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Multiple Entries/ Duplicate Entries

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Re: Multiple Entries/ Duplicate Entries

Posted: 29 Jan 2013 6:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you mean duplicate entries for the same event (e.g., residence in 1880 based on the census) or do you mean duplicate profiles for the same person? If the former, you have to open the events and click "remove" to get rid of the duplicate - be careful you aren't just removing the source and not the event, as they each have separate "remove" links.

If you mean duplicate profiles for the same person, on the profile page select "other options" and click "merge duplicates" and the system will look for whatever appears to be a duplicate (if it doesn't find one, you can tell it what to look for). The process is very simple - just select what you want from each profile, and it will combine them and take all the source information to the merged profile.
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roxannemelfin... 29 Jan 2013 12:10AM GMT 
AKAeGENEe 29 Jan 2013 12:58AM GMT 
roxannemelfin... 29 Jan 2013 1:11AM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 30 Jan 2013 1:10AM GMT 
McComberdesce... 30 Jan 2013 1:20AM GMT 
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