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From: Otto Jørgensen <>
Subject: Re: [BK] Conversion
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2000 00:58:59 +0200
Sun, 08 Oct 2000 23:30:39 +0200, Otto Jørgensen <>
>Mon, 9 Oct 2000 08:24:26 +1300, "D.W.Rademaker"
>>Thanks for your response.
>>The information came as an attachment in plain text file.
>>I don't know how the person who send it to me got hold of it.
>>Because of its size I was thinking that there may be a program or method to
>>convert to a GEDCOM file.
>one of the problem to make such a converting program is to have to suit
>whatever layout of a tree or a report and even if a program have made
>the report, the user might have open the result and made some change in
>the layout ;=)
>There might be some that have made such program, but as far as I can
>remember (My age?=) ) there is no program, but I'm sure that everybody
>would like to know if there is such program around.
I did look to some old messages and did find this message
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 18:47:46 -0500, in soc.genealogy.computing, David
Cooper <> wrote:
>> Is anyone aware of any shareware programs that can be used to convert a
>> table of text information to the GEDCOM file format?
>I have a program which will do exactly that. It is a 100 percent
>freeware, it is a little crude at this time (as in little documentation);
>but, it is fairly easy to use. If you are interested, let me know and I
>will email it with examples to you.
If this is something that can help you I don't know and at least the
message is some year old :=?
Otto Jorgensen - Norway