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Issue importing GEDCOM into FTDNA

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Re: Enhancement Request: Option to export preferred facts to GEDCOM

Posted: 11 Jan 2013 6:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thanks all. I think it's pretty obvious that FTDNA is the one with the issue. I will put the above in my other post for the benefit of FTDNA programmers. The fact of the matter is that for FTDNA's purposes they don't really need the alternates. They're just displaying a very basic ancestry tree. Plus, they don't have any way to display them. Any research would be done elsewhere and then a new GEDCOM uploaded. So IMO all they need to do is modify their import to take the preferred (first in file) and ignore all the subsequent facts of the same type for the same individual. That's what I'm proposing they do.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Brookes McKen... 11 Jan 2013 9:40AM GMT 
silverfox3280 11 Jan 2013 9:27PM GMT 
Brookes McKen... 11 Jan 2013 9:38PM GMT 
tulrose 11 Jan 2013 10:07PM GMT 
Brookes McKen... 11 Jan 2013 10:22PM GMT 
Brookes McKen... 11 Jan 2013 10:25PM GMT 
kj_norway 12 Jan 2013 12:22AM GMT 
Brookes McKen... 12 Jan 2013 1:15AM GMT 
chasingstilln... 25 Oct 2013 9:53PM GMT 
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