Posted 28 March 2013 - 11:17 AM
Posted 29 March 2013 - 09:11 AM
Go into Tools>Color Code People - select "Clear Color" and "People selected from a list.
Click Mark Group
Select people by data fields
Use these settings - Color coding - is (color) - OK, OK, OK
The wish to pick an ancestor and delete all his descendants in one swoop will probably never happen. RootsMagic see's it to dangerous of an option and a support nightmare in the making.
Here's a link to a Knowledge Base article to achieve that same things using safer means.
Posted 29 March 2013 - 01:22 PM
Posted 29 March 2013 - 01:42 PM
Color code all the people you want to leave out of the database the same color.
Create a new database. Drag and drop into the new database using Select from a list. Mark, everyone in the database. Unmark, Color code is [your color].
The new database will become the new main database.
You can also color code the people you want to retain in the database and use Mark, color code is [your color] and only the people you wish to keep will be transferred into the new database.
The following was overheard at a recent high society party...
"My ancestry goes all the way back to Alexander the Great," said one lady. She then turned to a second woman and asked, "How far does your family go back?"
"I don't know," was the reply. "All of our records were lost in the flood."
-on various web sites-
Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: delete, color code, delete ancestral line
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