GENEALOGY-DNA-L Archives

Archiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2010-11 > 1289344452


From: Wilcox Lisa <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] GED files?
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 15:14:12 -0800
References: <005401cb804e$82a6b940$384f2dae@Ken1><056D0199-D255-47A4-892E-E7CA72983DF1@gmail.com><010601cb8063$3055fb50$384f2dae@Ken1>
In-Reply-To: <010601cb8063$3055fb50$384f2dae@Ken1>


You probably need to have your genealogy software open, and then open the file from within it, via the File menu.

On Nov 9, 2010, at 3:09 PM, Ken Nordtvedt wrote:

> I don't understand what is meant by "needing a genealogy software package".
> I have a CD from a genealogy company. I also have my own genealogy in my
> computer right now within a genealogy software. Why does not the gedcom
> file see those softwares in my PC when I try to open the gedcom file?
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wilcox Lisa" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 2:28 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] GED files?
>
>
>> You need a genealogy software package like Family Tree or Reunion. Or you
>> could upload it to ancestry.com and open it there --probably have to have
>> a paid subscription, however-- or rootsweb, which I think is free.
>>
>>
>> Lisa
>>
>>
>> On Nov 9, 2010, at 12:41 PM, Ken Nordtvedt wrote:
>>
>>> Someone with matching gene blocks found in the FF program sent me his
>>> gedcom ancestral files ending in .GED
>>>
>>> Do I need a CD to read these things? When i click on them to open they
>>> just give me nothing, so to speak.
>>>
>>> -------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without
>>> the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>
>
>
>
> -------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message



This thread: