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GEDCOM with shared facts

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#1 Clarinetter


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Posted 11 February 2018 - 03:36 PM

I sometimes use Family Tree Analyzer to poke around a GEDCOM file I export from RM7. This question probably shows my ignorance as much as anything.


For some reason if I enter a census fact for an individual and then share that fact with his spouse and children (which is how I expect one saves a good deal of time in RM) then, when a GEDCOM is exported the software above thinks the census fact does not exist.


I am not asking for help with the software which is not the scope of this forum. Simply, does a shared fact indeed cause GEDCOM data to be produced differently?


EDIT: I uploaded a GEDCOM to Ancestry and the shared census fact did not appear in the person's profile.


I have found that shared facts do not seem to print in custom reports (have not tried standard reports yet)

[Using RM (UK) version as at 24th July 2018]

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 05:20 PM

RootsMagic exports shared events using proprietary, custom GEDCOM tags supported by very few other programs.

RootsMagic did not complete development that would support shared events fully in its own program.

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