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In Topic: How to open 2 databases on screen

Today, 07:50 AM

IIRC, on the menu bar: Windows > Tile...

In Topic: Merging RootsMagic and Ancestry trees

Yesterday, 03:40 PM

The FTM vs Ancestry via TreeSync page is at https://support.mack...-using-TreeSync

In Topic: Adding persons that Names etc. are private

Yesterday, 11:49 AM

If you are looking at an Ancestry Member Tree owned by somebody other than yourself, then try contacting the owner and request they share info about these private persons. Of course, they have the right to refuse so then you will have to do more research to identify them. RootsMagic cannot magically fill in the blanks for you but it's WebHints feature may help.

In Topic: Merging RootsMagic and Ancestry trees

Yesterday, 10:34 AM

Coincidental with this discussion is one in the FTM Facebook group which cites a page "Family Tree Maker compared to Ancestry trees when using TreeSync". While TreeSync itself is dead, I suspect that similar issues will arise in FTM's FamilySync and RM's TreeShare, both of which must work with Ancestry's API.

In Topic: Merging RootsMagic and Ancestry trees

21 April 2017 - 08:43 PM

Until we get to try RM-Ancestry TreeShare, all we users can do is speculate. My best guess is that there will be considerable loss for a database rich in RM special features when uploaded to Ancestry. Things such as shared events, place details, source templates, research logs, etc. So a round trip starting from RM is liable to result in a very different database on return from Ancestry.

I think that a round trip originating from Ancestry should suffer less loss. But time will tell...