Feature Request Tracker

ID:24 🔗
Status:Closed (Not Implemented)
Category:datatool
Date:2014-06-19 08:10:12
Summary:"Referencing People" package - Mr. / Ms. needed.

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Till date I used CSV tools for creating certificates. But never ventured to peep into datatools. But today I had gone through the manual and particularly the People package impressed me. That's what I am look for. But one thing is missing in it. From \Gender field I want to get the output "Mr." for male and "Ms." for female persons so that I can address Ms. .... or Mr. ... May be it might have already been there and I missed it. Thank you

D. Venu Gopal

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Comment from D. Venu Gopal
Date: 2014-06-20 05:00:34 CDT

Gone through Chapter 11. Mr. and Ms. option is not given.

It may be defined with \persontitle and linked to {gender}. If Male or male or M or m then it should be Mr. and if Female, female or F or f then it should be Ms.

Thanks once again.

Comment from Nicola Talbot
Date: 2020-02-29 14:05 GMT

Not necessarily. You can't assume a person's title based on their gender.

Evaluation

I think this feature is already addressed by the "person" package which is distributed with the datatool bundle. (See chapter 11 of the datatool user guide.)

Update 2020-02-29: I'm closing this as "not implemented" as I think it's inappropriate to make assumptions about a person's title. You need a separate field so that it can be set according to the person's preference.

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