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Corrrecting Place Names (FTM 2012)

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Corrrecting Place Names (FTM 2012)

Posted: 14 Oct 2013 8:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am reviewing all my data and noticed I may have done something I should not have done.

When I copied the name of a location from a source document, I found out it was spelled incorrectly, but I disregarded that fact and changed the name to the correct place name when I entered into FTM 2012. Now I am thinking I should not have done that.

So here's my questions:

1. Should I show the incorrect spelling with the appropriate source document?
2. Should I correct the place name and use that as the Preferred fact?

If I following question 2 above, is there a way to change all 40-plus sources at one time and add a new source with the correct spelling and use that as the Preferred fact?

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
paulp575 15 Oct 2013 2:29AM GMT 
silverfox3280 15 Oct 2013 2:37PM GMT 
paulp575 16 Oct 2013 7:41PM GMT 
silverfox3280 16 Oct 2013 8:11PM GMT 
MarcoScavo 17 Oct 2013 4:15AM GMT 
paulp575 27 Oct 2013 8:28PM GMT 
MarcoScavo 28 Oct 2013 9:25PM GMT 
paulp575 29 Oct 2013 3:40AM GMT 
MarcoScavo 29 Oct 2013 2:16PM GMT 
kj_norway 29 Oct 2013 3:00PM GMT 
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