Jump to content


Member Since 24 Dec 2013
Offline Last Active Jul 06 2019 09:19 AM

Topics I've Started

Re-Linking Media Files Issue

04 July 2019 - 08:56 AM

I imported a GEDCOM file from Family Tree Maker that has over 56,000 media files. However most of the links were not attached to the people in the database. I have been trying for the last 2 days to repair the missing links. The program starts the re-linking process but the progress bar never gets past about 50% and I can not get any response from RM. I cannot cancel the linking process window but have to kill the program using taskmgr and then re-start RM and the linking process all over again. How long should the re-linking take? To me this seems to be an inordinate amount of time to re-link the media.



RM Security While on the Net

09 November 2018 - 09:51 AM

I recently ran into an issue where a hacker managed to grab all of my online passwords. This leads me to a concern when using RM while attached to the internet. With a lot of detailed information in my database for myself and other living people, I am concerned with someone actually getting a copy of my database while online. How are others handling this type of concern? I am reluctant to having my RM database open while online. Since there is no way to password protect the database within RM how do you go about protecting this very sensitive data?


One thing I was thinking of doing was to use a blank database while online to gather the information and then merge it into my offline database while disconnected from the internet. This would mean a lot of extra work keeping track of where this new information is to be included in my offline database. When creating new children for example, I would have to keep track of which parents they belong to or when adding new parents I would need to know all of the children that would need to be linked with them.


Any suggestions on how to handle this issue?


Thanks in advance,