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From: "Bob Phillips" <>
Subject: Re: Correcting a filename
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 09:44:55 +0100
References: <200503122000.j2CK0RBl003028@lists2.rootsweb.com> <001701c58132$b874afd0$34cf3bd4@nombreel92r0zn>
She must - in this order
1 ensure she has the transcript on her pc.
2 delete the file in her FreeBMD File Management
3 edit the file on her pc using WinBMD (EDIT / Edit Header Details -
4 upload the transcript.
This is the easy foolproof way. ONLY change the Header details, nothing
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Oliver" <>
Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 8:24 AM
Subject: Correcting a filename
> A member of my Syndicate has boobed by entering an incorrect year on the
> Batch Header of WinBMD, transcribing the entire page and uploading to the
> database. The file in question is 1902B30173 - but as we were working on
> 1903 Births, the fourth digit ahould have been a '3'.
> This upload was made on 1st March, 4 months ago, and the only version of
> file now available on her computer is in Notepad form. She has tried
> altering the digit here, and replacing the file on her File Management
> the revised version, but gets a message reading 'Year 1903 does not
> correspond to year 1902 in filename'
> Should she make the alteration direct in File Management, or is there some
> other trick she should use?
> Richard Oliver
> Madrid, Spain
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