IGMINI Variables

Web Server variables
WebSite This is the name of the system hosting the scripts as seen from the web. Example: 'http://www.rootsweb.com'
WebIGMDir This is the parent directory off of which all IGM databases exist as seen from the web. This is combined with WebSite to create the web URL to your database(s). Example: '~gumby/genweb'
WebCGIDir This is your CGI directory as seen from the web.This is combined with WebSite to create the web URL to your CGI directory. Example: '~gumby/cgi-bin'
Local Server variables
LocIGMDir The directory off of which all IGM databases exist as seen from your local server. Example: '/home0013/home/gumby/public_html/genweb'
LocCGIDir The directory off of which all IGM scripts exist as seen from your local server. Example: '/home0013/home/gumby/public_html/cgi-bin'
Script program name variables
GetScript The name of the 'get' script to run. Example: 'igmget' or 'igmget.cgi'
FindScript The name of the 'Find' script to run. Example: 'igmfind' or 'igmfind.cgi'
LinkScript The name of the 'Link' script to run. Example: 'igmlink' or 'igmlink.cgi'
PedScript The name of the 'Pedigree Chart' script to run. Example: 'igmped' or 'igmped.cgi'
DescScript The name of the 'Descendency Chart' script to run. Example: 'igmdesc' or 'igmdesc.cgi'
SrchScript The name of the 'Fast Search' script to run. Example: 'igmsrch' or 'igmsrch.cgi'
GedScript The name of the 'GEDCOM Extraction' script to run. Example: 'igmged' or 'igmged.cgi'
Color and image variables
Back Background image. '' to disable
BGColor The background color. Default: #BFBFBD (Gray)
Text The text color. Default: #000000 (Black)
Link The link color. Default #0000EE (Blue)
VLink The visited link color. Default: #551A8B (Red?)
Photo This option contains the filename for a 'Photo Indicator' graphic. The file must be placed in the users genweb directory.
Misc variables
MaxInIndex This option controls the number of individuals that are allowed in a sub-index page. Default: 250
UseDBM This option controls the method used to index the GEDCOM file. If set to '', the program will use an index file. This option requires less space but the entire index file must be loaded each time that IGMGet, IGMPed or IGMDesc is run. If the database size is anything but small, this can cause slow page display times and increased server load. If set to 'yes', the program will use a DBM index file. This option requires slightly more space but reduces display times and server load. Recommendation: 'yes'
UseXrefTags This option controls the method used to access individuals. If set to '', the program will use seek addresses for accessing individuals. This is slightly faster but the seek addresses will probably change each time that the database is rebuilt. If set to 'yes', the program will use xref tags to access individuals. This is slightly slower but individuals xref tags are more likely to remain stable after a rebuild. Recommendation: 'yes'
Peddepth This option sets the depth (number of generations) for the pedigree chart program. Recommendation: 5-6
Descdepth This option sets the depth (number of generations) for the descendency chart program. Recommendation: 5-6
AllowFind This option controls the availability of the Find program. '' to disable or 'yes' to enable
AllowLinks This option controls the availability of the Link program. '' to disable or 'yes' to enable
AllowGED This option controls the availability of the GEDCOM Extraction program. '' to disable or 'yes' to enable
InlineSource This option controls the format used to display sources. '' to use footnotes or 'yes' to use inline text.
IndexAliases This option controls the indexing of alias names during database rebuild. '' to disable or 'yes' to enable
Provider This option provides for a footnote at the bottom of all pages. Can be used to link to another page , for a copyright notice, etc.,.
HowTo This option provides for a link back to these pages describing these programs.