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deleting phantom children

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#1 Sooty



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Posted 12 October 2019 - 02:43 PM


For some reason I seem to have 'phantom' children on some of my trees ie [Wouldn't let me put a screen shot on here]

     CHILDREN                     SEX                      BORN                      BIRTH PLACE      DIED  etc

 1  Charlie Brown                 M                          30 May 1948            Peanutsville


 + Click to add a child


Every time I try to delete or unlink 'Phantom' child No 2 it comes back with You must highlight the person you want to unlink.


Aaagghh. No doubt it will be something real easy but I'm not that clever


Thanks in advance from a sunny New Zealand


#2 TomH


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Posted 12 October 2019 - 05:58 PM

Try File, Database Tools, Delete Phantoms after Rebuild Indexes.

Tom user of RM7630 FTM2017 Ancestry.ca FamilySearch.org FindMyPast.com
SQLite_Tools_For_Roots_Magic_in_PR_Celti wiki, exploiting the database in special ways >>> RMtrix-tiny.png app, a bundle of RootsMagic utilities.

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Posted 13 October 2019 - 08:55 PM

Oh wonderful - thanks so much