Suggestion 867 Too many Inline citations

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Date: 7 Jan 2019
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_867
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Description of Suggestion - 867: Too many Inline citations

The profile has too many inline citations <ref>...</ref>; over 100 citations triggers this suggestion.

Content of info column: Number of inline references


Suggestion 867 Too many Inline citations
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Possible Causes

  • Usually a lot of references were added by old GEDCOM import. Most often from Ancestry.
  • Merge cleanup was not done properly and there are many duplicated references.

Action Steps

  • Cleanup the profile and reduce the number of references. First remove duplicated references and if Record sources are present, remove the references to personal trees.

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Technical Stuff

Checks the number of inline citations <ref></ref> and if it is bigger than 100 it flags it as a suggestion. The limit may change in the future.

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