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Orijohnal

Member Since 11 Dec 2015
Offline Last Active Dec 11 2015 04:20 PM
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Merging duplicate facts (from a FTM 'refugee'

11 December 2015 - 04:20 PM

I've just jumped ship from FTM and gone ahead and bought RM.  I'm exploring its features and have encountered only one real disappointment.   FTM was famous for creating duplicate facts within a person's record.  Fortunately, recent versions have had a tool for comparing and merging those facts without losing source informaton.  The tool also enabled the selection of the best fit location and description info.  All this was done starting from the equivalent of the RM's 'edit person' window.  This feature greatly eases the tedium of comparing, verifying and merging duplicate facts.

 

I've seen discussions of this topic for earlier versions of Roots Magic.  Is there a comparable feature that might give us FTM refugees some comfort?