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RM7 and Ancestry Question? Media Transfer

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#1 slvwng


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 12:59 PM

I have a large tree I downloaded into RM7, the source of this tree was ancestry.com

I have a FTM file I have used for years, also on RM7.


I want to combine the ancestry.com tree I just put in RM7 with the FTM file that I also put in RM7.

This should be possible, according to what I have read.


My question is this,  I do not want my personal media files synced back to ancestry.com.

I only want the media files to show at RM7.

Will there be an option to control where the media files stay?


Thanks so much


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 01:46 PM

The options are to upload or download a tree, you cannot connect an existing database to an existing tree. You will have to decide which direction you want to go. You can use Compare Files or Merge to get a database you want to work with on Ancestry. The connection to an Ancestry tree is preserved in drag n drop or GEDCOM, as long as the tree was not already connected to another tree.


When you initially upload the tree to Ancestry you can exclude media. Afterwards it will upload your fact and source media so you will have to remove them on the Ancestry tree later if you didn't want the there. 


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