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Subject: Re: [TMG] Flag won't change
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 16:59:30 -0400
Thanks Lee but it is not the father that has the sex flag problem. It is the child, the son that is marked as F. If there is not a lock somewhere to unlock, I guess I will have to delete the person and start over. I don't recall finding anything that would lock it though.
---- Lee Hoffman <> wrote:
> >I have been over an hour trying to change a sex flag from M to
> >F. I've done it before with no problem for others. I've been back
> >through the easy instructions about ten times and it will not
> >change. Is there a block somewhere that maybe needs changed? The
> >only people the person is connected to in the database is the
> >parents as it is a child that died. Thanks in advance for the help!
> That is your problem. The person is classed as the child's father
> and a father cannot be a female. You need to Relationship Tag as
> non-Primary for the child. Then change the Sex Flag. Finally change
> the Relationship Tag to a Father type Tag. You may need to just
> create a new Tag (copying the old data, citations, etc.), and then
> delete the old one.
> Hope this helps -
> Lee Hoffman/KY
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