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Copying Data to My Tree

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Trevor Report 15 Mar 2020 19:22

Hi all
Back to my tree after a long time away
please can someone instruct me how to transfer data from someone else'sTree (with permission of course
Thanks in anticipation


ArgyllGran Report 15 Mar 2020 22:23

Years ago, you used to be able to copy to a clipboard on the GR site, and then paste the details in your own tree - I remember doing it.

There are various old threads about it - google "genesreunited clipboard".
The clipboard seems to have been discontinued roughly 8 or 9 years ago

Unfortunately, I think you'll just have to enter it all manually from scratch.

Or ask


Trevor Report 16 Mar 2020 14:54

Thank you for the response.
Most disappointed that there isnt an improvement in terms of sharing
Take care


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2020 15:55

This site is merely 'ticking over' No 'new' work is being done.

Anyway, taking info from someone else's tree may not be a good idea, unless you know that their info is 100% accurate and backed up by dcumentary evidence.

Much better to do the research yourself and trust your own judgement.