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#1 GeneHunt59

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 09:54 AM

Hi,

I have a relative who died when his ship was sunk in WW2. I have the following coordinates:

5840N/1338W

I need to plot the place in the place marker set. However, when I try to import the coordinates, Family Atlas is not plotting the place.

Any help would be much appreciated

Regards,
Alan

#2 Renee Zamora

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 01:26 PM

I first tested the coordinates you gave by adding a fact to a person in my RootsMagic database. I added a death fact and called the place "Ocean". Then I edited the place and put in the coordinates. I went into Family Atlas and imported my RM database. I had it show the locations for several people including the one with the Ocean death place. I was able to see the place just fine.

I next tested adding a new place inside Family Atlas. Markers>Place Marker Set>OK. I put a title on it and clicked Add. I added a label, date, place, latitude and longitude. The coordinates showed on the map as the same place as the one I imported directly from my RM database.
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