Big plans today, smashed, as I couldn’t do any research. FTM2014 isn’t “talking” with Ancestry.com, so what I am going to do. Oh, yeah, get organized.
I have been really careful in this 5 Generation file about the Citation’s. Not that I haven’t before, but really working on the format and punctuation that is required. In the past, not so much.
Also, making sure that that “accessed date” was included. There is a unique with FTM2014 when using the Template feature about that.
Because I couldn’t do any real research, I decided to spend the time looking at my Citations.
One thing that I had been doing with this file, is entering the full name of the person in my database, as part of the Citation, as it should. Somewhere along the way, I trying to shorten the accessed date to me “Mar” and nor March.
So, I had to check what EvidenceExplained has to say about both. Although not spelled out, the examples were very clear. Then I had my dah moment, of course. The citation will reflect whose record I was looking at, but using the link would get me to THE person whose record I have just found. The examples also had the month spelled out.
So, I am now reviewing my 342 Citations.
So far, it’s going pretty quickly, not done too bad of a job, but well work the time to go back and clean them up. Get my Citations Organized.
Lesson Learned: Review your reference material, like Evidence Explained, and review how I have implemented that information into my Citations