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Tree Syncing Creates Many Duplicates!

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Re: Tree Syncing Creates Many Duplicates!

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 6:40AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have found - although I only tried it for one person - that it is easier, or at least fewer 'clicks', to delete the duplicates using FTM on my Mac, than to do it on Ancestry.

If you go to view your Media you can see a list of icons that gives you an indication of what's duplicated, and shows to whom the various files are attached. I used that dialog box to attach the record to all the people I wanted, then deleted the duplicate records.

I DON'T know whether the next sync will then delete the duplicates on Ancestry. I haven't tried that yet.

Still, I have a big tree and it's way too time-consuming and I am hoping for a global fix, if it ever comes.

Marion
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
frogtown1979 24 May 2013 3:11AM GMT 
linabella55 25 May 2013 1:08AM GMT 
frogtown1979 25 May 2013 4:55PM GMT 
bcoug 11 Jul 2013 6:03PM GMT 
frogtown1979 11 Jul 2013 8:42PM GMT 
MarionNeiman 26 Jul 2013 1:47PM GMT 
frogtown1979 27 Jul 2013 3:28AM GMT 
MarionNeiman 27 Jul 2013 12:40PM GMT 
james petty 28 Jul 2013 7:11AM GMT 
frogtown1979 28 Jul 2013 4:20PM GMT 
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