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Re: Using the rtf file in PAF
Posted by: BJ (ID *****9685) Date: May 23, 2002 at 20:58:19
In Reply to: Using the rtf file in PAF by carole a. johnson of 4837


to IMPORT the data into PAF, you need the GEDCOM file (database file with file extension .ged).

An RTF file is a report printout (a type of text file), and the data are not in a database format -- PAF can only import the GEDCOM.

You may want to ask your cousin to export the Gedcom, and send you that. Then you can import that into a PAF file, but suggest you create a separate PAF file to avoid possibly overwriting any of your own data.

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