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Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Paul Fullbright (Off Subject)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 17:45:40 EDT


Here are the instructions for receiving a GEDCOM file. I do not think the
person you are sending it to is downloading it correctly.

(1) when you receive a GEDCOM, click DOWNLOAD, the download manager will
appear (2) Type in the name you want for this file in FILENAME (3) in the
SAVE IN BOX put (C:) (4) in the SAVE IN TYPE be sure it is GED FILES
(*.ged) (5) click SAVE (6) go to start, go to find, got to FIND FILES,
click (7) FIND ALL FILES will appear, type in name you gave the file (8)
click FIND NOW, your file as the tree with the burlap bag around the bottom
(9) close your FTM program (10) Highlight the GED file (11) go to FILE and
click (12) CLICK open, a new family file box will appear. YOur file wiil be
in the FILE NAME box. FAMILY TREE MAKER will be in the SAVE AS TYPE. The
SAVE IN box should be C: (13) click SAVE, a reading GEDCOM box will appear
showing progress (14) IMPORT FROM GEDCOM box will appear (15) click OK,
Reading GEDCOM FILE box will appear again showing progress (16) Family Tree
Maker box will appear (17) click OK, your file will open in FTM a family page
(18) close file (19) go to START, go to FIND, go to FIND FILE FOLDER (20)
type in the name of your file (21) click FIND NOW (22) highlight the name of
your file (@#) go to FILE on menu and click (24) click open, this will make
sure your file is in FTM. The file is now in your computer in 2 places, One
has the Y (tree) symbol and the other has the Square symbol . You can now
delete the file with the Y (tree) symbol. You can now merge the new file
into your main family file if you so desire.

Jim Skaggs

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