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Re: Family Tree Maker

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 11:16AM GMT
Classification: Query
The RIN and MRIN numbers you see in Legacy are actually a number added by the database software as you enter information. All genealogy database software automatically assigns a number (the next sequence number) as a new record is added, however Legacy allows that software generated number to be displayed.

FTM has a reference numbering system (see Tools > Properties > Reference tab on the Options dialog) you can initiate. The reference number is turned off automatically, so you would have to turn the system on if you desire to add reference number.

Since I do not use the system, might I suggest you read the specifics on using the reference numbering (Help and the two FTM books perhaps) and do some testing to see whether this system works for you.
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glennygig 29 Nov 2013 6:55PM GMT 
silverfox3280 29 Nov 2013 8:53PM GMT 
glennygig 29 Nov 2013 9:15PM GMT 
silverfox3280 29 Nov 2013 9:59PM GMT 
Linda Foy 26 Dec 2013 5:21PM GMT 
dmossfritch 26 Dec 2013 6:16PM GMT 
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