Importing to GEDCOM Importing to GEDCOM
Importing folks from FamilySearch
Select the person to import.


Importing George Sitch from FamilySearch to the local GEDCOM database
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Select    to view the GEDCOM match (or create a new match).
Select (you are prompted to import if the match doesnt exist)


Options for Import
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Select . This will preserve family relationships.


Review the imports

Review the Imports

Press after reviewing the imports.
Finally view the results in the chart.
Note how the family relationships were preserved during import


Results of import viewed in the chart
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 From the FamilySearch chart use Right Click ⟶ GEDCOM > GEDCOM Match View (m) to view the match in the GEDCOM chart
 From the FamilySearch chart use Right Click ⟶ GEDCOM > GEDCOM Match Edit (M) to edit the match from the GEDCOM chart
 From the person of family edit dialog, use    to import additional facts
 You can import directly from the chart using Right Click ⟶ GEDCOM > Import to GEDCOM (i)
 After importing, the _FSID tag is added to the GEDCOM person to track the FamilySearch match.

_FSID tag added to GEDCOM
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_FSID tag added to GEDCOM


Example, Importing a Family Directly from the FamilySearch chart

Importing a FamilySearch Family from the chart.


Select the FamilySearch family to import by clicking on the connecting lines
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Use Right Click ⟶ GEDCOM > Import to GEDCOM (i) to import to GEDCOM

when importing Augean tells you if an existing GEDCOM family has these persons.
You can either import to the existing family or create a new family.


Import to an existing family, or create a new family.
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 Click on Right Click ⟶ GEDCOM > GEDCOM Match View (m) to view the matching Family in the GEDCOM chart after import


Oh dear, something went wrong with the import, notice how I have created a duplicate family
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Not to worry, the mistake can easily be backed out from the change log.
GEDCOM ⟶ Change Log ... to view the change log.


Backing out the mistake using the Change Log
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to back out the changes.
 After undoing the change, dont forget to Right Click ⟶ Refresh the chart.

Redo the import, selecting the existing GEDCOM family to import into (this avoiding creating a duplicate family).