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From: "wim prange" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] No RIN one now
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 15:34:33 +0100
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In-Reply-To: <20080129233523.ZWQZ17393.aamtaout02-winn.ispmail.ntl.com@MY_COMPAQ.ntlworld.com>


Hi Phil,

On the Options-tab of the Import window is a "Retain original ID numbers".
Did you try that?

Wim

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Phil Warn
> Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 12:34 AM
> To: ;
> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] No RIN one now
>
> At 23:22 27/01/2008, Cheri Casper wrote:
> >I suspect the reason that this is happening is that when you
> create a
> >new database, you get an "empty" Individual Record (which is
> probably
> >numbered 1). Then when you import, the rest of your data is
> "appended"
> >to the database and therefore get higher numbers.
> >
> >CheriC
>
> Cheri,
>
> Thank you for your thoughts
>
> I thought of that but my method of creating a new Genbox file
> has not changed since I started using it 5 years' ago.
>
> No, I think that this behaviour has only started with version
> 3.7.0 or 3.7.1
>
> There are two ways of creating a new Genbox database from
> importing a GEDCOM file and both result in what I have described.
>
> Method One is to go straight to Import Gedcom file and create
> a new database
>
> Method Two is to create a New Database and import the Gedcom
> records into it.
>
> When I use a text editor like Word Pad to examine the file,
> (the GEDCOM one) I see nothing suspicious.
>
> [ I even deleted the SUBMitter record just in case. [ TOP
> creates an additional if you have one ]
>
> It made no difference.
>
> Kind regards
>
> Phil
>
>
>
>
>
> Phil Warn ô¿ô
> Genealogists do it backwards
> Family Historians take all steps
> "The Warn family in Tetbury from 1722"
> <http://homepage.ntlworld.com/philwarn/FamHist1/index.htm>;
>
>
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