I had a good scoot around online for potential issues and noted that although Internet Explorer was downloaded on my laptop, I am actually using Google Chrome. So I have uninstalled IE and it appears to have rectified the problem!
There is one other option, but it will be rather time consuming. Compare the older versions to the newest version to see if you have all the info from the older versions on your newer version, and if so, just delete the first two versions. This will keep others from getting three smart matches for each person, instead of the one good match.
I have a family tree compiled for purposes of historical research that includes a number of individuals with titles. There are individuals whose name changes several times in a life-time - Mr X, Lord Y, Earl of Z, etc. How do people usually use the Family Tee Builder template to reord all these changes of name most conveniently?
Thanks for your help. I guess MyHeritage must have been created by denizens of a democratic culture where everyone is equal and needs only one name! I'll adopt your method - who knows, it may be a MyHeritage Standard. For display purposes, I always have the option of publishing charts as .JPGs and then putting them onto Powerpoint displays with additional text. But, of course, that additional text becomes a pain to maintain.
Only problem I see with that idea is that you would be showing the person several times as his own sibling. I could be wrong, but I don't believe that titles affect smart matches, as long as first and last names don't change. I simply use the highest rank of the title in the tree and show the other info in notes, ie Commodore instead of Captain, etc.
Okay, Using FBT I tried it; Opened the 'card' of an ancestor, clicked the 'Main" tab, clicked on Names, clicked on Prefix. The only prefixes already in the drop-down menu were Dr., Prof., Rabbi, Rev. and Sir; so I typed Lord in the blank space and clicked Okay. It worked. And having already entered the title Dr. in this way I can say it does not affect matches or the Quick Find function...
From an imported GEDCOM file, I have several names of the form Jr. first-name last-name. They are all sons of a first-name last-name. In FTB, I can add "Jr." as a proper suffix, and the suffix is added at the end of name. But the incorrectly leading "Jr." remains. How can I corract this anomaly?
Thanks for the tip, Geoff, but that didn't work. However, your suggestion did put me in the right neighborhood: on the Main form, there is a Names.. button; when I clicked that button, I was presented with an alternate form where the "Jr." appeared in a "Prefix" field. Deleting "Jr." as a prefix did the trick!
Hi I just updated to version 7 build 7129 from build 7105 and almost all the fields within a person's "card" are now empty! Their name and birth/death dates are correct in the overview for example, but within the card they are empty and also the text from my citations and also notes are empty!
I first updated and since the notes section was still a little buggy i uninstalled and reinstalled. The bug was gone but so were all my fields!!
Please tell me that I don't have to go through 300 cards typing all this information in again! How can I open an old saved file to extract information? :(
OK, somehow this problem fixed itself. I imported an old GEDCOM backup from 40 relatives ago. Everything was fine with all the fields visible but the media files weren't synced and it had less people. Dreading having to re-enter them, I then decided to Open the new project again and suddenly everything was back to normal! Don't know what happened or how it got fixed, but everything's good again.
I have found that when I go to Find-a-grave, confirm record, extract into tree, it shows a new "source sitation" and it is on the left AND right side of the screen (to be copied to my record). About half of the time though, it does not save to my record. I can go back in, and the "source citation" shows up as new all over again. When this does happen, I cannot save it no matter how manytimes I try, sync, whatever. It is very frustrating, because then I don't know if it saved the last 50 records or not. Any ideas?