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Posted: 28 Oct 2013 11:27AM GMT
Classification: Query
Apologies if this has been asked before.

Is it possible to search for words/phrases stored within an indivdual member tree?
I have two main trees on the go and often come across a placename which seems familiar and it would be useful to search for it in my existing trees.

I have tried to achieve this by downloading the GEDCOM files and searching them by opening them in Notepad, but it is like looking for a needle in a haystack sometimes and working out which record it belongs to!

Many thanks in advance for any helpful suggestions!

Janet

Re: Searching within a tree

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 11:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Janet,

Once you download the GEDCOM just import it into any modern genealogy program. Most allow you to search by place and/or other variables.

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