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Should this file backup be saving under a new name?

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#1 sandrabartman


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Posted 30 June 2017 - 04:56 AM



I upgraded my RootsMagic to the newest version.  I uploaded my Rootsmagic tree to ancestry when I started TreeShare and gave it the name Sandra's ancestors.  I noticed, when working in Rootsmagic the file saved,on my hard drive under its old name. However, it does exist at Ancestry under this new name.  Is this working properly?  If not, is there a way to fix thi,s or do I have to start over?  If I have to start over, how do I do so?

#2 mjashby


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Posted 30 June 2017 - 08:25 AM

It's working correctly if the two Trees with different names are correctly linked, as there is no specific need for them to have the same name.  If that's what you want then you need to rename your RootsMagic Tree to match that of your Ancestry Tree and they should remain correctly linked, Or, at least that's what worked for me when I tested the feature.




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#3 Renee Zamora

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Posted 30 June 2017 - 10:32 AM

You go to File>Rename to change the database name.  You can change the database name and the Ancestry tree name at any time and the connect between both will remain.