Aleš Trtnik

Aleš Trtnik

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Aleš Trtnik
Born 1960s.
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Profile last modified | Created 28 Jun 2015 | Last significant change: 20 Nov 2018
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Wiki Genealogist DNA Tested Data Doctor WikiTree Leader Pre-1500 Source-a-Thon 2018 Participant Data Doctors Challenge Winner Spring Clean-a-Thon 2018 Winner Challenge Committee Member Spring Clean-a-Thon 2017 October 2018 Club 1,000 Profile Improvement Project Member Project Coordinator
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Categories: Sl | En-3 | Ljubljana, Slovenija | Slovene genealogists | WikiTree Leaders | WikiTree Team.

Uporabnik govori slovenščino kot materni jezik.‏
This user can contribute with an advanced level of English.



My WikiTree LiveCasts with Mags and Julie.

DataBase Errors Project.



Aleš was born on 1969-09-24 in Ljubljana, Slovenia to Mišo and Jelka.

  • Fact: Marriage (July 7 2004) Grćija, Santorini


Interest for genealogy started in 2015. I started with my tree in various programs and websites. Best one that I found was MyHeritage, but my tree quickly expanded beyond free hosting. So I continued my search and found the WikiTree. I registered on 29 Jun 2015 and transferred part of my tree to here,

Then I played with API and noticed, that I often forget to enter gender, locations,... So I wrote the program to search for errors on my tree. After I corrected all my mistakes, I asked myself if others are doing the same mistakes. So in april 2016 I asked for access to the database dump, and I couldn't believe, that others made even more mistakes than I did. So shortly after, I prepared the first error reports and Data Doctors project started.

In July 2016 I was asked to become the Leader and in September that year I also became the Team member. Since then a lot of things were done, mostly documented in G2G.

RootsTech Attendee: 2018

In February 2018 I am visiting RootsTech so I will meet a few members in person.


  • MyHeritage Family Trees ( : accessed 3 April 2017), Person #293344551:6500003 for Aleš Trtnik.
  • First-hand information. Entered by Aleš Trtnik.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 3,384 cM Family Finder match between Me and my mother.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 3,587 cM match between Me and my mother on GEDmatch.

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On 1 Oct 2018 at 15:08 GMT N. Gauthier wrote:

Please consider this recommendation ...

when profiles are created, usually added at the bottom is "This profile was created by".

Could this be changed to the format of "Wikitree profile Surname=111 was created by".

This will help greatly with merged profiles, because right now it is too hard to tell which "this profile" number goes with which "created by". Thanks

On 1 Oct 2018 at 14:04 GMT N. Gauthier wrote:

Ales, the challenge tracker is back up but when it loads. ALL 4 boxes are check marked. You probably want to clear those boxes to allow people to pick only one. Thanks

On 28 Sep 2018 at 14:05 GMT N. Gauthier wrote:

On 29 Jul 2018 at 13:15 GMT Владимир Комиссаров wrote:

On 14 May 2018 at 17:53 GMT Marie Chantigny wrote:

HI: Thanks for the information and setting

my 511 to false suggestions. Chantigny-4

On 23 Apr 2018 at 17:07 GMT Theresa (Ferracci) Myers wrote:

Hi Ales, will this work to prevent FAG errors from being generated for a relatives FAG link on a profile? I have been using it during Spring Clean-A-Thon: Find A Grave: Memorial #1234

this links would be used by errors program ignoring other links to FAG on this profile.

On 22 Apr 2018 at 17:06 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Hi, I got this you need to read it this is affecting everyone. Hi, Linda.

I will have more comments after the Clean-A-Thon has completed but here is one.

I was working away on 863 errors when I got a pop-up preventing me from logging the error fix--a pop-up from Ales. It said, in essence, that I was spending too long at the computer and needed to take a break and stretch my legs. I wasn't able to log the fix I had just done.

I would wager that most of us (all of us?) here are adults. While we may need some support with syntax and with correcting errors, I don't need a paternalistic "eye in the sky" telling me when to take a break. I carved out time for the CAT and have a pretty good understanding of my limits for being seated at the computer. I also work very quickly while still double-checking my accuracy.

That "grade-school teacher" intervention didn't sit well and actually served to push me away. No one likes that sort of needless correction, even as a "gentle reminder."

Evidently, this is a concern the team is monitoring. I notice that prizes (tee shirts) are given out every four hours rather than at the end for most errors fixed. I'm competitive am not motivated to go to any length to win. Maybe some do and spend hours (I got a good night's sleep last night), but really, it is up to them how they use their hours.

Best regards, and good luck with CAT.

Susan This message is from Susan DeFoe ( Click here for their WikiTree profile:

On 18 Apr 2018 at 20:39 GMT Lance Martin wrote:

Hi Ales. I know you are probably very busy but if you are so inclined, please introduce yourself over at

On 14 Apr 2018 at 00:51 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Ales, Have you started getting Database Errors fixed for the different teams for the Spring Clean-a-thon. If you have don't forget Team Tennessee Volunteers and Stephen has fixed a spreadsheet tab for Team Tennessee Volunteers named Team Ten that you could put it on plus on their free space page also.

On 15 Jan 2018 at 19:13 GMT Ron Johnson wrote:

I tried to answer someone's question about how to print out a family history in book form.

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