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Family Tree Maker 2012 Sync problems

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Re: Family Tree Maker 2012 Sync problems

Posted: 26 Dec 2012 9:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have also had hundreds of duplicates created by the sync process - so many that I have started keeping a spreadsheet where I capture the counts before I sync on the FTM tree and my Ancestry tree, then very carefully check the Sync report before going forward.
In the sync before my last re-download, I noticed that it wanted to attach the same photo to many people that it didn't belong to, so I tried the option to use the backup copy of my FTM tree and relink to my tree. In doing that, I lost the setting to link all of my preferred photos on everyone in my tree. That affected thousands of people - with no indication to warn me that might happen. I'm fixing them as I work on my online tree. I also lost a whole bunch of media that went with my FTM tree.
Still very cautious whenever I do a sync.
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snowhite803 26 Dec 2012 2:49PM GMT 
BarbaraTaylor... 26 Dec 2012 4:11PM GMT 
sturdy2 28 Dec 2012 6:35PM GMT 
stephenkhigha... 28 Dec 2012 7:04PM GMT 
Karen Ramsey 1 Jan 2013 1:29AM GMT 
Karen Ramsey 1 Jan 2013 1:30AM GMT 
jimjwilliamso... 2 Jan 2013 6:26PM GMT 
2101bob 3 Jan 2013 1:52PM GMT 
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stephenkhigha... 1 Jan 2013 5:22AM GMT 
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