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how_to:import_from_tmg [2018/03/02 15:41]
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 Apply these tips to your **TMG Project** before migration to {{fh}}. Apply these tips to your **TMG Project** before migration to {{fh}}.
  
-If details such as **Memos** are not imported to {{fh}} then in **TMG** run all **File > Maintenance** options and try again.+If details such as **Memos** are not imported to {{fh}} then in **TMG** run all **File > Maintenance** options and try again (e.g. **Reindex**,​ **Optimise**,​ **Validate File Integrity**).
  
 If some **Citations** are not imported to {{fh}} (other than as noted below) then this technique may help. Create a __blank__ **TMG Project** and merge it with your __main__ **TMG Project**, then all expected **Citations** should be imported. If some **Citations** are not imported to {{fh}} (other than as noted below) then this technique may help. Create a __blank__ **TMG Project** and merge it with your __main__ **TMG Project**, then all expected **Citations** should be imported.
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 +TMG backups have a SQZ extension and can't be used directly, but if you copy the file to a name with a .zip extension you can use the Windows option to extract the files to a folder and then follow the instructions below to import the data to {{fh}}
  
 FIXME Add details about TMG data sets, projects, and merging, plus how to copy **TMG Projects** for Direct Import to {{fh}} on another PC. See Forum postings [[topic>​t=12901|Merging 2 trees]]. FIXME Add details about TMG data sets, projects, and merging, plus how to copy **TMG Projects** for Direct Import to {{fh}} on another PC. See Forum postings [[topic>​t=12901|Merging 2 trees]].
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   * Every **Name Tag** becomes an **Individual Name** instance   * Every **Name Tag** becomes an **Individual Name** instance
   * Every **Tag** with 1 **Principal Person** becomes an **Individual Fact** (Event/​Attribute) e.g. **Birth** & **Death**   * Every **Tag** with 1 **Principal Person** becomes an **Individual Fact** (Event/​Attribute) e.g. **Birth** & **Death**
-  * Every **Tag** with 2 **Principal Persons** as parents ​becomes a **Family Fact** (Event/​Attribute) ​e.g. **Marriage** +  * Every **Tag** with 2 **Principal Persons** as spouses/​partners ​becomes a **Family Fact** (Event/​Attribute) 
-  * Every **Tag** with 2 **Principal Persons** not parents ​becomes an **Individual Fact** of 1st with 2nd as **Witness**+  * Every **Tag** with 2 **Principal Persons** not spouses/​partners ​becomes an **Individual Fact** of 1st with 2nd as **Witness**
   * Every **Witness** becomes a **Witness** of the associated **Fact**   * Every **Witness** becomes a **Witness** of the associated **Fact**
   * Every **Citation** on every item above becomes a **Citation** except :   * Every **Citation** on every item above becomes a **Citation** except :
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       * **0** -> **Unreliable**       * **0** -> **Unreliable**
       * **--** -> **Unreliable** (TMG Negative Surety)       * **--** -> **Unreliable** (TMG Negative Surety)
 +    * The **Reference** field is omitted
   * Every **Flag** is handled according to whether **Standard** or **Custom** and its **Value**:   * Every **Flag** is handled according to whether **Standard** or **Custom** and its **Value**:
     * **Standard Flags** :     * **Standard Flags** :
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   * Every link from a **Place**, **Citation**,​ or **Repository** to its **Media** is omitted   * Every link from a **Place**, **Citation**,​ or **Repository** to its **Media** is omitted
   * All **Bookmarks** are omitted.   * All **Bookmarks** are omitted.
 +  * The sentence definitions associated with **Tags** are omitted.
  
 ==== Known FH V5+ Problems ==== ==== Known FH V5+ Problems ====
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 **TMG** does NOT appear to export any **Witness** associations into the [[Glossary:​GEDCOM]] file. **TMG** does NOT appear to export any **Witness** associations into the [[Glossary:​GEDCOM]] file.
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 +**TMG** does NOT export any sentence definitions associated with fact **Tags**. ​
  
 The [[fhugdownloads:​contents:​tmg_to_fh_gedcom_converter]] will help convert this [[Glossary:​Gedcom]] file before importing into {{fh}}. This may correctly report **PAGE text too long in SOUR for record I99** but can be ignored because {{fh}} tolerates such over long text. The [[fhugdownloads:​contents:​tmg_to_fh_gedcom_converter]] will help convert this [[Glossary:​Gedcom]] file before importing into {{fh}}. This may correctly report **PAGE text too long in SOUR for record I99** but can be ignored because {{fh}} tolerates such over long text.
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 In the **Wizard** dialogue at **Step 5: Option screen 1** set **Version:​** to **GEDCOM 5.5**, tick the **Enhanced GEDCOM tag export** option, and untick **Suppress details for living people** to include everyone. Then at **Step 7: Option screen 3** ensure **Place Levels** has every item ticked that your project uses, such as **Addressee**,​ **Detail**, **Postal Code** & **Phone**, but NOT **Commas When Missing**. It may be necessary to create a new customised Export. DO NOT IMPORT this **GEDCOM** into {{fh}}. In the **Wizard** dialogue at **Step 5: Option screen 1** set **Version:​** to **GEDCOM 5.5**, tick the **Enhanced GEDCOM tag export** option, and untick **Suppress details for living people** to include everyone. Then at **Step 7: Option screen 3** ensure **Place Levels** has every item ticked that your project uses, such as **Addressee**,​ **Detail**, **Postal Code** & **Phone**, but NOT **Commas When Missing**. It may be necessary to create a new customised Export. DO NOT IMPORT this **GEDCOM** into {{fh}}.
  
-Run the [[Plugins:​Help:​Order Facts by Sort Date:Order Facts by Sort Date]] and choose the exported **GEDCOM File** to import its **_SDATE Sort Dates** into **LMO Sort Dates** for each fact. That Plugin is currently under development in the [[topic>​t=15484|Import from TMG with Sort Date in GEDCOM]] Forum thread.+Run the [[Plugins:​Help:​Order Facts by Sort Date:Order Facts by Sort Date]] and choose the exported **GEDCOM File** to import its **_SDATE Sort Dates** into **LMO Sort Dates** for each fact.
  
 ===== Correcting Problems ===== ===== Correcting Problems =====