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Names not printing in descendant report

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#1 janbdye


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Posted 17 August 2017 - 10:00 AM

I have several instances in my descendant report where a name, such as "John Smith", will print as " (a)", "(b)" or "©".  I can't find any issue in the database which would cause this.  I've tried deleting the person altogether and reentering their data, but it still happens.  Any ideas?

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 11:32 AM

Are there other descendants whose names are preceded by these letters?

I'm assuming there are and that the letters are just part of a numbering system for the report. In that case, it would seem that you have nameless people linked as children of some named person. It is more likely that you have parent-child links to a non-existent person.

Try running all the File > Database Tools and then look up the parents of these unnamed people and unlink them.

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