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These reports provide diagnostic information about your family tree.  They can help you to identify any inconsistencies with the data stored in the file.  Several reports are available:

  • Dates and ages
  • Parent/child relationships
  • Spouse relationships

Dates and ages

This report identifies possible inconsistencies in the dates and ages at events recorded in your family tree.  You can optionally include the following sections:

  • people born after they died

  • people whose age is may be too large (greater than the maximum living age setting)

  • living people who may now be deceased (determines if living people should be marked as deceased based on the maximum living age setting and event dates of each person and their relatives)

  • people with events before their birth

  • people with events after their death

  • people with deceased events before their death.

Parent/child relationships

This report identifies possible inconsistencies in the parent child relationships recorded in your family tree.  You can optionally include the following sections:

  • parents born before having children

  • mothers who died before having children

  • children born before their mother's birth

  • children born after their mother's death

  • mothers who bore children too young

  • mothers who bore children too old

  • people with duplicately named children (checks for identical/similar sounding/spelt names using phonetic matching)

  • people with no parents

  • people with only one parent

  • people with more than 2 natural parents

  • ancestral loops (detects impossible relationship loops for example where a person is their father's mother's father).

Spouse relationships

This report identifies possible inconsistencies in the spouse relationships recorded in your family tree.  You can optionally include the following sections:

  • people much older than their spouse

  • people married very young

  • people who married very old.

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