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Switching Surnames and given names - Tech question

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Re: Switching Surnames and given names - Tech question

Posted: 20 Jan 2013 2:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
I don't know FTM well enough to know if it has a hidden utility, but what you should be able to do is export the DB as a GEDCOM file and change:

1 NAME lastname /first/


1 NAME /lastname/ first

Then import that GEDCOM as a new family tree and see if everything is corrected.

To change the GED file you can open it up in "Notepad".

NEVER open one of these in a word processor program!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
arozmer 20 Jan 2013 8:37PM GMT 
kj_norway 20 Jan 2013 9:47PM GMT 
johndd189 20 Jan 2013 11:17PM GMT 
arozmer 21 Jan 2013 1:06AM GMT 
kj_norway 21 Jan 2013 4:43AM GMT 
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