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Will a new name in your ancestors show up in matching.

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Re: Will a new name in your ancestors show up in matching.

Posted: 26 Oct 2012 1:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes, when you pull up a match page, the surname matching is done right then. So, any changes you make will be reflected the next time someone pulls up your page.

I played with this a bit when I had a match who matched me two ways. I changed the name of the common ancestor in our Shared Ancestor Hint to "Zzzzzzz" to see if the other line would be displayed as the Shared Ancestor instead. All I had to do was hit "Reload" and the new hint was there, and the surname "Zzzzzzz" was now in my surname list, lol. :)

(Such a pity that Ancesty can't show more than one hint.)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
tulrose 26 Oct 2012 7:06PM GMT 
Shari S. 26 Oct 2012 7:20PM GMT 
tulrose 26 Oct 2012 7:32PM GMT 
sherburl 10 Dec 2012 11:59AM GMT 
frostfreedet 10 Dec 2012 1:36PM GMT 
sherburl 10 Dec 2012 2:59PM GMT 
Shari S. 10 Dec 2012 6:41PM GMT 
frostfreedet 10 Dec 2012 9:39PM GMT 
Shari S. 11 Dec 2012 7:22PM GMT 
sherburl 11 Dec 2012 7:27PM GMT 
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