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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 03 May 15 13:17 BST (UK) »
I too started out with .paf5 and I still like it, but decided to move on when technical support ceased.
I went to Roots Magic 6 which is ok but takes some getting used to. It did however accept my .paf5
gedcom ok and may suit you to whittle down the tree for your brother.There is a very good 'drop and drag' facility whereby the screen splits into two halves side by side and you can move across the ancestors required to the new/modified tree.
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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 03 May 15 13:22 BST (UK) »
Sorry I didn't spot your post re rmg6  :-[
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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #11 on: Monday 04 May 15 18:42 BST (UK) »
Sorry, I can't see any way to identify if it is 5.0 or 5.5.

I have tried importing into roots magic again; all the names with births and deaths and biographical notes are there, but no marriages nor relationships to connect anyone.

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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 05 May 15 07:31 BST (UK) »
Are there options to tick/untick w :-[hen you create the gedcom? 
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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 05 May 15 10:45 BST (UK) »
Sorry, I can't see any way to identify if it is 5.0 or 5.5.

I have tried importing into roots magic again; all the names with births and deaths and biographical notes are there, but no marriages nor relationships to connect anyone.

Have you been using the same GEDCOM file throughout? If so it might pay to start again and create a new one in UFT, making sure it is the standard format. I believe UFT has several options for GEDCOM exports, though it is many years since I used it.

I found this which might help:  :-\
http://www.reuniontalk.com/showthread.php?t=4745

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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 06 May 15 15:10 BST (UK) »
I cannot see anywhere to tick or untick.

We have a few GEDCOMs and have been using UFT for many years. We don't want anything complicated (getting older :) ).

Looking in UFT again, it looks as if the GEDCOM is 5.5.

I shall try Roots Magic again.

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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 06 May 15 16:45 BST (UK) »
Is there some form of tool bar to select 'options'  on UFT before you send a Gedcom e.g. 'hide living'
'include notes' etc ?
BLOOMFIELD-Suffolk/Lancashire
KIRKBY/SWAIN/CROSSLEY-Lancashire
BYRNE-Dublin/Manchester/Lancashire
McGOUGH-Dundalk/Monaghan/Manchester
SHERIDAN-Dundalk/Manchester
TITTERINGTON-Fylde
ROWBOTHAM-Cheshire
SOUTHGATE-Suffolk/London

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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 06 May 15 17:11 BST (UK) »
Is there some form of tool bar to select 'options'  on UFT before you send a Gedcom e.g. 'hide living'
'include notes' etc ?

There may be, but I can't see it.

I have just tried again importing a GEDCOM into Roots Magic and, again, all the people are there with dates of birth, christening, death, burial etc and places of them, and with biographical notes, but they are not connected to anyone.

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Re: Changing from Ultimate Family Tree to a different family history programme
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 06 May 15 17:25 BST (UK) »
So how do you create and export the Gedcom? Is it just a 'click here' type of thing?
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BYRNE-Dublin/Manchester/Lancashire
McGOUGH-Dundalk/Monaghan/Manchester
SHERIDAN-Dundalk/Manchester
TITTERINGTON-Fylde
ROWBOTHAM-Cheshire
SOUTHGATE-Suffolk/London