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what data will be lost when exporting from "gramps database model" to "gedcom database model"?

Gramps 5 allows you to adjust the content of the GEDCOM to suit the intended use (identified by the software to receive the file), so the precise answer to your question will depend upon the option ...
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Export data from FamilySearch.org Family Tree as spreadsheet?

You can use the Family Search API even though they have no already written tools. This is suggested in the link Colin left in his answer. Specifically, someone has written a python script that exports ...
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Export data from FamilySearch.org Family Tree as spreadsheet?

Looking at the help / FAQ on the FamilySearch site it states that there is currently no way to export your tree from FamilySearch. It goes on to say that this may be possible with a third party ...
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Enabling downloads with metadata and/or self-descriptive file names on Ancestry?

One option is to use Family Tree Maker, which syncs with Ancestry. It populates some of the metadata into your FTM database. I use and like FTM but I never use this function. Why? Because I don't ...
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Is there a semantic description of gramps data.xml?

One idea is to view how Gramps writes its own XML file Another is to join the Gramps developers mailing list and ask. I don't believe many of the developers are here Also see: RDDL Directory for ...
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How can I transfer old Roots V databse files to new family software?

A quick internet search has a link suggesting that TMG (The Master Genealogist) can import the .pro file from Roots V. TMG has been discontinued but can still be downloaded. You can then transfer from ...
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