The GEDCOM Editor is for the direct editing of GEDCOM
It gives more options than the Whiz Editor
Generally the Whiz Editor is preferred, but the GEDCOM editor gives you additional control.

GEDCOM is the standard way of sharing Genealogical Information
Augean is based on GEDCOM. The internal database is a pure GEDCOM structure.
GEDCOM allows sharing of information with other Genealogical software.
A 100% GEDCOM database avoids Vendor Lock-in

GEDCOM editor (Select GEDCOM to use GEDCOM editor)

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The following commands are supported
  Add GEDCOM elements.
  Refresh the page
  View the generation Chart
  View the FamilySearch Match
  Transfer facts to FamilySearch
  Search FamilySearch
  View the Fanchart button
  View the GEDCOM sources
  View attached notes
  View attached media
  View the timeLine
  View the Ancestors
  View the GEDCOM

Additional options are available through Right Click ⟶ Options ...

Change the font, color or form layout
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Choose to display custom fields using Right Click ⟶  Custom Fields
For example _FSID is a custom field for storing the FamilySearch Id

When making changes during editing the values are not committed automatically (for safety, to stop unexpected modifications)
Use    to commit the value to the local GEDCOM database.
Use    to cancel the edit and reset the value.

Commit Values to GEDCOM database
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Add GEDCOM elements using   

Adding new GEDCOM elements
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M Shows the schema supports multiple copies of this element.
Link The Element is a links to another GEDCOM structure.

The Structure of GEDCOM shows that Sources, and Notes may be local or Shared
Shared Sources are links to Sources, which may be referenced elsewhere
Generally Shared Sources should be used.

 When connected to FamilySearch use    to validate dates or places.

Place verification through FamilySearch
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Place verification is required before viewing on Google Maps, as it retrieves the latitude and longitude from FamilySearch

 The changes can be reviewed and backed out in GEDCOM ⟶ Change Log ...
 Move the windows around by dragging on the Title Bar.
If the title bar is not visible hold down Shift and drag on the background.