"As I sat at Pennsic in the middle ages :)... I kept thinking about cleaning up this file so once home and had a day of being a couch slug I opened the lap top and RM4 to get this file under control because I truly feel the distraction of this mess…"
You shouldn't have any names in the index that aren't actually in the database. Unlinking the tree will leave the people in the file.
To delete that entire other tree, do this:
1. File > Export > GEDCOM from the menu
"One suggestion would be to create (export) a GEDCOM file and import that back into an empty database. Ensure that none of the facts are turned off from being sent to the GEDCOM file. If unsure, check Lists, Fact Types, then look at the right pane,…"
"I love the RM to go and I love the online interface search engines right there in the record. It is an easy to use program and neat and tidy. And.. Bruce. I like that the man behind the program is accessible and we know who he is by putting himself…"
I love RM. I upgraded to RM4 and super happy with the product. I do have a question though as I am a year new to RootsMagic. I made a mistake when I was first figuring out Ancestry and RM, I was a paper Genealogist until last year. Somehow I ended up with a huge tree and an entire line is not mine. So, I broke the link and deleted the family line that is not mine but now I have all these people in the search index. The other day I started playing with Family Atlas and used my file to open in…See More
This group was created for anyone who would like to add a link , or a tip for anything to do with genealogy. I really would like to get as many free tips , or sites as we could. However, I know there are some great pay sites out there for research.