CLASS:  COMPARING AND COMBINING

ALL THOSE OLD PAF FILES

2007 by Donald R. Snow

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WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION TO CLASS
CLEANING UP YOUR MASTER FILE

SEPARATING PAF FILES OR GEDCOMS INTO ISLANDS OF DATA

COMBINE USING PAF

COMBINE USING PAF INSIGHT

COMBINE USING GENMERGE

FINISHING UP AND CONCLUSIONS

ASSIGNMENT
  1. Clean up your master database to get it ready to receive imports from old files.
  2. Run PAF Insight or GENViewer on your master database to see how many islands of data are in it.
  3. Separate out your old files into islands and open them in separate PAF files to see if you want to merge some into your master file.
  4. Clean up a small island file and import it into your Master Database and do the Match/Merging.

Return to Don's Class Listings page or to the home page of Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group .