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Re: Add using nFS ID

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  • Ken Doyle
    Dear Leslie, Jerry and Gaylon, Thank you all. I have printed out your solutions, because I won t remember it all, to use with this problem that comes up
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 8, 2010
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      Dear Leslie, Jerry and Gaylon,

      Thank you all. I have printed out your solutions, because I won't remember it all, to use with this problem that comes up occasionally.

      THANK YOU.

      Cheers,

      Ken

      --- In AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com, Gaylon Findlay <gfindlay@...> wrote:
      >
      > Ken:
      >
      > Let me take this a bit further.
      >
      > In another message, you say that the person does exist in nFS, but is
      > not part of the nFS family as he/she should be.
      >
      > If you'll use a combination of what both Leslie and Jerry have
      > suggested, you can kill two birds with one stone.
      >
      > I would:
      >
      > 1) Add this child to my family in AQ -- just minimal data as Jerry suggests.
      > 2) Go to the "Review Individual with FamilySearch" screen for a member
      > of the family who is already linked.
      > 3) Go to the "Parents/Siblings" or "Spouses/Children" screen to get the
      > family which should include this child.
      > 4) Expand the proper family and make sure the parents are linked between
      > your file and the nFS file.
      >
      > You should now be looking at the family of interest both in AQ and in
      > nFS. You should see the name of this child you are dealing with in the
      > local family, but not in the nFS side.
      >
      > 5) Click the option box for the child in question on the local side.
      > 6) Select the option to search for a matching record in nFS.
      > 7) As Jerry indicated, use the "Search" option to search by nFS ID to
      > locate the matching record.
      > 8) Select the matching record, then choose the "Sync" option. (The
      > record will not yet be synced, but will be marked to be synced when you
      > later hit the "Process" button on the Family Sync screen.)
      >
      > This should take you back to the family sync screen, with the option box
      > for the child still open, but it will now show that you have found a
      > matching nFS record.
      >
      > 9) Click 'OK' on the Options box.
      >
      > The screen should now show that the nFS child will be linked both to
      > your newly added local child record, and also be linked on nFS into the
      > family, so that nFS will have an extra family member.
      >
      > You'll end up both linking your local record, which you can later review
      > and pull more data from nFS to your local record, and you will also
      > improve the nFS family to now include a child that wasn't linked in before.
      >
      > Gaylon
      >
      >
      > On 12/3/2010 10:03 AM, Jerry Barrett wrote:
      > > Ken,
      > >
      > > If you add the individual with just a name - then you can use AQ to fetch/sync
      > > up the rest.
      > >
      > > Add the individual - just use the name - save
      > >
      > > Highlight individual in Family View,
      > >
      > > Click on FS Icon or FamilySearch / Lync/Sync/Upload
      > >
      > > Could not find any likely duplicates, switching to search - OK
      > >
      > > Search by FS PID - key in value - hit search
      > >
      > > Then you can sync from the possible matches screen.
      > >
      > > Not as clean as just entering the FS ID to start with - but no need for
      > > multiple screens - and minimal extra typing.
      > >
      > > Jerry Barrett
      > > Taylorsville, UT
      > >
      > > ------ Original Message ------
      > > Received: Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:41:41 AM MST
      > > From: "Ken Doyle"<kendoyle179@...>
      > > To: AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [AQ_NFS] Re: Add using nFS ID
      > >
      > > Dear Leslie,
      > >
      > > Thank you.
      > >
      > > What you are saying works very well if they exist in a family unit on nFS.
      > >
      > > It they are say an "extraction" from a christening record then you have to
      > > find them again. They are a single entity on nFS with their parents listed.
      > > Which also means their parents are not combined either.
      > >
      > > AQ does not allow you to search for them using nFS ID. You can search within
      > > your local database to find someone existing. You can enter their RIN number
      > > or search alphabetically.
      > >
      > > You cannot search nFS by entering a nFS number from within AQ to add them.
      > > This appears to be lacking in AQ and should be there.
      > >
      > > I find myself adding them manually. Using two screens. One to view them on nFS
      > > and the other to add them to AQ. Then I have to sychronize them.
      > >
      > > Seeing I know they are mine then I should be able to streamline this and use
      > > the nFS ID..... but it is not allowed.
      > >
      > > It is my suggestion for an improvement to an already fantastic program.
      > >
      > > --- In AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com, "Leslie Vaughn"<Leslievaughn@> wrote:
      > >> If this person belongs to an already existing family on your local data
      > > base, review with family search one of the family members you already have.
      > > When you review that person on nFS, select the option at the bottom of either
      > > parents/siblings or spouses/children, depending on how that new person fits in
      > > with the individual in your data base that you have chosen. Expand the family
      > > on the nFS side (right side of the screen) by clicking the plus sign
      > >> When you do that you will see the extra person on nFS that you want. click
      > > on the the person on the nFS side that you want brought into your data base
      > > and hit process and it will come into your data base. Be careful because all
      > > the warts come with that person, such as abbreviations that you may not want
      > > to introduce into your quick entry place list. When you have completed this
      > > process you may have to go into your data base and edit any information you
      > > want to change.
      > >> Leslie
      > >>
      > >> From: Ken Doyle
      > >> Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2010 6:20 AM
      > >> To: AQ_NFS@yahoogroups.com
      > >> Subject: [AQ_NFS] Add using nFS ID
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> Occasionally I come across someone on nFS that is an 'EXTRA'. Meaning they
      > > do not exist in my genealogy. I sm starting to record their ID and some things
      > > about them. Maybe I need to record it all (with a pencil and paper). (Goal for
      > > the week - learn how to use pencil and paper).
      > >> So after researching I believe nFS does indeed have someone I should have in
      > > my genealogy.
      > >> Now when I want to ADD a child or spouse I can
      > >>
      > >> SEARCH FOR EXISTING CHILD or SPOUSE
      > >>
      > >> No where can I find a place to enter the nFS ID and pull the person into my
      > > genealogy directly from nFS.
      > >> I know the long way around. Find them on nFS and then enter the data and
      > > then search for them and sychronize. But wouldn't it be easier to be able to
      > > use the FamilySearch ID: and bring them in that way?
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>
      > >
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