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What is displayed in FTM MAC 3 "Media Details" - "Caption" area not showing correctly on Ancestry .com

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What is displayed in FTM MAC 3 "Media Details" - "Caption" area not showing correctly on Ancestry .com

Posted: 21 Mar 2014 2:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Maxam, Sedgley, Banta
I believe there is a problem with FTM MAC3 involving Media Details both the
“Caption” area and the “Description” area. Here is what happens with
the “Caption” area and entering information:

In FTM MAC3, newest update present but did this before the update, I
enter the following in the caption area of a photo (Example Only):

John H. Kane 1902 Western Europe
Sync with Ancestry
Go to Ancestry and find the photo and the Caption shows:
John H
Nothing after the middle initial including the period shows
Go back into FTM MAC3 and change the caption without the
period after the middle Initial:
John H Kane 1902 Western Europe
Sync with Ancestry
Go to Ancestry and find the photo and the Caption shows:
John H Kane 1902 Western Europe

So as you can see there is a problem, for some reason with the Period after a persons
middle initial.

The worse problem is is that viewing older photo captions prior to the conversion from
MAC2 to MAC3 many, but not all, of the additional information after the middle initial has been
removed. No such problems noted with FTM MAC2

The Description area is self limiting to the number of characters that will cross over but, there is
nothing stating anywhere that it will cut off a long entry. One only notices it after the synch and
information that shows in FTM MAC3 under Comments is all there but on Ancestry part of it does not show.

So, I uploaded a totally new family tree and the same problems exist with the caption area of the media file not showing correctly. Any detail after a middle initial, that was followed by a period,
is totally gone including the period.

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