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#1 DerickH


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 04:48 PM

Merging place names, whereby the user can check any and all duplicate places is really great. Would it be possible to have the same feature for sources? I have a journal that is duplicated a dozen times and other sources from imported GEDCOMs that are superfluous. Would it be possible to merge sources using the check-boxes like you do with places?

#2 Renee Zamora

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Posted 23 August 2013 - 10:20 AM

That wish could be dangerous if the sources you merge used different source template fields to hold information. If the remaining source didn't contain that field the data would disappear. This isn't an issue with merging places because they all have the same fields.

We do have in our tracking system to improve the source merge so this suggestion will be looked at, at that time.