Not certain how to use the Multiskip Selection

+7 votes
61 views
I think I am ready to upload my Gedcom file but I hesitate to do so until I better understand the proper use of the Multiskip selection. How do I ascertain if I should skip ancestors or descendants of a particular individual? I had very few matches to my family lines but I don't to upload until I understand how to eliminate duplication to the greatest extent possible. Thank you for your advice!

Sincerely, Marie Cassingham Claflin
in WikiTree Tech by Living Cassingham G2G Crew (910 points)
edited by Chris Whitten

1 Answer

0 votes
Hi Marie,

The multiskip just helps you select a family line if it appears that most of them already exist on WikiTree. GEDCOMpare isn't a thorough search so it's likely to miss duplicates. The goal is that it will find at least a few of the members of a family. Then you can look at the family members' profiles on WikiTree and see if they're all there. If they are, use the multiskip selections. If they're not, you might just want to skip the individual.

Chris
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)

Related questions

+5 votes
0 answers
100 views asked Aug 28, 2017 in WikiTree Tech by Living Lambert G2G6 Mach 1 (11.1k points)
+4 votes
1 answer
110 views asked Dec 7, 2017 in WikiTree Help by Patricia Hickin G2G6 Mach 8 (88.3k points)
+5 votes
1 answer
+6 votes
0 answers
+3 votes
1 answer
+9 votes
5 answers
369 views asked Aug 21, 2021 in WikiTree Help by Chris Massey G2G3 (3.9k points)
+3 votes
3 answers

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright

...