Relationship Completer v1.1.0 Released

April 4, 2007

I am pleased to announce that Relationship Completer v1.1.0 has been released.

The changes made in this latest version are:

  • Improved name matching algorithm
    Now supports matching names based on a single name
    Now supports matching names that contain prefixes and/or suffixes
  • Now Checks for existing relationship before adding a duplicate entry
  • Added support for Mac OS X 10.3.9+
  • Fixed various crashes and memory leaks
  • Added German translation (thanks to Dr. Uwe Werner)

Relationship Completer v1.0.0 Released

February 19, 2007

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This Address Book plugin was inspired by my previous rant. It is the first of hopefully many plugins and scripts to realize my vision (and make Address Book more useful).

Let’s say you have the two Address Book entries: “John Doe” and “Jane Doe”. If John and Jane are married, you may set the appropriate “Related Name” fields in Address Book to denote this fact. To completely realize the relationship you will need to add a spouse relationship to both John and Jane’s entry – each pointing to the other. This violates my first law of data entry duplication: don’t do it.

That’s where Relationship Completer comes in. It will add a new menu item for “Related Names” that allows you to automatically complete the relationship by creating the complementary related name entry. Now all you need to do is create one of the spouse entries and have the other one created automatically.

You can find more information and download Relationship Completer from the Software page.