What is the easiest way to import sources to a person in my tree that were skipped in the ged import from ancestry.com?

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I imported a GED, but the information including many sources was skipped for an individual.  Is there a way to cut and paste or extract a source list to enter into my wikitree from my ancestry ged without having to manually type them all?
WikiTree profile: John Hale
in WikiTree Tech by John Hale G2G Crew (590 points)

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I think copy and paste is your best approach. Once you are in edit mode there is no problem pasting. If you want inline references the right most button with a C on it will gif you the <ref> tags you can paste your source in.
by Helmut Jungschaffer G2G6 Pilot (543k points)
And perhaps the easiest way to get the sources out of your offline genealogy program is to generate a narrative report where the citations are included, then cut and paste from that into wikitree as Helmut describes above. That's what I'd do.
Do I re-import the ged and copy from there?
No. We can't re-import. Open the gedcom in your desktop genealogy software. Generate a narrative report. Copy paste from there.

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