* Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Importing from or exporting to another genealogy program. This is the place to ask.
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Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Post by JKW » 11 Apr 2021 20:42

I want to create and export a GEDCOM which shows how two individuals are related.

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Re: Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Post by tatewise » 11 Apr 2021 21:23

The strategy would go something like the following steps.
  1. Use Tools > How Related... to select the two Individuals and Display Graphically.. with desired options.
  2. In the Diagram use Diagram > Selection & Marks > Select All Boxes... or use Ctrl+A
  3. Use the Edit > Add to Named List... command to form a Named List of Individuals to export.
  4. Use the File > Import/Export > Export GEDCOM File... command and Select... that Named List.
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Re: Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Post by JKW » 12 Apr 2021 19:47

Very helpful. I was able to save a GEDCOM file. Am I correct in believing when imported into a genealogy program, the result will be a small tree with the dots connected between the selected individuals?

Thank-you for your lucid instructions.

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Re: Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Post by tatewise » 12 Apr 2021 20:01

Probably. Which product(s) are you importing the GEDCOM into?
You may get better results by using the Export Gedcom File plugin.
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Re: Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Post by JKW » 14 Apr 2021 23:50

Not sure. I am trying to help the Milton Abbas local history group in Dorset by providing them with some detailed information of some of the early inhabitants, several of which are my relatives. I will send the file I have built and look forward to hearing from them. I have encouraged the to use Family Historian. The Milton Abbas group is more about history than genealogy.

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Re: Export GEDCOM of Portion of Project

Post by tatewise » 15 Apr 2021 08:51

In that case, they might find the How Related Diagram saved as a PDF easier to understand.
If they are not genealogists and don't have a suitable genealogy product then interpreting the GEDCOM file may be tricky.

If the Diagram needs to include more facts then the Diagram > Options > Text tab lets you choose another Text Scheme.
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