RE: [AQ_NFS] Screwed up - deleted a child in new FamilySearch (Gaylon?)
Ill insert my comments between yours below
From: AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 4:07 PM
Subject: Re: [AQ_NFS] Screwed up - deleted a child in new FamilySearch
A couple of thoughts.
1) I have heard that NFS requires a person, who died before 8 and
therefore should not need to be baptized or endowed, to enter a special
fact of "Died before 8". Perhaps I am mistaken, as I just checked the
list of facts you can add through NFS, and it doesn't list this one. Yet
I have seen a fact with a title like that on some of my records.
Apparently this means you have to have a DEATH date. Once I stuck a year in
there, it recognized that the child died before age 8. Just the burial date
was not enough.
2) If you add someone to NFS, and think something is wrong, AQ will let
you delete the person. Just go into the "Review/Sync Individual" screen
and use the Delete button. If you delete information through the NFS
screens, it places them into a mode where they are not really deleted,
but double-disputed. If you delete the information through AQ, then the
information is truly deleted. The API that NFS provides to third parties
actually deletes information, whereas the non-API code used by NFS does not.
At this point, when I tried to Review the individual and click delete
button, it didnt work.
3) I think that this is why the information came up eventually as all
disputed -- you had "deleted" the information via NFS rather than via
AQ. You might try deleting this person via AQ to completely remove
him/her, then re-add the person.
This worked!! I deleted the child from AQ, then re-added him and was able
to sync and reserve seal to parents only. (I remembered to put in the death
year. J )
4) AQ should be able to delete disputes. I seem to remember a bug in the
NFS API that was introduced in the February/March release that may
interfere -- I'm not sure. You might have to delete the entire event to
get rid of the dispute, then re-add it. This worked in AQ prior to the
new API, and off the top of my head, I'm not sure of which new NFS bugs
we couldn't find work-arounds for :-)
After deleting and re-adding the child, I did not see any dispute in AQ.
5) Just a tid-bit of information that is somewhat related -- I have
talked with a few users who have tried to delete notes in NFS via the
NFS screens, and they tell me that there is no way to do that. You can
delete notes from NFS using AQ. So if you find that you are the
contributor of such wonderful notes as, "Gender generated through GEDCOM
import.", and want to clear these out of NFS, you can use AQ to do it.
Gunilla Manell wrote:
> I entered a child in AQ. I had birth and christening dates and a burialwas
> date. I uploaded it to nFS, then I tried to reserve ordinances. The system
> didn't recognize that this was a child and wanted me to reserve all
> In the edit screen I then added "Child" in the place of baptism and
> Tried to reserve again. Now it said bapt and end. were completed, but I
> supposed to reserve confirmation and initiatories.him
> Same thing when I opened up new FamilySearch on line.
> I thought that if I deleted this child from nFS (was still working on the
> web on line), then I could add him again (on the web, on line) and see if
> that would work.
> So I did, and all ordinances showed as Ready. OK, then I thought I'll add
> the death year (which I could assume from the burial date). NOW nFS showed
> that the ordinances were not needed. Great.
> BUT, when I returned to AQ to review this child with nFS, then up he came
> with every line disputed. I can't delete that from AQ, and I think I can't
> do anything with him now in AQ.
> QUESTION: I deleted the child completely on line in nFS, why did AQ show
> there with all the disputes? (As far as I can tell, I can't remove thosewon't
> "disputes" from AQ)
> You'd think that if he was completely removed on line, that it should have
> shown in AQ also?
> I would prefer to reserve the seal to parents through AQ, but if that
> work, I guess I'll have to try that part on line.gmanell@... <mailto:gmanell%40manell.net>
> I hope someone can give some help or insight
> Gunilla Manell
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