Tag: ###database

Understanding the RootsMagic 8 database – Type Decodes #rm8 #datadefinitions

Many tables within RootsMagic have fields which are know to mean something but do not have lookup tables. So far I have collected the following: (more to follow) Fields named OwnerType – see Understanding the RootsMagic 8 database – Ownership Addresses AddressType field Value Meaning 0 Correspondence 1 Repository Citations The Quality field in the…

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First Look at RM8 #Database

More changes than expected with the result that many (most?) of the queries and scripts published on this site won’t work with RM8 databases. New Tables CitationLinkTable: was expected to support the announced new feature of master citations. AncestryTable and FamilySearchTable: replace the former LinkAncestryTable and LinkTable, now gone. TagTable: looks to have replaced LabelTable,…

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DAT File Question #ancestrycom #treeshare #database

I found some discrepancies in RootsMagic and posted a question. This was in an answer: C:\Users\Tom\AppData\Roaming\RootsMagic\AMT (change the “Tom ” to your Windows username). In this folder is a .DAT file for each connected Ancestry Member Tree (AMT), named “AT-AncestryTreeID.DAT”, where AncestryTreeID is an integer. This file is a SQLite database containing tables named identically…

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