"The convention is always to use the historic name, so it is fine to do it the way which you are.
The so called four field convention for locations is inappropriate for many countries, including the constituent countries of the UK, and is best…"
At the bottom right of every Family View page are 3 boxes with the letters "H", "M", "W" followed by a number, these are the husband's RIN, MRIN and wife's RIN respectively. Go to the view for the…"
"If you are both just viewing, and both Legacy installations have the same version of the .fdb file when opened, then there should not be a problem. The conflict only arises when two file versions are opened at the *same time*"
"You have two or more instances of Legacy open, possibly on more than one machine. This is a definite "no, no" because when update one then the other updates, and it then wishes to update the first. Quite rightly Dropbox throws its arms up…"
"Lewis, Which Legacy set up did you use i.e. where on your laptop did you find it, or do you mean that you re-downloaded it? I suspect from your comment that you know that the common reason for this problem is an incomplete installation, it may be…"
"Glad that you are having some success. Is there a reason why you did not include a search for unlinked individuals as I suggested? I am not entirely certain, but it seems to me that this group of "islands" would not have parents either,…"
"I am not absolutely sure this will find all of them!
Search>Find>Miscellaneous; check radio button "Linked individuals with no parents"
On the new screen use Search>Find to take you back to the Miscellaneous Screen…"
"If, when importing your GEDCOM, you click the option of putting unrecognised items in the Notes, Field then the vital events Description details should go there. I have not tested this, but it is what I would expect."
"Use Search>Find>Detailed Search then Select: Individual, Surname, Equals, xxxxxx.
Click Create and on the new screen Print. Then choose the data you wish to send.
Apologies Ron - Thomas Rogers Budd was my great.grand.grandfather. Born Mold Flintshire.
Son of James Dicker Budd and Hannah Rogers.
Other male siblings were Vincent Budd, James West Budd.
T.R.Budd married in Salford in 1826. He was a Calico Printer at the time.