Genealogy Projects tagged with data entry on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Geni naming conventions - data entry

    Conventions for name entry in the Geni "World Family Tree" (WFT) The naming conventions outlined in this project conform to GENi naming conventions . The intention is to minimize data conflicts and optimise consistency in the GENi matching /merging technology & ensure that we do not find ourselves with names in the wrong fields when the GENi software engineers release program enhancements. T...

  • SmartCopy Best Practices

    SmartCopy Best Practices It is possible to step-by-step import a full branch or tree from some other site, for example Ancestry, Myheritage or WikiTree, to Geni using the semi-automatic tool SmartCopy (SC). See that page for installation instructions. This page describes how to copy a full tree, and suggests some do's and don'ts. A profile to start out from The easiest approach to copying ...

  • Geni naming conventions - Croatia

    Names A person’s birth surname should be entered in the “Birth Name” field & surname changes that occurred after the birth surname, should be entered in the “Last Name / Surname” field (Note: historically in Croatia the majority of women changed their surname when they married) Do not fill in the “Display Name” field Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to you...