Order of children from marriage

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Order of children from marriage

Post by canoe » Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:24 pm

Is there any way one can order the children by birthdate? The order looks to be random.

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Re: Order of children from marriage

Post by Nick Hunter » Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:45 pm


I assume that you are importing data using a GEDCOM file. The order of children within each family is defined in the GEDCOM file in each "FAM" section (see example below). You cannot change this order when importing the file into TreeDraw. I would suggest that you look at the system which has created the GEDCOM file to find out why the children are in the wrong order.

0 @F146@ FAM
2 DATE 4 NOV 1832
2 PLAC Kinross
1 HUSB @I407@
1 WIFE @I408@
1 CHIL @I409@
1 CHIL @I410@
1 CHIL @I324@
1 CHIL @I411@
1 CHIL @I412@

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