PAF I -- Class 4:

   GEDCOM -- TRANSFERRING, SPLITTING, AND MERGING DATA

ęCopyright 2007 by Donald R. Snow

  Sections of the Class Notes

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WELCOME AND SUMMARY OF LAST CLASS
GEDCOM (= GEnealogical Data COMmunications) -- WHAT IT IS AND WHEN TO USE IT
CREATING GEDCOM FILES FROM YOUR DATABASE
CREATING GEDCOM FILES FROM FAMILYSEARCH AND PEDIGREE RESOURCE FILES
WORKING WITH GEDCOM FILES AND CONVERTING THEM INTO PAF FILES

MATCH/MERGE


WHERE TO GO FROM HERE


ASSIGNMENT

  1. Read through these notes and the PAF 5 User's Guide under Helps/Users Guide on GEDCOM and Match/Merge.
  2. Form a GEDCOM file of some or all of your PAF data.
  3. Do a Match/Merge on some names in your PAF database (or maybe just a trial database you have set up).
  4. Set up a new PAF database and import the same GEDCOM file into it twice; then try the Match/Merge on it.

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