3 attempts to import but hangs at Import Approval by Damon Francis: Incomplete. Can someone unlock this?

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I never receive an email with the link. Checked all folders including spam. Deleted and uploaded again 3 times now over the last few months. Any help greatly appreciated. Many thanks. Damon.
in WikiTree Tech by Damon Francis G2G Rookie (220 points)
retagged by Anne B
There is something strange about the Gedcom status report. Normally when I look at one of these pages, there are links to other pages. Eventuallly a sysop will respond. They aren't quite as responsive on weekends. You can also email info@wikitree.com which goes to the same group of people
Hi Anne,

I was informed recently (might have been by Chris) that occasionally a gedcom crashes due to some odd lines contained within.  This was the case with one the other day; on the gedcom page it showed that the gedcompare was ready but there were no links (like you described).  The advice was to re-work the gedcom at home before uploading again; possibly to try different software.

I hope this trivia is interesting :)

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If you click on your contributions... 23 July... there is Damon Francis Family DNA.ged link
by Dave Welburn G2G6 Pilot (124k points)
Yep got that and this is where is says it's awaiting for my approval. As I understand it I should receive an email link in order to go through the approval process but I've never had one.
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Hi Damon, welcome to G2G forum.

This is a help page with very important information:

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:Before_importing_a_GEDCOM

The next step to import the file is to review your GEDCompare Report.

To review your report click on the link provided on step (2):

.Second  GEDCompare Report: Complete

Your GEDCompare report is ready. Please click here to review it.


To approve your GEDCOM: On your Report's page, scroll down till you find a big green button:

APPROVE: I UNDERSTAND THE INSTRUCTIONS ABOVE AND WANT TO IMPORT


This help page on "Importing a GEDCOM" might also be of interest for you:

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:GEDCOM#Importing_a_GEDCOM

Come back to G2G if any other doubt about the process arises.

by Rubén Hernández G2G6 Pilot (706k points)

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