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#1 PatsyD



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Posted 23 May 2015 - 05:21 PM

I am a long time user of RM, but have always only used one data file.


If I create a new data file, will the same Source List be available on both files, or will I have to start over creating my Sources?

#2 Laura


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Posted 23 May 2015 - 06:09 PM

In RootsMagic 7.


Create a new database.

In the new database, go to Files, Import lists.

Select the database to import from.

Choose which lists to import.

Fact types will import any user defined facts and their default sentences.  It doesn't import any changes made to program defined fact sentences.  You will need to copy and paste those sentences from one database to the other.

Source templates imports any user defined source templates.

Sources imports Master sources with the Repository links if you choose to also import Repositories.

Research logs imports any general Research logs not linked to a person, etc.

ToDos imports any general ToDos not linked to a person or family.

Media imports the media file paths.  The thumbnails for the new database are created when you open the Media Gallery.

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 07:51 AM

Perfect. Thanks so much.