PersonID Note Mod

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Obsolete This mod is obsolete with TNG 13.1 currently in beta testing. The personID is no longer part of the URL link in browsenotes.php and admin_notelist.php so it can be selected and copied to position within your desktop genealogy program to update or correct notes, thus the mod is no longer needed. Note that if you double click between the () it will select the personID

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PersonID Note Mod
Summary Adds a PersonID column to the Note list display
Validation Latest mod is XHTML compliant.Valid-xhtml10.png
Mod Updated 4 Jun 2021
Download link for
TNG 13.0.4
TNG 13.0
TNG 12.0
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Author(s) Ken Roy
Homepage PersonID Note Mod (This page)
Mod Support TNG Community Forums
Contact Developer TNG Community Forums
Latest Mod for TNG v13.0.4+ for TNG v13+ for TNG V12 for TNG V11 for TNG V10.1 with Responsive Tables for TNG V10.1 for TNG V10 for TNG V9.2.2 for TNG V9
8.1.1 for TNG V8.1.2
8.1.1 for TNG V8
1.0 for TNG V7
Min TNG V 7.1.0
Max TNG V 13.0.4
Files modified
TNG 12.0
Related Mods
If you use the Media display columns mod, it must be installed after the PersonID Note Mod

Purpose of Mod

This mod was created to add person ID to notes in order to help clean up notes in the desktop program

For manual installation for

TNG version: 10.1.2
TNG version: 10.1.0

Note that if you use the Responsive Tables mods, you need to uninstall your current version of this mod and install the Responsive Tables-3 - PersonID Note version

TNG version: 11.0.0

If you use the Media display columns mod, it must be installed after the PersonID Note Mod


Mod developer is Ken Roy


  • A working TNG installation. The automated installation release was initially tested at TNG Version 7.1.0. Manual installation previously used on TNG 6 and 7.
  • A backup of your TNG browsenotes.php file.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.

Automated Install

  1. Download the appropriate distribution for your TNG version from the download links in the status area in the upper right.
  2. Extract the to your admin/mod_folder (V7) or mods (v8).
  3. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install the personid_note.cfg.

Revision History

Version Date Contents
v13.0.4.4 4 Jun 2021 Updated to TNG 13.0.4
v13.0.0.3 26 May 2021 Updated to fix formatting alignment of Admin > Note list columns for Source and Repository notes.
v13.0.0.2 14 May 2021 Updated to resolve conflict with Private Note Mod
v12.0.0.1 14 Jun 2018 Updated to add the PersonID to the admin_notelist.php since the search appears to be better in this script than in the browsenotes.php
v11.0.0.0 9 March 2016 Updated for TNG V11
v10.1.0.3b 22 April 2015 Version to use, if you are using the Responsive Tables mod
v10.1.0.2 20 January 2015 Updated for TNG 10.1 MySQLi changes
v10.0.0.1 21 April 2014 Updated so that Private Note Mod can be installed on TNG V10 without having first installed this mod

Note that if you have both mods at version install correctly, you do not need to download and install this version which only fixed the dependencies between the two mods.

v10.0.0.0 29 January 2014 Updated for TNG V10
v9.2.2.1 10 August 2013 Updated for TNG V9.2.2.

Visualization of this mod

The image on the right shows the Person ID column added to the Notes list page.

PersonID Note.jpg

In the event of a problem

  • Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
  • Or copy your backup browsenotes.php file to your TNG directory
  • All should now be well.

Sites using this mod

If you download and install this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below:

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Our Roy and Boucher Family Ken Roy I created this mod to quickly find the ID in PAF in order to clean up notes. 13.0.4 EN, FR
Roy~Royes Family Links Bruce Roy Very handy for tracking where to amend notes 8.1.1 8.1.3 EN
Hooley Family Links Rick Hooley Public/Private See Here See Here EN
Roebuck and Families Ancestry Website Donald Roebuck Public site except for Living 11.0.2 EN
OurLife Family History - McMullen Clan Sean Thompson Not a public site. 11.1.0 English
Family History and Ancestry Jay Santos Not a public site. 11.1.0 English
Hans and Hennes Families Roar Dahle 11.1.0 Norwegian
Stammbaum der Famile Sallacz Hans-Joachim Sallacz 11.0.2 Czeck
Skeel-Schaffalitzky, Ahlefeldt Finn Holbek 13.0.3 multi
Stamboom Jongman Roel Jongman Public/Private site 10.1.3 NL, DE, EN
Bumbery-Wangler Bob Bumbery Public site 11.1.2 English
LookingBackwards - All Our Relations Ashleigh Mitchell Public EN
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Related Links

This mod is described in the TNG Community Forums