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Identifiying individual;s with an Unique Reference

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Re: Identifiying individual;s with an Unique Reference

Posted: 16 Nov 2012 9:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Barry

I'm looking for a repeatable system, I have FTM Family Tree Maker 2012, but the data is held in MSExcel 2003/07/10.

I would like to be able to apply the system maybe a macro or simple copying and dragging down the rows in excel. It could be Visual Basic for applications.

The problem is that even with five elements the results aren't unique, but at least it would give consistant results across both census, even if there are a few manual interventions required. It may not be obvious that having filtered the heads of families, the dependant that are then extracted from the census data base online are correctly referenced into a family but the connection to the full list of people is not made, so unless you look at each instance manually with or without the identifier there is still alot of time and effort required.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
MikeABarry 15 Nov 2012 2:50PM GMT 
mi2early 16 Nov 2012 1:45PM GMT 
MikeABarry 16 Nov 2012 4:26PM GMT 
mi2early 16 Nov 2012 8:22PM GMT 
MikeABarry 16 Nov 2012 10:58PM GMT 
kj_norway 16 Nov 2012 11:56PM GMT 
MikeABarry 17 Nov 2012 9:49AM GMT 
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