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From: "Susan B. Farmer" <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Question about Duplicate Entries
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:57:51 -0500
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On 1/12/2011 2:51 PM, Alfred Eller wrote:
> You can do a report - List - Fact List and choose the fact and "people
> with more than one of this fact type" Save it to a text file and use it
> as a guide to go to each person that is listed and edit them (while
> there check for other duplicate facts and fix them -- It will keep that
> person from showing up when you do the same report for the next fact.)
> You will have to repeat for any facts which might be duplicated.
> I think it would be easier to just start through the RootsMagic
> Explorer, dragging the edges larger, making it so you can see all the
> facts and edit each person as you go down the list. When you Close out
> of the Edit window it takes you back to the list and a down arrow takes
> you to the next person, if no duplicates there another down arrow etc...
> Go to the Explorer by clicking the Search menu and choosing "Person
> List" or clicking on the magnifying glass tool.
> Alfred Eller
Thanks! I might try that one too. I know that I'm deleting a lot of
folks that aren't my line. I imported before I found out I could just
get the people of interest! :-( Ah well, there was a lot of cleaning
up of my original data that needed to be done too.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Division of Science and Math