Check Project Statistics & Exceptions
Imported data from other programs may contain details that are inconsistent or incomplete
Compendium of Conversion Plugins
These Plugins have been written to adjust specific scenarios encountered by users migrating from other products
Convert Note Records to Local Notes
Sometimes the GEDCOM imported from other programs has Note fields saved in Note Records, even when they only have a solitary link, and could be Local Notes
Fixing Dates and Date Phrases
Many other programs allow arbitrary formats for dates, which Family Historian will often interpret as Date Phrases, which can easily be recognised as they are shown in quotation marks
Importing to Family Historian
Importing a GEDCOM into Family Historian () may be as simple as opening the GEDCOM file in Family Historian
Prevent imported GEDCOM file losing accent characters
If the file is in ANSEL format when it is loaded into early versions of Family Historian the accent characters are discarded