Enhance Private People Screen (Likely Easy To Do)
I recently opened the Private People screen in My Contributions and was surprised how many people were there. I was also surprised how tedious it was to review the people on the list for additional work to be done.
Upgrade the Private People screen in My Contributions to include the same options on the far right as is currently available in the Descendancy Tree screen.
This would greatly enhance the review of Private People, and will likely be easy to program because the logic is already in the Descendancy Tree screen.
Note: This is in addition to the very helpful sort by birth date feature announced at RootsTech.
This is similar to the Ancestors with Tasks page on the mobile app, which I use constantly. I want a similar list for all the profiles in my private tree space, and also for all the profiles in my following list. That would be a huge help for surname studies and any project that involves working with many pieces of the tree.
To expand on this suggestion, also add an Expand Tasks option like the one on Ancestors with Tasks: the option includes tasks for people you've recently viewed, their parents, spouses, and children. (Expand Tasks is under under the "I" menu on Ancestors with Tasks.)
Ancestors with Tasks and Descendants with Tasks are so useful, I often do the majority of my Family Tree building on the mobile app rather than the website.
I agree, and add that any tool (or change) that will make managing our Private People would be very welcomed.
After adding new people, both Living and Deceased, for years - I too have struggled to effectively review and update my sizable list that is marked as "Private People."
Currently, I scrape the "basic data," which only includes the name, ID, birth year (if available), and record creation date. I can only do this; however, after laboriously scrolling to the "endless" bottom of the list - since the site only loads a handful of names at a time.
I then work through the list in Excel, sorting oldest to newest or youngest to oldest; which is highly inefficient (and only works if the birth year has been added).
Ideas to improve this include: the option to load all records at once; adding the capability to export the list; working with (or encouraging) a software partner (developer) to create a tool; adding filters or sorting capabilities; or really anything else would be helpful.0