Tag: #gedcom

GEDCOM & DnD transfer losses #gedcom

Background RootsMagic Drag’n’Drop between the windows of two databases is a background GEDCOM export-import process. Both Drag’n’Drop and the explicit File>Export and Import process fail to fully transfer everything from one database to another. Drag’n’Drop and GEDCOM are governed by the settings for Export in Lists>Fact Type List so any fact type that is not…

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Citations Invisible – Reveal and Revert #citations #sources #ftm2014 #ftm2012 #ancestrycom #gedcom

With the flurry of users of Family Tree Maker looking to migrate their database to RootsMagic, an outcry has gained volume because of the disappearance of some citations. This problem was described here in 2012 in Citations Invisible Revealed which offered two scripts, both of which are available in the RMtrix utility, one to find…

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Privatize Living #private #reports #gedcom

This script sets private the events, alternate name facts, and personal notes for persons whose Living flag is set. Thus, reports and GEDCOM can take full advantage of the options: Privatize living people (GEDCOM only) Include private facts Include {private} notes Strip { } brackets thus providing many more combinations by which these outputs may…

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