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GEDCOM - Invalid format at line 12 (YED - Version: 3.11.1 (Windows 7))

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By opening filexxxx.ged (exported from geni.com) i get the message: GEDCOM - Invalid format at line 12

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This are the first lines of my input:

0 HEAD

1 SOUR Geni.com

2 VERS 1.0

1 DATE 12 NOV 203

2 TIME 05:03:02

1 SUBM @S0@

1 GEDC

2 VERS 5.5

2 FORM LINEAGE-LINKED

1 CHAR UTF-8

0 @1600000023239040088@ INDI

1 NAME Georg /Hrabanek/

 2 GIVN Georg

 2 SURN Hrabanek

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Details to the Error Message (first lines):

 

java.io.IOException: GEDCOM - Inalid format at line 12

             at D.B.A.A.D.รค(Unkown Source)

...

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Pleasehelp, thank you

 

George (georg.hrabanek@swt.at)

 

 
asked Nov 20, 2013 in Help by anonymous

1 Answer

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There are leading spaces in the last two lines (" 2 GIVN Georg" and " 2 SURN Hrabanek") of your input. That is illegal in GEDCOM.

 

By the way, I recommend not posting your email address in a public forum. That is like asking for a *lot* of spam.
answered Nov 20, 2013 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (122,690 points)
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