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From: "Cheri Casper" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Match Finder not working
Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 16:01:14 -0700
Kathy - Match Finder seems to be working perfectly for me. Out of
curiosity, have you done a MS update for your Access database? CheriC
From: Kathy Lenerz [mailto:]
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 2:26 PM
Subject: [GENBOX] Match Finder not working
Nothing seems to be working for me today. I tried using the Match Finder,
set as follows:
Surnames: Exact Match
Given Names: Same First Letter x 3
Birth Date: Within 2 years
This resulted in a lot of matches that didn't look right, e.g.:
REED, Alice Elizabeth
SCHWARZ, Helen Claudia
They have the same married name and birth year, but their first names don't
match on the first 3 letters. So I changed the Given Names option to Exact
Match. Same result. Added same number of children (Alice=5, Helen=2).
Same result. It didn't matter what options I chose-- I always got the same
result. Does the Match Finder work for anyone else?
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