Show/Hide Events

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Ambox notice.png This mod only applies to V9

The Show/Hide Events mod is obsolete with TNG V10 since the functionality has been included in TNG
TNG V10 action required

  • if you upgraded over existing environment -- Delete the mod, DO NOT attempt to Clean up
  • You must update Admin >> Custom Event Type to change the Collapse from No to Yes See Collapsible Items
  • If you previously adjusted the width of the labelcol class, you need to remove that override to labelcol from your template mytngstyle.css
TNG 9.0

Show/Hide Events.
Summary This mod will hide/show events on a person's page. A toggle icon is added to the event label.
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Author(s) Jeff Robison
Homepage Robison and Blythe Genealogy
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Max TNG V 9.2.2
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Purpose of the mod

This mod will hide/show events on a person's page to reduce 'excessive' displays.
An expand/collapse toggle icon is added to the event label.
Nicely hides excessive event data displayed on a person's page including displays created by the Census Plus International mod.

Try it out: Robison and Blythe Genealogy


This mod was developed by Jeff Robison on request by Janice Nation and Ken Roy.
* View all mods by Jeff Robison
My sincere gratitude goes out to testers Graham Chamberlain, Bryan Larson, Roger Mitchell, Janice Nation & Ken Roy.

Known Mod Conflicts

If you have Person Custom Events or Custom Event Show/Hide mod installed you must remove it!
If you use Compact Person Media please replace with!
This mod may or may not hide census displays on a person's page created by the Census Feature mod at this time.


  • A working TNG installation.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.

Automated Installation

  1. Remove and delete current (if any) version of this mod.
  2. Download the .zip file. Upload and Extract to the mods folder.
  3. Note: If you have Person Custom Events or Custom Event Show/Hide or Compact Person Media mod installed you must remove it!
  4. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install.

After Installation

There are parameters you can change in Mod Manager after installation by clicking the 'Edit' button for this mod.

  1. A parameter to optionally hide or show events to start is available for edit in Mod Manager after installation.
  2. A parameter to list events you do not want to hide is available for edit in Mod Manager after installation.
  • By default 'Standard' events are not hidden. If you want to hide a 'Standard' event, remove it from the list of tags.
  • Events consisting of only 1 row (No further info) will not have a toggle icon.
  • Here you can enter the 'Tag' or 'Type/Description' of events you Do Not Want to hide.
  • You can find these in Admin/Custom Event Types.
  • If the event 'tag' is EVEN you will need to enter the 'Type/Description' or 'Display'.
  • Each one must be separated with a comma only. Do not separate with a comma and space.
  • Example: ALIA,OBIT,_IMMI,1930 U.S. Census

Suggestion: After entering your events copy them to a .txt file for future use.

  1. Label column not wide enough after installation?
  • Increase the number of pixels in the class below and add to css/mytngstyle.css and/or template(x)/css/mytngstyle.css.
.labelcol {

In the event of a problem

  1. Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
  2. Contact me through My Mod Support.

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TNG User sites using this mod

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URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Robison and Blythe Genealogy Jeff Robison Mod developer 9.2.2 English
Our Roy and Boucher Family Ken Roy Also hide BIRT,CHR,DEAT,BURI events 9.2.2 English, French
Chamberlain & Eidenbenz Genealogy Graham Chamberlain Yet another great idea from Jeff! 9.2.2 GB, DE, FR, ES, NL
Mitchell Families Online Roger Mitchell Brilliant implementation of a great idea! 9.2.2 GB
Zausmers and More-smers Joyaa Antares This site is passw protected. Agree with what GC & RM said. 9.2.1 English
Our Family Histories Bryan S. Larson Another great mod! 9.2.2 English
Farnham & Paradise Ohana Barbara Paradise login: tngguest, pwd: tngguest 9.2.2 English