I began with Roots III, then IV, and later installed FTM (3 then 7).
When I open the FTM files on people with Roots text notes, footnotes etc. I find they did NOT automatically transfer over from Roots.
This is a major flaw, and means extensive heads-down work within each file.
If not done carefully, I will lose years of work and documentation files.
Right now I have to find the assigned # for John DOE in Roots (since it is not an Alpha listing), bring it manually into his FTM file, then proof read and re-enter data from paper FGS's. (Thank God I have notebooks of paper files!)
What is the solution?
If this is the wrong forum for posting this question, please tell me where I might find a solution.
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