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From: "Darrell A. Martin" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Unknowns
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 21:33:57 -0500
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RandyC wrote:
> Dear listers,
> I might be the newbie-est of all to TMG, having not yet even transferred
> over my FTM files. I created a dataset for the line I was working on at
> the time I got it just to see if I liked TMG. The jury's still out.
> I was very interested in the question about entering individuals with
> unknown relationships. I expected everyone to say that they created a new
> dataset for these people, and they linked them to their main file when a
> relationship was proven. I'm surprised that's not the case, and wonder why.
> Any thoughts on the matter?
> RandyC
> Phoenix, AZ

Hi, Randy:

If you put them in a separate dataset, they are not "visible". By
putting them in the same dataset as identified you can use all of TMG's
tools (without having to switch back and forth) to help you find
possible duplicates, identifications, etc.


Darrell A. Martin

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