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Data Error 835: Local file reference

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: 29 Dec 2016
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_835
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Description of Error - 835: Local file reference

This error lists profiles that contain references to files on a local computer. These files are not visible to anyone on internet.

Content of info column: Lines, where the file is listed. ex. File: C:\Users\shpatten\Documents\Geneaology\Grant_Photos\P110_1568_1156.jpg

No one more than the user that uploaded the GEDCOM can access the file P110_1568_1156.jpg as the file probably is located on his/hers own PC

Possible Causes

  • GEDCOM import that is not cleaned.

Action Steps

  • Remove the reference to local file and try to upload the picture to WikiTree or contact the person that did the GEDCOM import to upload the missing picture.

You can see in help under section photos, how to do that.

Error Status

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If there are related errors for the profile, you will also see them on status page.

Full description is available on Status Help Page.

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Technical Stuff

Bio text is searched for presence of 'c:\' or 'd:\', which covers most of local files.

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