PAF II -- Class 4:

IMPORTING AND EXPORTING DATA AND

COMPARING TWO DATABASES

ęCopyright 2007 by Donald R. Snow

Sections of the Class Notes Return to Don's Class Listings page or to the home page of Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group .  This page was last updated 22 Apr 2007.
WELCOME AND SUMMARY OF PREVIOUS CLASS


IMPORTING DATA WITHOUT GEDCOM


GEDCOM = GENEALOGICAL DATA COMMUNICATION


EXPORTING A GEDCOM


IMPORTING A GEDCOM


MATCH/MERGE


COMPARING TWO GEDCOM'S OR PAF DATABASES


ASSIGNMENT

  1. Read through these notes and the PAF 5 Users Guide about GEDCOM and Match/Merge.  Use Find GEDCOM and Find Merge features of Adobe Acrobat Reader to find these to read them.
  2. Form a GEDCOM file of some or all of your PAF data.
  3. Import a GEDCOM file into some working database, maybe just a trial database.
  4. Do a Match/Merge on some names in a PAF database (maybe just a trial database to see how it works).

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