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Changing Source Name in Citation Manager

Is there a simple way?

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#1 Jack

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 07:38 AM

Does anyone know of an easy way to change the Source name in the Citation Manager?

Familyhistory.org continues to combine or, otherwise change sources, in which case the source name changes but research notes remain the same.

I'd like to be able to easily change the source name without having to cut and paste or, copy and paste.

If there isn't a way, perhaps this can be added to the enhancement request list!?
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#2 Renee Zamora

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 02:20 PM

To just change the name of the source in the Citation Manager highlight the source the click Edit. On the Citation tab, first row, Master Source is where you change the name. It will reflect that name on every use of it.
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Posted 02 April 2013 - 02:53 PM

Thanks Renee.
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#4 Nettie

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:56 AM

Jack my source names are type and location. Example: Will KY/Surname/county.
I would never use the FHC/familysearch.org/ancestry.com source names. Why? they do change and can cause multiple confusion, :huh:especially finding them again, unless you are keeping an external index to the Source name.
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