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Compare multiple entries and delete duplicates

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Compare multiple entries and delete duplicates

Posted: 15 Apr 2010 5:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
ANCESTRY has an extremely cumbersome method to compare duplicates of people in our trees. It takes me about 5 minutes to review each of, say, 3 duplications and delete the two with the least information. And I have many duplicates or possible duplicates - granted, some are my fault in my newbie zealousness and some result from ANCESTRY's methods for adding fromtheir hints.
Has anyone figures out a way around their system and been able to compare three or four duplicate names/birthdays to quickly determine which can be safely removed?
I discovered how easy it is on MyFamily Tree and am jealous of their feature but don't want to make my corrections over there and bring a new GED file into ANSESTRY.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
madisonsue28 15 Apr 2010 11:57PM GMT 
mbmjlm 16 Apr 2010 12:16AM GMT 
AGHatchett3rd 16 Apr 2010 12:35AM GMT 
madisonsue28 16 Apr 2010 1:36AM GMT 
daciodan 16 Apr 2010 1:45AM GMT 
TOGunslinger 14 Jul 2010 2:55AM GMT 
mbmjlm 14 Jul 2010 3:38AM GMT 
AGHatchett3rd 14 Jul 2010 6:44AM GMT 
TOGunslinger 14 Jul 2010 3:30PM GMT 
mbmjlm 14 Jul 2010 3:51PM GMT 
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