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#1 pbgollaz

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 11:01 AM

I have a large tree in FTM and would like to import it to RM6. If I do so, will I have to relink all my media files? What about reports, will they all have to be recreated?

#2 Vyger

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 11:46 AM

Well I just did it in FTM2012 and it worked fine with no need to relink. I deliberately chose non FTM options for the gedcom export to try and keep things standard and the files came across with their original path linkage.

I do have to say this was FTM2012 as I remember many years ago that FTM used to embed the files into the program rather than link to them. I am not sure when that changed so maybe another member can add to my reply.

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#3 Renee Zamora

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 12:55 PM

What version of FTM are you coming from?
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