Deleting a Name

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fweidner
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Deleting a Name

Postby fweidner » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:03 am

I accidentally added a baby to the wrong family. How do I delete the name?

scgallafent
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Re: Deleting a Name

Postby scgallafent » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:32 am

If the record is a valid record but was added to the wrong family, you can just move the record to the correct family and make any corrections needed. If the record is a duplicate, you can cancel the record.

russellhltn
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Re: Deleting a Name

Postby russellhltn » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:02 pm

Keep in mind that moving the child to the right family would involve moving the child to the right household as well as making sure the correct parents are listed on the child's record.
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e11752
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Re: Deleting a Name

Postby e11752 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:09 am

How do you go about canceling a record? I got confused and double added a record, so we have two records for one child.

rmrichesjr
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Re: Deleting a Name

Postby rmrichesjr » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:21 am

The Help Center (under 'Help' in LCR) may have instructions on how to cancel a record. For the case of a duplicate record, you can merge records with the 'Merge Duplicate Records' button under 'Membership'.


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