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From: David Ball <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Merging two data sets
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 20:29:15 -0700
You did everything fine. TMG merges a copy of one dataset into the other,
but leaves the original in place.
One data set has both sets of data and the other only one (depending upon
whether you merged A into B or B into A). Determine which dataset has both
sets (cross check for known individuals to be sure which dataset is the new
combined version). Then go into dataset manager and delete the unneeded
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On Behalf
> Of Judy & Sue
> Sent: June 25, 2007 8:21 PM
> Subject: [TMG] Merging two data sets
> I have my primary project WALLACE, and I wanted to add another line
> from a PAF file -- SMITH. I selected the data in PAF, exported it to
> a new PAF file and used the Backup command.
> I opened my main project, and selected import, using the default
> (simple) settings. The 93 people imported with no problems shown.
> Then I accessed File>Data Set Manager and set it up so WALLACE was
> data set A and SMITH was data set B. I told it to merge, and it
> reported that it had successfully merged the two project.
> I ran Maintenance tasks, closed the project, re-opened it
> I still have two data sets.
> What did I do incorrectly? (WALLACE and SMITH have one person in common
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