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Can't merge two trees in Family Tree Maker

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Re: Can't merge two trees in Family Tree Maker

Posted: 24 Dec 2012 2:54AM GMT
Classification: Query

I just love posts like this!

You provide absolutely no information about what version of FTM you are using, more critically absolutely no information about your computer specs and in particular how much RAM and hard drive capacity, processor speed you have.

Further, you do not advise whether you have compacted and optimised both files before you started the merge. This is important.

Additionally you do not advise if you have media linked to the files and how much.

Nor do you have appeared to have considered merging part of the file at a time in order to not exceed your computer's apparent limitations. I am guessing here about your computer specs, as you don't bother to provide this key information.

But your problem appears to be that you are exceeding your computer's ability to handle large files.

It is always great when people in this situation then blame the program.

Perhaps you should use another program?

But if you really want to merge the files and want some assistance from this list, perhaps you could put away your frustration which does nothing to solve the problem, and instead formulate a complete query giving the list the essential information in order to advise you on how to carry out a successful merge.

Over to you

John D

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
jc33b 24 Dec 2012 6:22AM GMT 
johndd189 24 Dec 2012 9:54AM GMT 
jc33b 25 Dec 2012 1:03PM GMT 
priscillacill... 17 Mar 2013 12:01PM GMT 
hoognu 2 Apr 2013 5:20PM GMT 
David Abernat... 2 Apr 2013 5:26PM GMT 
snorris129 2 Apr 2013 9:26PM GMT 
jamclo 24 Dec 2012 3:08PM GMT 
jc33b 25 Dec 2012 12:54PM GMT 
jamclo 25 Dec 2012 4:21PM GMT 
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