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Grouping Surnames

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How do I group similar surnames?
Variants of a surname complicate reports that summarize family lines. But there are features to include variants (and statistical outliers) in with the larger grouping.
== How do I group can similar surnamesbe grouped? ==I do not know how many users take advantage of The Gramps' '''Group As''' surname override found in the '''Name Editor'''. It is probably a small minorityadvanced feature.
But I have been configuring The following example configures certain names to take advantage of the capability.
{{man tip|1=Accessing the Name Editor|2=Names are an [[Gramps_Glossary#attribute|Attribute]] of a [[Gramps_Glossary#person|Person]]. The advanced features are accessed from the [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Entering_and_editing_data:_detailed_-_part_1#Names|Names tab]] while editing a Person.
*Select the Names tab, select a Name & press {{Man key press|CTRL|Enter}} (or double-click) to open the {{man label|[[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Entering_and_editing_data:_detailed_-_part_3#Name_Editor|Name Editor]]}} dialog.}}
== Leveraging the '''Group As''' feature ==
[[File:NameEditor-dialog-example-50.png|thumb|450px|right|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Name Editor - Dialog - example]]

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