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Adding very early dates from BCE?

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#1 wigginsmum



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Posted 04 March 2007 - 11:31 AM

I'm entering some individuals from the Roman Empire and need to know how to enter dates from before the time of Christ. Can anyone tell me how please? I tried putting a minus sign before the date but it didn't work.

#2 kbens0n


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Posted 04 March 2007 - 01:44 PM

I ~believe~ that BC is fully understood by RootsMagic internally (check RM's Help feature for "Date Formats"), BUT ~believe~ there could be problems as it relates to sharing your work via GEDCOM. (Other programs may differ in their approaches to handling this date format)

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