Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: General Topics: Personal Ancestral File Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: PAF NOTES ERRORS AGAIN!!!! HELP
Posted by: Bill Buchanan (ID *****2311) Date: November 02, 2011 at 10:53:29
In Reply to: PAF NOTES ERRORS AGAIN!!!! HELP by Kathryn Campbell of 4837

Kathryn,

In your place I would export All to a gedcom, create a new PAF (empty) PAF file with a new name, and import the gedcom.

I have done it many times (starting in PAF 2) and I don't think I have ever lost anything. Even the notes, sources, and multi-media links should be intact. To be on the safe side, I would save the new file in the same folder as the damaged file, so that any "absolute" links to media files are undisturbed.

You run no risk by trying it. Your present file will be unaffected, and you can always create a backup to be doubly secure.


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/paf/messages/4694.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network