I'm sure this has been expressed repeatedly for eons in the timespan of RootsMagic
and maybe Family Origins before (parent relationships were not settable in FO9) and that is, please let us do something useful with the relationships we can set in the Edit Person screen to that person's parents. It has no effect on anything, yet one can imagine it beneficially affecting narrative sentences, the format of lines on charts, ancestral filtering, etc.
What many do not realize is that the parents last displayed on a Main Screen View is the one that will be followed in any RootsMagic ancestral filter, even if it is not a Birth line, and only the last displayed parent line will be followed thus potentially omitting the birth lineage for some person(s) in a tree.
As a workaround in the interim until RootsMagic is suitably enhanced, I offer this SQLite script:
Edited by TomH, 18 October 2015 - 01:07 PM.