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#1 sandrabartman

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 05:16 PM

Hello Roots Magic Clients,

 

I encourage you to try the duplicate search merge by removing the check mark compare birthplaces. to see, if you find duplicates you did not before.  I tried this for the first time (duplicate search merge unchecking compare birthplaces).  I was surprised that this technique did find duplicates for me, because I already had performed a standard duplicate search merge.  Let me know of your results.

 

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#2 Renee Zamora

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 08:02 AM

To find more matches you should try removing items being compared. Very similar to doing searches on websites. The more search terms the narrower the results. 


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#3 JCK74656

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 04:45 PM

I always uncheck birth and death places, accurate places can be of great benefit but any slight difference can be a curse, wish it used the geocoding.