My sister and I have been working on separate trees. We decided to try to merge them into one, but I can't find out how.
I tried to syncronize both trees into one webpage, and I tried to import both trees into one project on FTB. They won't merge, however, they only become two separate trees, even if all the names show up in the same name list on FTB. I tried the "find duplicates" also, but it only gave me a few, and the only option was to "ignore", so that didn't work.
In the end I deleted one of the parallell trees from the web. Then the other one wouldn't sync, so I deleted that one too to see if it would reconnect. It wouldn't. So now my tree isn't on the web anymore, and I am no closer to merging anything with my sister's tree. I guess I am looking at rewriting it all manually. That is, if not anybody here has some good ideas for me?
You will have backup/autosave files of your tree saved to folders somewhere on your computer. Find the MyHeritage Data Folder and in it will see numerous saves of your tree as compressed zip files. Look for the most recent to recover your tree.
You can then upload the tree to the online site again.
To "merge" two trees requires that you import a gedcom, there is no automatic merge of two trees function which you seem to be looking for. You will have duplicates once merged which you must manually resolve and then carry out the normal process of attaching persons and making the connections between the trees. You will also have to manually upload images and docs etc to the persons in the tree. This subject is covered in the FAQ's or if you google the subject. MyHeritage have been promising a better solution for some time but sadly nothing has been sighted or announced.
Bottom line is you will still have your tree on your PC to recover your tree from.
Hi, I have the same situation. After importing GEDCOM files to the website again i lost all of my 97 smart matches !! After two days was 10 again, and today .... 3 !!! Wtf ?, somebody knows what's wrong ?
Smart Matches are generated to a specific tree you have on your site or Family Tree Builder.
Each file you create by generating a GEDCOM file, restore a backup, import and export files from a different genealogy site to ours, etc... our system will understand it as a new tree. Therefore, all the Smart Matches will be re-calculated to the people in the tree.
Also, when you delete a tree, the Smart Matches associated to it are also deleted.
Understand that each new file has an 'internal ID' and that is why it is considered as a new tree. It is impossible for the system to simply recognise all the people inserted in the tree inside a file and understand that that's a same tree that existed before on the site.
Because of that, we do not recommend inserting files over and over again on the site or software, nor delete an existing tree in order to replace it for a new one. And the reason we do not recommend is exactly because of the problem it creates with generating Smart Matches all over again.
Hi everyone. I have been entering my family information locally on my hard drive using Family Tree Builder. Unfortunately my mother board has failed and I have purchased a new PC. I am using my old hard drive (the one which contains my old program files) as a backup data drive in my new PC.
My question: Can I import my data from my old hard drive into a new installation of Family Tree Builder on my new PC? If so, where is the data file and how can I do this?
On your "old" HD you have a library called MyHeritage Data. Find that library and copy/move it to the NEW HD (copy it first so you till have it as a backup).
Start your FTB, pick "Tools" - "Options" - "General" in the menu, in the column "value" write the path to where you copied the MyHeritage Data library. If you click on the row "Projects direcotry" you will see some ... to the right, click on them and the Microsoft File Explorer will open, use it to find your NEW library, cklick on it and it will automatically be written in the "value" column.
I just downloaded the My Family Tree program and the problem is this: It doesn't allow me to build an individual family tree, or, at least I haven't yet figure out how to do it. I would like to build a tree where there is only me at the bottom and then my parents and my parent's parents etc. above. Now the program forces someone to be with me at the bottom of the tree, for example my wife. So i would like to start building a tree just like in this video: http://vimeo.com/95128706 . Tree which only start from me.
And yeah, English is not my first language so there's no point reminding me that my grammar isn't perfect^^
We recently released a version of Family Tree Builder 7 for Apple's Mac OS X.
MyHeritage Family Tree Builder for Mac is adapted from the Windows version and can run directly on Mac OS X without requiring Windows Operating System.
This version of Family Tree Builder was developed in order to meet the increasing demand for a Mac Version of Family Tree Builder. It is based on the most current version 7 of the Family Tree Builder.
While we are working on a native, modern Mac application for the Family Tree Builder, this adapted version gives our users the option to start working on a Mac today.
Mac OS X versions that are supported:
Family Tree Builder for Mac currently runs on OS X starting from version 'Snow Leopard' up to 'Yosemite' (10.6 up to 10.10).
Features not available in this version:
Most Family Tree Builder features run perfectly on a Mac. However, there are a few features that are not compatible and are not available.
These features include:
We don’t support the following languages: Hebrew, Yiddish, Arabic, Farsi and Korean. Notice that this is relevant only for the display language. We do support these languages for data entry.
Click here to download and install the Family Tree Builder for Mac.