Posted By:Bill deverell
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Subject:Sources in Notes not exported correctly in GEDCOM
Post Date:October 08, 2006 at 09:26:32
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/generations/messages/1113.html
Forum:Generations Software Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/generations/

My Subject may be incorrect.
It could say the export is correct and that no other software will correctly import them !!

Anyway my problem is that I have thousands of note (mostly Census) with embedded source citations.
The source citations are lost when importing into other packages.

I thought I would define a new Event or Fact called Census and copy the info across - unfortunately neither the Delete/Move Fields function nor Copy/Paste will pick up the Source citation.

HELP - I really want to be able to export meaningful files to other users whilst staying with Generations as long as it still works!

Has anybody developed a utility which will do the conversion I need?

The only way I can do it at present is
1 Retype - horrendous
2 Copy and Paste from a Source Listing Report - almost as bad.

Bill Deverell