smaller value, eg: 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0.

With ↑ ascending, the rows of the hit list are sorted from smaller to larger value, eg: a b c d e f g h.

The respective state is signalized in the column title. A bright background means unsorted, a gray sorted. The symbol in front of the title shows the sort sequence, and the number next to it the order of the columns during sorting.

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... the form.

After entering words to be searched for, or columns to arrange by, the form needs to be sent to the server. Therefore please finally always click in the column "Action" 1 on the button submit 2!

... contains the acronyms used by the person in historical literature and in collection. The data originally come from Hübner & Gaedike (1998), have been completed from additional sources and have been recorded in the project "Digitalisierung entomologischer Fachliteratur mit Kulturhistorischer Bedeutung" 1 by Mrs. Falland, Müncheberg.


1 founded by Agentur für Arbeit Strausberg, MAE 3022/07.

... contains references of appreciations, obituaries, etc.

Tip: →short text.

... contains data about the disposition of entomological collections mostly in German.

The data originate from the DEI (Horn 1926, 1929), (Horn & Kahle 1935-1937), (Sachtleben 1961), (Horn; Kahle; Friese & Gaedike 1990), (Horn; Friese; Gaedike & Kahle 1990) and are constantly updated.

Tip: →short text.

... contains contributions of users. Please see all comments and the state of incorporation in the database by clicking on   to inspect details.

If you like to contribute, please use on the hit list or the add comment button on the detail page. It opens a dialog to add a comment on the biography. This allows you to point out errors, add additional information, etc. Please always provide a source for the correction. The comments will be incorporated continuously into the database.

Note: The dialog is secured by the method CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) to protect against so-called robots that can fill unprotected websites with rubbish. You will accordingly be requested to enter the characters from a picture at left into an input box. Please note the uppercase and lowercase letters. Should you not be able to recognize the characters in the picture, submit the page without entering the characters. You will get a different picture.

... contains the date of birth.

Because MySQL allows zero values for year, month, or day, incomplete dates are stored as:

only the year of birth is known, e. g. 18201820-00-00
month and year are known, e. g. May 19301930-05-00

... contains the date of death.

Because MySQL allows zero values for year, month, or day, incomplete dates are stored as:

only the year of death is known, e. g. 18201820-00-00
month and year are known, e. g. May 19301930-05-00

... contains first name in native language.

Different spellings of a name will be found and are displayed on the detail page   in the field "also known as"

... contains the gender of a natural person.

... contains the person's Id from the "Gemeinsame Normdatei" (GND) of the "Deutschen Nationalbibliothek" (DNB).

... contains pictograms to indicate more data on the detail page.

portrait available, citations available, comments of users available.

... contains last name in native language.

Different spellings of a name will be found and are displayed on the detail page   in the field "also known as"

... contains last and first name in native language.

New
The hit list at the start now contains only one single input field to search for names of entomologists. With it, most queries can be quickly answered. Furthermore, this view is suited for small devices. However, the original hit list designed as a table and capable of searching all attributes of the data set can be selected under →settings.
Search
Please enter the complete last name or the beginning of the last name and the wild-card % to search for a person.
To search for the first name too, append it separated by comma.
Different spellings of a name will be found and are displayed on the detail page   in the field "also known as"

... mostly contains the place of birth and sometimes additional data.

To select records by places remember the spelling in the language of the country. Please use wildcards, e.g."cal%" finds California, Calif., Cal., Calcutta, etc.

... mostly contains the place of death and sometimes additional data.

To select records by places remember the spelling in the language of the country. Please use wildcards, e. g. "cal%" selects California, Calif., Cal., Calcutta.

... contains the profession of the person recorded in the project "DigiPorta: Digitalisierung und Erschließung von Porträts aus den Archiven der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft".

... contains the taxa the person primarily worked with.

In the Hit List long values are often abbreviated. If you hold the mouse over a shortened text, the complete value will be shown in a box.