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Date Type: emphasize the Preferences modifier for date quality
*Regular: A "regular" date is one which includes an interval spanning a specific day, month, or year. It can be complete (or 'fully qualified' for a 24 hour interval like June 6, 1990) or partial (like omitting the day for a 1 month interval like July 1977 or omitting the day and month for a 1 year interval).
*Before: A "before" date is one that can only be identified as occurring (in a [[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings#Dates|preferences-defined long interval]]) prior to a certain day, month, or year.''(By default, the interval is 50 years.)''
*After: An "after" date is one that occurs (in a [[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings#Dates|2nd preferences-defined long interval]]) following a certain day, month, or year. ''(By default, the interval is 50 years.)''
*About: An "about" (circa) date is one that occurs (in [[Gramps_5.1_Wiki_Manual_-_Settings#Dates|yet another preferences-defined smaller ±years interval]]) before '''or''' after a certain day, month, or year. ''(By default, the interval is ±50 years.)''
*Range: A "range" describes a time period during in which the event occurred. It could be recurrent event during the interval or a single instance believed to have occurred between known boundary dates.
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