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Re: Example 3 - A Large File - It Gets Complicated

Posted: 10 Mar 2013 12:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 10 Mar 2013 12:15PM GMT
Yes, you are correct, when you say; "Yes, this will ONLY happen IF all individuals are included."

What I have requuestd from FTM is the OPPOSITE of the EFC, or an Orphan Records Report, of all people NOT RELATED to a selected person by blood or marriage.

I have a similar situation to your cemetery situation with my surname study. My New England ancestor is the ancestor of 90% of the 15,000 or so people of that surname in my database. But there a few post-Revolutionary immigrants of that name and maybe 1,000 or so people that I believe are descendants of the New Englander, but have not been able to place them.

I can currently get those people in a separate database by

1) using the EFC with the INCLUDE Everybody in Database option UNCHECKED in a copy of my file,
2) then Right Click > Select All,
3) Right Click Export that group,
4) Right Click Delete that group.

I will be left with all of the people in my surname study not tied into the New Englander patriarch in the remaining database.

But, that would be easier if FTM just had an "Orphan Records" report, which would be the opposite of the EFC.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
silverfox3280 10 Mar 2013 6:14PM GMT 
silverfox3280 27 Feb 2013 10:46PM GMT 
johndd189 27 Feb 2013 11:30PM GMT 
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barbarajfn 28 Feb 2013 12:08AM GMT 
johndd189 28 Feb 2013 12:29AM GMT 
barbarajfn 28 Feb 2013 1:24AM GMT 
johndd189 28 Feb 2013 2:09AM GMT 
spamed_1 28 Feb 2013 4:43AM GMT 
David Abernat... 28 Feb 2013 3:26PM GMT 
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