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From: "Kristian Svee" <>
Subject: SV: TMG-L: Moving a name from last to given.
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 16:08:35 +0100


Lee.

Thank You for a prompt answer.
There are no free lunches .... or easy way out.
I have done changes to the database so I have to correct the names manually.

Regards

Kristian Svee
Solveien 7
N-1533 Moss
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----- Original Message -----
Fra: Lee Hoffman/KY <>
Til: <>
Sendt: 7. februar 2000 02:44
Emne: Re: TMG-L: Moving a name from last to given.


> Kristian Svee wrote:
> >
> > I am a new user of TMG and has imported data into 4.0 Gold. A number of
> > people has been entered into the old software only with their given name.
> > When imported they became registered as last names. Is their any mechanism
> > inside or outside the TMG program that easily can correct this in a similar
> > way to correct (moving) data in the place list ?
>
>
> Sorry, there is no provision for that. You might contact Tech Support about
> doing it. If they can do it, it probably would not take long. They might even
> be able to help you over the telephone, but I doubt that is an option for you
> and you would have to send them your dataset.
>
> If the import was just finished and you have not done much work, there may be
> things that you can do to correct the problem or a large part of it. For
> example, if your import was via a GEDCOM file, you can probably edit the file
> using a macro changing it to show the Given Name is in the proper tag and the
> Surname is blank or that the lack of a surname is indicated (thus showing that
> the name there is a Given Name.
>
> Hope this helps -
>
>
> ----------
> Lee Hoffman/KY
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