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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: 25 Dec 2012 5:54AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thanks for the reply. I had read a similar posting about the 4GB limitation after I posted my message, and my FTM files were sitting on 3.91GB which might explain it. Of course 1.3Gb of that were the two backup files that FTM recommended I create before I commenced the merge. I have since copied the backup files to an external disk to create space, compacted my files and will try the merge again.

It is a bit frustrating that I followed the program's instructions to the letter, including the backup files, and was never warned it might crash. Indeed, why can't the program warn about that at the beginning of the merge rather than an hour into the operation?
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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 
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jc33b 25 Dec 2012 12:54PM GMT 
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