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FTM 2012 - Main Toolbar "Sources"

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FTM 2012 - Main Toolbar "Sources"

Posted: 11 Feb 2014 8:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
From the Main Toolbar > Sources, in the left hand pane, "Source Groups:" I have 282.
Many of these are repeats.
It's my understanding that this is a listing of all the sources; so if I have any fact/information that comes from say the 1940 US Census I should see in my "Source Groups:" 1940 United States Federal Census, but only once.
If I've got more than one person/fact/any information that comes from the 1940 United States Federal Census source, it would show up in the middle window in the "Source citations: " where even more information specific to that particular person/fact/information is given (like line number, page number, date accessed and from where, etc). The details for that particular highlighted Source citation shows up in the right-hand pane, Source Citation Information.

I'm wondering if the repeated sources in the Source Groups: is supposed to happen or if I could merge the redundant sources?

Thank you in advance.
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hasenfuss25 11 Feb 2014 3:09PM GMT 
silverfox3280 11 Feb 2014 4:23PM GMT 
hasenfuss25 11 Feb 2014 8:52PM GMT 
David Abernat... 11 Feb 2014 9:19PM GMT 
tulrose 11 Feb 2014 11:08PM GMT 
keithnuttle 11 Feb 2014 11:46PM GMT 
hasenfuss25 12 Feb 2014 12:59AM GMT 
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