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Help – in Europeanese

April 2nd, 2009 by Graham Attwell

It has been a hectic two weeks. I have lots of updates for this site in progress. One thing I have been working on is bids for the EU Lifelong Learning programme. And for this round of funding calls they issued an electronic form programmed for the Adobe 9 reader. Full marks for trying. But of course there were bugs. Quite a few. A friend of mine contacted the help line over one of the bugs he was encountering. And this in the wonderful reply he received.

“Where there is only 1 partner recorded for the affected workpackage (Part F.3) you will need to add a second partner row, enter the desired lead partner number in that second row and then delete the first row (the original lead partner). You should then save the form, close and re-open it. This will reinstate the Lead partner header that was lost when you deleted the original lead partner.

If you already have more than 1 partner recorded in the affected workpackage (part F.3), then add the partner you want to be the lead partner as a new row (if they’ve not already been added * ).
Then delete the partners above the new row STARTING WITH the original lead partner.
Once you have deleted these partners you will be left with your new lead partner at the top of the list.
Save, close and re-open the form to reinstate the header.
Re-enter the deleted partners as required.

(* If the new lead partner is already in the list then you just need to delete the partners above it, but still starting with the original lead partner. And you will still need to save, close and re-open the form to re-instate the header.)”

Got it now!

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One Response to “Help – in Europeanese”

  1. CosmoCat says:

    I thought I was the only one who did not understand Europeanese when I was working on a EU funding call last year!!!

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