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GRC ToolsTM and GRC CountryTM

User's guide

Version 2011-4-1


GRC Tools is a trademark of GRC Database Information. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners

All information provided within this manual and within the program GRC Tools and the lookup tables provided with the program GRC Tools are copyright G.R. Rhind 2011.


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About GRCTools

About GRCCountry

Technical requirements


Summary of the modules

Running GRCCountry

   GRCCountry - the menu
   GRCCountry - processing a file

Running GRCTools

   GRCTools - the menu
   GRCTools - processing a file
   The processes
      Invalid strings - move field contents
      Field - split string
      Field - trim leading spaces
      Field - trim final string
      Non-numeric characters - remove
      Punctuation - remove
      Double spaces - remove
      Telephone numbers - burst
      Postal codes / postal codes (incl. format) - locate
      Postal codes - write located
      Postal code country code - remove
      Thoroughfare types - parse
      Postal code - format
      Postal codes - assess validity
      Postal codes - write corrected
      Language Regions - assign
      Quotation marks - remove
      Apostrophes (French) - add
      Casing - to upper case
      Casing - to mixed case / to mixed case - addresses / to mixed case - other
      Articles - move or parse
      "And" strings - standardise
      Abbreviations / Abbreviations in personal names - standardise
      Company types - standardise
      Department strings - standardise
      Sub-building information - parse & standardise
      Post office box numbers - parse
      Thoroughfare strings - standardise
      Building numbers - move or parse
      Building number suffix - parse
      Commas - add or remove
      Building number/letter - format
      Sorting code - parse & standardise
      Place names - parse & standardise
      Place names - standardise
      Provinces / Regions - parse / assign
      University strings - parse
      Building strings - move field contents
      Attention strings - move field contents
      Department strings - move field contents
      Personal name prefixes - parse & standardise
      Personal name suffixes - parse & standardise
      Personal name middle name(s)/initial(s) - parse
      Job titles - standardise
      Accents - remove

Frequently asked questions

Technical support

   Frequently encountered problems